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Homecoming changes call for inclusion, unity

Triple B coordinator Jordan Moncivaiz reads off trivia questions to prepare for the competition.  Photo by Amber Levenhagen

October 28, 2015

By Ashley McCallum Oct. 27, 2015   Nearly two months after classes went into session for the school year, UW-Whitewater students and the community members are being welcomed home with a celebration that is less than familiar than what returning Warhawks are used to, with the goal of creati...

Workshop solves headphone tragedy

October 21, 2015

By Alexandria Goodwin- Salas Oct. 20, 2015 Imagine a perfect world where headphones did not tangle the moment you put them into your bag or pocket. The Wrap Your Headphones workshop taught attendees the joys of that perfect world. Senior Hannah Schliesman and sophomores Cassie Meyer, Annie Kail...

SEAL not extinct but evolving

September 16, 2015

By: Ashley McCallum Lifestyle Editor As of this semester, a familiar group on campus has gone extinct. The former structure of SEAL (Student Entertainment and Awareness Leauge) is gone, but the events and entertainment it provided is not. Six student entertainment assistants employed by the University ...

Disposal service urges reduce, reuse, recycle

Students in attendance of Brent Flikkema’s presentation to promote the Reduce, Reuse and Recycle program, as part of the 2015 Sustainability Speaker Series that Resident Assistants were required to participate in as part of their training, put on their provided gloves and sorted through recycling.

April 22, 2015

By Vesna Brajkovic April 22, 2015 After one father mistakenly placed an envelope holding $700 of his daughter’s Girl Scout money in a pile of recycling on collection day, John’s Disposal Service, Inc. received a frantic call. As the sole vendor for the entire city of Whitewater, it may have...

Student Organization stands for freedom

Elizabeth Franzke and Chloe Rehberg of Cru, and Ellen Bartelt and Lawrence Bell of the Ignite Ministry and Bible Study, hold hand-made signs as they listen to Gus Backe tell a survivor story.

April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015 By Vesna Brajkovic With standing thunderstorms and gale force winds, about 50 students kept vigil  outside the University Center for 24 hours on April 9 to raise awareness for modern-day slavery. Known as Stand for Freedom, the annual event is headed by the International Justice...

Age-old tradition kept alive in daily bell toll

October 23, 2014

Oct. 22, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic Sleeping in after hitting snooze three times leaves only 15 minutes to get dressed, brush your teeth and get out the door. As you run past Hyland Hall and reach the University Center, no time to check your phone, you hear a bell chime. Noon. You’re officially...

Whitewater… Then and now: UW-Whitewater campus in the 1960s

An old photo of the East Wing entrance of Old Main, now known as Hyer Hall, held up to the current building entrance.

October 2, 2014

Oct. 1, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic UW-Whitewater is ever-expanding with new construction plans popping up at every reach of campus. Each year, students encounter gradual changes as the student body expands and buildings, facilities and grounds become outdated. This historical campus, founded in 1868,...

Campus thanks workers

The billiards room in Warhawk Alley in the University Center was filled with custodians enjoying a break from work for a few hours before being served lunch.

September 19, 2014

By Vesna Brajkovic Sept. 17, 2014 Every morning on campus the garbages are emptied, the stairwells are cleared of pizza boxes from the night before and the hallways are freshly vacuumed by ‘invisible people’ the campus can’t function without–the custodians. On Sept. 12, the custodians...

Herbology, wands highlight Harry Potter Fest

April 30, 2014

April 30, 2014 By Christopher Clapper Harry Potter has come to UW-Whitewater for the first time. A day filled with activities for wizards and muggles alike, UW-Whitewater students spent the afternoon learning different aspects of the “Harry Potter” world. The day consisted of activities...

Students stand for freedom

Students stand for freedom

April 16, 2014

UW-Whitewater organization participates in national event against modern-day slavery April 15, 2014. By Vesna Brajkovic   Although students may not be strangers to pulling all-nighters at the library, how many of those students would willingly stand outside for 24 hours? Starting...

Gallery exhibit wants students to ‘LEAP’ in

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April 16, 2014

April 16, 2014 By Lauren Piek   In college students choose a major to study so that a dream job can be achieved after graduation. UW-Whitewater’s LEAP initiative was created to help students understand what employers are looking for. LEAP is hosting an exhibit April 16 to 30 at Roberta’s...

Organizations team up for social awareness

March 12, 2014

March 12, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic   Six different groups, normally with six different missions, will team up for a week to share one common goal: awareness. Justice Week, which started March 10 and runs through March 13, is a collaborative event of several of the justice organizations...

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