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Embracing veteran Women of Valor

Sergeant Richard Harris delivers a presentation to 
attendees of the Women of Valor exhibit on Veteran’s Day.

Danielle Kronau, Arts & Rec Editor

November 18, 2019

The campus and community toured the Women of Valor veterans exhibit Monday, Nov. 11 in Roberta’s Art Gallery to learn about the females who serve in the United States military. There was food catered during the reception as people viewed the exhibit and thanked the veterans who came for their ser...

‘No Matter Who Won, We Lost’

Junior Casey Dean, a U.S. Coast Guard veteran, says he worries about the divisions in our country created by the election

Kimberly Wethal, Co-Editor in Chief

December 3, 2016

At 3 a.m. on Nov. 9, tears were shed, emotions were raw and jaws were picked up off the floor, as Republican nominee Donald Trump surpassed the projected 270 electoral college vote to be deemed the country’s President-elect in an upset victory against opponent Hillary Clinton. It’s been three w...

‘No matter who won, we lost’

Kimberly Wethal, Co-Editor in Chief

December 2, 2016

  At 3 a.m. on Nov. 9, tears were shed, emotions were raw and jaws were picked up off the floor, as Republican nominee Donald Trump surpassed the projected 270 electoral college vote to be deemed the country’s President-elect in an upset victory against opponent Hillary Clinton. It’s...

Military veterans honored in campus ceremony

A military color gaurd stands to honor their service on Friday Nov. 11. The celebration invited veterans from on and off campus.

Hailee Jenson, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016

Veterans, students and community members gathered in the University Center Hamilton Room on Friday Nov, 11 to celebrate a day that Chancellor Beverly Kopper called one of the most humbling and inspiring days of the year.   “This day we recognize our veterans who have served our country with honor, ...

Bowl with an American hero

November 11, 2015

By Signe Trewyn Nov. 11, 2015 Veteran’s Day is known to be a day for Americans to honor those who served, but most of us don’t get a chance to interact with them let alone bowl alongside them. That is the idea behind Operation R&R at Warhawk Alley where students have an entire week to...

Veteran and active service members honored

The Veteran Honor Tree is on display in the University Center. Members of the University of Wisconsin- Whitewater community are able to tie various ribbons to the tree that represent different service members. The tree went up Nov. 9 and will be available until Nov. 13.

Photo by Amber Levenhagen

November 11, 2015

By Jordan Moser Nov. 11, 2015 In accordance with Veterans’ Week, the University of Wisconsin- Whitewater Student Veterans and Military Services coordinated the annual decoration of the Veteran Honor Tree to allow students to pay tribute to both former and active service members. The event t...

Army Veteran speaks out on coming out

Army Veteran speaks out on coming out

April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015 By Alexandria Zamecnik U.S. Army Veteran Rob Smith said the moment he found his true path to pride was when he was arrested outside of the White House for protesting against ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.’ Smith, a now openly gay black man, served in the army for five years  under...

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