Tag: Fourth Estate

Campus mourns loss of distinguished alumnus, Judge Patrick Madden

He was the first editor of UW-Green Bay’s longstanding campus newspaper, The Fourth Estate, and he was named one of the University’s most distinguished alumni in 1990. Campus learned of the passing of Judge Patrick Madden (’71, Modernization Processes) last week. More on Madden in the UW-Green Bay book, “From the Beginning.” According to the […]

UW-Green Bay’s Fourth Estate says ‘so-long’ to print

The Fourth Estate, UW-Green Bay’s student newspaper launched its new digital-only version last week which spurred some media coverage. Both WTAQ and Fox 11 covered the digital launch. According to UW-Green Bay archivist Deb Anderson, the first published issued of the Fourth Estate was March 4, 1970. An article on the editorial page for that […]

Business grad will receive Outstanding Student Award at UW-Green Bay

Emily Blaha of Sturgeon Bay has been chosen the December 2015 recipient of the Outstanding Student Award presented by the UW-Green Bay Alumni Association. The Business Administration senior with an emphasis in marketing and a minor in design arts will receive her diploma at UW-Green Bay’s mid-year commencement ceremony scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. […]

4E: Rally planned for 4 p.m. on March 4

The Fourth Estate website has an article about a rally planned for 4 p.m. Wednesday (March 4) outside the University Union. Paul Ahrens, chair of the Student Government Association’s Academic Affairs Committee and a senior Democracy and Justice Studies major, is campus spokesman for the group UW Students Against Education Cuts. “Our story is we […]

‘Fourth Estate’ earns first place at WNA annual convention

The Fourth Estate on Friday won the first-place award for “General Excellence” among the state’s college weeklies at the Wisconsin Newspaper Association’s annual convention. Also taking a first was the Fourth Estate entry in the best advertisement category (photographers). A second place went to Brandon Langer and staff in the General Web Excellence category, and […]

‘Fourth Estate’ wants alumni to share old-time (and even newer-time) memories

Staff members with the student Fourth Estate are looking for alumni to answer a few questions for the Oct. 31 edition of the weekly newspaper, in advance of Alumni Reunion Days. Those who respond will have their name entered in a Phoenix Bookstore gift card drawing. The 4E also welcomes submissions of vintage photos. If […]

Fun run, lasting vibe: Student paper devotes bright center spread to Color Run 5K

The good vibe from Sunday’s (Sept. 29) Color Run 5K has lasted all week at UW-Green Bay, where our own Fourth Estate student newspaper devoted a very colorful Thursday (Oct. 2) center spread to the event. With 7,000 participants, plenty of students and alumni and ample social media buzz, the fun just couldn’t be contained […]

In the news: our recent snowstorm and the use of GB Alert

Student journalist Michael Duenkel did a nice job for the Fourth Estatee in offering a comprehensive overview of the safety factors that figure into cancelling classes. He also looks at the ways the University communicates this news, including (and here’s another plug for an important service) the GB Alert text-messaging system. Read more.

More awards for Fourth Estate

Fresh off a nice haul at the Associated Collegiate Press’ Best of the Midwest competition earlier this month, staff members of the UW-Green Bay Fourth Estate are garnering some more awards. The Wisconsin Newspaper Association’s annual convention and trade show in Madison saw collegiate-division awards for several articles from last spring. Allie Reinikainen placed third […]