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Effects of university debt

Effects of university debt

Michael Bose, Journalist March 21, 2021

 Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs Taryn Carathers joining the Whitewater Student Government to discuss positive effects of the debt that the university endured.   Carathers first talked...

Flowers, vines, shrubs and more stretch from ceiling to floor in the Tropical Greenhouse of Upham Hall on the UW-Whitewater campus.

Scenery within the greenery

Dauntae Green, Lifestyle Editor January 24, 2021

Have you ever explored the greenhouse on campus? Tucked alongside Upham Hall is a glass house that serves as a garden, a place for community and an important space to study plant biology. Most work is...

Veterans and Service Members Organization

A benefit for veterans

Registrar coordinator helps service members succeed
Bradley Burt, Journalist November 8, 2020

While some on campus may not know Amy Moore, veterans certainly do. Moore is the UW-Whitewater veteran benefits coordinator. She helps students navigate the complex paperwork and processes required for...

Ben Boland, Career and Leadership Development customer service associate, poses in this year’s festive Homecoming attire.

Homecoming week arrives at UW-Whitewater

Katie Childs, Assistant News Editor October 18, 2020

The time-honored tradition of Homecoming week at UW-Whitewater begins Oct. 19, bringing with it a slew of events and celebrations tailored to the current state of virtual reality. This year’s theme...

The United Way will be campaigning for donations beginning Oct. 19 for two weeks.

Uniting in support of our community

United Way partners in giving with UW-W
Dauntae Green, Lifestyle Editor October 11, 2020

In the time we are living through, keeping a job, having enough money and finding your next meal can seem like daunting tasks. Yet all of that can be managed with some help from the United Way of Jefferson...

UW-Whitewater Club Fishing Team

Fishing team reels in big fall season

Matt Ellis, Assistant Arts and Recreational Editor October 4, 2020

Fishing during the fall is one of the most exciting times to fish all year. They fight hard, and who doesn't like getting outdoors to enjoy the crisp autumn air. This year is no different, and the fishing...

UW-Whitewater Club Basketball Team practice Nov. 2019

Club Sports Awareness Day

Club sports continue with planned 2020 seasons
Andrew Abler, Journalist September 27, 2020

A lack of athletics is one thing everyone has become accustomed to in the past few months, but at Whitewater club sports will be proceeding as planned for their respective 2020 seasons. UW-Whitewater Club...

The first week of fall classes found UW-Whitewater police chief Matt Kiederlen teaching his first law enforcement practices course in Hyer Hall on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019.

Suspects investigated in campus weapon alert

Car described by witnesses recovered
Carina Lopez, News Editor September 27, 2020

UW-Whitewater students reported seeing a weapon displayed from a dark red Pontiac with rear end damage near Lee Hall around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22. Witnesses described the suspects as black males...

The Whitewater Common Council meets to discuss the rise in COVID-19 cases on campus.

Campus, city discuss rise in student COVID-19 cases

Common Council and UW - W plan measures to prevent rise in COVID-19 cases
Katie Childs, Assistant News Editor September 20, 2020

     The Whitewater Common Council met for a special meeting to discuss an ordinance prohibiting mass gatherings following concern over the rise of COVID-19 cases among UW-Whitewater students Sept....

Q & A with Vice Chancellor Crickette

Q & A with Vice Chancellor Crickette

Vice Chancellor of Administrative Affairs, Grace Crickette leaving to UW-Eau Claire
Carina Lopez, News Editor September 20, 2020

The esteemed career of UW-Whitewater’s Vice Chancellor of Administrative Affairs Grace Crickette will now take her to UW-Eau Claire. The Royal Purple sat down with Crickette for a Q & A interview...

Thompson rallies Warhawks amid investigation, pandemic

Thompson rallies Warhawks amid investigation, pandemic

Chancellor complaint shuffles administrative positions
Carina Lopez, News Editor September 13, 2020

UW System President Tommy Thompson addressed the Whitewater campus in a virtual town hall Sept. 9 held to answer questions about an investigation into Chancellor Dwight Watson and the increase in COVID-19...

Senior guard Andre Brown (14) makes a three-point shot late in the second half to bring the Warhawks within one point of UW-Oshkosh in a WIAC conference game at the Williams Center on Wednesday, January 16, 2019.  The Warhawks could not overcome the No. 5 Titans but Brown in the first half became the 29th player in program history to reach 1,000 career points.

Remembering Lucas Burns

Former UW-W basketball player loses battle with brain cancer
Devin Ulrich, Sports Editor September 6, 2020

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and surrounding community mourns the loss of former men's basketball forward Lucas Burns, who died at the age of 30.  Burns was part of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater...

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