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Sun’s up and the SURF is on this summer at Viterbo

Jessica Schneider, Campus Life Editor April 30, 2023

When students hear about surfing, their minds may wander to images of sandy beaches and tall waves, but this summer, the word “surf” can mean something totally different. Viterbo’s Summer Undergraduate...

Panorama of Zamora with Romanesque style cathedral and ancient bridge over Duero river.

Viterbo strengthens community through study abroad programs

Carter Steger, Assistant Editor April 30, 2023

Viterbo University offers students opportunities to study abroad in different countries. Two of the upcoming study abroad groups are heading to Spain and South Africa. The study abroad trips are sponsored...

Elections on campus and across the state

Elections on campus and across the state

Carter Steger, Assistant Editor April 30, 2023

March and April are seasons of change, and the same could be said of the many changes that occur throughout Wisconsin during election season. At the state level, Protasiewicz enters her new position on...

How one Viterbo student decided to help fight poverty

How one Viterbo student decided to help fight poverty

Grace Monk, Editor April 30, 2023

“I’m pretty gifted with what I have and there's not a lot of people who, I guess, have the privileges that I do,” shared Viterbo student Noah Nelson, a major in Sports Management. After being assigned...

Young Peter Feigl (Left), Peter now (Right)

Viterbo’s annual Teaching the Holocaust Workshop proves successful again, hosts near-capacity crowd

Noah Nelson, Sports Editor April 12, 2023

Hosted by the D.B Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership, the 16th annual Teaching the Holocaust Workshop was held from March 23-24. Holocaust survivor Peter Feigl was the keynote speaker for the...

Payton Harper (left), Kiley Silva (right)

How the SGA election operates

Anna Vande Krol, Arts and Entertainment Editor April 12, 2023

The Student Government Association’s (SGA) election nominations closed on Friday, March 31. Kiley Silva, the current President, and Payton Harper, the current Vice President, provided information on...

Education Clubs 2023 Polar Plunge

Viterbo Education department plunges with a purpose

Carter Steger, Assistant Editor April 12, 2023

On March 4, the Polar Plunge took place at Black River beach. The Viterbo Education club raised $10,050 for the event this year. Many Viterbo students that raised money took the plunge alongside Viterbo...

Cockroaches caught in a glue trap in the Fine Arts Center basement

Viterbo’s cockroach conundrum

Jessica Schneider, Campus Life Editor April 12, 2023

Members of the Viterbo community have reported encounters with cockroaches on campus. Last year, Ryan Dettbarn found one in her desk—an experience that ended with a perfectly good stapler being thrown...

Tessa Arenz, the future RA for the Catholic Living Community in front of Canticle Apartments.

Viterbo welcomes new student housing program to foster Catholic faith

Noah Nelson, Sports Editor March 23, 2023

A new student community program will soon be entering Viterbo in the form of Catholic Community Housing. Sister Laura Nettles has been working with Resident Life, and the program is beginning a soft launch...

Viterbo’s campus during the summer

Viterbo announces new campus initiatives

Grace Monk, Editor March 23, 2023

On Feb. 14, Viterbo announced five new initiatives to improve student experience on campus.   The first initiative announced was an increase in student worker wages. Viterbo has a current minimum...

Viterbos Assisi Courtyard.

Students share thoughts on burnout

Carter Steger, Assistant Editor March 23, 2023

Burnout, defined as “exhaustion of physical or emotional strength or motivation usually as a result of prolonged stress or frustration,” affects many people. At Viterbo, students can experience burnout...

Business students learning in the Brophy Center

Retention rates continue to be rattled by the pandemic

Jessica Schneider, Campus Life Editor March 23, 2023

The long list of COVID-19 aftershocks continues to grow as transfer and retention rates in higher education around the country take a hit. According to the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) Research...

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