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ANIMAL HOUSE – A comic created in honor of former UW-W student and official party animal John Belushi
October 18, 2020

Homecoming week arrives at UW-Whitewater

Ben Boland, Career and Leadership Development customer service associate, poses in this year’s festive Homecoming attire.
October 18, 2020

The time-honored tradition of Homecoming week at UW-Whitewater begins Oct. 19, bringing with it a slew of events and celebrations tailored to the current state of virtual reality. This year’s theme...

Homecoming business

October 14, 2019

For many, Homecoming brings one of the most anticipated weeks at UW-Whitewater. Along with that anticipation comes excitement to show school pride as a Warhawk, and also as a member of various campus organizations. The...

Warhawks celebrate homecoming week

Members of student organizations run in the bed races.
October 14, 2019

Homecoming week is a yearly celebration at UW-W, and it brings many activities for students and student organizations to take part in. Many students participated in the events that Homecoming Steering...

Campus orgs should be allowed to participate in Homecoming events

Students participate in Indoor Games Night Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019 in the University Center as part of Homecoming Week.
October 14, 2019

Homecoming in my eyes is a time for organizations to express their school pride and promote themselves to other students, community members and alumni. As part of the managerial staff on the Royal Purple,...

Cows, goats and school spirit

UW-W homecomings through the last 100 years
October 7, 2019

The year is 1922, and UW-Whitewater is celebrating the school’s first ever homecoming complete with everything one might associate with the yearly event - football, a parade and school spirit. And though...

UW-Whitewater marches into homecoming

UW-Whitewater marching band performing during pre-game at the UW-Whitewater versus UW-Eau Claire Football game on Oct. 5.
October 7, 2019

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Marching Band, widely referred to as Wisconsin’s Finest, is a historic part of homecoming and the campus community as a whole. Each year, marching band performs...

A look at homecoming court

October 7, 2019

Homecoming court is a staple of homecoming week at UW-W. Students are encouraged to submit their names in the hope of being crowned homecoming king or queen. Applying for homecoming court begins with...

Lifestyle Editor will always have memory of school spirit

October 7, 2019

As a sophomore, this is only my second time around with homecoming. Still, I truly believe that I’ve seen enough in that one year to know: there is no better feeling than school spirit. When you walk...

UW-Whitewater students continue to raise the bar

October 7, 2019

Enrollees of our university don’t always know where their path will end. They come because they believe that they have made the best decision on who they want to be and how they can become that person. As...

Excited to experience UW-Whitewater Homecoming

October 7, 2019

I am very excited for homecoming this year because it means I get the chance to celebrate not only being a Warhawk, but being a part of something that is warm and welcoming. The last time I ever had a...

Football continues season-long dominance

Senior quarterback Cole Wilber threw for two touchdowns and rushed for one in Whitewater's 44-7 victory over UW-River Falls. Wilber has 16 touchdowns compared to just five interceptions this year.
The Warhawks have not allowed more than seven total points scored in a single game this season
October 22, 2018

The No. 6 football team’s winning streak is now at 13 dating back to last season thanks to a dominant 44-7 homecoming victory against UW-River Falls Oct. 20. The howling 25 miles per hour wind gusts...

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