Category Archives: Student Life

The National Working Class Student Union: Giving you a voice

The Birth of a Union Before 25-year-old Chynna Haas of Beloit, Wisconsin began college, she planned on attending UW-Whitewater to become a high school teacher. However, a visit to the UW-Madison campus changed her mind. “I fell in love with … Continue reading

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Map of Crime in Whitewater, WI

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New parking meters were unexpected, but are here to stay

The Whitewater Common Council met Sept. 18 to discuss student parking at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, concerns about a possible invasion of the ash borer beetle, and the replacement of air conditioning units on the city hall building. Councilwoman Stephanie … Continue reading

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Critiquing “The Onion”

  The Onion, with its highly inappropriate stories featuring public figures and indecent language, has been providing America with giggles and eye-rolls since 1988 when it was founded by Tim Keck and Christopher Johnson of UW-Madison. Originally a paper newspaper, … Continue reading

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Orlando, Fl. Teen Murdered

This story was created in an attempt to educate about the completely unnecessary murder of Trayvon Martin. In case you haven’t seen the videos, this 17-year-old Florida boy was walking home to his father’s house from the convenience store, with … Continue reading

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Ad in Ohio State student newspaper viewed as hate-speech by some

An advertisement run in an Ohio State student newspaper (“Lantern”) is being targeted as hate crime by many of the students who have read it. The full story: http://jimromenesko.com/2012/01/25/muslim-students-outraged-by-ad-in-ohio-state-student-paper/ The ad, which lists several former leaders of the Muslim Student … Continue reading

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