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Traveling without sibling brings new adventure

February 2, 2016

Feb. 2, 2016 Growing up with a sister one year apart from me was like having a built-in best friend and travel buddy all my life. Coming from parents who placed such a big importance on experiencing different cultures, food and people, I’ve learned to appreciate the beauty in the world. But from S...

Evolution of Willie the Warhawk

Evolution of Willie the Warhawk

November 19, 2014

Nov. 19, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic It’s hard to imagine UW-Whitewater without including Willie the Warhawk, the university’s mascot since the 1950s. But Willie hasn’t always been the purple and gray, tennis-shoe-wearing hawk with an animated personality the campus has grown to know. In the...

Halloween around the world

October 29, 2014

Oct. 29, 2014 By Amber Levenhagen Halloween is an American holiday by tradition, however, many cultures celebrate in their own way. What started as an ancient religious ritual is now a day celebrated with costumes, trick-or-treating and parties. Forty-five countries currently are represented...

A warhawk’s life down under

November 28, 2012

  Imagine waking up on your birthday and having to say goodbye to all of your friends and family before you leave the country for six months. That was me, heading to Australia to study abroad for one of my last semesters of college. As excited as I was to be able to embark on this incredible jou...

Scholarship created in memory of UW-Whitewater alumnus

November 20, 2012

  Shock and sadness spread across the U.S. on July 20, 2012, when a shooting occurred at the midnight premiere of “The Dark Knight Rises” in Aurora, Col. Citizens throughout the country anxiously awaited news of the tragedy, and when the final list of victims was released, the tragedy hit...

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