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Warhawks celebrate homecoming week

Members of student organizations run in the bed races.

Olivia Storey, News Editor

October 14, 2019

Homecoming week is a yearly celebration at UW-W, and it brings many activities for students and student organizations to take part in. Many students participated in the events that Homecoming Steering Committee put on. Homecoming is an opportunity for bonding, making connections and celebrating you...

Cows, goats and school spirit

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

October 7, 2019

The year is 1922, and UW-Whitewater is celebrating the school’s first ever homecoming complete with everything one might associate with the yearly event - football, a parade and school spirit. And though the basics of homecoming remain the same, nowadays, things are a little different than they we...

Lifestyle Editor will always have memory of school spirit

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

October 7, 2019

As a sophomore, this is only my second time around with homecoming. Still, I truly believe that I’ve seen enough in that one year to know: there is no better feeling than school spirit. When you walk to class during homecoming week and see a sea of purple and white shirts, of people who are proud ...

Creation of statue lacked student input

Creation of statue lacked student input

December 4, 2013

By Josh Hafemeister On Oct. 28, UW-Whitewater’s University Center became home to a life-sized bronze statue of Willie the Warhawk leaning over a bench. The $40,000 statue, funded through program fees, departmental carryover, gift funding and Residence Life, was meant to embody UW-Whitewater pride...

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