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Turner’s three-point shot descended from heavens to let ’Hawks advance

Turner’s three-point shot descended from heavens to let ’Hawks advance

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor March 4, 2017

When sophomore guard/forward Maurquis Turner received a pass from junior point guard Chris Jones and launched a three-pointer from the corner right in front of the UW-Whitewater bench, he turned to prayer. “It...

‘No matter who won, we lost’

At UW-W, post-election reactions take different forms
Kimberly Wethal, Co-Editor in Chief December 2, 2016

  At 3 a.m. on Nov. 9, tears were shed, emotions were raw and jaws were picked up off the floor, as Republican nominee Donald Trump surpassed the projected 270 electoral college vote to be...

Athletic director to be replaced

Athletic director to be replaced

Amy Edmonds to stay in intercollegiate athletics department as associate director
Kimberly Wethal, Co-Editor in Chief October 9, 2016

Amy Edmonds, current athletic director for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, will be changing job positions to become an associate athletic director once an interim director is named in her place....

Craig Childs gives his lecture “The Everending Earth and How the World is Always Ending”  to a crowd of students and faculty in the Young Auditorium. Childs has written more than a dozen books on the relationship between humans and Earth, citing his “adventures” across the world in the process. 
photo by Kim Gilliland

Speaker Craig Childs shares adventures, insights

Shannon Columb , Staff Writer October 7, 2016

Students learned more about the ever changing landscape on Monday night as the College of Letters and Sciences held their first lecture of the year on Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. in the Young Auditorium, with guest...

Students experienced a wide range of emotions at the ceremony. Photos by Kimberly Wethal

Campus says goodbye to swimmer

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor October 6, 2016

By Emily Lepkowski Sept. 14, 2016 Everyone who filled the bleachers of the Kris Russell Volleyball Arena on Sunday, Sept. 11 wished they wouldn’t have been there in the first place. A Celebration...

Primary sparks high turnout

Primary sparks high turnout

April 6, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal April 6, 2016   The HawkCard office was a busy place on April 5, Wisconsin’s primary election day. After months of primaries, it was finally Wisconsin’s turn, making...

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Cruz talks security, job growth at Janesville rally

March 24, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal March 24, 2016 Presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) focused on national security, private sector job growth and freedom at his rally at the The Armory in Janesville...

Economic impact of UW-W in the millions

Economic impact of UW-W in the millions

February 23, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal Feb. 24, 2016 Professor of economics Russ Kashian said his name might be in a slightly bigger, bolder font on a new study finding UW-Whitewater’s local financial impact, but...

No. 3-seeded squad wins WIAC Championship

No. 3-seeded squad wins WIAC Championship

November 11, 2015

By Adam Reed Nov. 11, 2015 The 11th-ranked UW-Whitewater volleyball team (31-4 overall) won its 15th Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship on Saturday, defeating the UW-Stevens Point...

History rewritten: ’Hawks win

History rewritten: ’Hawks win

November 11, 2015

By Josh Sinclair Nov. 11, 2015 The UW-Whitewater women’s soccer team is going to host the NCAA tournament. The team defeated UW-Oshkosh 1-0 in the WIAC championship game to secure the automatic qualifying...

While fake IDs for underage students come from all states, Wisconsin being pictured above, local bars have seen an uptick in Ohio fake IDs frequently being used. Using fake IDs cause bars to spend more money on security, Pumpers and Mitchell’s owner Curt Patrick said.

Ohio fake IDs found at local bars

November 10, 2015

By Jordan Moser Nov. 11, 2015 Curt Patrick, general manager of Pumpers and Mitchell’s, has witnessed his fair share of antics serving bar patrons over the years. However, the latest incidences at...

Shared governance demonstration voices student frustration

Shared governance demonstration voices student frustration

October 29, 2015

By Vesna Brajkovic Oct. 28, 2015   “I’ll light up, let’s march,” senior Rob Emmett told 19 sign-holding demonstrators before leading the students around the University Center water...

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