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New Hall not prepared for students

September 9, 2019

Dear Royal Purple Reader, The New Hall has become tiresome to become accommodated with. To begin, the time of estimated completion was scheduled for three to four months prior to the fall 2019 semester....

Milwaukee Street construction takes toll on local business

May 6, 2019

Construction is definitely not everyone’s favorite thing, especially in a college town like Whitewater and especially on a main drag like Newcomb and Milwaukee Street. The Newcomb and Milwaukee Street...

Center of Arts to renovate printmaking lab

April 15, 2019

The new renovation to the Center of the Arts printmaking lab will cost over one million dollars. This project will take place from April to September 2019. This project will compress several printing...

Highway hang-up affects many

Highway hang-up affects many
Interstate construction slows down travelers
November 28, 2018

   With the holiday season beginning, there are many things to look forward to. Snow, lights, family, all the things that make the holidays fun. With it, however, there is also one thing people do not...

Connecting campus and community

photo by Julia Graff / Assistant Photo Editor
Groundbreaking initiates construction of engagement center, hotel
September 17, 2018

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is building a new engagement center next to Walmart on West Main Street. The building’s former occupant, a Sentry grocery store, sold the space to the university. The...

Construction costs community

November 14, 2012

Time is money. For business owners in Whitewater, the extension of the East Milwaukee Street project was a tiresome affair. “For big projects like this I understand things happen, but it’s still...

Construction in Whitewater

May 9, 2012

As the winter season ends, construction season begins in Whitewater. Renovations on the $2.4 million Milwaukee Street project have already begun, and two more projects on Prince Street and Prairie Street...

Dance space to help college ‘immensely’

April 24, 2012

“Do you know what it’s like to come to work for nine years and be a problem?” Associate Professor of dance Barbara Grubel asked referring to getting in everybody’s way. That is one of the...

New name for Carlson Hall likely

April 11, 2012

Carlson Hall will soon be known as Laurentide Hall, pending approval from the UW System Board of Regents. The board will meet tomorrow at UW-Superior, and the name request is on its agenda. Associate...

Whiton and main Illuminated!

November 10, 2011

Street lights rise on the corner of Whiton and main street.  Progress at noon was one light pole up and two assembled which may be up by the end of the day.

Construction protects students from harm

October 5, 2011

The intersection of Main and Whiton Streets is finally getting a stoplight. The construction started last week and the pedestrian yield sign that previously hung over Main Street will be replaced. Anyone...

City approves construction projects

April 27, 2011

In many cities in Wisconsin, summer is the time for road construction. The city of Whitewater is no different. Over the past few weeks, the Whitewater Common Council has approved numerous construction...

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