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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

Whitewater Student Government President Tom Kind sits on a Spin ride-share bicycle

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

 University Health and Counseling Services medical assistant Leah Jurgens dances to the tune of a mandolin. Her dress was embroidered with coins, which would make a ringing sound.

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...

UC hosts Open Mic Night

UC hosts Open Mic Night

Sutton Rettig, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2018

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

Freshman Uniqua Woodson talks with fellow students about what the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater can do to improve diversity and foster an inviting environment on campus at “Shaping Our Future Through Civil Dialogue.

Gabriella Neurock and Brad Allen

February 19, 2018

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

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...

University Center power outage resolved within minutes

November 10, 2017

The University Center went dark for a few minutes this morning before an apparent power outage was resolved. University Center Facilities Coordinator Jay Craggs said a circuit breaker was tripped but was repaired “almost immediately.” Craggs said the outage occurred around 9 a.m. He didn’t expect t...

Founder of SAO speaks about his journey, American dream

Brandon Concannon Colter, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017

The history of the Hmong people was the topic of Dr. Phillip Yang, a speaker for the Asian-American Heritage lecture series. He spoke from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Feb. 23, in the University Center. He spoke of history, of pain and of joy. He began with “The achievements that I have accomplished only h...

Wellness Fair preps students for a healthy lifestyle

Shannon Columb, Staff Writer

October 19, 2016

With midterms just around the corner, students may choose to study until 3 a.m. instead of getting the recommended eight hours of sleep.  Students have the tendency to become absorbed with schoolwork that maintaining wellness often slips students’ minds. The annual Wellness Fair, sponsored by Universit...

Storms cause short-lived power outage

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor

October 7, 2016

Strong storms came through Whitewater on Monday Sept. 19, bringing heavy rain and 30 seconds of darkness The Anderson Library and computer labs were one building on campus forced to cope with the outage. “A lot of stuff has to be manually rebooted,” said Patricia Fragola, Head of Library systems an...

Global experience fair provides a world view

Shannon Columb, Staff Writer

October 7, 2016

Despite the thunder rumbling and rain pouring over campus last Wednesday, Sept. 21, the Hamilton Room in the University Center buzzed with activity all afternoon as students learned about global possibilities. Once a semester, the Global Experience Fair gives students the opportunity to learn about trav...

Bike share program relaunched for spring

Bike share program relaunched for spring

April 26, 2016

By Maddy Scheel April 27, 2016 Now that Spring has come, Whitewater Student Government (WSG) is relaunching their Bike Share Program. The relaunch of the program took place on April 19 after it had taken a hiatus during the winter months. The program was started by former WSG Sustainability Direct...

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