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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 hung in the air for a long time,” Turner said. “I’m like, ‘please it’s gotta...

‘No matter who won, we lost’

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 deemed the country’s President-elect in an upset victory against opponent Hillary Clinton. It’s...

Athletic director to be replaced

Athletic director to be replaced

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. UW-Whitewater spokesperson Sara Kuhl did not elaborate on the reason for the change in Edmo...

Speaker Craig Childs shares adventures, insights

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 speaker Craig Childs. Childs is an award-winning, New York Times best-selling author who has written ...

Campus says goodbye to swimmer

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 of Life ceremony was held at 1 p.m. inside the Williams Center for 21 year old student Spencer Twi...

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 UW-Whitewater a hub of activity. Student workers printed dozens of student Voter ID’s for tho...

Cruz talks security, job growth at Janesville rally

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 on March 24. The venue was full of people standing by the time the rally started around 5:10 p.m. ...

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 it’s the students who deserve the credit because they’re the ones who “created the magic.” ...

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 Pointers in the final match by a score of 25-17, 26-24, 25-19. The conference tournament bega...

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 bid for the NCAA tournament. The Warhawks made history on its run to the championship. No three seed had ever...

Ohio fake IDs found at local bars

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 local bars have him and other area bartenders and security employees becoming more cautious about f...

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 feature at 11 a.m. on Oct. 26.  The demonstration was meant to show “that shared governance needs to be re...

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