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Families come to campus

Families come to campus

Corey Moen, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2019

Relatives of current Warhawks gathered across campus on Saurday, Oct. 5 to celebrate the annual Family Fest. It is a time for parents and families’ of all undergraduate students to exhibit and participate in Warhawk spirit. Family Fest features a football game and a cookout with both events happen...

First Years Experience Life on Campus

First Years Experience Life on Campus

Savannah Hernandez, Assistant News Editor

September 10, 2019

New students are living the First Year Experience this week. Moving in is a stressful yet valuable experience, and many people were excited to share the experience with others. During Warhawk Welcome, many events took place such as Hawkfest and presentations, which allowed students to get a feel for bein...

Students fly back home for the year

Students fly back home for the year

Savannah Hernandez, Assistant News Editor

September 2, 2019

As another year arrives at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus, so do hundreds of freshmen, ready to begin their college experience. Many events take place to welcome new and returning students, but Move-In Day is a collective experience for many. Move-In Day took place on Sunday, Sept. 1, ...

Purple Pride

Purple Pride

Alyssa Brooks, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2019

475 gallons. That is how much paint is used on Warhawk Drive at the beginning of each school year. First Year Experience (FYE) hosts ‘Warhawk Welcome’ to help incoming freshmen adapt to UW-W. Painting Warhawk Drive purple is a yearly tradition that started in 2008, and over 20,000 students have...

A ‘Warhawk Welcome’

A ‘Warhawk Welcome’

Shannan Lojeski, Assistant News Editor

September 10, 2018

Warhawk Drive turned purple once again as more than 1,500 new faces were added to campus. New Warhawks were welcomed to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater family Sept. 4 as the university celebrates its 150th year in higher education. The tenth annual orientation program, Club-U-Dub-Dub, was cha...

Hawk Squad welcomes students

September 11, 2014

By Amanda Ramierz Sept. 10, 2014 They were the ones who greeted you with a smiling face as you walked on campus for the first time. They were the friendly helping hands during class registration at Plan-It Purple, the ones who aided you in painting Warhawk Drive purple during Club U-Dub-Dub, and...

Hawk Squad influences new students

February 20, 2014

  Feb. 20, 2014 by Amanda Ramirez   They were the ones who greeted you with a smiling face as you walked on campus for the first time. They were the friendly helping hands during class registration at Plan-it Purple. The ones who aided you in painting Warhawk Drive purple during...

Freshmen explore campus, city

Freshmen explore campus, city

September 4, 2013

  By Lucas Wimmer Several  offices across campus, including the First Year Experience, Career and Leadership Development, Residence Life and others, have come together to put on the first ever Whitewater Week of Welcome. A large amount of resources were dedicated to encourage not only...

UW-Whitewater excels at aiding new students

September 4, 2013

College is a one-time experience for most students, and the first few steps can be the most intimidating. New students know few others on campus, if any, and socializing with new people can be a difficult prospect when there are so many students on campus. College is an entirely different world for freshmen....

New Student Programs takes place of merged departments

September 19, 2012

  First year students can expect a new experience at UW-Whitewater this year with the creation of the New Student Programs department. The First Year Experience Program and Learning Communities have merged and newly hired Adrianna Guram will take the reins. Guram was selected as director...

Programs help freshmen ease into college

August 29, 2012

Hawk Squad member Brain Froemming knows what it’s like to be a freshman at UW-Whitewater. He knows the kind of stress you’re dealing with when it comes to making new friends, finding your way around campus and knowing how to get involved. That's why Froemming, a senior Resident Assistant, decided...

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