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  • April 7The man who was spotted with a gun near Whitewater Middle School has been taken into custody without incident, according to the Whitewater Police Department.

People of Whitewater: Matthew Kiederlen

Alena Purpero, Lifestyle Editor

September 21, 2016

Filed under Lifestyle

of Wisconsin-Whitewater Police Services, currently wears a badge on his chest, but at one time. that badge was meant to be a stethoscope. “I never actually wanted to go into law enforcement, it was all kind of a happenstan...

The Hawk Hike: Through the nature preserve

Alena Purpero, Lifestyle Editor

September 14, 2016

Filed under Lifestyle

Haven’t gotten around to getting a gym membership yet? Want to take advantage of the radiant rays and the unclouded, azure sky? Don’t let your walk to class or expeditions to take the trash out be the only time you become ac...

Classic or Plastic

September 14, 2016

Filed under Lifestyle, Uncategorized

As we begin, or as we return to the busy schedule of a college student we start the semester strategizing how we are going to tackle the new academic year. Syllabus week might be peachy-keen, but the silent scream that projects...

DIY: Bring the ‘Black Sheep’ home with ravioli

Alena Purpero, Lifestyle Editor

September 14, 2016

Filed under DIY, Lifestyle

What sets The Black Sheep apart from other restaurants on and off campus is their use of local food and passion for serving wholesome, quality food. “It’s all in the name” says co-owner Lisa Dawsey Smith. “We want to be...

People of Whitewater: ‘Bible cookie lady’ shares love for youth, gospel

Alena Purpero, Lifestyle Editor

September 14, 2016

Filed under Lifestyle, Uncategorized

When you make your way from class to class, you never know who you’ll run into, but there is one face you can depend on seeing a few times a week.  While many students may have seen her in passing, not all have gotten th...

We’ve All Been There: Freshman Year

Alena Purpero, Lifestyle Editor

September 14, 2016

Filed under Lifestyle, We've All Been There

A college town is a condensed population of a wide variety of people. Although we all come from different backgrounds, majors and organizations, we all find ourselves enduring an embarrassing moment or awkward encounter from time to ...

Warhawk Fitness releases new schedule

January 27, 2016

Filed under Lifestyle, Lifestyle

Jan. 27, 2016 By Jordan Moser Being the beginning of a new semester and new year, there may be no better time to break out of a sedentary lifestyle and to pursue fitness goals.Warhawk Fitness offers a wide variety of group ...

Tips to help promote safety on the road ways

January 27, 2016

Filed under Lifestyle, Lifestyle

Jan. 27, 2016 By Marisa LaBello As the weather changes to icy extremes, possible car troubles become a burden for students. Threre are ways to ensure safe travels when driving your car this winter. After dealing with a s...

Meditation and music: relieving stress during finals

December 10, 2015

Filed under Blogs, Music on the Mind

By Angelic Thompson Dec. 9, 2015   Before we can get to our amazing and eventful winter break, we have to get through a week of studying and taking finals. It may seem like a lot at if it’s your first time with...

Holiday music: how one song impacts my life

December 10, 2015

Filed under Blogs, Music on the Mind

By Angelic Thompson Dec. 9, 2015   It is the holiday season and the time where you hear the same holiday songs over and over again. Songs like “Silent Night” or “Jingle Bells” are a couple of the most common...

A very RP holiday

December 9, 2015

Filed under Lifestyle

As the semester winds down, students cram for finals with the distant hope that soon enough, they will be gathering with friends and family and celebrating one of many potential holidays coming in the next months. Christmas, Hanukkah,...

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