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Baseball Feature: Fon has sights set on major leagues

Baseball Feature: Fon has sights set on major leagues

April 16, 2014

  April 16, 2014 By Emily Leclair He is a captain of the UW-Whitewater baseball team and the starting third baseman. He is just as much a threat in the field as he is in the batter’s box. In his senior season, he said he is looking forward to his baseball career going beyond a college...

Wisconsin Badgers Spring Football Column

April 16, 2014

  April 16, 2014 By Lucas Wimmer Four things I learned from the Badgers’ spring game The University of Wisconsin Badgers held their spring game on Saturday, and a lot of storylines took some interesting twists. The game was held in a bit of a different format from other spring games....

Gomez leads the Brewers’ charge

Gomez leads the Brewers' charge

April 16, 2014

  April 16, 2014 By Justin Schultz   Even though he’s not your prototypical lead-off hitter, Carlos Gomez is setting the tone on the top of the Milwaukee Brewers’ lineup. Gomez, 28, entered Monday with a .373 batting average along with a team-high four home runs. His batting...

Weightlifting Club: UW-W lifters send 14 athletes to State

Weightlifting Club: UW-W lifters send 14 athletes to State

April 16, 2014

  April 16, 2014 By Andrea Sidlauskas When it comes to weightlifting, the idea of stout men who spend hours at the gym grunting to hoist heavy plates and shamelessly checking themselves out in the mirror may come to mind. In reality, Olympic weightlifting is a sport suitable for any...

Women’s Wheelchair Basketball: Proven winner on U.S. and European Courts

Women's Wheelchair Basketball: Proven winner on U.S. and European Courts

April 16, 2014

  April 16, 2014 By Ryan Altman Living more than 4,200 miles away in Cologne, Germany, Mareike Adermann enjoyed years of playing stand-up basketball. It wasn’t until several ACL injuries later, at the age of 17, that forced her to put a hold on playing a sport she loved. Instead...

Women’s Bowling: ‘Hawks achieve historic finish

Women's Bowling: 'Hawks achieve historic finish

April 16, 2014

  April 16, 2014 By Ashley McCallum The UW-Whitewater women’s bowling team made history this weekend when it placed third at the NCAA Bowling Championships on April 11. Third place is not only the highest placing for the Warhawks, but for any Division-III bowling team ever. “Y...

Saving lives, one pint at a time

Saving lives, one pint at a time

April 16, 2014

  April 16, 2014 By Kristie Weiss and Jacqueline Schaefer   The UW-Whitewater Student Optimist Club teams up with the Red Cross to host its blood drive every April and November. The blood drive this semester was held April 9 to 10 in Esker Dining Hall. For some students, this...

College Democrats excel to new heights

April 16, 2014

  April 16, 2014 By Jacqueline Schaefer   During the College Democrats of Wisconsin State Convention, the UW-Whitewater College Democrats received an honor. They were given the College Democrats 2013 Chapter of the Year Award. The convention, April 4 and 5 in the Hilton Center...

Students save time to ‘take back the night’

Students save time to ‘take back the night’

April 16, 2014

  April 16, 2014 By Allyson Karnowski   One in four college women have been victims of sexual assault or an attempted assault, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Several events throughout April will represent Sexual Assault Awareness Month at UW-Whitewater and across...

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