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Warhawks mourn loss of beloved basketball player

Warhawks mourn loss of beloved basketball player

Parker Olsen, Men’s Sports Editor September 4, 2022

On July 24, 2022, UW-Whitewater men’s basketball player Derek Gray died unexpectedly in Whitewater. Gray was working at a UW-Whitewater basketball camp for youth when he suddenly collapsed due to a blood...

‘No Right or Wrong Process’

‘No Right or Wrong Process’

Brad Allen, Managing Editor January 30, 2018

In the untimely events of students’ deaths, the processes of setting arrangements and assisting those on campus during the grieving process are handled chiefly by two entities. “University Health...

One dead in two- vehicle crash

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor November 15, 2017

A Janesville man is dead following a two vehicle car crash on Sunday. Around 3:59 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, 28-year-old Brandon Lee Garecht was headed east on U.S. Highway 12 when he attempted to pass several...

Meandering thoughts about life

September 22, 2015

As we continue to progress into the 21st century, we’re going to hear people say more and more that God is dead and nothing is sacred. For various reasons, religions and God are becoming cloaked by...

UW-W student’s body found near city limits

May 30, 2011

UW-Whitewater junior Mark Wegener's body was found this morning by searchers after he had gone missing early Saturday morning. The 20-year-old Merton native was found in the Whitewater Limestone Quarry...

Bin Laden’s death serves as a relief

May 4, 2011
The death of known terrorist Osama bin Laden last Sunday served as a significant step for all Americans. We must remember for many Americans, bin Laden’s death provided much needed closure after the devastating Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against the United States.

Bin Laden’s death brings jubilation

May 4, 2011
Former UW-Whitewater student experiences Washington D.C. celebration first-hand.

Support for tsunami relief needed

March 30, 2011
Though the uproar over Gov. Scott Walker’s budget-repair bill has been a focus for many UW-Whitewater students, faculty and staff, we must take time to support a much larger issue.
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