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Mary Burke encourages college accessibility during visit to campus

Mary Burke encourages college accessibility during visit to campus

Photo credit: Sean Cornell Democratic candidate for governor Mary Burke focused on issues that face Wisconsin students such as college costs and jobs after graduation during her campaign’s visit to Fireside Lounge in the Union on Saturday afternoon. The crowd of more than 200 listened…

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Controversial ‘Yik Yak’ App Hits UWM Campus

Controversial ‘Yik Yak’ App Hits UWM Campus

Yik Yak is the new anonymous social media app that is picking up steam across college campuses, including UWM. Founded by Tyler Droll and Brooks Buffington in 2013, Yik Yak uses GPS location to give users an anonymous, Twitter-style newsfeed from the user’s immediate area,…

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Voter ID Law’s Pending Status Causes Confusion for Students Registering to Vote

Voter ID Law’s Pending Status Causes Confusion for Students Registering to Vote

Election Day is Nov. 4, and back and forth implementation of the controversial voter ID law has a lot of people asking, “What’s next?” UW-Milwaukee officials say they are still giving out student Voter ID cards and urge students to obtain them even though the…

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We Will LeadHer Into the Right Direction

We Will LeadHer Into the Right Direction

 The Wisconsin Lounge was enlightened by positivity on Monday evening as people joined together to kick-off LeadHer, a new program promoting women’s civic leadership.  This program will provide 13 female UWM students with the leadership expertise, experience and exposure to pursue active campus and community…

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Norris Health and the College of Nursing Begin Seasonal Flu Vaccination Campaign

Norris Health and the College of Nursing Begin Seasonal Flu Vaccination Campaign

Photo credit: http://www.bioquellus.com/ This winter the Center for Disease Control estimates nearly 200,000 American’s will be hospitalized due to complications from one of the world’s most common viruses, and no it’s not Ebola. Influenza season is here once again. Influenza, better known as “the flu,” is…

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UWM Sports Club Is Steadily Increasing Student Involvement

UWM Sports Club Is Steadily Increasing Student Involvement

The on campus Sports Club is boasting another successful year of student involvement. During welcome week on the campus of UW-Milwaukee, the UWM Sports Club held their inaugural sports club fair. The UWM Sports Club, which offers a large variety of intramural sports to students…

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Deaf Awarness Week at UWM Sheds Light on Student Body

Deaf Awarness Week at UWM Sheds Light on Student Body

Looking back to September, many may not know it as Deaf Awareness Month.  The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee held a week-long tribute to this annual event.  Each day last week had a theme to it which displayed the pride of the deaf community, guiding those who…

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The On Campus Roberto Hernandez Center’s Scholarship Fund is Helping Financially Troubled Latino Students Stay in School

The On Campus Roberto Hernandez Center’s Scholarship Fund is Helping Financially Troubled Latino Students Stay in School

The road to attaining a college degree is no easy feat, as students balance courses, work and other miscellaneous tasks. But for some students, the financial woes that come with paying tuition are sometimes so grave they can put a brake on attaining a degree….

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Amid Chaos, UWM Greek Communities Come Together to Promote Positive Values and Expand

Amid Chaos, UWM Greek Communities Come Together to Promote Positive Values and Expand

Recruitment for Greek life is upon us here at UWM. It marks a time of year rife with Greek-letter clad poster boards and friendly bake sales. Members of Greek organizations, also known as brothers and sisters, can be seen around the Union and Spaights Plaza…

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Search for New Chancellor Picks Up Speed

Search for New Chancellor Picks Up Speed

Applications are coming in quickly for the position of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s new chancellor. “Candidates so far include figures inside and outside the University of Wisconsin system, including people from national and international institutions,” says Professor Mark Schwartz, Chair of the Search Committee. The…

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