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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.

Haute Hawks: Christmas style for the whole family

December 10, 2014

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Dec. 10, 2014 By Jordan Gittens For the first time in forever your entire family is in the same house, and it’s either heaven or hell. Everyone has been consuming copious amounts of eggnog, whiskey and – for the little...

Haute Hawks: Take sequins from tacky to classy

December 3, 2014

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Dec. 3, 2014 By Jordan Gitten “Tis the season to be jolly, fa la la la la, la la la la.” What it isn’t the season to be, is tacky. Everyone seems to think just because Christmas is around the corner, it is acceptable...

Depression across the spectrum

December 3, 2014

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Dec. 3, 2014 By Amber Levenhagen I’m not a stranger to death. Not to sound morbid, but it’s been a small part of my life. I’m not sure if part of it is due to the rumored curse of my high school, but it seems every...

Surviving the winter months

December 3, 2014

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Dec. 3, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic Wisconsin winters come and go, and each one always feels like the worst one yet. But as temperatures slowly drop, winter quietly creeps up. Below are tips on how to beat the cold by keeping...

Haute Hawks: California winters translate to UW-Whitewater

November 19, 2014

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Nov. 19, 2014 By Jordan Gittens Katy Perry was more than correct when she said, “California girls, they’re unforgettable,” yet so wrong when she said, “Daisy dukes, bikinis on top.” When I ventured out to the...

Etiquette of the elevator

Etiquette of the elevator

November 19, 2014

Student veteran population supported

November 13, 2014

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Nov. 12, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic As the student veteran population on campus continues to grow, UW-Whitewater accommodations are made to support a growing minority. UW-W is listed as a “Military Friendly” school and...

Haute Hawks: Military wear makes a comeback

November 13, 2014

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Nov. 12, 2014 By Jordan Gittens Hut! 2-3-4! Hut! 2-3-4! Werk! Not words that you usually see together, but in the past few years military style clothing has taken on a new life. The clothes our parents wore in the late ‘80s...

Haute Hawks: Shoes can make or break an outfit

November 6, 2014

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Nov. 5, 2014 By Jordan Gittens You probably remember that one song released in 2006 titled “Shoes” by Liam Kyle Sullivan’s super sassy alter ego Kelly. If you can’t remember the song go to YouTube and find it. Prepare...

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