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Ice fishing from all angles

Ice fishing from all angles

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

February 11, 2019

The Whitewater Fishing Club will be hosting the annual Ice Fishing Jamboree Fundraiser Saturday, Feb. 16 on Lake Beulah. The event will consist of an ice fishing tournament and raffles. The competition will be held out of Double D’s Pub & Eatery in Mukwonago, with registrations beginning at 6 a....

Halloween around the world

October 29, 2014

Oct. 29, 2014 By Amber Levenhagen Halloween is an American holiday by tradition, however, many cultures celebrate in their own way. What started as an ancient religious ritual is now a day celebrated with costumes, trick-or-treating and parties. Forty-five countries currently are represented...

B.o.B rocks UW-Whitewater

B.o.B rocks UW-Whitewater

September 3, 2014

Sept. 3, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik By Emily Leclair After the audience listened to a professional drumline from Madison, Wis. and forty minutes of bass-bumping mashups, B.o.B finally stepped on to the stage at 9:40 p.m. on Sept. 2. B.o.B kicked off the show with “Ready” and brought...

Men’s and Women’s Tennis: Motivated ‘Hawks eye nationals

Men’s and Women’s Tennis: Motivated ‘Hawks eye nationals

April 8, 2014

  April 9, 2014 By Ryan Altman As the UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s tennis regular seasons are wrapping up, the ’Hawks are playing some of their last matches in preparation for the upcoming WIAC Final Four tournaments. Both teams look to qualify for May’s National Championships...

Tragic day in Boston

Tragic day in Boston

April 17, 2013

  UW-W senior runner safe after participating in Boston Marathon As he slowly sipped a cold beer in the famous Boston bar, Cheers, on Monday afternoon, UW-Whitewater senior Griffin Schroeder let his muscles relax. Just hours before, he had crossed the finish line of the Boston Marathon and his...

Entrepreneurial Energy

Entrepreneurial Energy

February 27, 2013

  “When I was younger, snow days were my favorite, not because I got a day off, but because there was the opportunity to shovel off people’s driveways and make money,” UW-Whitewater senior Andrew Hoeft said. Hoeft has continued his passion for solving problems through young adulthood,...

Professor bikes 52 miles to campus every spring

May 2, 2012

For many, the signs of summer come in flowers blooming and warmer weather. For the math department at UW-Whitewater, this sign comes with Dr. Jonathan Kane’s annual 52-mile bike ride to campus. Ever since Kane began teaching math at UW-Whitewater in August of 1980, he has biked from his home on...

UW-Whitewater alumna wins Ms. Wheelchair Wisconsin

April 25, 2012

“Its not who you think you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not.” That’s the platform Amy Bleile addressed that led her to winning Ms. Wheelchair Wisconsin. Amy Bleile graduated in 2010 from UW-Whitewater earning her masters in special education and social work at th...

Judgment on Walker should wait until 2014

April 5, 2012

The recall against Gov. Scott Walker has some of Wisconsin’s and America’s core principles at stake. When you elect an official, you’re stuck with them. Sometimes it’s a harsh and unfortunate truth.However, some citizens of the state of Wisconsin have pushed for another election for governor,...

UW-W baseball alumnus opens training facility

February 8, 2012

In today’s society, it’s not uncommon to see professional athletes who give back to the community. For UW-Whitewater alumni Greg Reinhard, that’s exactly what he did. Reinhard, who was a part of the 2005 National Champion UW-Whitewater baseball team, had a successful college career. He was...

Band, theatre perform over break

December 14, 2011

With winter break just around the bend, two upcoming events may intrigue UW-Whitewater students who live in the Madison and Milwaukee areas. An upcoming band, The Lucas Cates Band, and a timeless Christmas classic, “A Christmas Carol,” could be popular performances for students to attend over the holiday break. T...

New voter ID bill is great for all Wisconsin voters

November 9, 2011

The state legislature recently passed a bill that will require all registered voters to present a photo I.D. at the polls. The bill also says that voters cannot register on election day but instead must do so ahead of time. While the Republican-led Capitol passed this bill, it has taken a lot of heat...

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