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Snow removal efforts unsatisfactory

February 17

Filed under Opinion

Though warmer weather is finally making its way back to UW-Whitewater, it’s important to reflect on this past winter and look at areas we can improve on for next year. Throughout the winter, it seemed many walkways were con...

That’s what … she said/he said

February 9

Filed under Opinion

Question: My significant other and I have been fighting a lot lately. Valentine’s Day is coming up. Do we sweep our issues under the rug until the “holiday” has passed, or do we talk about it now? I don’t want to ruin...

Kachel’s generosity should inspire

February 9

Filed under Opinion

With the passing of David Kachel, UW-Whitewater alumnus and donor, it’s important we take time to recognize the many contributions Kachel has made to the university. Now that classes are in full swing for the semester, ma...

Bogus ads lead consumers astray

February 8

Filed under Opinion

With more than $412 billion in the U.S. being spent on television advertising alone, it’s no wonder some companies are using questionable tactics to sell their products. Marketing and advertising students at UW-Whitewater ...

Keeping the Slakstrong memory alive

January 26

Filed under Opinion, Sports

Life can be so fragile. Most often, though, you don’t realize it until something fatal happens to you or a loved one. All you can do is live your life to the fullest and enjoy what’s right in front of you. Tyler Slak was doing that. He was going to college. He was enjoying success as a member of...

High ropes course teaches acceptance, self-confidence

November 22

Filed under Opinion

Another round of class registration is upon us. At this time last semester, with my mind on the fact that I had just two semesters left and not a lot of classes required to take, I set out to find an “easy A” course. Well,...

College degree should be priority

November 22

Filed under Opinion

In America, having a college education is important. You’ll typically make more money than a person who did not graduate from college. You’ll typically get selected for jobs over someone who did not earn a bachelor’s...

Hate crimes have tainted UW-W

November 22

Filed under Opinion

With the recent hate crimes on this campus, too many faculty, students and staff wonder with great concern, when will it end? This semester alone, UW-Whitewater has faced three reported hate crimes, two of which were geared...

Leipold has created a lasting legacy in just three years

January 19

Filed under Opinion, Sports

When Lance Leipold was introduced as the new head football coach three years ago, he knew what awaited him. The Warhawks were coming off the best seasons in school history advancing to the national championship gam...

Five reasons how the Warhawk football team won another WIAC title

November 10

Filed under Opinion, Sports

Here are my top five reasons on how the UW-Whitewater football team captured its fifth straight conference championship. 1. Levell Coppage There are many reasons the football team is heading back to the NCAA tournament ...

Senior football players not finished yet in 2009

November 3

Filed under Opinion, Sports

More than likely the football team will have home field advantage throughout the postseason. The Warhawks have not clinched a berth in the NCAA tournament yet, but there is little doubt they will roll to the national champ...

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