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Cold temperatures could cause auto trouble for locals

Tierney Breitkreutz, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2019


Filed under Biz & Tech

The polar vortex is over, and the snow is melting. This is good news, except for the fact that the snow freezes overnight, a process that turns everyone into the worst Olympic ice skaters. Seeing someone slip and fall can be amusing, but seeing a car slip and crash is no joke. As a UW-Whitewater...

Business gives tips on winter home and car health

Alyssa Brooks, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

When the temperature is below zero and classes are cancelled, students automatically think only of how to keep themselves warm. However, most students don’t think that these dangerously low temperatures have effects on their living spaces. There are a variety of precautions that should be taken for all ar...

Polar Vortex tests Whitewater Wal-Mart, residents

Polar Vortex tests Whitewater Wal-Mart, residents

Carli Pope, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Biz & Tech

A snowstorm struck Wisconsin Sunday, Jan. 27 that kept the Whitewater community inside into the early morning the following day. Temperatures in the southern part of Wisconsin were consistently in the -30s. These lows that haven’t been recorded since 2014. Because Whitewater does not expect to get an...

Warhawks squander second half lead

Warhawks squander second half lead

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

February 4, 2019


Filed under carousel, Sports

Despite leading by as much as 12 in the second half, the Warhawk men’s basketball team could not maintain it and fell to UW-Eau Claire on the road, 78-74, Feb. 2. The Warhawks in the process got swept by the Blugolds for the first time since the 2015-16 season. Whitewater won both of its games ...

Safety should be priority when severe weather strikes

Safety should be priority when severe weather strikes

February 12, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Feb. 12, 2014 Editorial Staff Opinion A university has a few distinct goals – the main one being to educate its students and prepare them for the professional world. Another objective that should be high on the list is protecting students and employees. One option to achieve safety for the...

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