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Kind talks of progress, recovery for students

Shannan Lojeski, News Editor

January 29, 2019

With the fall semester behind it, Whitewater Student Government (WSG) plans to move forward confidently and consistently both individually as a student governance and collectively as a campus. “We all have challenges and we all move forward,” said WSG President Tom Kind. “You learn to adapt, an...

WSG supports survivors, chancellor

Killian Jauch, News Editor

November 5, 2018

Whitewater Student Government has unanimously passed two resolutions on an investigation involving former associate to the chancellor Alan Hill and his relationship with Chancellor Beverly Kopper. Senators Austin May and Ethan Hoeppner wrote and proposed both resolutions. The original resolution was written strictly...

Chancellor shares thoughts on husband’s dismissal from UW-W

Beverly Kopper, Chancellor

September 18, 2018

Dear Campus Colleagues, I want to share with you a difficult situation for me personally and professionally.  The University of Wisconsin System completed, and has now released, an independent investigation into sexual harassment allegations made against the Associate of the Chancellor, Pete Hill, who is my...

Tweets not punishable

September 10, 2018

Dear Chancellor Kopper: I am a veteran of dangerous military and (paid and unpaid) civilian service, a holder of a UW degree, well (better?) educated via the Milwaukee County Public Library System and the “school of hard knocks”, and a most intense defender of all of the bill of rights. Therefore, I ...

‘We are even better together’

Chancellor Beverly Kopper congratulates UW-W employee for 50 years of service in the Anderson Library.

Killian Jauch, News Editor

September 3, 2018

One of Chancellor Beverly Kopper’s main talking points in this year’s State of the University address was the restructuring of the University of Wisconsin-Rock County into a satellite campus for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Kopper said there is still work to be done, but everyone involv...

Kopper promotes Warhawk pride

Beverly Kopper, Chancellor

September 3, 2018

Dear Mr. Lofton, As a proud member of the Packer and Warhawk nations, I wanted to thank you and your colleague Mr. Kevin Harlan for your positive words regarding Jake Kumerow during last Thursday’s Packer game. We are so proud of Jake and delighted that others have the thrill of watching him p...

UW-W to mark 150 years of excellence, service

Chancellor Beverly Kopper looks out at the audience.

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief

September 5, 2017

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Chancellor Beverly Kopper spoke to students, faculty and staff Aug. 28 about her goals for the university, its newly revised mission statement, the upcoming sesquicentennial celebration and the ’17-19 state budget during the annual State of the University Address...

Commencement re-structured due to growing participation

Students’ decorative graduation caps sit on display during the Fall 2016 commencement ceremony. Changes in this year’s commencement activities are due to the large crowds from students and families.

Kimberly Wethal, Co Editor-in chief

February 28, 2017

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is having growing pains when it comes to spring commencement. With recent spring undergraduate ceremonies featuring over 1,400 students during a 3.5 hour affair, the event is undergoing change for this semester’s graduates. Spring commencement has been split...

New Campus dorm project approved

Nathan Kober, Staff Writer

October 7, 2016

Construction of a new residential hall at UW-Whitewater will begin after 3 years of delays with hopes of opening by Fall 2019. Although the building is still in the early design phase, The Director of University Housing Frank Bartlett said the University has all the authority it needs from the state to begi...

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