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A group of fashionable friends making their way down the street towards one of the many parties going on during Spring Splash.

Jumping into spring with a splash

Felicity Knabenbauer, Lifestyle Editor April 24, 2022

The end is near…  The end of the school year that is! With finals and graduation just around the corner students have been looking for an opportunity to destress and unwind. This opportunity presented...

This bear sow and her two yearling cubs came out of hibernation near Black River Falls in good shape. (Photo courtesy of Bill Quakenbush.)

Bears awaking a sign of spring

Chris Hardie, Contributor April 3, 2022

Even when the icy grip of winter keeps holding on, there are signs of spring around us. One sure sign for me was when my animal waterer that froze at the end of January finally thawed. It’s a relief...

Gearing up for spring cleaning

Gearing up for spring cleaning

Alicia Dougherty , Editor March 27, 2022

Ahhhh, spring. The weather gets warmer, the birds return from their long vacation down south, you begin to open up the doors and let in the fresh clean air and golden sunshine, and watch as the trees begin...

Little Creek during the last few hours of winter. The stream is fed by dozens of springs along the valley on Chris Hardie’s farm. (Chris Hardie photo)

A moment of reflection as spring arrives

Chris Hardie, Contributor March 27, 2022

I said goodbye to winter on a bright and crisp morning with the sounds of geese flying overhead. Life seems to be a series of busy moments linked together by the relentless onslaught of time. It’s...

Spring fever

Spring fever

Aaron Holliday , Graphic Designer March 27, 2022

Notice nature this Earth Day

Notice nature this Earth Day

Kylie McCombe, Photographer April 11, 2021

As spring weather warms the campus, all sorts of plants can be seen emerging across the landscape. Whether it be the carefully spaced daffodils near the University Center or wild violets and scilla scattered...

Christa Klais, Danielle Klais, and Briannah Klais all walk along the sidewalk going towards downtown Whitewater to enjoy the nice weather, Saturday, April 3.

Community vs COVID

Kylie Jacobs, Managing Editor April 4, 2021

As the spring season finally starts blooming, it seems COVID-19 season is finally seeing its end. Starting April 5, Governor Evers is making residents 16 and older eligible to receive the vaccine. Sports...

Academic Staff Assembly Chair Patricia Fragola leads the Feb. 8 meeting via WebEx.

What will spring bring?

Nichole Learman, Journalist October 25, 2020

The University of Wisconsin Whitewater’s Academic Staff Assembly met for a meeting to address concerns surrounding student attendance during face-to-face classes and what it could result in for the upcoming...

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.

Baseball gets off to hot start during spring trip

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...

150th kicks off on April 21

150th kicks off on April 21

Nicole Aimone, News Editor February 19, 2018

Since its inception 150 years ago, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has changed names, mascots and school colors – only for one year, as it was so disliked that it was changed back to purple –...

Professor bikes 52 miles to campus every spring

May 2, 2012

For many, the signs of summer come in flowers blooming and warmer weather. For the math department at UW-Whitewater, this sign comes with Dr. Jonathan Kane’s annual 52-mile bike ride to campus. Ever...

Ben’s Top Five

March 21, 2012

News editor Ben Holzhueter picks his top five favorite television series returning this spring. 1. "Mad Men" Don Draper and the Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce gang return for another round of good...

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