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Students wage war for history

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Lauren Galloway , Life Writer
May 6, 2014

“Silence the ranks. Say goodbye to your farms and your families.” Centurion and UW-Green Bay Professor Gregory Aldrete commanded his trainees before they took the oath of enlistment into the Roman Army. His legionaries are UWGB students enrolled in his History 361: Ancient Rome class. Learning to... Read more »

Martial Arts Club kicks it at local tournament

Amber Schilling , Life Editor
May 6, 2014

Members of UW-Green Bay’s Phoenix Martial Arts Club competed in Harris’ Karate Tournament of Champions on May 4. Participants and spectators of all ages gathered from around the state at the Meadows Conference Center in Green Bay to compete in different events and to support their schools and fellow... Read more »

A day in Buggs’ life – Custodian makes mark on Union

Shelle Makinia , Contributor
May 6, 2014

A typical day in the UW-Green Bay University Union is full of cleaning bathrooms, fixing broken machines and picking on anyone in sight. Or at least it is for Buggs. David Bugni, also known as “Buggs,” is a 60-year-old maintenance man, custodian and the second shift go-to guy whenever things break... Read more »

Phone service provides safety

Thomas Fox , Life Writer
May 6, 2014

Kitestring is the latest safety web service that aims to make sure people get from point A to point B safely, notifying their emergency contacts if they don’t. Users tell Kitestring they’re in a dangerous area or situation, and give it a time frame of when to check in on them. If the user doesn’t... Read more »

Students clean up Baird Creek

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Thomas Fox , Life Writer
April 29, 2014

The Baird Creek Preservation Foundation held the annual Baird Creek restoration day Saturday April 26. UW-Green Bay students volunteered to clean up the area. The BCPF is a non profit organization whose mission is to assist Green Bay in acquiring land in the Baird Creek Greenway and to help enhance the... Read more »

Steak fry raises scholarship funds for athletics

Cheyenne Makinia , Managing Editor, Commentary
April 29, 2014

Throughout the last 14 years, the Green Bay Packers and the UW-Green Bay Athletics program have raised almost $900,000 through the Annual Phoenix-Packers Steak Fry. The annual steak fry is the main fundraiser for the Phoenix Fund for scholarships and program support, and it raised more than $81,000 April... Read more »

Seniors prepare for graduation

Amber Schilling , Life Editor
April 29, 2014

The end of the semester is quickly approaching and graduating seniors are looking forward to receiving their diplomas.  For those who haven’t paid attention to the emails, here is information about preparing for graduation. If students have not signed up to participate in the commencement ceremony,... Read more »

Artists create environmental buzz

Lauren Galloway , Life Writer
April 29, 2014

The Beehive Collective buzzed by UW-Green Bay April 25 to deliver an informative two-and-a-half hour long presentation.   Striving to “uplift unheard voices,” artists Tyler and TK use their knowledge of Earth’s natural history to teach anyone who will listen how humans are disrupting the natural... Read more »

Haugen elected director of housing group

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Cheyenne Makinia , Managing Editor
April 22, 2014

After four years of attending housing conferences with countless hours of travel, board room meetings, working with delegations and sleepless nights, UW-Green Bay student Andrew Haugen was elected as  the director for the Great Lakes housing region. The GLACURH organization  helps connect student leaders... Read more »

Party it up in the Phoenix Park

Amber Schilling , Life Editor
April 22, 2014

The Healthy Choices Task Force, the University Union and the Alpha Zeta Phi fraternity are sponsoring Party in the Park. This event is centered around alcohol awareness and will be held April 28 from 5-6:30 p.m. in the Phoenix Park. This is the first alcohol awareness event this year. The Healthy Choices... Read more »