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Local restaurant looks for community members on-the-go

February 15, 2012

Driving west on Main Street from campus, it’s hard to miss the taco truck located on North 12th Place right before Sentry. The truck, which offers a wide-range of authentic Mexican food, is a branch of Los Agaves Restaurant in Delavan owned by Francisco Valadez. The truck is open daily fr...

Gov. Walker speaks in Whitewater about the 400 jobs Generac created

November 8, 2011

Monday morning the CEO of Generac Power Systems, Aaron Jagdfeld, announced the planned creation of more than 400 jobs over the next year. Gov. Scott Walker was at the Whitewater plant to help make the announcement. Most of the new jobs, from entry level to management, will be in Whitewater, Wauke...

Fundraiser held to bring back third show of Summersound

May 11, 2011

Senior Hoops plans event as part of BFA degree Summeround Theatre has been a tradition in Whitewater for over 30 years.  Last year, because of budget cuts, UW-Whitewater’s Theatre / Dance Department has been forced to cut the number of summer shows from three to two. “I think it’s tremendou...

Local photo displayed in Times Square

May 11, 2011

UW-W alumnus, wife, lead Milwaukee studio to national spotlight through Kodak competition “At first we were in disbelief, it seemed a little too good to be true,” Zynda-Kneeland said.  “Out of all the photos that were submitted, we feel honored and excited that one of ours was chosen.” The photograph selected is one of 19 photos from photographers throughout the coun...

Nature photographer Tom Ulrich interview

April 20, 2011

Renowned nature photographer Tom Ulrich has been published in countless national and international magazines such as National Geographic,  Sports Illustrated and Outdoor Life. He’s also published seven books that feature his work. Last weekend he hosted a photography presentation and workshop  o...

Radio station hosts week-long fundraiser

April 13, 2011

91.7’s annual Fund Drive is biggest money maker for campus radio station For 91.7 The Edge and radio stations like it, fundraisers are crucial to the station’s survival. The radio station’s biggest annual fundraiser, the Fund Drive, starts tomorrow and ends April 21. “It’s really crucial t...

McCarty, Helbing take their friendship to the Light Recital Hall for a voice recital

April 6, 2011

Senior sopranos perform together for first time Seniors Nicole McCarty and Robin Helbing met four years ago during freshman orientation. Though they’ve been friends their entire career, they will perform a voice recital together for the very first time at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. “We’ve [both] been ...

Murray performs multiple instruments

March 30, 2011

Playing more than one instrument isn’t easy. Senior Heather Murray not only plays one, she plays more than a dozen. “I lost count at 13,” Murray said. The Whitewater community can now witness her play two of her favorite instruments at her solo recital at 7:30 p.m. next Tuesday. She will perform half of the show on oboe and the other playing the bassoon. M...

Concert Band performs with The Newlanders

March 2, 2011

During the first half of the concert, the UW-Whitewater Concert Band will perform under the direction of John Tuinstra, and special guest conductor Dr. Robert Grechesky. The Concert Band will perform works from the Renaissance through Twentieth Century and a setting of the beautiful song by Rich...

Rhythm & School

February 23, 2011

Brent grew up in the same part of Chicago as Kanye West (the city’s Rainbow Beach neighborhood) before moving to Madison during high school. He was a star basketball player before dedicating himself to being a recording artist. It was through a friend that Brent was introduced to UW-Whitewater men’s...

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