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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.

Biennial budget proposes tuition cut, SUFAC changes

Kimberly Wethal, Co Editor-in Chief

February 15, 2017

Filed under News, News

Gov. Scott Walker released the 2017-19 biennial budget for the State of Wisconsin last week. In a change of pace from the prior budget cycle where the University of Wisconsin System received $250 million less in funding, Walk...

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....

Is possible ACA repeal cause for alarm?

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

January 25, 2017

Filed under Biz & Tech, Business

With the potential for the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), there’s currently no need for concern – that’s the message from health care specialists in and around South Central Wisconsin. While both houses of Congress...

Threats to press, journalists hits home

Staff Collaboration

January 10, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Last spring, our former Photo Editor attended a political rally where a man shouted at her “death to female journalists.” Journalists and First Amendment rights have been under attack. Threats have been made to open up libel...

‘No matter who won, we lost’

Kimberly Wethal, Co-Editor in Chief

December 2, 2016

Filed under News, News

  At 3 a.m. on Nov. 9, tears were shed, emotions were raw and jaws were picked up off the floor, as Republican nominee Donald Trump surpassed the projected 270 electoral college vote to be deemed the country’s Pres...

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