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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

A proactive approach today

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...

Do not fear the infamous job search

April 19, 2016

April 20, 2016 As college students, we are constantly looking towards things to come – having a full-time job, a house and maybe even a family. The biggest obstacle, however, is going from being a young, developing college student to a mature, well-polished and professional adult with a career and a futur...

Primary sparks high turnout

Primary sparks high turnout

April 6, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal April 6, 2016   The HawkCard office was a busy place on April 5, Wisconsin’s primary election day. After months of primaries, it was finally Wisconsin’s turn, making UW-Whitewater a hub of activity. Student workers printed dozens of student Voter ID’s for tho...

Administration’s actions censor press

March 1, 2016

March 1, 2016 As you read through the story about last week’s Action Forum, you might not take notice of the fact that we had photos of the event. We weren’t supposed to. The media was told that we couldn’t take photographs or video of the event because the UW-Whitewater Campus Climate Working Grou...

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