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Stress relief on and off campus

Stress relief on and off campus

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

March 4, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

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


Filed under Arts & Rec

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


Filed under News

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


Filed under Lifestyle

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


Filed under Arts & Rec

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


Filed under Lifestyle

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


Filed under Arts & Rec

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


Filed under carousel, News

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


Filed under carousel, News

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...

UC hosts Open Mic Night

UC hosts Open Mic Night

Sutton Rettig, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Rec

It seems as though many of us have that one friend or family member who is constantly echoing the phrase, “You’re so funny. How have you not done stand-up yet,” or perhaps “Your music lessons are paying off. You should think about performing,” coupled with a giddy smile and a bottomless op...

A proactive approach today

A proactive approach today

Gabriella Neurock and Brad Allen

February 19, 2018


Filed under carousel, Lifestyle

Almost two years after an incident on campus sparked outrage over racial discrimination, and in the wake of several disturbing current events, members of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater community came together in what administrators described as a proactive approach to better equip the university ...

Mysterious Dress Leads to Historical Discovery

Mysterious Dress Leads to Historical Discovery

Gabriella Neurock, Lifestyle Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under carousel, Lifestyle

Editor's note: Story has been updated as of Feb. 23 at 3:12 p.m. for increased accuracy.   Stories of those who came before us will always stay with us. On Feb. 12,  an authentic dress dating back to the 1880s was installed in Old Main Lane, which is located on the upstairs level of the U...

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