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Theatre activism tackles gun violence in national campaign

Theatre activism tackles gun violence in national campaign
April 24, 2018

No one ever thinks it could happen to them, until it does. It’s all a matter of probability, chance and statistics. The play, “Natural Shocks,” by Lauren Gunderson, tackled these topics as part...

Campus engages in sustainable gardening practices

Campus engages in sustainable gardening practices
April 15, 2018

Campus Garden Opening Day is scheduled to take place from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. April 20 at the campus garden located between the Bookstore and Health Center. The event will be a part of Make a Difference...

Students share experiences through poetry

Students share experiences through poetry
International students work with Whitewater elementary school
April 9, 2018

Freshman Qiaolu Zou misses her family back in China. So she chose to write about mooncakes, a traditional dessert, in a poem  exhibition between international and elementary school students. Several...

Approaching a new season

Approaching a new season
Whitewater City Market returns May 1
April 9, 2018

The Whitewater City Market will return to Cravath Lakefront Park on May 1 and run every Tuesday through the end of October – rain or shine. This year’s city market involves a few new changes. It...

Hiking trails bring focus to Whitewater

Steps that lead to the Ice Age Trail, a 1,000 mile hiking path that crosses through Wisconsin.
Tourism council hopes recognition will boost business
April 2, 2018

In November, the city of Whitewater was awarded the opportunity to become a Whitewater Ice Age Trail Community.   To celebrate and to officially mark this accomplishment, The Whitewater Tourism Council...

Contest features sights from abroad

Senior Janay Newman, a public relations intern for Roberta’s Art Gallery, prepares a photo for display ahead of the March 1 grand opening. A reception will be held at the gallery March 6.
March 5, 2018

Wander, Explore, Discover, and Reflect: UW-Whitewater’s fifth Annual International Photo Contest Exhibit runs from March 1-20 in Roberta’s Art Gallery. The exhibit is led by the Center for Global...

Poetry as an outlet

Poet Kyla Lacey performs her work on Feb. 22 at the Down Under in the University Center.
February 26, 2018

Some topics are hard to talk about, but as poet Kyla Lacey says, “the conversation may stop, but the racism continues.” This was one of the ideas behind her poem titled “White Privilege,” which...

Students explore creative freedom

Students explore creative freedom
February 5, 2018

Approximately 20 art and design students have been working on a project with renowned artist Nick Cave who will be giving a public lecture Feb. 15 in Young Auditorium. On Oct. 26, 2017 the students...

Event brings new activities to campus

Event brings new activities to campus
January 29, 2018

Magician Daniel Martin headlined the Warhawks at Night event Jan. 26 in the University Center Hamilton Room where students gathered to see his improvised magic and sarcasm. Martin performed his pick-pocketing...

Santa hosts 25th annual breakfast event

Santa hosts 25th annual breakfast event
December 13, 2017

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Student Optimist Club hosted its 25th annual Breakfast with Santa event where they fed 760 people, 397 of which were children. At the event kids had the opportunity...

Dean Hayes off to fresh start

December 13, 2017

Dr. Eileen M. Hayes was announced as the Dean of College of Arts and Communication at UW-Whitewater last semester in April. Dr. Hayes was set to assume her role as dean on August 1, 2017 and felt prepared...

Trip down memory lane

December 13, 2017

There are very few times when Old Main is mentioned on campus. For many students, their only time hearing its mention is during a campus tour. However, 47 years ago Old Main was at the heart of campus...

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