Royal Purple

Dan Richardson explains the legends of the Whitewater Water Tower or known as the “Witches Tower.”

A bewitching trip around Second Salem

Dauntae Green, Managing Editor October 17, 2021

Halloween is just around the corner! So it's time to hear spooky stories, learn about Whitewater’s strange paranormal history (also called Second Salem), and get some goosebumps while on the annual Spirit...

Silos decked out in spider webs as a variety of pumpkins sit below it.

Whitewater Halloween haunts

Felicity Knabenbauer, Lifestyle Editor October 17, 2021

Look no farther for a bewitching time than right here in Whitewater, ladies and ghouls. The H&H Pumpkin Patch opened their gates a few weeks ago and just recently held its first haunted attraction...

Whitewater is home to many supposedly haunted locations and experiences. The Winchester House is no exception. It is rumored that the previous owner was cursed by a witch and now haunts this property, Friday evening, Oct. 15, 2021.

A spooky history lesson

Kylie McCombe, Photographer Editor October 17, 2021

“My favorite candy is a Hershey bar. As far as a memory goes, trick-or-treating for the first time when I lived in Colorado. I was five and my parents pulled me and my friends around the subdivision from house to house.” 
-Anastasia Sobieski, Sophomore, Media Arts and Game Development

What’s your favorite trick-or-treat memory?

October 17, 2021

We asked and you answered. For this Halloween issue we asked some fellow Warhawks about their favorite Halloween candy and memories

Witchcore 101

Witchcore 101

Aaron Xiong, Assistant Lifestyle Editor October 17, 2021

Get into the Halloween spirit with an aesthetic unlike any other. Cultivate your spells and potions as a member of the Witchcore aesthetic this spooky season. Revolving around the mystical and magical...

Willie the Warhalk poses next to security Guard Justin Wesolek, who is there to “look for all forms of life forms be it living, dead, zombies or aliens not of this world.”

Paranormal investigator visits UW-W

Felicity Knabenbauer and Brooklyn Stevenson October 3, 2021

Witches and demons and ghouls, Oh-my! What a time to be alive where instead of fearing “all-hallows eve” we embrace it with arms wide open along with everything else the holiday has to offer. With...

The Andersen Library displays its haunted book for visitors over the Halloween holiday.

Library displays haunted book for Halloween

Matt Ellis, Arts and Rec Editor November 1, 2020

The Andersen Library displayed a haunted book and held Halloween activities for the campus Oct. 28 and 29. Mask decorating and Halloween treats gave students a chance to have some fun outside of their...

Legend has it that Whitewater Witches dance around the Starin Park tower at night and that once someone goes in the tower, they will never get out.

“Fright Night” brings chills

Katie Childs, Assistant News Editor November 1, 2020

The Second Salem Paranormal Investigation Team and Residence Hall Association presented virtual ghost stories for the university and community Tuesday, Oct. 27.  As one of the final Halloween-themed...

Astro the astronaut bounces around campus at 6 p.m. on weekends bringing candy and the Halloween spirit to UW-Whitewater.

Astronaut bounces into Halloween

Dauntae Green, Lifestyle Editor October 25, 2020

 Halloween is being celebrated across the university with all its spookiness and fun, drawing out a cast of characters who are dressing up for the season. One costumed person especially getting in the...

Alexa (pictured above) finds a clue within an envelope located in Knilans Hall for the Wellers & Knilans LIT Halloween Scavenger Hunt on Friday October 23.

Scavenging for some fun

Ben Yang, Journalist October 25, 2020

In the spirit of the Halloween season, the Wellers/Knilans Leadership Involvement Team (LIT) hosted a program for the students living in the two residence halls called Trick and Treat Halloween Scavenger...

Dressed as the Pokemon character Pikachu, UW-Whitewater junior Jasmine Gilling sets out on her longboard from Anderson Library on October 31, 2017.  Jasmine said Halloween is the perfect day to enjoy her love of costumes. (UW-Whitewater photo/Craig Schreiner)



Ben Yang, Journalist October 11, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic creeps into the Halloween season, community members wonder about what the outcome of Halloween will be this year. During the city of Whitewater’s virtual Common Council meeting...

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