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Commencement to be shown in Timmerman auditorium, on campus TV’s

Commencement to be shown in Timmerman auditorium, on campus TV’s

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2018

There are no extra tickets available for either of the commencement ceremonies, but you can still watch your graduate cross the stage with a live broadcast showing. Both commencement ceremonies will be shown in Timmerman Auditorium in Timothy J. Hyland Hall. Entry for the event is free and no tickets ...

Moments that make Warhawks

Jacqueline Schaefer, a psychology major, has been named the winter commencement speaker at the ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 17. After graduation, Schaefer says she hopes to attend medical school and enter the field of psychiatry.

Nicole Aimone, Assistant News Editor

December 14, 2016

For Jacqueline Schaefer, graduating college isn’t going to be the biggest moment of her life. Her life will be filled with moments that help to build the person she is going to be. As the December graduation student commencement speaker, her goal is to inspire other graduates to see the potential i...

Debate between political orgs held before primary

Debate between political orgs held before primary

April 6, 2016

By Maddy Scheel April 6, 2016 The Young Americans for Liberty, College Democrats and the College Republicans gathered on March 30 in Timmerman Auditorium for the second Whitewater political debate. The debate consisted of three topics: gun control, conflict in the Middle East and wealth and inequality. The even...

Computer graphics explored

February 18, 2015

Feb. 18, 2015 By Signe Trewyn   The Colloquium on Computer Graphics, titled “From la Lune to Pandora,” aims to liven up the history of computer graphics with a presentation by an Academy Award winner. The event is held by the Department of Computer Science for students interested...

Countdown to Earth Week

Countdown to Earth Week

April 17, 2013

  As we approach the 43rd Earth Day, all students are encouraged to reflect on the environmental challenges and how each individual can create a difference. According to earthday.org, on April 22, 1970, founder Gaylord Nelson credited the success of the Earth Day to the grass-roots effort...

Holocaust survivor shares his experience

Holocaust survivor shares his experience

April 17, 2013

  Imagine living in a country where you can trace your ancestors back more than 400 years, yet still be declared an enemy and tortured because of your beliefs. Imagine attempting to escape your former home by boat, only to be turned away by nearly every country you attempt to enter. It...

War on Drugs event comes to campus


March 13, 2013

By: Austin Zahn From April 1, 2009 to Jan. 1, 2013 there have been 218 drug related incidents reported by police on the UW-Whitewater campus.  The War on Drugs is not a stranger to UW-Whitewater or the country. Today, there are more people behind bars for nonviolent drug offenses than were incarcerated...

Expanding students’ horizons


February 13, 2013

  The Center for Global Education is hosting International Education Week from Feb. 22 to March 1, filled with numerous events to encourage students to branch out. Students will learn about diversity, traveling abroad and what the Center for Global Education has to offer throughout the week. “International...

Whitewater hosts primary candidate forum

April 25, 2012

UW-Whitewater College Democrats will be hosting a candidate forum tonight for multiple political offices. Eight democratic candidates will be speaking at a public forum 7 p.m. in Timmerman Auditorium in Hyland Hall. Bryant Plank, a junior studying political science, is chair of the College Democrats...

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