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Jacqueline Schaefer, a psychology major, has been named the winter commencement speaker at the ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 17. After graduation, Schaefer says she hopes to attend medical school and enter the field of psychiatry.

Nicole Aimone, Assistant News Editor

December 14, 2016

For Jacqueline Schaefer, graduating college isn’t going to be the biggest moment of her life. Her life will be filled with moments that help to build the person she is going to be. As the December graduation student commencement speaker, her goal is to inspire other graduates to see the potential i...

Commencement speaker prompts graduates to think of ‘little moments’

Lauren Kats, Kimberly Wethal, UW-Whitewater, Spring commencement

May 3, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal May 4, 2016 Four years ago, UW-Whitewater commencement speaker Lauren Kats sent in her housing payment check to Northern Illinois University and was ready to attend as a part of the class of 2016. At that point, UW-W wasn’t even on her radar – until one of her mother’s cow...

UW-Whitewater Welcome Week 2015

September 16, 2015

By Alena Purpero Sept. 3, 2015 University of Wisconsin Whitewater kicks off the school year with Welcome Week, a UW-W tradition. After the freshmen class arrived on campus August 30, Club U Dub Dub events opened with the R U Purple rally, a run through Perkins Stadium and painting Warhawk Drive ...

Claws, scales, fur: exotics come to campus

Claws, scales, fur: exotics come to campus

October 9, 2014

  By Signe Trewyn By Abrielle Backhaus   Enjoy all the wonders of the zoo right here at UW-Whitewater with Zoozort. Chameleons, kookaburras, pythons and more will visit campus as part of the Never Too Young series. Zoozort will be on campus from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 11 in...

How to get your fit on in Whitewater: Fitness realm offers students variety of options

Freshman Matt Dawson lifts on an incline bench at the Williams Center.

September 25, 2014

By Amber Levenhagen Sept. 24, 2014 A new semester brings new choices for students choosing fitness and health as part of their semester. Whitewater has several options to enroll. SnapFitness, Anytime Fitness, and The Williams Center/Kachel Fieldhouse are the primary options that students appear...

Students are welcome in Willie’s house

Students are welcome in Willie’s house

September 11, 2014

Sept. 10, 2014 By Signe Trewyn   Free food, a giant slide, airbrush tattoos, a mechanical bull, live reptiles and jousting are just some activities that make up an entertaining Saturday at Willie’s Fun House hosted by SEAL in collaboration with Residence Life. Willie’s Fun House...

Track and Field: Men finish fourth, women third at Indoor

Track and Field: Men finish fourth, women third at Indoor

March 5, 2014

  March 5, 2014 By Carson Taylor Hosting the Indoor Championships, the UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s track and field teams took on the elite competition of the WIAC last weekend in the Kachel Fieldhouse. Among the nine WIAC teams, the men finished fourth and the women finished...

M/W Track & Field: UW-W records fall at WIAC Quad

M/W Track & Field: UW-W records fall at WIAC Quad

February 19, 2014

  Feb. 19 By Carson Taylor The UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s track and field teams had record-setting performances at the WIAC Quad hosted by UW-Oshkosh. Despite numerous career-best efforts, the elite competition across the WIAC got the best of the Warhawks. The men’s team placed...

Colleges Against Cancer raises more than $25,000 at annual Relay for Life

May 2, 2012

The UW-Whitewater chapter of American Cancer Society affiliate, Colleges Against Cancer, hosted its annual Relay for Life event from 5 p.m. through 5 a.m. last Saturday night at the Kachel Fieldhouse. During the annual event, participants worked in teams to raise money for the American Cancer Society...

Whitewater loses an icon: Kachel donated millions of dollars to the athletic department over the years

February 9, 2011

To some, David Kachel was known for the millions of dollars he donated to the UW-Whitewater Athletic Department for more than half a century. Words like rich, powerful and wealthy probably filled the minds of the outside population. But to those who were closest to him, it went much deeper....

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