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What’s to come in 2021?

What’s to come in 2021?
Media entertainment makes a comeback
January 17, 2021

With 2020 finally over, 2021 has many surprises in store that has everybody anticipating loads of excitement for television, movies, music albums and events that will be coming out. There will be new music...

Don ye ugly Christmas sweater

Don ye ugly Christmas sweater
Christmas is coming around the corner at UW-Whitewater and the best way to celebrate
December 13, 2020

A fun and cheeky way to celebrate the holidays can be through the donning of ye annual ugly Christmas sweater. Ugly sweaters can be wacky, embarrassing, a drag, or very festive to celebrate the spirit...

Trending jobs of 2020

The 2020 spring hawk career fair took place inside the Hamilton Room at the James R. Connor
University Center in February 2020.
December 6, 2020

Graduation time is here. As our last class of 2020 leaves us and heads into the working world of adulthood, there are many job opportunities on the horizon. Over 245,000 jobs were added to the U.S. economy...

What to buy? What to buy?

What to buy? What to buy?
Trending gifts perfect for the holiday season
November 29, 2020

With the holiday season approaching quickly, students on campus are starting to brainstorm ideas for gift giving. There have been releases of new game consoles, and with Black Friday coming soon, new deals...

Thanksgiving must-haves

Thanksgiving must-haves
Dishes that make Thanksgiving what it’s all about
November 15, 2020

Thanksgiving is a time to come together with friends and family to give thanks for the things we appreciate in life around an ultra feast. It's expected that at least one certain family member is going...

Later, skater

Freshman Angel Navarrete steps off his skateboard to say hello outside Heide Hall Nov. 8.
November 8, 2020

You’re walking through campus to class. You hear a noise start to approach you from behind, and you watch someone zip past you on their skateboard. Skateboarding is a noticeably popular form of transportation...

Astronaut bounces into Halloween

Astro the astronaut bounces around campus at 6 p.m. on weekends bringing candy and the Halloween spirit to UW-Whitewater.
October 25, 2020

 Halloween is being celebrated across the university with all its spookiness and fun, drawing out a cast of characters who are dressing up for the season. One costumed person especially getting in the...

Spooky dorm door decor

Spooky dorm door decor
Spooky season is here, so don't get scared!
October 11, 2020

Spooky season is here now, and there are people celebrating Halloween by decorating their dorm doors. It is the time and place to show the spirit of Halloween on campus by showing your peers and other...

Bad Bunny Crocs (you know you want ’em)

Bad Bunny Crocs (you know you want 'em)
October 4, 2020

Your favorite pair of rubber clogs that you secretly love, but are ashamed to rock in public got a fancy makeover thanks to a collaboration with Latin trap artist Bad Bunny. Benito Antonio Martínez...

The Travis Scott Meal

Lifestyle Editor Dauntae Green takes a gets good vibes from the Travis Scott meal at the Whitewater McDonald's.
"You know why I’m here"
September 27, 2020

“You know why I’m here.” Rapper Travis Scott is now a new trend at McDonald's. The meal includes yummy food from McDonald's such as a Quarter Pounder with cheese, bacon, lettuce, medium fries with...

Ghost photoshoot

A photo taken by @maggiekraser from Tik Tok of her and her friend participating in the #GhostPhotoshoot trend.
A spooky fun time
September 20, 2020

There's a new trend on the popular app TikTok for this upcoming fall season. People are going out with friends with only their phone camera and a white sheet to create vintage looking photographs dressed...

Kick back with Cobra Kai

Kick back with Cobra Kai
September 17, 2020

Following the epic fight scene at the All Valley Karate Tournament ending the classic movie “Karate Kid,” the Netflix original show “Cobra Kai” picks up on a modern day adult version of those legendary...

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