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Drag show promotes community, freedom

Drag show promotes community, freedom

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

March 4, 2019

For the tenth year, UW-Whitewater’s LGBTQ student organization, IMPACT, has brought music, color and diversity to campus with their annual drag show event. This year’s show, which was titled Fire and Ice, featured two-and-a-half hours of dancing, singing and humor performed by nine different dra...

Wellness Fair preps students for a healthy lifestyle

Shannon Columb, Staff Writer

October 19, 2016

With midterms just around the corner, students may choose to study until 3 a.m. instead of getting the recommended eight hours of sleep.  Students have the tendency to become absorbed with schoolwork that maintaining wellness often slips students’ minds. The annual Wellness Fair, sponsored by Universit...

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...

Administration’s actions censor press

March 1, 2016

March 1, 2016 As you read through the story about last week’s Action Forum, you might not take notice of the fact that we had photos of the event. We weren’t supposed to. The media was told that we couldn’t take photographs or video of the event because the UW-Whitewater Campus Climate Working Grou...

Lock-up event raises money for summer camp

Lock-up event raises money for summer camp

November 10, 2015

By Sidney Birkett Nov. 11, 2015 Usually releasing “jailbirds” doesn’t help send children to camp, but  the money raised at a lock-up hosted by Delta Zeta and DECA on Thurs., Nov. 5 did. The money was raised for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) by means of having “jailbird...

Dueling pianos performance encourages audience interaction

Dueling pianos performance encourages audience interaction

November 13, 2013

By Abrielle Backhaus   A little friendly competition is what Joe Montanaro and Brian Griffin plan to bring to the UW-Whitewater campus with a dueling pianos performance where the pianists do not compete. Instead, the two sides of the audience contend with each other. Griffin, founder of...

Student groups team up for benefit concert

Student groups team up for benefit concert

October 1, 2013

By Lauren Piek   UW-Whitewater’s student organization Peace, Education, and Action through Creative Engagement will host a benefit concert, Rock for Peace, from 3 to 11 p.m. Oct. 3 in the Hamilton Room, located in the University Center. PEACE is teaming up with Love & Music Will Save...

Radio’s Fund Drive returns

Radio’s Fund Drive returns

April 16, 2013

  For about 10 years, UW-Whitewater’s radio station, 91.7 The Edge-WSUW, has hosted an event called Fund Drive to raise money to operate minimally and buy new equipment for the station. The station is non-profit, so Fund Drive is one of its main sources of income. This year, the tradition...

Campus celebrates Asian culture

Campus celebrates Asian culture

April 9, 2013

  By: Lucas Wimmer UW-Whitewater will celebrate Asian Month throughout the month of April to teach students and faculty about different aspects of Asian culture. Samantha Samreth, Southeast Asian Organization campus advisor, believes there is a lot people can learn through attending the...

UW-Whitewater celebrates Cesar Chavez Day

UW-Whitewater celebrates Cesar Chavez Day

March 19, 2013

  José Vásquez, a member of the UW System Board of Regents, spoke at the University Center Hamilton Room on March 12 in honor of Cesar Chavez day, and discussed the past, present and future of Latinos in the United States. “When it comes to the Hispanic presence in the United States, others...

Motown music in the Young Auditorium

Motown music in the Young Auditorium

February 20, 2013

  The Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson and Gladys Knight were all part of an era that tend to take many down memory lane. For those who weren’t around to remember these musical icons, the chance to experience traditional Motown will be available on campus in a one-night-only performance. “Masters...

Fair brings wellness to campus

October 17, 2012

  “When students are healthy, their ability to focus, concentrate and do well in school is greatly increased,” said Whitney Henley. Henley, the Wellness Coordinator at UW-Whitewater, is in charge of the Wellness Fair this week, which has occurred annually for more than 20 years on...

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