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UW-W should refund or waive housing and meal plan fees

March 13, 2020

As the Covid-19 virus continues to spread colleges, including UWW, have told students to pack up and go home for an extended spring break before a mandatory few weeks of online classes. This is a totally...

Residence halls will remain open

March 13, 2020

Hello Everyone, University Housing will remain open during the extended Spring Break and after that. Any and all residents that would like to stay on campus and remain in your rooms during this time are...

Big hall on campus

Big hall on campus

Scout Springgate, Managing Editor September 2, 2019

As students begin the annual migration to campus, many will be greeted by the recently  completed residence hall welcoming them with open arms. The new residence hall, which broke ground directly west...

‘Boxes and Walls’ event tackles oppression

‘Boxes and Walls’ event tackles oppression

Hannah Schultz, Staff Reporter November 5, 2018

   A haunting experience once again arrived on the UW-Whitewater campus in the wake of the Halloween season.    UW-W hosted its annual diversity experience called Boxes & Walls, which many have...

A rendering of the new residence hall being constructed between Goodhue and Fischer Halls. The building is set to open in fall 2019 and will feature pod-style bedroom design.

Summer progress keeps res hall timeline

Shannan Lojeski, Assistant News Editor September 3, 2018

Construction of a new residence hall near the visitors center on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus is scheduled to continue this school year with completion in time for student occupancy for...

New halls progress after years of delay

Nathan Kober , Staff Writer April 26, 2017

The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approved construction for a new residence hall at UW-Whitewater after  years of delays on Friday, April 7. The university expects construction to...

UW-W enters year with budget surplus

Kimberly Wethal , Co-Editor in Chief October 7, 2016

Last year, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater officials were facing an unbalanced budget situation and were anticipating a necessary $1 million dip into cash reserves just to keep instruction going during...

Hoverboards banned on campus due to safety concerns

January 26, 2016

By Emily Lepkowski Jan. 27, 2016   UW-Whitewater is joining college campuses across the nation in a move to ban this past holiday’s hottest gift, because of their tendency to go up in smoke....

Campus hosts thrills

October 15, 2015

By Signe Trewyn Oct. 14, 2015 Students have an opportunity to switch up their Saturday night with pre-Halloween fun at the Haunted Mansion. Career and Leadership Development, in collaboration...

Res hall project moves forward: State OKs building’s progress after delays

October 14, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal Oct. 14, 2015   Not knowing the reason for a halt in the progression of a new residence hall on campus was “challenging” for University Housing Director Frank Bartlett. Early...

Funding lost for public transit

September 16, 2015

By Vesna Brajkovic Managing Editor   Weekday public transportation will no longer service Whitewater – effective January 1, 2016 – after the loss of funding from a local sponsor. The...

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