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Warhawks’ journey comes to an end

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

December 10, 2018


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After an undefeated regular season and 36th WIAC championship, the No. 5 UW-Whitewater football team fell short of the Stagg Bowl in the NCAA DIII semifinal against No. 2 University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton, Texas. The Warhawks conclude their season with a 13-1 overall record. UW-W has not a...

Mailing it in this Christmas

Benjamin Pierce, Managing Editor

December 10, 2018


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The season of giving gifts is upon us. With Christmas now just a few weeks away, UW-Whitewater students shipping or receiving gifts and packages has become commonplace. Jillian Wielgat works as a university services associate. She said the holiday season can be a busy time for university housi...

‘Focused, driven and passionate’

‘Focused, driven and passionate’

Samantha Lynn, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2018


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The Forensics team took first place in the Dairyland Tournament Dec. 2 at UW-Whitewater. Junior Jennifer Toone has been a part of the forensics team for three years. Toone won the tournament championship in Duo Interpretation with sophomore Alexis Zello. “Sharing this hard work and victory was...

Warhawks move on to semifinal

Warhawks move on to semifinal

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

December 4, 2018


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Five Whitewater turnovers helped the No. 5 Warhawk football team pull away from No. 11 Bethel University (Minn.), 26-12, in the national quarterfinal round Dec. 1 at Perkins Stadium. The win sends the 13-0 Whitewater squad to a semifinal matchup at No. 2 University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (Texas) next...

Men’s hoops shoot for comeback

Men’s hoops shoot for comeback

Dylan Piccolo, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2018


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Last season, the Warhawks lost their first-round matchup in the WIAC tournament against UW-River Falls. The season did not finish the way they wanted, and it was telling they would be back ready to go with six of their seven leading scorers back on the hardwood for the 2018-19 season. UW-W is curren...

A bridge between two communities

A bridge between two communities

Killian Jauch, News Editor

December 4, 2018


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   When UW-System reconstruction was announced, students at what was formerly the University of Wisconsin-Rock County did not know what to expect.    “I was honestly confused,” said Jacob Zweig, who is a freshman at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater at Rock County. “At first I thought I had to go to Whitewater, I...

Global giving campaign turns local

Global giving campaign turns local

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

December 4, 2018


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For the second year in a row, the staff at the Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement Office has brought the worldwide, online “Giving Tuesday” event to the local level through the “Warhawks Give” campaign. “‘Giving Tuesday’ is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media a...

In tune for the holidays

In tune for the holidays

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

December 4, 2018


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Each year, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Music Department hosts the Gala Holiday Concert. This year it was held Dec. 1 in Young Auditorium marking its 24th year on campus. It is the Music Department’s biggest concert of the year. Every year it raises over $20,000 for the Music Department...

Highway hang-up affects many

Highway hang-up affects many

Killian Jauch, News Editor

November 28, 2018


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   With the holiday season beginning, there are many things to look forward to. Snow, lights, family, all the things that make the holidays fun. With it, however, there is also one thing people do not look forward to: traffic.     Here at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, students will soo...

NSLS heads to New Jersey

NSLS heads to New Jersey

Shannan Lojeski, Assistant News Editor

November 28, 2018


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About 300 members and chapter leaders attended the National Leadership Summit, Regional Leader Retreat (RLR) in Jersey City, New Jersey Nov. 9-10. UW-Whitewater’s National Society of Leadership and Success was represented by five members of the executive board at this conference. RLR was the firs...

Wrestling looks to continue solid season start

Wrestling looks to continue solid season start

Augie Spankowski, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2018


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The Warhawk wrestling team appears to have started off the new season on the right foot and are showing plenty of promise going forward. Whitewater won its first dual of the season Nov. 14 with a dominant 34-9 performance over WIAC opponent UW-Stevens Point at Kachel Gymnasium. Their next schedul...

Warhawks advance to quarterfinal

Warhawks advance to quarterfinal

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

November 28, 2018


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Two down, three to go. After defeating Eureka College (Ill.) 67-14 Nov. 17, the No. 5 Warhawk football squad dominated St. Norbert College 54-21 in the NCAA playoffs second round Nov. 24 at Perkins Stadium, advancing to the quarterfinals against No. 11 Bethel University (Minn.). UW-W improves to 12-0...

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