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Music on the Mind: Seek out local music and embrace community pride

Music on the Mind: Seek out local music and embrace community pride

Jon Ball, Staff Reporter May 1, 2018

Live music has been a major source of entertainment for centuries. The earliest performances were by choirs singing hymns in church. One can only imagine the energy in the room and the state of awe felt...

A Lambeau Tobacco employee finalizes a transaction while owner Buck Wazwaz sets up a display case behind the register.

Lambeau Tobacco leaps into Whitewater

Garrett Kluever, Biz & Tech Editor March 11, 2018

Moe Awad, the general manager of Lambeau Tobacco, works in an interesting setting. Behind him are construction noises, hanging wires and wallpapered, leftover dressing stalls with doors still intact from...

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Greek Life students gather in the chapter room at the Lambda Chi Alpha house last fall. Students have helped organized several biannual food drives over approximately the last 10 years.

Fraternity donates food for drive

Brad Allen, Managing Editor March 11, 2018

Last spring, junior Alex Zalewski walked into the chapter room at the Lambda Chi Alpha House only to be greeted by mountains of food blocking his way. “The room was overflowing with these bags of...

Battle of the bars

Battle of the bars

Evan Helbing, Staff reporter January 23, 2018

As a result of stress that comes with a college workload, students are always looking for the best way to blow off steam. For students in Whitewater--who are above the legal drinking age--the most...

High school Evacuated after suspicious message

Nicole Aimone, News Editor November 30, 2017

Whitewater High School was placed on lock down because of a suspicious message the Whitewater Police Department received on Nov. 27 around 10  a.m. The content of the suspicious message was not released...

Holiday sales shift to newer demographics

Garret Kluever, Biz and tech editor November 30, 2017

Whitewater shoppers gathered downtown to support local business by buying and visiting their favorite stores. Started by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday encourages consumers to shop...

Low turnout hurts local elections

Low turnout hurts local elections

Dusty Hartl, Opinions Editor November 2, 2016

It is that time of year again. The time when millions of people head out to the polls to cast a vote, more often than not, for the president of the United States. What is unapparent to many is that the...

How to save money at local businesses

April 3, 2013

  Looking to save money?  Thanks to the Student Savers Club, students are able to save money at local, national and web-based businesses. The SSC was established through a contract signed by...

Local artist creates book of paintings

October 31, 2012

  Karolyn Alexander Tscharnack decided she would finally become an artist in April 2003. Today she is an accomplished local artist who published her first book. Tscharnack’s book, “Watercolor...

New Chamber of Commerce targets student businesses

September 19, 2012

Whitewater Student Government has instated a Chamber of Commerce directed toward student business owners. The idea was first presented to former WSG President Patrick Johnson last school year by the...

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