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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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UWM Bookstore: Another Casualty of Technology?

UWM Bookstore: Another Casualty of Technology?

As technology advances, things begin to fade out or become irrelevant. The UWM Bookstore, located in the student union, could soon become one of those things. The bookstore has been experiencing declining sales over the years as online booksellers such as Amazon and Chegg, have…

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TEDxUWMilwaukee to Hit Campus

TEDxUWMilwaukee to Hit Campus

“Ideas worth spreading.” That’s the motto for one of the world’s most popular lecture-based educational conferences, TED Talks. These lectures, often held at prominent locations like colleges and prestigious theaters, are famous for giving experts a voice that they normally do not have to express…

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“Hey, ho, TKE has got to go!”

“Hey, ho, TKE has got to go!”

In collaboration with Maggie Polsean. Photos by Graham Kilmer Nearly 200 people rallied in protest outside the house of the UW-Milwaukee’s suspended fraternity Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) on Thursday night. The protests follow allegations of female students receiving “date rape” drugs during a party TKE…

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No room at the Inn

No room at the Inn

Elevators, monitor stations and the cafeteria are experiencing longer lines this year in University Housing. The wait is due to an increased capacity of upperclassmen students choosing to live on campus. “University Housing has not been this full in a number of years. [Housing] is…

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Student Association teams up to combat sexual assault

Student Association teams up to combat sexual assault

Photo courtesy: Womenshealth.gov The UW-Milwaukee Student Association is joining nearly 200 campuses nationwide and three other UW schools in a campaign, publicly launched Friday by the White House, to prevent sexual assault within college town borders, and in the community. The “It’s on Us” campaign seeks to engage college students and…

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UWM fraternity suspended following drug allegations

UWM fraternity suspended following drug allegations

In collaboration with Jordyn Noennig and Joe Horning The Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) chapter of UW-Milwaukee, Zeta Zeta, has been suspended indefinitely as police pursue an investigation into a party held at their off campus fraternity house involving alleged “date rape” drugs. Police were called…

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Entire Building Evacuated Due to Liquid Nitrogen Spill

Entire Building Evacuated Due to Liquid Nitrogen Spill

Photo of a classroom in Enderis Hall, like the ones evacuated on September 8. Photo credit: www.proaudiodesigns.com A liquid nitrogen spill caused between 325 and 350 students to quickly evacuate Enderis Hall, 2400 E. Hartford Ave., on Monday afternoon. A lab technician was transferring the liquid nitrogen…

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The search for new Chancellor begins

The search for new Chancellor begins

The University of  Milwaukee’s Screen and Search committee has begun its pursuit of replacing Chancellor Lovell, who will be leaving UWM at the close of this semester to become the newest president of Marquette University. The UW System and its President Ray Cross began the meeting on May…

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