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Sports editor signs off on Whitewater experience

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

April 20, 2020

As the Spring 2020 semester comes to a close, graduating seniors like me will leave Whitewater’s campus to head into an uncertain world. The threat of COVID-19 may have ruined the last half of some seniors’ semesters, but...

‘You get out what you put in, so throw yourself out there’

Calahan Steed, Journalist

April 20, 2020

As a senior, I believe the best advice I can give to people is that you get out what you put in. When I look back at my time at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, I remember my days as a wide-eyed freshman. I remember not...

Editor thanks university community and campus newspaper for personal growth throughout collegiate tenure

Scout Springgate, Editor

April 20, 2020

As my academic tenure here at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater nears its terminal end, I would like to give thanks to those who have spurred me on throughout my four magnificent years here and reformed me into the person...

UW-W should refund or waive housing and meal plan fees

March 13, 2020

As the Covid-19 virus continues to spread colleges, including UWW, have told students to pack up and go home for an extended spring break before a mandatory few weeks of online classes. This is a totally understandable and reasonabl...

Residence halls will remain open

March 13, 2020

Hello Everyone, University Housing will remain open during the extended Spring Break and after that. Any and all residents that would like to stay on campus and remain in your rooms during this time are welcome to. There will...

Important message regarding COVID-19 and spring break

March 13, 2020

Dear Warhawks, The COVID-19 coronavirus continues to spread and affect people in Wisconsin, the United States and the rest of the world. Today, Governor Tony Evers declared a public health emergency. This is a rapidly changing situ...

New budgetary website now featured on university homepage

March 2, 2020

Budgeting a Stronger Future: Reinvestment, Revenue Generation and Reduction, is a new budget website that has been posted on the uww.edu homepage. You will find a link to it at the top of the homepage. A screenshot of the link i...

Campus mourns impact of Milwaukee shooting

March 2, 2020

Dear Campus Community, As you have probably heard in the news, it has been reported that multiple people have been killed in a mass shooting that occurred at the Molson-Coors complex in Milwaukee on Wednesday afternoon. This i...

Chancellor Watson receives praise from campus community

March 2, 2020

The situation at our university is something I wouldn’t want to deal with, let alone inherit. Our old chancellor resigned in a scandal, feelings had been hurt and we had a tumultuous budget epidemic that was beginning to unfold. Th...

UW System Symposium 2020

February 24, 2020

The Undergraduate Research Program (URP) is pleased to announce that UW-Whitewater will host the UW System Symposium this year. This event displays undergraduate creativity, achievement, research, service-learning and community...

Message from Chancellor Watson on student access and success

February 24, 2020

Dear campus colleagues, As we continue to have our collaborative, consultative, shared governance conversations with integrity, I want us to be intentional about student access and success. We want to make sure that our stud...

Watch out for the ice

Scout Springgate, Managing Editor

February 17, 2020

With temperatures fluctuating from mildly warm to blistering cold, ice build-up on campus and city walkways once again become a problem. This issue is particularly prevalent at night, when temperatures dip and meltwater from snow beg...

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