Founded 1901

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Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

People arrive at Whitewater City Market on July 2, 2019. Scenes of downtown Whitewater, Wis. from late June and early July, 2019.

Spend a summer of fun in Whitewater

Lucas Riley, Community Journalist April 28, 2024

The summer season is approaching in Whitewater and the city is gearing up to host a variety of fun events. With the academic year winding down, more people will be available to enjoy activities in the...

The community gathered on Main Street on Friday, Dec. 1 to celebrate the holiday season with a lighted parade. A Disney character float grabbed the attention of all the children in attendance and featured Olaf, Minnie, Mickey, and Minions.

Parade of Lights brings holiday cheer

Aliza Kaiser, Assistant Community Editor December 4, 2023

Jingle bells, Disney characters, Santa and Mrs. Clause, and more made an appearance at this year’s annual Parade of Lights down Main Street on Dec. 1 to spread some holiday cheer. The parade is held...

People gathered along the water to enjoy music, local businesses, food, and more at the Shop Small Holiday Market. Join in on the fun this year on November 25. Credit: Whitewater Chamber of Commerce

Holiday festivities and more upcoming events

Aliza Kaiser, Assistant Community Editor November 6, 2023

November is here and so is the holiday season. Thanksgiving will be here before you know it and sparkly lights will soon adorn houses and buildings across the city. Two festive events are also coming back...

The view of the fair from the top of the ferris wheel at the July Fourth Festival.

Summer in the city

Dauntae Green, Managing Editor May 2, 2022

Whitewater comes together as a community in many ways during the warmer months of the year to celebrate events that ignite fun and make new memories for its citizens. Highlights this year include the 21st...

In-person celebrations return for homecoming

In-person celebrations return for homecoming

Carina Lopez, Campus News Editor October 24, 2021

Starting Monday, Oct. 25, students are encouraged to participate in the traditional homecoming activities made possible by the year-long preparations from the homecoming committee. With the collaboration...

Alumni band members Geoff and Katie Poole (both 06) brought their daughter Samantha to the football game.

Get ready for alumni events

Peyton Rollins, Arts & Recreation Editor October 24, 2021

With the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater homecoming approaching, get ready for tons of fun and lots of familiar faces around campus. Director of Alumni Relations, Amy Oeding, has coordinated and planned...

Homecoming: A celebration of past, present and future

Homecoming: A celebration of past, present and future

Brian Schanen, Contributor October 24, 2021

In high school I remember homecoming as painting windows, watching the parade, and of course dress-up days! As I transitioned to college it was still fun, but looked a bit different, Willie dance battled...

Band competitors cross Warhawk Drive for the Wisconsin School Music Association State Competition held in Whitewater, Saturday Afternoon, Oct.16, 2021.

State Marching Band Championships take over campus

Brian Gale, Arts & Recreation Journalist October 17, 2021

There's a whistling in the wind around the UW-Whitewater campus, and its not from the spirits that surround Second Salem. The 36th annual Wisconsin High School Marching Band Championships took place at...

Silos decked out in spider webs as a variety of pumpkins sit below it.

Whitewater Halloween haunts

Felicity Knabenbauer, Lifestyle Editor October 17, 2021

Look no farther for a bewitching time than right here in Whitewater, ladies and ghouls. The H&H Pumpkin Patch opened their gates a few weeks ago and just recently held its first haunted attraction...

Professor Corey Davis of the Communication Department shows daughter Maya Davis how to flip a pancake at his station in the Whitewater Armory Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021.

Pancakes for a cause

Felicity Knabenbauer, Lifestyle Editor September 26, 2021

Did you know that there is a significant difference between pancakes and hotcakes? Pancakes are delicate and oh-so fluffy, while hotcakes tend to be thick and dense. Although this may not be the most important...

Fall in love with Whitewater this season

Fall in love with Whitewater this season

Dauntae Green, Managing Editor August 29, 2021

There are plenty of reasons to get out and around town this fall with weekly events happening across the city. The Whitewater community will be hosting many events that are geared toward health, family,...

A combination of fall and winter beauty surrounds students as they walk to class on the UW-Whitewater campus. Snow and cold settle in at UW-Whitewater during a rare Halloween blizzard on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019.   (UW-Whitewater photo/Craig Schreiner)

Whitewater Event Calendar Jan. 18- 24

January 17, 2021

Jan. 18 Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day! Blue Through Brown Eyes: The Art of Mutope Johnson Exhibit can be viewed at Roberta’s Art gallery, located in the University Center either in person...

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