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Campus engages in sustainable gardening practices

Campus engages in sustainable gardening practices

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

April 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Rec

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 Day, a day which celebrates neighbors helping neighbors and is focused on making a positive impact...

Parking prices to rise in fall

Parking prices to rise in fall

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2018


Filed under carousel, News

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Police Services Chief Matt Kiederlen says his wife isn’t going to be too happy with him as prices rise for on-campus parking  next year – for him included. While the price changes of parking permits are not yet formally approved, serious structural concerns in ...

A proactive approach today

A proactive approach today

Gabriella Neurock and Brad Allen

February 19, 2018


Filed under carousel, Lifestyle

Almost two years after an incident on campus sparked outrage over racial discrimination, and in the wake of several disturbing current events, members of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater community came together in what administrators described as a proactive approach to better equip the university ...

Mysterious Dress Leads to Historical Discovery

Mysterious Dress Leads to Historical Discovery

Gabriella Neurock, Lifestyle Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under carousel, Lifestyle

Editor's note: Story has been updated as of Feb. 23 at 3:12 p.m. for increased accuracy.   Stories of those who came before us will always stay with us. On Feb. 12,  an authentic dress dating back to the 1880s was installed in Old Main Lane, which is located on the upstairs level of the U...

Trip down memory lane

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

December 13, 2017


Filed under News

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 life at UW-Whitewater before it went up in flames in 1970. To recognize Whitewater’s rich and slightl...

Internet speeds cause for concern

Internet speeds cause for concern

November 6, 2013


Filed under News

Nov. 6, 2013 By Kevin Demerath By Lucas Wimmer UW-Whitewater students have recently experienced slow Internet due to an overload of devices connecting to the Wi-Fi. With Internet being such a necessity for doing school work, video games and entertainment, it has caused some disruption to daily...

Fighting for her life

November 28, 2012


Filed under Lifestyle

  For Sandy Devitt-Mascari, going to school was a way to live out her dreams and a reason to get out of bed while she was going through intense chemotherapy treatment. “I had come to the realization that I had to decide whether or not I was going to let cancer define who I was, or if I was...

Get to know your campus assistants

November 20, 2012


Filed under Uncategorized

  Campus Assistants are an asset when it comes to bringing in new Warhawks. They give tours to prospective students and are known for walking backward in purple coats. Get to know these four CAs and the lives they lead outside of giving campus tours.   Kelley Agnew   Year:...

On duty with campus security officers

October 10, 2012


Filed under Lifestyle

The Campus Security Officer program formed in fall 2010 due to the congestion of vehicles and students crossing Starin Road. Starting out with only five employees, the CSO program’s ability to provide services was limited. In fall 2010, multiple hate crimes occurred on campus. “Because the...

Budget unlikely to hurt students, academics

May 2, 2012


Filed under News

In order to help pay the $2 million owed toward the mid-year $250 million budget lapse, UW-Whitewater has delayed different projects around campus. The university owes the money for the fiscal year which ends June 30. The lapse is a one-time cut due to the state needing more funding. Vice Chancellor...

University must work towards parking reform

February 8, 2012


Filed under Opinion

With UW-Whitewater faculty champing at the bit to have their own parking lot, it is evident that now is the time for the university to address its parking problem. It’s a problem that has been present at this campus for far too long and both faculty and students would like to see some changes. For...

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