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Aaron Holliday , Graphic Designer February 27, 2022

The history of African Americans in our country provides lessons of perseverance, tragic exploitation, and achievement

‘The history of African Americans in our country provides lessons of perseverance, tragic exploitation, and achievement’

Jim Henderson, Interim Chancellor February 20, 2022

February is Black History Month, and I encourage you all to take some time this month to engage in the activities on campus to highlight the remarkable achievements and history of the African American...

The original Warhawks logo, first published in a Royal Purple September of 1972

Did you know UW-W once had an Indigenous logo?

Parker Olsen, Sports Editor February 13, 2022

The world is changing, but not everyone is changing with the world. Indigenous nicknames and logos have been in sports for a century, recently professional, collegiate and high school teams have ditched...

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Aaron Xiong, Assistant Lifestyle Editor November 28, 2021

Since 1992, December 3 has become the day where everyone across the world recognizes individuals with disabilities. What was once just known as the “International Year of Disabled Persons” back in...

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

A view of the past: The original peoples of Whitewater

A view of the past: The original peoples of Whitewater

Carol Lohry Cartwright, Contributor October 10, 2021

The “official” histories of Whitewater only briefly mention historic and prehistoric people who occupied this area prior to white settlement in the 1830s.  Yet, this history of ancient people and...

Mysterious Dress Leads to Historical Discovery

Mysterious Dress Leads to Historical Discovery

Gabriella Neurock, Lifestyle Editor February 19, 2018

Editor's note: Story has been updated as of Feb. 23 at 3:12 p.m. for increased accuracy.   Stories of those who came before us will always stay with us. On Feb. 12,  an authentic dress...

150th kicks off on April 21

150th kicks off on April 21

Nicole Aimone, News Editor February 19, 2018

Since its inception 150 years ago, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has changed names, mascots and school colors – only for one year, as it was so disliked that it was changed back to purple –...

The Great War lecture series and nationalism

Nathan Kober, News Writer November 15, 2017

Associate Professor of Languages and Literature Hala Ghoneim spoke about the history of Arab nationalism and World War I on Monday, November 13. The lecture was part of the Fairhaven Lecture Series:...

Willie the Warhawk points to the crowd while walking in the 2014 UW-Whitewater Homecoming Parade. Kimberly Wethal photo/

Evolution of Willie the Warhawk

November 19, 2014

Nov. 19, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic It’s hard to imagine UW-Whitewater without including Willie the Warhawk, the university’s mascot since the 1950s. But Willie hasn’t always been the purple and...

Birge Fountain close up

The fountain of history in Whitewater

November 6, 2014

Nov. 5, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic It begins with a boy and his love for his hometown. It ends with a 17-foot high, 100-year-old fountain sitting on the junction of North and Main streets in Whitewater. In...

An old photo of the East Wing entrance of Old Main, now known as Hyer Hall, held up to the current building entrance.

Whitewater… Then and now: UW-Whitewater campus in the 1960s

October 2, 2014

Oct. 1, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic UW-Whitewater is ever-expanding with new construction plans popping up at every reach of campus. Each year, students encounter gradual changes as the student body...

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