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Spiritualism and the Morris Pratt Institute

Many current and former students at UW-Whitewater have been curious about some of the legends of Whitewater related to witches, and these tales have often been associated with the spiritualism institute that existed in Whitewater from about 1889-1939. Carol Cartwright … Continue reading

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Bats! Wildlife in Need Center program on Oct. 28

Erin Toohey, Wildlife in Need Center (WINC)’s Education Coordinator, will present this program on Bats of Wisconsin on Wed., Oct. 28th, at 4 p.m. via Zoom. Learn about WINC, Wisconsin’s bats species, why they’re important, and how you can help … Continue reading

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Warhawks Vote!!

Are you prepared for the election on November 3rd? Have you voted already? Do you know what to do? If not, read on, but please note that the information below is specific to Wisconsin and may be different if you … Continue reading

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Is Past Prologue? Polling and Forecasting in the 2020 Election

Dr. Eric Loepp, political science professor, will talk about “Is Past Prologue? Polling and Forecasting in the 2020 Election” on Thurs., Oct. 8, at 6:30 pm. This online public presentation is sponsored by the League of Women Voters-Whitewater Area. No … Continue reading

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Statewide forum: A Bipartisan Case to End Gerrymandering

The League of Women Voters of Wisconsin is hosting a statewide forum called “A Bipartisan Case to End Gerrymandering: Every Vote Must Count” at 7pm on Wed., Sept. 30. This conversation with former state Senators Tim Cullen (D-Janesville) and Dale … Continue reading

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Election 2020 : Fairhaven Lecture Series, Fall 2020

The first Fall 2020 lecture in the Fairhaven Lecture Series will take place via Webex on Monday, September 21st, at 3 p.m.: Dr. Susan Johnson, associate professor, Political Science, and assistant dean, College of Letters and Sciences, will talk about … Continue reading

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Celebrate the 19th Amendment

August 26, 2020, is Women’s Equality Day. This year is the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which guaranteed women the constitutional right to vote. People are encouraged to celebrate at noon on Wed., … Continue reading

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What Not to Believe About the Coronavirus

A massive river of information about the novel coronavirus flows through social media and the internet. Some days I almost feel swamped by it. And it isn’t slowing down. It can be hard to tell what story is accurate and … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Hours (Library, Café)

Plan ahead! Hours of the Andersen Library and Food for Thought Café are affected by the Thanksgiving holiday. The Food for Thought Café will be close at 4pm on Tues., Nov. 26, and then it will be closed Wed. through … Continue reading

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Learn about Census 2020

On Thursday, October 17th, at 6:30pm, the League of Women Voters of the Whitewater Area will host a public program in the Whitewater Municipal Building’s Council Chambers (312 W Whitewater St, Whitewater) about the 2020 Census and how to participate … Continue reading

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