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Freckmann joins elite company

Freckmann joins elite company

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

February 11, 2019


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Each athlete has a different role when it comes to making a team. Some are supporting members, some are starters, and a few are a rare breed. Senior forward Olivia Freckmann fits that rare breed category. Freckmann is from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and attended Pius XI High School, where she participated...

Lady Warhawks storming back

Lady Warhawks storming back

Calahan Steed, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2019


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The Warhawk women’s hoops team carried its surge of weeks long momentum to an eight-game winning streak. UW-W’s victories against UW-Stevens Point Feb. 6 and UW-Stout Feb. 9 bring its season record to 16-7 overall and 9-3 in the WIAC. Whitewater currently stands tied for second in conference with U...

Winter weather forces Wells Halls clear-out

Winter weather forces Wells Halls clear-out

Nicole Aimone, Editor-in-Chief

February 11, 2019


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Wells East and West halls were evacuated on Saturday, Feb. 2 due to a sprinkler head being activated in Wells East. Whitewater Fire Department was dispatched due to a fire alarm being triggered in Wells East, which was accompanied by heavy water flow. “In instances like this we don’t know if it’s a f...

Polar Plunge brings teams and communities together

Polar Plunge brings teams and communities together

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

February 11, 2019


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While many wouldn’t dream of getting anywhere near water during the cold of the winter months, a small group of people decided that the discomfort of the plunge was worth it if it meant helping out a worthy cause, like the Special Olympics. Still, despite the cold water and bitter cold of the winter a...

Students bring 1997 comedy musical to stage

Students bring 1997 comedy musical to stage

Samantha Lynn, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2019


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A story about love and reason that brings a comedic musical to life on stage of Princess Leonide who will do anything for love is coming to Whitewater. “Triumph of Love” will open on Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. to students and community members. The shows will continue through March 1, and its last show will...

Involvement Fair helps create student connections

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

February 7, 2019


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For many students, college is about finding their own special place on campus, but for some, it’s hard to know exactly where that is. And it was that very struggle that inspired Ron Bucholz, director of the Career and Leadership Development to create the Student Involvement Fair over thirty years ago. ...

Toppers plans Super Deal for Super Bowl

Toppers plans Super Deal for Super Bowl

Dylan Piccolo, Biz & Tech Editor

February 6, 2019


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When the NFL hosts the 2019 Super Bowl on Sunday, America will be cooking up or taking out their favorite gameday foods with family and friends on what has become like a national holiday. With all food sales skyrocketing for the Super Bowl, companies are positioning themselves to earn a portion of the pie on...

Warhawks squander second half lead

Warhawks squander second half lead

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

February 4, 2019


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Despite leading by as much as 12 in the second half, the Warhawk men’s basketball team could not maintain it and fell to UW-Eau Claire on the road, 78-74, Feb. 2. The Warhawks in the process got swept by the Blugolds for the first time since the 2015-16 season. Whitewater won both of its games ...

Ready to serve

Ready to serve

Shannan Lojeski, News Editor

February 4, 2019


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The City of Whitewater Police Department (WPD) swore in a new officer, Aleksandar Marjanovic Jan. 3. Officer Marjanovic is 24 years old and has a degree in Healthcare Administration from UW-Milwaukee. Before choosing to work in law enforcement, Marjanovic worked at Blount Orthopedics in Milwaukee ...

Brown Jr. sets record, Warhawks split week

Brown Jr. sets record, Warhawks split week

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

January 29, 2019


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Warhawk men’s basketball has gone 3-5 in the WIAC since their 11-0 regular season start after splitting games against UW-Platteville on the road Jan. 23 and UW-La Crosse at Kachel Gymnasium Jan. 26. Whitewater took down the Pioneers, 88-80, with much of the credit going to senior forward Melvin Brown ...

Women’s basketball heating up in WIAC

Women’s basketball heating up in WIAC

Ethan Maurice, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019


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After a slow start to conference play, the Warhawk women’s basketball team has taken off on a four-game winning streak by beating UW-Platteville and No. 22 UW-La Crosse this past week. Sophomore guard Emily Schumacher led from the front, averaging 16.5 points this week. The Warhawks took down UW-Platteville ...

The media should be thorough, truthful

The media should be thorough, truthful

January 29, 2019


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The media is supposed to publish fair, two-sided stories for the public to get an adequate understanding of the story. This hasn’t been happening recently. We are sure most—if not all— of you have heard of the recent events unfolding between Native American/Vietnam War veteran Nathan Phillip...

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