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Softball collapses in WIAC tourney

Softball collapses in WIAC tourney

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

May 6, 2019

The No. 23 Warhawk softball team failed to sustain its momentum from the regular season by dropping its two games in the WIAC Tournament at van Steenderen Complex in Whitewater. Whitewater fell to UW-Oshkosh 7-2 May 3 in its first game of the tournament. UW-W, with a record of 26-11, scored a pair of runs in ...

Sending off Warhawk class of 2019

Sending off Warhawk class of 2019

Olivia Storey, Assistant News Editor

May 6, 2019

Graduation is the one day every college student looks forward to. After years of hard work, stress and all nighters, you finally get to walk across that stage and receive your degree. This spring, the student that has been selected to send the graduating class of 2019 away is Tom Kind. With four yea...

Students create fun, safe environment

Students create fun, safe environment

Alyssa Brooks, Assistant Lifestyle Editor

May 6, 2019

In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, students in Dr. Kate Ksobiech’s Health Advocacy class hosted the third annual Sexual Assault Awareness Month trivia night to increase awareness about sexual assault and prevention. Along with her class, the UHCS and UW-W Sexual Assault Prevention Advisory Com...

UW-Whitewater DECA dominates international competition

UW-Whitewater DECA dominates international competition

Dylan Piccolo, Biz & Tech Editor

May 6, 2019

UW-Whitewater’s spectacular DECA season was capped off on April 14th in Washington D.C. at the International Career Development Conference as 35 students representing the university won a combined 88 awards in individual and team awards. The success of the group is right on par with the level of e...

Hats off to a long career

Hats off to a long career

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

May 6, 2019

Small town, check. Two-story Victorian home, check. A career full of films, check. Like crossing items off a list, Linda Robinson has created the perfect life she always wanted. After a long, successful teaching career, Robinson is finally set to retire this year. Although it may seem like she has had he...

Baseball squad wins 13th in a row

Baseball squad wins 13th in a row

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

April 29, 2019

The No. 18 Warhawk baseball team seems unstoppable right now. UW-Whitewater won its 13th consecutive game by toppling St. Norbert College by an 11-1 score at Prucha Field and James Miller Stadium April 24. The Warhawks improve to 23-6 overall and stand at 15-1 conference thanks to a doubleheader sweep...

O’Sullivan makes history

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

April 29, 2019

Warhawk baseball’s Matt O’Sullivan can officially say he is a part of special company. The sophomore pitcher earned his way to a no-hitter in game two against UW-Platteville at the University of Dubuque [Iowa] April 23, becoming just the seventh player in program history and the first since 201...

Trewyn prepared for the NFL Draft

Dylan Piccolo, Biz & Tech Editor

April 22, 2019

Your first job interview out of college is usually filled with stress as you try to land on your feet and hit the ground running. For UW-Whitewater’s Nate Trewyn, his first interview is a bit different, and it requires him to literally hit the ground running as he awaits potential selection in the 2019...

Warhawks dominate Finlandia in four-game sweep

Warhawks dominate Finlandia in four-game sweep

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

April 22, 2019

A 51-3 tally would be a great football or basketball score. Or it would be a great record for any team. For the No. 20 Warhawk baseball squad, it was the combined score of a four-game sweep it produced over WIAC opponent Finlandia University [Mich.] April 19 and April 20 at Prucha Field at Jim Miller...

Birds of prey take flight at Andersen Library

Birds of prey take flight at Andersen Library

Kelsey Moyer, Staff Reporter

April 22, 2019

Earth Week received a warm and advanced welcome with the Birds of Prey event that was put on by the campus sustainability department as well as Science Outreach. Held in Anderson Library on April 18. Those who attended were able to walk around several tables and learn about various species of birds,...

UW-W selected as host of forensics nationals

UW-W selected as host of forensics nationals

Carli Pope, Assistant Biz & Tech Editor

April 22, 2019

UW-Whitewater is hosting the National Forensic Association championship tournament April 16-20, 2020. Forensics is a public speaking competition where groups from academic institutions present speeches to judges  and are judged based on the quality of presentation by the competitors. The event is expected to bring 70 ...

Tea party fun

Tea party fun

Dana Hockbein, Staff Reporter

April 22, 2019

The Whitewater Federation of Women’s Clubs will be hosting a fundraiser tea party to preserve Whitewater’s historic Bassett House. The third annual Ladies and Young Ladies Tea Party will take place on May 5 from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Bassett House. Tickets are $25 for a single adult, $30 for an adul...

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