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Listening to student concerns

Kylie Jacobs, Biz & Tech Editor

February 24, 2020

The Whitewater Student Government (WSG) hosted a budget listening session to address student and community member’s questions and concerns, as well as hearing from both members of the Student Government and faculty about possible improvements for both enrollment and the budget on Monday, Feb. 17. Ale...

Old member, new goals

President Ostermann congratulates Vice President Veserat on being voted in by the Senate.

Olivia Storey, News Editor

February 3, 2020

When Whitewater Student Government (WSG) President Alex Ostermann left his former role as vice president, he knew he needed to pick someone new to fill that role. Ostermann decided to look no further than someone already familiar with the duties of the vice president, Hogan Veserat. Veserat joined WSG d...

VP becomes new president

Ostermann sits in a meeting as VP. Starting this spring, he will participate in meetings as president.

Danny Grisanzio, Assistant News Editor

January 20, 2020

Whitewater Student Government (WSG) finds itself under new leadership after Former President Jen Purcell stepped down due to graduating after the fall term. Alex Ostermann, former vice president and a three-year veteran of WSG, will take over as the new president of the organization. In his last semester...

Campus assists with financial emergencies

Bryce Gill, Assistant Biz & Tech Editor

November 18, 2019

In case of a financial emergency, all students can apply for the Warhawk Emergency fund. This fund is on campus for students who have run into a financial emergency. The grant does not have to be paid back and rewards up to a thousand dollars. A student must qualify for the grant and the allowance can...

A look at homecoming court

Olivia Storey, News Editor

October 7, 2019

Homecoming court is a staple of homecoming week at UW-W. Students are encouraged to submit their names in the hope of being crowned homecoming king or queen. Applying for homecoming court begins with an application (the application session is now closed). Students are sent an email with a link to th...

UWW App Connects Campus

ICIT tech support, Peyton Seefeldt, is pictured on the phone offering assistance.

Brion Nash, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2019

UW-Whitewater is known as a campus of innovation. To contribute to this innovation, the university has created a new app that aims to guide both new and returning students for the 2019-2020 academic year. The new app is free to any iPhone or Android user and can be found in either app store. Informativ...

Rennovating WINS

Bryce Gill, Assistant Biz & Tech Editor

September 30, 2019

A new WINS interface update will take effect the last weekend of September. This update aims to provide a more efficient experience when navigating through the wins account for each student, staff and faculty. “The goal is for user experience, and for different content on there, to manage the whole s...

Bids welcome home

Delta Chi fraternity poses for a picture with new members after their recruitment week.

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

September 30, 2019

Recruitment week is the chance for a fresh new start for both standing members of Greek organizations and new recruits. This year recruitment takes place during the entire month of September and, just like every year, includes events that welcome bids, or new members, into their new homes. For the Interfratern...

Welcome Madam WSG President

Welcome Madam WSG President

Savannah Hernandez, Assistant News Editor

September 16, 2019

Recently confirmed Student Body President for the Whitewater Student Government (WSG) Jen Purcell plans to bring new initiatives to campus. Purcell and Vice President Alex Ostermann found out what students needed and how they could help mostly while they were campaigning last spring. “A lot of...

Ostermann takes on new role

Vice President Alex Ostermann speaks to attendants of the Whitewater Student Government Senate meeting on Monday, Sept. 9.

Olivia Storey, News Editor

September 16, 2019

Senior Alex Ostermann is the recently sworn in Vice President for Whitewater Student Government (WSG). This year, he is working alongside President Jen Purcell. “I started working at Career and Leadership Development, and with some people in the student government,” Ostermann said. “I thought...

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