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‘Just the tip of the iceberg’

‘Just the tip of the iceberg’

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2018

Bobby Landsee sat behind a maroon-draped table in the Cravath Lakefront Community Center on Saturday with almost 100 salt cellars resting on the table in front of her. The salt cellars – miniature bowls that were used during the Victorian era in formal dinner settings – held a small block of ...

Bike share moves forward

Bike share moves forward

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...

Rehberg rebounds

Rehberg rebounds

Scout Springgate, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2018

In her third sports-related injury in as many years, UW-Whitewater senior gymnast Chloe Rehberg tore her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) but still went on to receive All-American honors the following season. It all started when Rehberg tore her ACL during her vault warm-up prior to the home opener...

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...

Commvergence showcases careers

Commvergence showcases careers

Dana Hockbein, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2018

Students gathered for the annual Commvergence conference Feb. 23 in Hyand Hall, which focused on career prospects for public relations and advertising majors. The “Design and Detail” themed-conference’s gave students the opportunity to listen to keynote speaker, Bill Kennedy, president of K...

Phishing attacks luring UW-W emails

Phishing attacks luring UW-W emails

Sutton Rettig, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2018

Students at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater have been noticing an increase in spam messages infiltrating their email accounts. Instructional, Communication, Information and Technology (ICIT) Senior Communication Specialist Dane Seckar-Anderson said phishing emails have continued to find their...

Photo gallery showcases student’s exploration

Photo gallery showcases student’s exploration

Kaarin Lorum, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2018

Many college students dream of one day studying abroad, and every year UW-W students head across borders to make those dreams a reality. Junior Sarah Nelson is one of those students who studied abroad and also brought back snapshots of her trip to enter in the Center for Global Education photo contest....

Campus wants graffiti gone

Campus wants graffiti gone

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor

March 5, 2018

It’s art – until it’s not. A graffiti perpetrator has taken their artistic ideas too far and is spooking the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus. The graffiti features a face with the eyes crossed out and occasionally has a crown. The word ‘soon’ is featured with the drawing and ...

Planning for our future

Planning for our future

Nicole Aimone, News Editor

March 5, 2018

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater administration and members of University of Wisconsin-Rock County met for a planning session about the UW-system restructuring on Saturday, March 3. The planning session included brainstorming groups where attendees were given a topic to discuss different methods...

Students donate blood, give back to community

Students donate blood, give back to community

Evan Halpop, Photo Editor

February 26, 2018

Students lined up to donate blood last week in an annual blood drive on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus. UW-Whitewater club Pre-Health Associates of Today (PHAT) and TriBeta hosted the drive Feb. 20 and 21 in Esker Hall. Elli Wahlberg, a sophomore biology student and member of the...

Workshop gives glimpse into new learning system

Garrett Kluever, Biz & Tech Editor

February 26, 2018

The University of Wisconsin system is switching from a Learning Management System (LMS) to a Digital Learning Environment (DLE). This is fancy mumbo-jumbo talk for the initiative incorporating more technology into the learning environment like Google Drive and switching from Desire 2 Learn (D2L) ...

Sotherland Customs focuses on fitness

Sotherland Customs focuses on fitness

Garrett Kluever, Biz & Tech Editor

February 26, 2018

Sotherland Customs hosted an open house for the community Feb. 24, showcasing how the shop can support people’s passion to get out and ride. John Sotherland owns the business located in the BicycleWise and Sports Fitness building on W. Main St. in Whitewater. “My goal is to make a positive imp...

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