• Sep 22, 9:33 amDance Company Workshop Wednesday, Sept. 23rd 7-8 p.m. at the Lawcon Tennis Courts (by Esker).

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The sweet life

Elena Schleusner and Jacob Gildemeister, new Owners of both the Sweetspot Bakehouse and Sweetspot Cafe stand outside their business for a photo on Friday Sept. 18 in Whitewater Wisconsin.

Kylie Jacobs, Managing Editor

September 20, 2020

The SweetSpot welcomed familiar faces home Aug. 31 as UW-Whitewater Alumni Elena Schleusner and fiance Jacobs Gildemeister took over both the SweetSpot Bakehouse and Cafe here in Whitewater. Having previously owned the local theater, they decided to continue their entrepreneurship and expand into downtown Whitew...

A walk down Old Main Lane

A walk down Old Main Lane

Olivia Storey, Assistant News Editor

April 15, 2019

UW-W celebrated the creation of Old Main Lane Friday, April 12 with a display. The project took years of support and collaboration to complete, as faculty, staff, students and alumni all played their part in providing memorabilia and stories to be shared with the Whitewater community on the second fl...

Kopper promotes Warhawk pride

Beverly Kopper, Chancellor

September 3, 2018

Dear Mr. Lofton, As a proud member of the Packer and Warhawk nations, I wanted to thank you and your colleague Mr. Kevin Harlan for your positive words regarding Jake Kumerow during last Thursday’s Packer game. We are so proud of Jake and delighted that others have the thrill of watching him p...

Alumni push current athletes

Alumni push current athletes

Eli Johnson, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2017

The UW-Whitewater  track and field programs held their annual Purple vs White Alumni meet Dec. 9 at Kachel Fieldhouse inside the Williams Center. Starting at noon, the entire facility was filled with present and past Warhawk track and field athletes. Since this annual meet was an exhibition,...

Justin Stuppy


Catherine Smith, Lifestyle Editor

September 12, 2017

K-9 Unit Officer Justin Stuppy said he believes in the power of earning a degree from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. A graduate of the Class of 2017, Stuppy says the university single-handedly provided him the training and education needed for a career with the City of Whitewater Police Depart...

Echelon String Quartet takes stage

November 20, 2013

By Signe Trewyn   Four local alumni will bring their talent to the stage this week hoping to introduce their audience to music that they might not usually listen to, as the Echelon String Quartet reaches beyond the usual repertoire. The group includes Blaine Mcquinn and Alerdale Wimer on...

Investing in entrepreneurs

Investing in entrepreneurs

March 13, 2013

Student entrepreneurs could potentially receive mirco-loans through the UW-Whitewater Student Chamber of Commerce. Sophomore Dan Fink, the co-founder of the chamber,  said micro-loans are usually used for the initial costs associated with starting a business, such as inventory, supplies or machinery. ...

Gallery highlights 35-year career

Gallery highlights 35-year career

February 13, 2013

  ‘Diverse’ work on display from former professor:   An annual exhibit in the Center of the Arts brings students and locals the chance to view a variety of ceramic works by alumni and professors of UW-Whitewater. This year’s show in particular seeks to honor a recent retiree...

Milwaukee Wave hosts alumni event


February 6, 2013

  The Milwaukee Wave is hosting a UW-Whitewater Day for alumni, students and family from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Feb. 10 at the U.S. Cellular Arena in Milwaukee. The event includes a social reception in a VIP room and a performance by the student dance team. The professional indoor soccer team...

Alumnus brings world experience to campus

October 17, 2012

“It’s important to get educational experience outside of the classroom,” said Quinton Baker, president of the Dean’s Advisory Council for the College of Business and Economics. Baker said the newly developed Leaders’ Ways and Wisdom speaker series is a means to do just that. On Oct.11,...

New Chamber of Commerce targets student businesses

September 19, 2012

Whitewater Student Government has instated a Chamber of Commerce directed toward student business owners. The idea was first presented to former WSG President Patrick Johnson last school year by the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization. Johnson began to work with CEO on a Chamber of Commerce on...

Whitewater bar instates new cover charge

September 6, 2012

Pumpers and Mitchell’s bar in downtown Whitewater has recently implemented a $10 cover charge to non-students and non-permanent residents of UW-Whitewater. According to Curt Patrick, manager of Pumpers and Mitchell’s, many customers from nearby towns such as Rockford and Beloit were causing probl...

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