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Goodbye win streak

Goodbye win streak

October 21, 2015

By Josh Sinclair Oct. 21, 2015 The 14th-ranked UW-Whitewater women’s soccer team had won 33-straight WIAC regular season games. That streak ended on Oct. 17 when the ’Hawks lost 1-0 in overtime against UW-La Crosse. The setback drops the ’Hawks to 13-3 overall and 4-1 in the WIAC. The Eagles t...

New development to replace historic trees and home

New development to replace historic trees and home

October 20, 2015

Online petition creates buzz over tree removal By Vesna Brajkovic Oct. 20, 2015 Two maple trees that garnered a lot of attention this past week were taken down in the middle of the night last Saturday, marking the start of the development of a nine-unit townhouse to replace the old Olsen Funeral Home o...

Football breaks record, UW-P’s hearts

Football breaks record, UW-P’s hearts

October 8, 2015

By Andrea Sidlauskas Oct. 7, 2015 Despite a cloudy 50-degree afternoon interspersed with chilling 16-mile-per-hour winds, a record-breaking crowd filled Perkins Stadium this past Saturday to watch the Warhawks football team defeat the UW-Platteville Pioneers, 17-7, in the 21st annual George Chryst Me...

City Market celebrates community

City Market celebrates community

October 7, 2015

Oct. 7, 2015 By Andrew Breunsbach Special craft marshmallows. Meat trucks. Live acoustic music. All of this and more can be found in the Whitewater City Market. Located downtown on the Cravath Lakefont, this collection of approximately 50 merchants convenes every Tuesday between 3 and 7 p.m....

People of Whitewater: Andrew Eppen

People of Whitewater: Andrew Eppen

September 23, 2015

The life of a student DJ By: Kimberly Wethal Sept. 23, 2015 You know him on stage as “McCoy’s Boy.” For now, that is. Originally choosing a name based off a love for “Star Trek” and the show’s character Leonard McCoy, DJ and UW-Whitewater senior Andrew Eppen is looking to rebrand him...

Chancellor Beverly Kopper’s inauguration makes new role official

Chancellor Beverly Kopper’s inauguration makes new role official

September 16, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal News Editor The yellow brick road has turned into a purple drive, the Wizard became Willie Warhawk and Chancellor Beverly Kopper says she’ll leave it up to everyone else to decide who the Wicked Witch of the West is. Kopper, referring to her hometown of Chittenango, New York, the ...

Zero is hero, shutout streak at three games

Zero is hero, shutout streak at three games

September 16, 2015

September 16, 2015 By Justin St. Peter For many soccer teams, giving up fewer than one goal a game is a good accomplishment. The No. 19 (D3soccer.com) Warhawks men’s soccer team is doing that and more, allowing only one goal in its first five games of their season. Coach Tony Guinn said the defense...

Welcome back concert in second year with Timeflies

Welcome back concert in second year with Timeflies

September 2, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal News Editor   The sidewalks leading up to the Williams Center were lined with students waiting with friends and acquaintances from their Residence Halls. The duo Timeflies performed in the second annual Welcome Back Concert  in the Kachel Fieldhouse on Sept. 1, as the finish...

Kopper honored to be UW-Whitewater’s 16th Chancellor

Kopper honored to be UW-Whitewater’s 16th Chancellor

September 2, 2015

  By Kimberly Wethal News Editor Chancellor Beverly Kopper has a closet overflowing with purple. It’s not all Warhawk purple, she admits, but the days she’s not donning one of the many shades of the color, she’s almost invisible. “One of my co-workers saw me today not wearing purple and said I was almost unreco...

People of Whitewater: Joe Millis

People of Whitewater: Joe Millis

May 6, 2015

Kilt-wearing Warhawk never sought attention, just wanted to ‘man up’ May 6, 2015 By Amber Levenhagen Joe Millis never wanted any attention, but when you decide you want to wear a kilt every day, being shy isn’t an option. “I have not worn pants outside of work or visiting my grandparents ...

Another award for Leipold

Another award for Leipold

May 6, 2015

May 6, 2015 By Justin St. Peter After an unprecedented string of success as the head coach of the Warhawks football team, Lance Leipold faced uncharted territory after not making the Division III playoffs following the 2012 season. How did his team respond? Two years later, the Warhawks wrapped...

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