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Best Off-Campus Dining Locations

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When students choose where they go to college, one of the main things that they discuss is where they can eat while they’re at school. Tour guides tell you all about the on-campus locations that you can use meal swipes… Continue Reading →

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 →

Reasons to Go to Down Under Events

Did you know that there are usually about 40 events that happen in the Down Under each school year? With 16 weeks in a semester, that’s about one to two events per week! Now, I know you’re probably thinking, “Okay,… Continue Reading →

Thanksgiving Sleepy Syndrome

Every year over Thanksgiving we over eat and typically fall asleep early from being overfull, unless you are out shopping at 6pm to get your hands on a good deal. So what is it about Thanksgiving food that makes us… Continue Reading →

5 Quick Tips to Prep for Your Interview

DO YOUR RESEARCH From the history of the company to the basics of your position, it is important to do your research! By taking the time to research different aspects of a company, it will not only make you more… Continue Reading →

Now UC Us: Angela Meldonian

Meet Angela Meldonian, the Associate Director of the University Center. What does an average day look like working in the UC? What are your day to day responsibilities? No day is the same! Some days I may be in meetings all… Continue Reading →

American Diabetes Month

Diabetes affects 9.4% of Americans. Each year, 1.5 million more Americans are diagnosed with diabetes. Know and understand what diabetes is, how to detect diabetes early to reduce future complications, and how to prevent Type 2 diabetes. Most Common Types… Continue Reading →

Halloween Party Necessities

            As Halloween starts to creep up on us, it’s time to start thinking about ways to throw a frighteningly, amazing Halloween party! From festive decorations and spooky snacks, to wicked games and activities, we’ve got you covered! There are so… Continue Reading →

How to Survive a Corn Maze

Are you looking for fun fall activities around Whitewater? There are tons of fun things to do around Whitewater, such as apple picking, pumpkin patches, haunted houses, and corn mazes. Check out how we survived this corn maze!

I Never Thought I’d be in America

If living far from home is the measure of success, my family is very successful. We migrated from the Philippines this year because my mother is a nurse at Fairhaven Senior Services. Since March, we’ve experienced living without furniture, insurance,… Continue Reading →

Vegetarian Awareness Month

October kicks off Vegetarian Awareness Month which focuses on eating a plant-based diet. There are different variations of vegetarians but each level of vegetarianism removes meat from their diet. The levels of vegetarianism are as follows: Flexitarian/Semi-Vegetarian Individuals who eat… Continue Reading →

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