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International Dinner celebrates diversity

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Thomas Fox , Life Writer
April 15, 2014

UW-Green Bay’s International Dinner is the longest-running student-sponsored event at the university that has been going on for 38 years. The dinner is run annually by the International Club, and this year was held in the Phoenix Rooms. Twelve nationalities performed on stage, including people from... Read more »

Green Bay gets a green thumb with Garden Blitz

Amber Schilling , Life Editor
April 15, 2014

The Green Bay Garden Blitz is helping the community grow fresh produce by building 100 garden boxes. This grassroots gardening initiative, with support from the Cofrin Center for Biodiversity, will construct these boxes at community gardens, homes, schools and libraries May 2-4. Students can get involved... Read more »

Relay fundraises for a cure

Amber Schilling , Life Editor
April 15, 2014

UW-Green Bay is hosting Relay for Life April 25-26 from 6 p.m.-6 a.m. at the Richard Mauthe Center. All fundraising goes to the American Cancer Society to support cancer research. Relay for Life is an organized walk where members of each team take turns walking around the track over the course of the... Read more »

Students choose campus housing for fall 2014

Thomas Fox , Life Writer
April 8, 2014

It’s that time of year again–  room selection days are coming up fast for students living on campus for the upcoming year. “We make it a big event, students come and select rooms and apartments based on their priority numbers,” John Gerow, Associate Director for the Office of Residence Life... Read more »

Coffee with a Cop shows canine capabilities

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Amber Schilling , Life Editor
April 1, 2014

Coffee with a Cop hosted a demonstration of the Brown County Sheriff Office’s K-9 Unit in the Phoenix Rooms on March 27. Students were invited to attend — with the incentive of a 20 percent discount coupon for the Common Grounds Coffeehouse  — to be educated on the K-9 unit and its role in the... Read more »

Curling Club wins championship

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Preston Waala
March 25, 2014

The Curling Club of UW-Green Bay is the 2014 USA College Curling National Champions. For the year they went 19-3. The Curling Club of UW-Green Bay was invited to participate in the USA College Curling Championships March 14-16.  The top 16 teams in the nation based on merit points were invited to go... Read more »

Group petitions against Citizens United ruling

Megan Hanna, Editor-in-Chief
March 25, 2014

Green Bay Move to Amend is mobilizing the Green Bay community to reject the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling, and is seeking student volunteers. Move to Amend wants to see limits on the money spent on political campaigns, in particular by large corporations. “We want a level playing field for... Read more »

Family, friends host benefits in honor of KaNisha

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Cheyenne Makinia , Managing Editor/Photography Editor
March 11, 2014

Every four minutes someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with a blood cancer, according to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. One of the victims of such a diagnosis was UW-Green Bay senior KaNisha Flemming, who passed away Jan. 12 after a short battle with leukemia. Her family, friends and fiancé wanted... Read more »

PR students create organization chapter

Thomas Fox , Life Writer
March 11, 2014

UW-Green Bay has officially been granted a chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America. The PRSSA is for students interested in public relations or studying PR and communication. “It is our hope that being an accredited chapter of the PRSSA will not only bring about new membership, but... Read more »

Pageant makes girls with disabilities feel ‘amazing’

Thomas Fox , Life Writer
March 11, 2014

The Miss Amazing Pageant is a nonprofit organization that gives girls and young women with disabilities the opportunity to gain self-esteem.  UW-Green Bay freshman Jade Strick is the Wisconsin state director of the Miss Amazing Pageant. “The goal for the pageant is to give girls confidence,” Strick... Read more »