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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...

Freshman experience brings challenges, growth

Freshman experience brings challenges, growth

Gabriella Neurock, Lifestyle Editor

May 8, 2018

All throughout high school, the thought of college was not something that really crossed my mind. My parents encouraged my sisters and I to pursue higher education because they never attended college, but school was always a struggle for me. I never thought I would be able to find a career path I was pa...

Walking a mile ‘nearly naked’

November 28, 2012

The holiday season is a popular time to donate to charity.  Many UW-Whitewater students have chosen to help by taking off their clothes. The Nearly Naked Mile is a run/walk hosted by the Event Planning Organization, or EPO.  Participants arrive at the race fully clothed, and then they remove the...

A warhawk’s life down under

November 28, 2012

  Imagine waking up on your birthday and having to say goodbye to all of your friends and family before you leave the country for six months. That was me, heading to Australia to study abroad for one of my last semesters of college. As excited as I was to be able to embark on this incredible jou...

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...

A Non-Traditional Life: David Fleming

September 5, 2012

“I look at every class as ‘this is the class I need to graduate.’” This is the mindset David Fleming, 28, has as he begins his freshman year at UW-Whitewater as a non-traditional student. Fleming, originally from Huffman, Texas, moved to Whitewater in July 2011 with hopes of going to school...

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...

Freshman Do’s and Don’ts

August 29, 2012

Do's Acquaint yourself with D2L D2L, or Desire 2 Learn, is what a lot of your professors will use to post course news, grades, readings and assignments. D2L will become a go-to webpage for you, so the quicker you learn how to use it, the better. Ask your professor, RA, or an upperclassman to give you...

Team Lisa, the irresistible force

April 13, 2011

For three months, Lisa Panici was living on this campus carefree. Her worries were nothing out of the ordinary for a freshman in college. She had tests to study for, and homework to finish, while also trying to balance the rigors that come with playing a collegiate sport. Things looked promising for...

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