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University Center celebrates 60

University Center celebrates 60

Danielle Kronau, Assistant Arts & Rec Editor

October 7, 2019

The campus and community gathered to view memorabilia and witness the premiere of a new permanent art piece created by students and alumni Oct. 4 in Roberta’s Art Gallery for a University Center anniversary celebration. Prior to the reception, Kim Adams, Assistant Director for the James R. Connor Univers...

Campus-Wide Cookout kicks off the new school year

Campus-Wide Cookout kicks off the new school year

Danielle Krounau, Assistant Arts & Rec Editor

September 2, 2019

The campus turned out a large crowd for a celebratory cookout Tuesday, August 27 at the University Center. The event welcomed in the new academic year for faculty, staff, and students. Hungry attendees formed a long line into the Hamilton Room for the hot food served buffet style. Interim Associate Vi...

A walk down Old Main Lane

A walk down Old Main Lane

Olivia Storey, Assistant News Editor

April 15, 2019

UW-W celebrated the creation of Old Main Lane Friday, April 12 with a display. The project took years of support and collaboration to complete, as faculty, staff, students and alumni all played their part in providing memorabilia and stories to be shared with the Whitewater community on the second fl...

Stress relief on and off campus

Stress relief on and off campus

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

March 4, 2019

For many, it’s easy to get caught up in the stress of daily life, but it isn’t always easy to find a place to relieve that stress. It was this need that drove UW-Whitewater staff and Whitewater residents  to create a few extra programs both on campus and in town to help alleviate stress. For sta...

UC Welcomes students back with activity night

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

January 21, 2019

For students unsure what to do for their first weekend back of the semester, the UC has a variety of activities planned as part of Warhawks at Night event that will take place Jan. 25 from 7 to 11 p.m. in the UC. The event, which has been put on in previous years, will include free food, games and pri...

WSG recognizes busy, successful semester

Shannan Lojeski, Assistant News Editor

December 10, 2018

Passionate, inspirational, resourceful, supportive and inclusive. Among others, these were the leading qualities acknowledged by awards given at the 2018 Fall Faculty and Staff Recognition Reception. Whitewater Student Government (WSG) hosted the event Nov. 28 in the University Center and presented...

Campus institutions supply stress relief for finals

Campus institutions supply stress relief for finals

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

December 10, 2018

Between late night study sessions and the pressure of getting a good grade, final exams can cause a lot of stress for students – a stress that the staff at the Andersen Library and the University Center hope to alleviate. “The ‘Relaxathon’ is a three-week long initiative, designed to provide...

Connecting the community with crafts

Connecting the community with crafts

Samantha Lynn, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2018

Roberta’s Art Gallery will show a strong campus connection with the community in the University Center. The exhibit will be showcasing crafts done by seniors at Fairhaven with UW-Whitewater students over the past two years. Avery Jenks is currently the exhibit lead in the Gallery and has had the honor...

A day in the life working at the UC

A day in the life working at the UC

Kaarin Lorum, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2018

The James R. Connor University Center, located at the heart of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus, offers a sanctuary for students to eat, meet up with friends and enjoy other various activities in the Down Under. Students also come to the University Center every day to perform various tasks ...

Living like a Wock-star

Living like a Wock-star

Sutton Rettig, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2018

Music-loving students perked up their ears March 5, as Wockner showcased his live-looping skills in the Down Under. With a guitar strapped around his neck and a full head of dreadlocks, Carl Wockner hopes to share his gift of music with as many people he can reach. An Australia native, Wockne...

Bike share moves forward

Bike share moves forward

Nicole Aimone, News Editor

March 11, 2018

A move toward creating an environmentally sustainable mode of transportation for University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students – a fleet of gray and baby blue bicycles – has become unsustainable. As a result, the university is looking into signing a contract with Spin, a bicycle-sharing company b...

Banquet takes Warhawks around the world

Banquet takes Warhawks around the world

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor

March 11, 2018

More than 300 members of the Warhawk family traveled around the world on Friday. Thanks to the International Student Association, they didn’t even have to leave campus to do it. The ISA hosted its annual International Dinner event on March 9 in the University Center Hamilton Room, catering to t...

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