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Brianna Johnson, left, a mathematics education major from Milwaukee, and her sister Anna Melamed celebrate outside the Williams Center after commencement on Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021. (UW-Whitewater photos/Craig Schreiner)

A special spring commencement

Ivy Steege, Campus News Editor May 1, 2022

The smiles of 2022 UW-W graduates shined extra bright this year. Not only was it the first in-person spring commencement since 2019, but masks were also lifted on campus just in time for the event. UW-Whitewater...

Follow what makes you happy

Follow what makes you happy

Logan Komprood, Advertising Manager May 1, 2022

My time at UW-Whitewater has been quite spectacular! I did not have the typical college experience that most UW-Whitewater students have. I began my college career at Madison College where I studied...

These experiences are worth taking with you

These experiences are worth taking with you

Parker Rezner, Journalist May 1, 2022

This May I will take my final steps on campus as I graduate from this stage of my life. Over these years I have grown through both difficult and incredibly gratifying experiences here at UW-Whitewater...

 Co-president of Outdoor Adventure club goes over their trip to a national park.

Graduating leaders reflect on lessons learned

Parker Rezner, Assistant Lifestyle Editor April 24, 2022

Organizations and clubs are a major source of extracurricular activity for most students on any campus. For some, however, they transcend an activity and become a lifestyle. This can be the case for a...

My college experience

My college experience

Aaron Holiday, Graphic Designer April 24, 2022

My name is Aaron Holliday, and I am a graduating senior here at UW-Whitewater. To be quite honest, as I think back on my experience in college from the beginning, I’ve really got to say that it has been...

Organizational members stay active by playing pickleball out in the sunshine on a warm Wisconsin day.

Seniors in the Park

Caroleena Hallock, Assistant Lifestyle Editor May 2, 2021

There’s a lot to do for seniors living in Whitewater. Just one of many local programs is called Seniors in the Park. It offers a variety of creative and engaging activities such as hybrid watercolor...

Jacklyn Smith, Senior Class of 2021, from her recent trip to San Juan La Laguna, Solola in Guatemala.

Insight from a senior of 2021

Jacklyn Smith, Contributor January 17, 2021

As my four-year journey at Whitewater comes to a close, I reflect on some of my unique experiences here. I remember participating in ULEAD, helping fellow incoming freshmen move into the dorms though I...

Sports editor signs off on Whitewater experience

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor April 20, 2020

As the Spring 2020 semester comes to a close, graduating seniors like me will leave Whitewater’s campus to head into an uncertain world. The threat of COVID-19 may have ruined the last half of some seniors’...

Putting ‘super’ in super senior

Brad Allen, Copy Editor September 10, 2018

Syllabus week icebreakers felt bittersweet and awkward this semester. I wasn’t able to graduate in four years. Now, I’m a super senior. My first senior year was a rocky road. Dropping classes to...

Pianist ‘connects with people through music’

Pianist ‘connects with people through music’

December 4, 2013

Senior Josh Wang has played piano since he was seven: By Lauren Piek   At the tender age of seven, senior Josh Wang found the inspiration he needed to start his career in music. His older...

Senior readies for recital

Senior readies for recital

October 2, 2013

Tom Johnstone performs, composes and arranges music: By Nat Edson   Tom Johnstone is a senior set to graduate in May next year. As part of his degree, he will perform a student recital,...

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