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People of Whitewater: Campus tour guide Mitch Ditlefsen

Sam Frink, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016

Senior Mitch Ditlefsen is more than just the guy you see walking around backwards on campus. For new and potential new students, he is the face of the university. Ditlefsen has guided at least two campus tours each week for the last three years. He estimates leading more than 40 tours in each of t...

People of Whitewater: Craig Schreiner

Alena Purpero, Lifestyle Editor

October 19, 2016

When it comes to the work of photographer Craig Schreiner, words can’t express the sense of community and passion in his work. Schreiner, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater photographer, exerts his talent and passion to create photos so students can later revisit cherished memories. “I never envisione...

DIY: Whitewater City Market inspired smoothie

Jordan Barker, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016

Trying to live a healthy lifestyle on a limited budget? When buying produce, there is nothing like giving back to the community while getting the best quality product. That’s where Whitewater’s City Market comes in. The City Market was established last year, and it has grown. There are now more t...

People of Whitewater: Andrew Eppen

Photo by Amber Levenhagen, Photo Editor

September 23, 2015

The life of a student DJ By: Kimberly Wethal Sept. 23, 2015 You know him on stage as “McCoy’s Boy.” For now, that is. Originally choosing a name based off a love for “Star Trek” and the show’s character Leonard McCoy, DJ and UW-Whitewater senior Andrew Eppen is looking to rebrand him...

People of Whitewater: Joe Millis

“Being a giant, Viking of a man, he would appear to be hard to approach but he’s actually very social and the worst he will do to you is talk your ear off about pretty much anything,” long-term friend Thomas Sharpe said. “Lately he likes to wear toe shoes. Those shoes that form to your feet, according to him they are amazing, and he has a collection of zany hats.”

May 6, 2015

Kilt-wearing Warhawk never sought attention, just wanted to ‘man up’ May 6, 2015 By Amber Levenhagen Joe Millis never wanted any attention, but when you decide you want to wear a kilt every day, being shy isn’t an option. “I have not worn pants outside of work or visiting my grandparents ...

People of Whitewater: Nathan Learned

Junior Nathan Learned holds up his MonoRover, a one-wheeled electric scooter, that has gotten him a lot of attention. Various brands sell a similar device from the Airwheel to the Solowheel.

April 29, 2015

Student creates a buzz on campus with new motor-powered wheel April 29, 2015 By Vesna Brajkovic Heads turn, footsteps stop dead in their tracks and phones go up to catch a blurry picture as proof of the student seamlessly slicing through the crowded college walkway standing over a single mo...

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