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Softball: Houda throws no-hitter in five

Softball: Houda throws no-hitter in five

April 30, 2014


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  April 30, 2014 By Daniel Schoettler   The Warhawks softball team strengthened its case for postseason play by winning all four of its games this past week. The last game of the weekend was special for Bekka Houda, who threw the first no-hitter by a Warhawks pitcher since Katie...

Softball: Warhawks get back on track

April 24, 2014


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  April 18, 2014 By Justin Schultz   The UW-Whitewater softball team put an end to its four-game losing streak as the Warhawks took down UW-River Falls in both games of the doubleheader Friday. The Warhawks (22-7) beat the Falcons (15-16) 9-2 in the first game, and 8-0 in the...

Softball: Depth, experience key for 2014 season

Softball: Depth, experience key for 2014 season

April 2, 2014


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    April 2, 2014 By Daniel Schoettler Last season, the Warhawks softball team finished with a 32-win season and a second-place finish in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Head coach Brenda Volk’s squad looks to build on a successful 2013 campaign in which...

Getting to a healthy lifestyle

Getting to a healthy lifestyle

October 23, 2013


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  By Amanda Ramirez   Last Wednesday, 1,050 students learned how to live a healthier lifestyle at the 2013 Wellness Fair. “When we think about wellness, we think about working out and eating healthy, but there is so much more to it,” said Whitney Henley, UW-Whitewater wellness...

UW-Whitewater loses an inspirational teacher

UW-Whitewater loses an inspirational teacher

January 30, 2013


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Influence, passion, good intent and commitment are qualities chosen by UW-Whitewater students and administrators to describe the late Tomas Garrett-Rosas, a former sociology professor. Garrett-Rosas, 38, passed away Jan.  6. Garrett-Rosas shared his inspiring life story with his students and colleagues. He w...

Owners, dogs play at Whitewater’s Bark Park

December 12, 2012


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  “If you take your dog there once, you’ll want to come back again and again.” This is what junior Ashley LaRock said about Whitewater’s Bark Park, a fully fenced area for dogs to enjoy. The Bark Park is a located at Technology Drive and Corporate Drive in Whitewater. The park contains three fenced areas for small dogs, large dogs and an agilit...

Holiday shopping on a budget

December 5, 2012


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  With the Holidays around the corner, students everywhere are looking for inexpensive and personable gifts for their friends and family. For those still struggling, here is a guide for cheap and easy-to-make gifts to help you get the perfect gift for your loved ones.   1. Picture...

Spookers scream this Halloween

October 24, 2012


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  Nothing says Halloween like being a “spooker” at a haunted house. Two UW-Whitewater students, junior Kelsy Hribar and senior Kyle Higgins, are spookers at Dr. Scary’s Haunted House in Fort Atkinson. Spookers are actors that work in a haunted house and are hired to scare guests at diff...

UW-W softball team finishes second in WIAC Tournament

May 9, 2012


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The softball team had a chance to win the WIAC Tournament on Sunday and earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, but fell short. Because it is a double-elimination tournament, the Warhawks needed one win over UW-River Falls but fell short twice. With the win in the first game of the tourna...

Black Student Union looks to celebrate Black history

February 1, 2012


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Every February, Americans dedicate one month to celebrate the many contributions the African-American community has made to U.S. history. To commemorate Black History Month on UW-Whitewater’s campus, the Black Student Union will be hosting events around campus to celebrate their cultural backgrounds...

College House Hunting 101

November 9, 2011


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By Mimi Ramirez Just a month ago, I began searching for my first house. I currently live in a university-owned apartment, but decided I was ready to finally move off campus. Luckily for me, three of the four girls I intend to live with next year have already been through this process. We began looking onli...

Softball team already hot early on

March 30, 2011


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The softball team gave a preview of things to come this season as they dominated in Florida over spring break, leaving with a 10-2 record. Led by senior pitcher Jessica Stang, the Warhawks obliterated their opponents, giving up a mere 25 runs in 12 games. “As a team, we felt that doing well in Flo...

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