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Community fair introduces campus to local institutions

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Samantha Molina , Life Editor
September 15, 2014

There are many opportunities for students to get involved in the community. Unfortunately, many students, especially those who live on campus, are unaware of most of those opportunities. The Community Fair, held Sept. 3rd, worked to fix this by gathering together  representatives from numerous restaurants,... Read more »

SUFAC chair Heintzkill discusses duties, equality, and membership

Samantha Molina , Life Editor
September 15, 2014

The Segregated University Fee Allocation Committee (SUFAC) has elected Reed Heintzkill as the new chairman. Heintzkill, former Vice chairman of SUFAC, was chosen to become the chairman of SUFAC for the 2014-15 academic year. When asked how his position responsibilities changed from Vice chairman to chairman,... Read more »

Student leaders “be simply extraordinary”

Samantha Molina , Life Editor
September 5, 2014

The sound of voices filled the air as students and staff entered the Phoenix Rooms for the Student Leadership Kickoff dinner last Wednesday. Student leaders throughout the university were invited to attend. At the dinner there were Resident Assistants, Students Ambassadors, University Union employees,... Read more »

Student Events from Good Times Programming

Abigail Chmelka , Media and Promotions Specialist Good Times Programming
September 5, 2014

As the school year begins event-planning organization for the UW-Green Bay Campus Good Times Programming is working hard and putting together the final touches for the many events they have booked for the 2014-2015 year. Right now, the focus is opening week where many new and returning students look... Read more »

New Phoenix get FOCUSed

Samantha Molina , Life Editor
September 5, 2014

Excitement was undeniably the most prevalent feeling shared by incoming freshmen during the First-year Opportunities and Connections (FOCUS) event. The event served as both oriention for the incoming students and helped welcome them to campus. Throughout the various activities, every incoming student,... Read more »

SLO and Wellness Committee bring the garden to your plate

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Lauren Galloway , Life Writer
September 5, 2014

Conversation flowed easily among guests at August’s “Lunch-n-Learn” focus, a wellness inspired potluck hosted by both the Wellness Committee and the Sustainable Local and Organic food alliance (SLO). According to SLO’s page on the Student Organization list, their mission is to educate the campus... Read more »

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 »