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Milwaukee Street construction takes toll on local business

Carli Pope, Assistant Biz & Tech Editor

May 6, 2019

Construction is definitely not everyone’s favorite thing, especially in a college town like Whitewater and especially on a main drag like Newcomb and Milwaukee Street. The Newcomb and Milwaukee Street intersection construction started the beginning of March and will not be done until the end of Jul...

Letter to the Editor: Brussels, bicycles and talk of terrorism

April 5, 2016

April 5, 2016 Remember “Brussels?” It’s in Europe, or was last week, or parts of it were. For our troubles, I’d recommend an OTC (over-the-counter) tranquilizer — “R.E.A.D.” (That’s Resistance, Evasion, Avoidance, Denial). Works fine for now. Our “leaders” employ it effectively. T...

Wisconsin music scene: Summer offers music lovers a variety of concert options, tickets available

April 8, 2015

April 8, 2015 By Amber Levenhagen Lovers of every genre of music can find happiness at any of Wisconsin’s summertime music festivals. Summerfest Located at the Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee, Summerfest is considered the world’s largest music festival. With over 800 acts, it ...

UW-W enters global water arena

UW-W enters global water arena

September 25, 2013

By Lucas Wimmer   UW-Whitewater is now one of two schools with the opportunity to work in the global arena of water technology.  Student offices now are located in the Institute for Water Business in the newly opened Global Water Center in Milwaukee. The new institute, located at 247 Freshwater...

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...

Concert Review: Andrew McMahon

Concert Review: Andrew McMahon

April 10, 2013

  No stranger to performing in Milwaukee, Andrew McMahon put on a memorable show April 2 at Turner Hall. The lead singer and mastermind behind the early 2000s Southern California pop/punk band Something Corporate and the piano rock band Jack’s Mannequin is touring under his own name for...

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,...

Students use strategy, creativity at business competition

Students use strategy, creativity at business competition

January 30, 2013

  Business graduate students competed in a competition provided by the Association for Corporate Growth on Jan. 24. Chair of the Department of Finance and Business Law Linda Yu said ACG is an international organization that promotes growing corporations via acquiring other firms. Accor...

Concert Review: Red Hot Chili Peppers

November 7, 2012

  I’ve had the opportunity to see legends such as the Rolling Stones and Billy Joel in concert,  but neither compared to the incredible musical talent and passion showcased by the Red Hot Chili Peppers last Thursday in the BMO Harris Bradley Center. For two hours straight, the band fed...

Rare opportunity, rare experience

September 26, 2012

The only way I can think to describe President Obama’s speech is to say that it was exactly like a rock concert. I have been to countless other events at the Summerfest Grounds, which is where Obama’s speech took place, but to my surprise, this wasn’t much different. Thanks to the organization...

Whitewater Historical Society celebrates train depot

September 26, 2012

  The Whitewater Historical Society will hold an event at 7 p.m. tonight to celebrate the Whitewater Train Depot building’s recent listing on the State Register of Historic Places. The depot was once home to the “Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company,” and “Milwaukee...

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