Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

The Starin Park Arboretum located near the Wells Residence Hall offers students a glimpse of peaceful nature on their walks to class.

The Arboretum at Starin Park

Andrew Beckman, Streets & Parks Foreman/City Forester April 23, 2023

Arboretum by definition is a place where trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants are cultivated for scientific and educational purposes by what Merriam-Webster says. Starin Park Arboretum is a collaboration...

Runners take off at Treyton’s Field of Dreams to begin the 11th Annual Run for Trey in Whitewater, Wisconsin Oct. 10, 2021.

The run of their lives

Dauntae Green, Managing Editor October 10, 2021

The feeling of fun is in the air with huge smiles on everyone's face. It is time to celebrate the life of Treyton Kilar with so many activities to remember and cherish him - for who he was and is in the...

Children play on a We-Go-Round wheelchair accessible merry-go-round that will be placed in Starin Park as a part of the all-inclusive playground equipment efforts.

Time to play

Dauntae Green, Lifestyle Editor November 15, 2020

The Kiwanis Breakfast Club and University of Wisconsin-Whitewater are teaming up to raise money for all-inclusive playground equipment at Starin Park that is accessible for youngsters to enjoy in their...

Starin Park Water Tower proposed as a local landmark

November 4, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal Nov. 4, 2015   A structure considered iconic for its folklore and legends may become just that – but for a different reason. Located in Starin Park, the water tower is...

Second Salem’s spookiest spots

October 29, 2015

It was a bit of a surprise to hear Whitewater is filled with spirits that refuse to move on. I suppose it shouldn’t be since nearly every place has its own ghost story an unseen, yet very present monster...

Treytons Field of Dreams opens after four years of hard work

Treyton’s Field of Dreams opens after four years of hard work

October 8, 2014

Oct. 8, 2014 By Emily Leclair   In 2010, Treyton Kilar was killed in a car accident when the vehicle he was in was hit by a drunken driver. After 4 years of community fundraising, love and...

Witches of Whitewater: The truth behind the legend

October 30, 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...


Rezoning causes student housing changes

October 2, 2013

By Lucas Wimmer   UW-Whitewater students will experience some changes involving where they can live off campus after the Whitewater Common Council completes zoning rewrites. The zoning...


Events promote sexual assault awareness

April 3, 2013

  If you wear skinny jeans, you cannot be raped. That is the message that was sent by Australian courts in 2010 and South Korean courts in 2008. In both countries, two men were not charged with...

Local artist creates book of paintings

October 31, 2012
Artist, author attends upcoming signings for finished book
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