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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.

Students step up for Spring Splash

Shannon Columb and Brad Allen

April 13, 2017

Filed under News, News, Uncategorized

Hordes of college students trashed during one of Whitewater’s largest annual events has its pros and cons, depending on whom you ask. But many students from several organizations are stepping up to lead efforts to clean up...

Standoff comes to end

April 7, 2017

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Tennis squad faces tough competition

John Miller, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

After  a five-match winning streak, the UW-Whitewater men’s tennis team (5-3) was defeated on the road 7-0 on Feb. 24 vs. UW-Green Bay. The Warhawk loss was headlined by the duo of sophomore Rory Calabria and freshman Zach ...

Consider Ron Kind for governor in 2018

Adam Brabender, Political Science and Social Work Major and a former candidate for Dane County Board, District 1.

February 1, 2017

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When today’s pundits present their lists of possible Democratic candidates for Governor, they seldom include the best candidate, Ron Kind, U.S. Congressman who represents the Wisconsin Third District in the La Crosse area. ...

Grease sing-a-long dances to the big screen

Hannah Maes, Arts and Rec Editor

January 30, 2017

Filed under Arts & Rec, Arts & Rec, Uncategorized

Hang out with Sandy and the Pink Ladies for the Grease sing-a-long on at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29 with an interactive musical in the Young Auditorium, where the real stars of the show are the audience. The event is free and every audienc...

Wrestlers deliver a slice of victory

Ben Lokken, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

The UW-Whitewater wrestling team finished off a busy weekend with mostly successful results.  The Warhawks ended Jan 21. with  three wins and one loss in a three day span to improve their overall record to 10-6 (3-2 in WIAC).  On Jan....

By the numbers and voices: Racial and ethnic diversity on campus

Ashley McCallum

December 30, 2016

Filed under News, News, Uncategorized

  By Ashley McCallum Dec. 16, 2016   At the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, more than 9,000 undergraduate students identify as Caucasian/ White, almost enough to pack Perkins Stadium. Meanwhile, the amount...

Fighting illness on campus

Alex Goodwin- Salas, Lifestyle Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

Filed under Health as a whole, Lifestyle, Uncategorized

The winter season is a time for holidays and family, but it is also a time for illness. As it quickly approaches, everyone on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus should know where to be treated and how to prevent il...

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