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UW-W should refund or waive housing and meal plan fees

March 13, 2020

As the Covid-19 virus continues to spread colleges, including UWW, have told students to pack up and go home for an extended spring break before a mandatory few weeks of online classes. This is a totally understandable and reasonable handling the situation however one has to ask, What about the money tha...

Residence halls will remain open

March 13, 2020

Hello Everyone, University Housing will remain open during the extended Spring Break and after that. Any and all residents that would like to stay on campus and remain in your rooms during this time are welcome to. There will be information soon from the campus about dining hours and locations duri...

Important message regarding COVID-19 and spring break

March 13, 2020

Dear Warhawks, The COVID-19 coronavirus continues to spread and affect people in Wisconsin, the United States and the rest of the world. Today, Governor Tony Evers declared a public health emergency. This is a rapidly changing situation and we are working in consultation with our local, state and feder...

Use spring break to motivate, relax

Olivia Storey, Assistant News Editor

April 3, 2019

Spring break has sadly come and gone once again, leaving everyone missing their warm beaches or fun family cabins. But, now that we’re back, how do we get back into our old routine? If you’re like me and you’re stressed 24/7, I’m sure spring break is your saving grace. A whole week off to rela...

Baseball gets off to hot start during spring trip

Senior Heath Renz posted a 0.82 ERA in two appearances during the team’s spring trip. This photo shows Renz during the Warhawks’ March 30 game against Ripon College, which was not completed by press time at 4:30 on Friday, March 30.

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

April 1, 2018

The No. 2 ranked UW-Whitewater baseball team got out of the gates at the RussMatt Invitational hotter than the Florida sun but stumbled in their last two games in Auburndale to finish their spring trip 6-2. The Warhawks outscored their opponents by 49 runs in a perfect 6-0 start on the season, inclu...

Ask Alyssa: Getting back into the school groove

April 1, 2015

April 1, 2015 By Alyssa Kirchen [typography font="Cantarell" size="25" size_format="px"]Q: After spring break I always feel myself “checking out.” How do I get back into the rhythm of school? [/typography] A: Coming back from spring break is really tough after having a little taste of...

Ask Alyssa: Spring Break or naw?

March 11, 2015

March 11, 2015 By Alyssa Kirchen [typography font="Cantarell" size="25" size_format="px"]Q: I work instead of travel during spring break. People say I’m missing out on the college experience. True? [/typography]   A: It seems every college student plans  an amazing spring break tr...

In Fine Feather: every body is a beach body

March 11, 2015

March 11, 2015 By Alena Purpero [dropcap]F[/dropcap]or the past week and next couple weeks coming up, all we are going to hear about amongst our peers, professors and coworkers is everyones’ spring break plans. Some of you may be lucky enough to travel somewhere warm, reminding yourself that...

Students should use spring break to learn

Graphic by Alyssa Miles

March 19, 2014

March 19, 2014 Editorial Staff Opinion Spring Break is a time for students to celebrate their week-long freedom from responsibilities. As MTV has been showing us since 1986, the year they began covering Spring Break live, many students head down to warm beaches and have their fill of alcohol and...

TV Show Review: ‘House of Cards’

Commentary by Zach Hicks, Sports Editor

March 13, 2013

  When I first heard of the Netflix original series, “House of Cards,” I scoffed at it. I had serious doubts if Netflix could produce a quality television series. Then, I watched an episode. After about a week, I was done with all 13 episodes of season 1, and now I must suffer the long...

Helping Whitewater’s sister-city

April 6, 2011

In 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast and has since been named the worst natural disaster in U.S. history. The UW-Whitewater chapter for the non-profit organization Habitat for Humanity took an eight-day trip to Bay St. Louis, Miss., to help with building duplexes for the new community Seal Pointe....

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