University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Author Bailey Gaffney

Trips to Take in Your Twenties

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By: Lainah Mangwiza Currently, you are at an age where you no longer fit in at the kids’ table but are also not constrained by the major decisions that dictate adulthood such as a mortgage. You are in your 20s,… Continue Reading →

Tarot: A Brief History

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By: Miles Duckert It is believed that Tarot cards originated in Italy in the late 14th or early 15th century. Tarot Decks consist of two sections – the Minor Arcana and the Major Arcana. The Minor Arcana is the basis… Continue Reading →

Wisconsin Haunted Road Trip

By: Bailey Gaffney I’m sure that by now, most of you have heard about all of the spooky things that happen here in Whitewater. If you haven’t, I recommended reading some of our other blogs such as “Who Were the… Continue Reading →

Ballin’ On A Budget

by: Anna Cernohous Happy Halloween and spooky season! As college students, the Sunday scaries are no strangerand neither is how scary expensive it is to live away from your family. On top of tuition,rent/room and board, you have to find… Continue Reading →

Morris Pratt And The Temple of Psychic Science in Whitewater

Written by: Carol Cartwright of the Whitewater Historical Society Edited by: Bailey Gaffney Morris Pratt was one of the many Americans who immigrated to Wisconsin from New York State in the 1840s.  He came with his family as a young… Continue Reading →

Who Were the Whitewater Spiritualists?

Written by: Carol Cartwright of the Whitewater Historical Society Edited by: Bailey Gaffney Many of the “spooky” legends of Whitewater may be traced back to real history.  For example, in 1889, Morris Pratt, a Spiritualist, built a “Temple of Psychic… Continue Reading →

Top Disney Movies Watchlist

By: Bailey Gaffney If you don’t have Disney+, it can be hard to remember all of the Disney movies that are out there, let alone the ones that you may not have seen yet. I sure come across this problem,… Continue Reading →

Quick Study Tips To Help Ace Your Classes This Fall

By: Lainah Mangwiza Study Smarter The education realm is returning to normalcy with in-person classes set to make a comeback this fall. Returning to a pre-COVID class environment means having to readjust study strategies adopted during COVID-19. The following study… Continue Reading →

Ways to Get Outside This Summer

By: Molly Thomas It’s the middle of the summer for most of us and you may be needing some inspiration on new ways to get outside. Especially in college, most of us have a three month long summer. Hopefully you’ve… Continue Reading →

What In The World Is Heritage Travel?

By: Bailey Gaffney Before getting into the different types and ways to participate in heritage tourism/travel, it’s important to know what it is! According to the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Heritage Tourism is “traveling to experience the places, artifacts and activities that… Continue Reading →

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