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UC Welcomes students back with activity night

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

January 21, 2019

For students unsure what to do for their first weekend back of the semester, the UC has a variety of activities planned as part of Warhawks at Night event that will take place Jan. 25 from 7 to 11 p.m. in the UC. The event, which has been put on in previous years, will include free food, games and pri...

Letter to the Editor: Combat training teaches cadets valuable skills

February 2, 2016

Feb. 2, 2016 An inside look at how ROTC students learn to save lives Over the winter break from Jan. 11 to Jan. 14, I went through Combat Life Saver (CLS) training with five other cadets from the Badger Battalion. Two medics, SGT Whitney and SPC Roelke from the 135th Medical Company out of Waukesha, ca...

A grand salute: Student commencement speaker commissioned after graduation

A grand salute: Student commencement speaker commissioned after graduation

May 6, 2015

May 6th, 2015 By Alexandria Zamecnik At the same time one chapter ends in Raechel Liska’s life, another one begins. Liska, the Spring 2015 student commencement speaker, will spend graduation day addressing the new class of graduates about her time at UW-Whitewater and then immediately go to...

An Air Force ROTC experience

March 11, 2015

March 11, 2015 By Josh Sinclair It’s 6 a.m. when I wake up. My roommate is still asleep. I climb out of my bed and change into my gray T-shirt, noting the logo on the back. I put on my shorts and sneak out without making a sound. I walk to the Williams Center, still wiping the sleep out of my...

ROTC program leads to opportunities

Brienna Herdrich and Justin Nemoir perform jumping jacks during physical training.

March 11, 2015

March 11, 2015 By Vesna Brajkovic Students in college are defined by either their involvement in an organization, major or lifestyle. But students enrolled in the UW-Whitewater ROTC program are defined by their common goal: military leadership. The Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) is a...

Student org funding finalized for 2014-15

November 20, 2013

Nov. 20, 2013 By Lucas Wimmer Every student who pays tuition at UW-Whitewater also pays Segregated University Fees, which is something that not all students might be aware of. A portion of every tuition payment is put toward these fees that fund student organizations. The organizations with...

A day to remember


September 11, 2013

By Samantha Jacquest   September 11, 2001. A piece of history that we are still living through. Twelve years later we are still experiencing the aftermath. While most students at UW-Whitewater were still in elementary school when the World Trade Center and Pentagon were attacked, many...

ROTC has highest fitness scores in US


March 20, 2013

  UW-Whitewater’s Reserve Officer Training Corps. program, Detachment 925, ranked No. 1 in the nation for physical fitness score last semester. The ranking is based on a combination of pushups, situps and a mile-and-a-half run. Along with UW-Whitewater students, the detachment has other ...

ROTC cadets teach abroad

September 19, 2012

The Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadets of UW-Whitewater had to go through months of long and thorough preparations before they were able to embark on a month-long journey abroad. These preparations included receiving vaccinations, completing paperwork, taking required classes for the State...

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