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A message from Governor Evers

March 13, 2020

Good Afternoon, As of today, there have been six people who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Wisconsin. One of these individuals has already recovered. The Department of Health Services (DHS), my administration, and I are taking this issue very seriously, and are continuing to take precautions ...

COVID-19 impacts UW-W athletic events, National championships canceled

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

March 13, 2020

With the recent outbreak of Coronavirus or COVID-19, many facets of campus life have been affected. While dates for exams and classes can be moved around without much disruption, the athletic program and schedules at Whitewater have been disrupted severely. On Thursday March 12, the NCAA announced th...

UW-W should refund or waive housing and meal plan fees

March 13, 2020

As the Covid-19 virus continues to spread colleges, including UWW, have told students to pack up and go home for an extended spring break before a mandatory few weeks of online classes. This is a totally understandable and reasonable handling the situation however one has to ask, What about the money tha...

Coronavirus and the state of Wisconsin

Olivia Storey, News Editor

March 13, 2020

COVID-19, otherwise known as Coronavirus, has officially been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). With over 134,000 confirmed cases, 4,965 deaths and roughly 114 affected countries as of March 13, it is a growing problem that has begun to affect the United States, including the...

Important message regarding COVID-19 and spring break

March 13, 2020

Dear Warhawks, The COVID-19 coronavirus continues to spread and affect people in Wisconsin, the United States and the rest of the world. Today, Governor Tony Evers declared a public health emergency. This is a rapidly changing situation and we are working in consultation with our local, state and feder...

Doctors Without Borders chapter talks Coronavirus

Kylie Jacobs, Biz & Tech Editor

March 9, 2020

For many students, trying to find an internship or a job for the summer is hard enough, and adding fears of the coronavirus may double the amount of stress on a student to stay healthy and keep working. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater student chapter of Doctors without Borders brought in two guest ...

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