Royal Purple

Students, faculty gather to celebrate dean of students’ life

November 17, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal Nov. 18, 2015   Warhawk Marching Band director Glenn Hayes never wears his purple sportcoat away from the football field, but he broke his own rule last week for Mary Beth Mackin. “I believe our friend would approve and smile,” Hayes wrote in a note that Chancellor...

Letter to the Editor: Councilmember decries attendance for ‘A’

February 25, 2015

Feb. 25, 2015 My name is Stephanie Abbott.  I am 24 years old and I graduated from UW-Whitewater in May 2013.  In November 2011, I was appointed to (and continue to hold a position with) the Whitewater Common Council, a position in which I represent many UW-Whitewater students. I am a conservative....

Housing options to grow by summer

Housing options to grow by summer

September 11, 2014

Sept. 10, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik     D.L.K. Enterprises, Inc., a rental company in the City of Whitewater, will welcome its first group of tenants in summer 2015 to its new Perkin Place Suites across from the Center of the Arts, on N. Prince St. Perkins Place Suites, ...

Election feud comes to close

Election feud comes to close

April 8, 2014

April 9, 2014   By Alexandria Zamecnik   After weeks of feuding between Whitewater Common Council incumbent Lynn Binnie and candidate Paul Yvarra, the battle is over. Binnie won the Aldermanic District 4 with 283 votes compared to Yvarra’s 111. In an article titled “Whitewater...

Zoning overlays impact student housing

March 12, 2014

March 12, 2014 By Michael Riley   Whitewater Common Council and the Planning Commission decided on March 10 to move the second half of the Zoning Rewrite Meeting to an on-campus Common Council meeting on Tuesday, March 18 in the University Center. Multiple community members, landlords...

Sarah Bregant is not your ‘common’ student

Sarah Bregant is not your ‘common’ student

January 29, 2014

UW-W senior hits links, books and local government Jan. 29, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik   When Sarah Bregant came to UW-Whitewater to play golf and attend the business school, she never expected she would end up serving as the voice of the entire student population. As a Whitewater...

Bump in the Road

December 4, 2013

Dec. 4, 2013 2014 bus system funding uncertain By Michael Riley The Innovation Express bus service, connecting Whitewater to Milton and Janesville, is facing a funding shortfall for 2014. City Manager Cameron Clapper has requested to discuss the possible bus routes with the current funding...

Senior wins national civic honor

Senior wins national civic honor

May 8, 2013

  When one student succeeds, it is a success for the entire campus.  National titles, academic honors, and awards bring forth a sense of pride and success on campus that is contagious. UW-Whitewater can claim more success through the achievements of Stephanie Abbott who was recently chosen...

Gov. Walker visits Innovation Center

February 8, 2013

Gov. Scott Walker was at the Whitewater Innovation Center on Feb. 5, where a UW-Whitewater student and entrepreneur, Andrew Hoeft, was awarded $10,000 in grant money. Walker made the announcement of the partnership between the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. and the City of Whitewater Community...

Recognized community member dies at 86

December 5, 2012

  Whitewater’s “tough-love grandma” Marilyn Kienbaum died on Nov. 17 at 86 years old. Kienbaum volunteered at the Whitewater Food Pantry, which was renamed in August in her honor, for more than 20 years and eventually became director. Kienbaum was characterized as the “tough-love...

Anti-abortion organization hosts silent auction

November 14, 2012

  UW-Whitewater student organization Saving Life will hold a silent auction titled ‘Compassion’ to support Crisis Pregnancy Centers and Homes. Guest speakers will be present along with special music and prayer. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to noon on Nov. 17 in the Old Main Ballroom...

New parking meters line campus

September 19, 2012

  The university has put new parking meters along Prince and Prairie streets because of an agreement the city and university made last year. After putting a large number of resources into improving the condition of streets, the city decided to add meters to help with the cost of repairs. UW-Whitewater...

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