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Whitewater gets a slice of little Italy

Whitewater gets a slice of little Italy

Dylan Piccolo, Biz & Tech Editor

April 8, 2019

Whitewater’s Main Street business district made room for a slice of Little Italy when New Yorker Benny Spahiu brought his talents to Wisconsin. His success in New York pushed him to try to find more markets where pizza by the slice would be profitable, which led him to open La Piazza Pizzeria in W...

Administration’s actions censor press

March 1, 2016

March 1, 2016 As you read through the story about last week’s Action Forum, you might not take notice of the fact that we had photos of the event. We weren’t supposed to. The media was told that we couldn’t take photographs or video of the event because the UW-Whitewater Campus Climate Working Grou...

Rezoning causes student housing changes

Rezoning causes student housing changes

October 1, 2013

By Lucas Wimmer   UW-Whitewater students will experience some changes involving where they can live off campus after the Whitewater Common Council completes zoning rewrites. The zoning rewrites have been in the works for the last two years. The Common Council hopes to finish them by the end of this year. Common Counci...

Whiton and main Illuminated!

November 10, 2011

Street lights rise on the corner of Whiton and main street.  Progress at noon was one light pole up and two assembled which may be up by the end of the day.

Construction protects students from harm

October 5, 2011

The intersection of Main and Whiton Streets is finally getting a stoplight. The construction started last week and the pedestrian yield sign that previously hung over Main Street will be replaced. Anyone who used the crosswalk knows how dangerous crossing the street was. For whatever reason, cars...

Letters to the Editor

March 30, 2011

Faculty letter to legislators in Madison The following unedited letter to the editor was written by members of UW-Whitewater faculty. The letter was written to outline concerns in regards to the budget-repair bill and the actions being taken by Gov. Scott Walker and legislators in Madison. T...

Whiton, Main Street traffic light project delayed until fall

March 8, 2011

The traffic light project that has been planned for years at the intersection of Whiton and Main Streets has been delayed due to monetary reasons. Public Works Director Dean Fischer said the project was originally going to be a city-funded project until the Highway Safety Approval Grant was found....

Student hit by car on Main Street

March 2, 2011

A UW-Whitewater student was struck by a car at the intersection of Main Street and Whiton Street Tuesday afternoon. Senior Chris ONeil said he was crossing Main Street at the Whiton Street crosswalk when he was “nudged” by the vehicle. “The car came up [and] sort of nudged me,” he said. ...

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