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Spooky season, spooky city

Kaylee Pryble, Arts & Rec Editor

October 28, 2019

Whitewater has definitely earned its reputation of being a spooky city, more specifically for the haunted creepiness of the UW-Whitewater campus. Granted the name Second Salem, Whitewater is home to its fair share of the paranormal. Ghost sightings are a frequent occurrence on the campus and quite a few m...

Local businesses provide unique experiences

Nicole Aimone, Editor in Chief

January 21, 2019

Whitewater is a pretty small town. When I was first looking at coming here, a family friend once described Whitewater to me as a city with nothing more than a college campus and a Walmart. When I first got here a long four years ago, it was very easy to see what they meant. Campus is really the focal point ...

Preparing for a festive fall season

Preparing for a festive fall season

Dana Hockbein, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018

The City of Whitewater has a past that still haunts it to this day. During the month of October, multiple tour groups are lead through the city’s mysterious history. This eerie past contributes to its nickname of “Second Salem.” It all began when the Morris Pratt Institute was built in 1889, which was n...

Paranormal team plagues Whitewater triangle

Alena Purpero, Lifestyle Editor

October 27, 2016

Sam Azzaro, junior at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is the leader of The Second Salem Paranormal Investigation Team who searches through paranormal sites that hold various legends and myths. Azzaro was once a part of the Wisconsin Illinois Paranormal Investigation team and has done seven investi...

New brews coming soon

November 13, 2013

By Alexandria Zamecnik Say “goodbye” to Whitewater Street Restaurant and “hello” to a brand new brewery. Second Salem Brewery is scheduled to tap its first keg for the public by the end of December. UW-Whitewater alumnus and Lakefront Pub owner Christ Christon and his three business partners...

Witches of Whitewater: The truth behind the legend

October 29, 2013

  By Emma Cunningham   You’ve probably heard the horror stories or seen the eerie movie trailer about the infamous “Witches of Whitewater.” Although it is hard to say what is true about the local tales, during this time of year you can’t help but get a dark and creepy feeling. The...

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