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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 by the churchgoers. The joyful sensation brought upon by live music has not changed. Every ban...

Lambeau Tobacco leaps into Whitewater

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 the clothing store Maurice’s that had previously rented the building. Hang a left and go through ...

Fraternity donates food for drive

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 food,” said Zalewski, who is the current chapter president for Lambda Chi Alpha. “You couldn’t ...

Battle of the bars

Battle of the bars

Evan Helbing, Staff reporter

January 22, 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 popular way to decompress is to take a Wednesday night trip to visit the local bars. The bigges...

High school Evacuated after suspicious message

Nicole Aimone, News Editor

November 29, 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 by press time. Police performed a search of the school where no suspicious devices were found...

Holiday sales shift to newer demographics

Garret Kluever, Biz and tech editor

November 29, 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 at local businesses the Saturday after thanksgiving to counteract the corporate holiday shopping days l...

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 ballot contains far more candidates for office than just the presidential candidates. Many people might b...

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 the Whitewater Student Government and the SSC. The contract will only last a year, and WSG can...

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 Cookbook – Recipes for Mixing Delicious Color,” features not only instructions on how to...

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 Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization. Johnson began to work with CEO on a Chamber of Commerce on...

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