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Student Association 2014 Election: On the Issues

Student Association 2014 Election: On the Issues

CANDIDATES ON THE ISSUES Student Association elections are being held this week. Meet the candidates and find out their stance on the issues here. Transportation and Parking Ryan Sorenson puts parking and transit issues at the top of his priority list, being a commuter student. “One…

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Student Association 2014 Election: Meet the Candidates

Student Association 2014 Election: Meet the Candidates

MEET THE CANDIDATES The Student Association is holding elections for next year’s officials. Get to know the 2014 Candidates and find out their stance “On the Issues.” Evan Braun is running for Vice-President of Student Affairs. From Sheboygan, WI, he is studying musical theater. Braun served three…

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Chancellor Lovell leaves behind big shoes to fill at UWM

Chancellor Lovell leaves behind big shoes to fill at UWM

Photo courtesy of Rick Wood, Journal Sentinel Chancellor Michael Lovell announced last week that he will be resigning from his position to become Marquette University’s first lay President, effective August 1, 2014.  Set to be the 24th president in the schools 133 year history, Lovell…

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UWM announces new sorority for fall 2014

UWM announces new sorority for fall 2014

Alpha Omicron Pi Women’s Fraternity was officially announced as the new UW-Milwaukee sorority to appear on campus in fall 2014.  The process to find a new sorority started in 2011, when Kirstin Leih became the Assistant Director of Student Involvement. To begin the sorority search,…

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The Student Association is in Campaign Mode

The Student Association is in Campaign Mode

Meet your candidates and find out their stance on the Issues! After a year of complete reform and road blocks, it is election season for UW-Milwaukee’s Student Association (SA). Students will be able to vote for their elected members under the SA’s new constitution starting April 15. …

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Norris Health Center Expands Mental Health Resources

Norris Health Center Expands Mental Health Resources

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Norris Health Center is expanding its mental health resources to address an ever-growing population of college students seeking counseling and psychiatry to improve their quality of life. New programs include “Lets Talk,” an informal, drop-in therapy session designed for on-the-go students…

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Crisis in Eastern Europe Sparks Debate at UW-Milwaukee

Crisis in Eastern Europe Sparks Debate at UW-Milwaukee

The political struggle in Ukraine motivated scholars and academics of UWM to organize a panel discussion about the ongoing geopolitical shift in power. The event titled ‘Ukraine: From the Euromaidan to Russian Military Intervention’ was hosted by the American Geographic Society in the Golda Meir…

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UWM’s B.O.S.S not accommodating for all

UWM’s B.O.S.S not accommodating for all

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee appears to offer solutions to all of the university’s transportation needs – offering three different modes of transportation. A free pass for public transit, a university housing shuttle ride between residence halls, and the Be On the Safe Side van service…

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Milwaukee County Spring 2014 Election

Milwaukee County Spring 2014 Election

 A referendum to decrease the pay of Milwaukee County Supervisors is on the ballot for the city of Milwaukee’s April 1 election along with non-partisan circuit judge seats The Journal Sentinel reported  that the referendum, which would cut the supervisors pay in half, is likely to pass. …

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A Changing Campus, UWM Continues Construction

A Changing Campus, UWM Continues Construction

Construction continues on UWM’s Kenwood Interdisciplinary Research Center (KIRC), the latest addition to the southwest quadrant of campus. The project, which broke ground on October 24, 2012, will ultimately become the university’s newest academic building. When complete, the Kenwood IRC will be a space primarily…

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