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Common Council prepares for Spring Splash

Kolton Hegstrom, Assistant News Editor

March 15, 2017

Spring Splash continued to command attention at the March 7 Common Council meeting. City Manager Cameron Clapper got Spring Splash discussions started by not mentioning the event. “There is not one specific event that we can mention by name,”  Clapper said. Wisconsin Red and Pumpers and Mitchel...

Ohio fake IDs found at local bars

Ohio fake IDs found at local bars

November 10, 2015

By Jordan Moser Nov. 11, 2015 Curt Patrick, general manager of Pumpers and Mitchell’s, has witnessed his fair share of antics serving bar patrons over the years. However, the latest incidences at local bars have him and other area bartenders and security employees becoming more cautious about f...

21 and Over Club: Bar etiquette

October 28, 2015

By Jordan Moser Oct. 25, 2015 Homecoming is one of the most popular days of the academic year for students to indulge in a few alcoholic drinks with fellow Warhawks and Whitewater alumni. While it is important to have a memorable time at the bars, it is equally important to respect the fact that an ...

21 and Over Club: Best bar deals in Whitewater

October 7, 2015

  By Jordan Moser Staff Writer Oct. 7, 2015   If you haven't figured it out by now, the city of Whitewater and its students take drinking very seriously. Perennial dedication to partying, drinking and having a good time has resulted in UW-Whitewater being ranked the 83rd Best Party...

Radio’s Fund Drive returns

Radio’s Fund Drive returns

April 17, 2013

  For about 10 years, UW-Whitewater’s radio station, 91.7 The Edge-WSUW, has hosted an event called Fund Drive to raise money to operate minimally and buy new equipment for the station. The station is non-profit, so Fund Drive is one of its main sources of income. This year, the tradition...

Two bands unite to perform at local bar

October 10, 2012

  Pumper’s and Mitchell’s, in downtown Whitewater, is a popular spot for UW-Whitewater students hoping to have a good time. At 9 p.m. this Saturday, Oct. 13, the bands The Delta Routine, of Milwaukee, and Hero Jr., of Indianapolis, will travel to Whitewater for a performance at the bar. Students...

Whitewater bar instates new cover charge

September 6, 2012

Pumpers and Mitchell’s bar in downtown Whitewater has recently implemented a $10 cover charge to non-students and non-permanent residents of UW-Whitewater. According to Curt Patrick, manager of Pumpers and Mitchell’s, many customers from nearby towns such as Rockford and Beloit were causing probl...

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