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  • Errant alarm causes confusion on campus

    Errant alarm causes confusion on campus

    Brad Allen and Nicole Aimone, Staff Reporter and Editor-in-Chief

    May 13, 2018

    A technical error with the campus-wide emergency warning system caused a false emergency alert to soun...

    Freshman Alex Sindorf wears a bulletproof vest after receiving a campus-wide alert of a potential threat to safety. The alert was accidentally sent out due to a technical error, UW-W Police Services said.

    Photo by Jon Ball / Staff Reporter

  • Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity suspended for five years

    Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity suspended for five years

    Benjamin J. Pierce, Managing Editor

    May 8, 2018

    The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Interfraternity Council (IFC) suspended the Pi Kappa Alpha fr...

    Last week, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Interfraternity Council suspended the Pi Kappa Alpha Chapter from campus for five years after it violated its probation that prohibited them from hosting any sort of gathering. The Pi Kappa Alpha Chapter held an “informal formal” that involved 15 members of the fraternity. The Chapter will be able to return to campus in 2023, under a probation status.

    Kimberly Wethal

  • Blind Student defies odds

    Blind Student defies odds

    Benjamin J. Pierce, Managing Editor

    May 8, 2018

    Senior Elizabeth Fideler is as determined as they come. The corporate and health communications majo...

    Elizabeth Fideler and her service dog, Victor, pose for a photo.

    Submitted photo

  • Baseball chains together wins in five of six

    Baseball chains together wins in five of six

    Joe Byers, Sports Reporter

    May 7, 2018

    The UW-Whitewater baseball team is currently ranked No. 2 in the country, and this past week they proved ...

    Junior infielder Nick Schrader gets a gold chain around his neck after hitting a homer in the third inning of the Warhawks’ game against UW-Stevens Point May 4.

    Evan Halpop

  • Softball secures sixth straight WIAC title

    Softball secures sixth straight WIAC title

    Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

    May 7, 2018

    After winning back-to-back regular season WIAC championships for the first time since 2008-2009, the...

    The Warhawks celebrate after recieving the WIAC Championship Tournament trophy for the sixth consecutive season. The six straight tournament championships is the longest streak in conference history.

    Jack Miller

Commencement to be shown in Timmerman auditorium, on campus TV’s
Deans moving on to new experiences

Deans moving on to new experiences

May 8, 2018

Handing over the reigns

Handing over the reigns

May 8, 2018

Blooper requires housing rescindment

Blooper requires housing rescindment

April 30, 2018

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Music at First Sight

Music at First Sight

April 30, 2018

Theatre activism tackles gun violence in national campaign

Theatre activism tackles gun violence in national campaign

April 24, 2018

Campus engages in sustainable gardening practices

Campus engages in sustainable gardening practices

April 15, 2018

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Catino and Camardo continue comradery
Warhawks track and field claims seven top spots
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MAGD department to host annual expo
UW-W team chosen in global contest

UW-W team chosen in global contest

May 7, 2018

Smart Money Week focuses on financial responsibility

Smart Money Week focuses on financial responsibility

May 1, 2018

Peanut butter pitch winners

Peanut butter pitch winners

May 1, 2018

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UW-Whitewater vs UW-Eau-Claire in the WIAC Women’s Basketball Championship Semi-Finals

February 27, 2018

UW-Whitewater Warhawks vs UW-La Crosse Eagles

UW-Whitewater Warhawks vs UW-La Crosse Eagles

February 22, 2018

Headlines 10-11-2017

Headlines 10-11-2017

October 9, 2017

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