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Military veterans honored in campus ceremony

A military color gaurd stands to honor their service on Friday Nov. 11. The celebration invited veterans from on and off campus.

Hailee Jenson, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016

Veterans, students and community members gathered in the University Center Hamilton Room on Friday Nov, 11 to celebrate a day that Chancellor Beverly Kopper called one of the most humbling and inspiring days of the year.   “This day we recognize our veterans who have served our country with honor, ...

Letter to the Editor: Dance to prevent assault on campus

April 12, 2016

I am proud to be a student at UW-Whitewater and refer to this campus as my temporary home. I enjoy the relatively peaceful walks to classes, being in a place where professors actually know your name, and the numerous opportunities for personal growth. Yet, recent years have especially shown that there are silent...

National TRIO Day event honors students

February 23, 2016

  By Nicole Aimone Feb. 24, 2016 Students coming into college from low-income households or being first in their families to tackle higher education were honored during a National TRIO day celebration on Feb. 20. National TRIO day is an event created by the U.S. Department of Education to hon...

Haute Hawks: Spring fashion reinvents old trends

April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015 By Jordan Gittens This spring is the spring of resurgence; all of the trends you thought had died down are making their comeback and are doing so in a giant way. It’s time to focus on overalls, denim, prints and construction. From the Parisian runways to Whitewater, we can show...

Org makes IMPACT: UW-Whitewater LGBT* & Allies organization hosts 6th Anual Drag Show, participates in Pride Week

April 1, 2015

  April 1, 2015 By Alexandria Zamecnik     When host of the 6th Annual UW-Whitewater Drag Show, Vivian Storm, announced the first performer to the catwalk, timid cheers could be heard throughout the Hamilton Room. The quiet cheers quickly turned into loud roars when Jaida Hall glided across the stage in gold pumps and an all gold se...

SEAL offers autumn fun

October 16, 2014

  By Signe Trewyn   Drink cider, paint pumpkins and craft some Halloween costume accessories at SEAL’s Harvest fest. Last year, SEAL hosted a pumpkin painting event; this year they turned it into a Fall-themed experience with caramel apples and more crafts than the original pumpkin...

Students battle with music

Students battle with music

March 5, 2014

March 5, 2014 By Lauren Piek   Six bands will compete for a $500 top prize at SEAL’s Battle of the Bands. Performers will be judged on content, time, musical ability, originality, and crowd response. The competition is open to anyone from the Whitewater community, but many of the musicians...

Free Play Bingo in Hamilton Room


February 5, 2014

Feb. 5, 2014 By Abrielle Backhaus   Each semester, students are invited to test their luck and win prize rewards for free with SEAL Bingo. Dylan Kersten, SEAL entertainment intern, said SEAL always aims to generate low-price activities for a high amount of fun. “It’s just all through...

Breaksk8 rolls to town

Breaksk8 rolls to town

February 5, 2014

Feb. 5, 2014 By Signe Trewyn By Abrielle Backhaus   You don’t have to break your piggy-bank to check out the break dance skating group Breaksk8 at 8 p.m., Feb. 8, in the UC Hamilton Room. Breaksk8 is a fusion of breakdancing and roller skating, originally founded by Shannon Anthony...

Community celebrates Dr. King Jr.

Everett Mitchell

January 22, 2014

Jan. 22, 2014 By Michael Riley   It has been 45 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s death, but his legacy still resonates to this day.  Jan. 22, 2014 marks UW-Whitewater’s 28th annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The commemorative event honoring King Jr. is from...

‘Night club’ dance to hit UW-W

January 25, 2012

Student organization SEAL will be hosting a night club themed dance on Jan. 26, open to all UW-Whitewater students. The dance, called “Night Club,” will start at 8 p.m. in the University Center Hamilton Room and is expected to last until 1 a.m. the following morning. SEAL, who has hosted many...

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