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What’s the Difference Between Purple Points and Dining Dollars?

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Greetings, Warhawks! All students, at some point in their time here at UW-W, ask “What’s the difference between Purple Points and Dining Dollars?” Often times you get various answers from friends and peers, but here are the facts, brought to… Continue Reading →

College Myths

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Myth #1- Random roommates will result in disaster It may be scary to go totally random in your roommate selection and put all your faith into the university to find someone for you to live with 24/7 for months. But… Continue Reading →

Celiac Disease Awareness Day

(Light Green is the color for Celiac Disease) Friday September 13 is a day set aside to bring awareness to Celiac Disease. Eating gluten free products and paying close attention to labels is important when you have Celiac Disease because… Continue Reading →

September Wellness | Fruits & Veggies | More Matters Month

Fruits & Veggies | More Matters Month September is Fruit and Vegetable month! A great way to celebrate this month is to learn the facts and reflect upon our own habits. Nationally, only 1 in 10 adults meet the federal… Continue Reading →

Now UC Us: Marissa Porn

Marissa is the Programming Coordinator for UC Entertainment in the UC. What does an average day look like working in the UC?  What are your day to day responsibilities? I oversee 7 student employees and we go over marketing plans, promotional… Continue Reading →

What’s New In Dining Fall 2019

Updated Dining Website There are a lot of dining updates for the fall 2019 semester. A’viands has developed a new website that will help inform students about upcoming events and provide wellness information in regards to the dining program. There are… Continue Reading →

How to Make the Most of Your First Month of College

The leaves are beginning to change color, the students are arriving back to campus, and there are only days left until homework begins again. Luckily, there are different ways to get the most out of your first month back on… Continue Reading →

How to Prepare Your Parent for College

Going away to college can be scary not only for the student, but for the parents too! There are hundreds of checklists for the student to use to prepare for college, but there aren’t always a lot of tips for… Continue Reading →

Top 8 Things to Do at the Wisconsin State Fair

The 2019 Wisconsin State Fair will be held this year from August 1-11. State Fair Park is in West Allis. There are so many awesome things to see and do at the State Fair but we are going to provide… Continue Reading →

4th of July Party Essentials

The 4thof July is right around the corner, which means it’s time to start planning that perfect party with all of your family and friends. There are so many things that you can do for a 4thof July party but… Continue Reading →

Best Summer Music Festivals in the Midwest

During summer, there are so many opportunities to enjoy outdoor music festivals in the Midwest. The weather isn’t always the greatest during the summer, but people in the Midwest know how to have a good time at any outdoor concert… Continue Reading →

How to Make the Most Out of Your Summer

When you live in Wisconsin, you have to take advantage of the nice weather when it comes around. Summer is the perfect time for anyone to let loose and enjoy the above 60-degree weather with family and friends. Many don’t… Continue Reading →

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