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September 5, 2017 Whitewater Common Council brief

September 5, 2017 Whitewater Common Council brief

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief

September 7, 2017

Tuesday’s Common Council meeting included the discussion of a new timeline for the 2018 city budget and postponed the discussion about a contractual agreement pertaining to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s use of public streets to a different meeting. The Finance committee, who develops the city budget, asked to do...

Offense propels warhawks to victory

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

September 7, 2017

The UW-Whitewater men’s soccer team (2-1) used an offensive onslaught in the second half to defeat Olivet 3-0 in the team’s home opener at Fiskum Field on Sept. 6. The Warhawks scored all three of the team’s goals in a span of 11 minutes from the 49th to the 61st minute. For the second stra...

Athletics begins 4.95 million dollar renovation

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

September 6, 2017

The UW-Whitewater athletics department has started its $4.95 million renovation to Perkins Stadium and Miller Stadium. Both will get advanced training facilities focused on improving injury treatment and rehabilitation, locker-rooms and study areas for student-athletes. The new advancements are ex...

New athletic director brings D1 experience to UW-Whitewater

New athletic director brings D1 experience to UW-Whitewater

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

September 5, 2017

UW-Whitewater athletics seem to have found the leader it was looking for. Todd Garzarelli was named director of intercollegiate athletics at the University of Whitewater on June 20, and formally took office on July 10. Kevin Bullis, head coach of the Warhawk football team, was on the search committe...

Warhawks drop first season opener since ‘03

Warhawks drop first season opener since ‘03

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

September 5, 2017

Plagued by miscues, the No.3 UW-Whitewater football team fell 17-10 on Sept. 2 against Illinois Wesleyan in the team’s season opener at Tucci Stadium in Bloomington, Ill. The Warhawks had three turnovers in Titan territory, two of which were botched snaps at the 1-yard line. “We moved the ball o...

Men’s soccer splits weekend

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

September 4, 2017

No. 25 UW-Whitewater men’s soccer team (1-1) outshot its opponents a combined 48 to 24, but only found a split in the team’s opening two games on Sept. 2-3 in the Illinois Institute of Technology Tournament in Chicago, Illinois.   The Warhawks fell 1-0 on Sept. 2 vs. Simpson College, but triump...

Move in day 2017 – photo gallery

Move in day 2017 – photo gallery

September 3, 2017

Students at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater moved into their residence halls on Sunday, Sept. 3. Campus leaders and volunteers assisted students with unloading personal belongings from vehicles and delivering it to their rooms on move in day. ...

Campus bookstore to host new student event

Campus bookstore to host new student event

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor

September 1, 2017

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus bookstore will host its third annual New Student Night on Sunday, Sept. 3, in an event aimed at getting new students acclimated to the store and introducing them to the resources it has to offer. Students will learn how to rent textbooks, participate in games and raffles and learn about other services offered th...

Athletic director to be replaced

Athletic director to be replaced

Kimberly Wethal, Co-Editor in Chief

October 9, 2016

Amy Edmonds, current athletic director for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, will be changing job positions to become an associate athletic director once an interim director is named in her place. UW-Whitewater spokesperson Sara Kuhl did not elaborate on the reason for the change in Edmo...

Second Title IX complaint for UW-W: Student files lawsuit against UW-W following assault

November 10, 2015

Compiled by Kimberly Wethal Nov. 11, 2015   The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is facing its second Title IX complaint in 18 months after a sexual assault survivor filed a federal lawsuit in July earlier this year. The information about the most recent federal lawsuit filed with the Departm...

On the chopping block: $250 million cut to UW System means $5.8 million loss for UW-W

September 30, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal News Editor Emily Lepkowski Staff Editor While the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater didn’t lose the most money when the state budget was finalized (UW-Madison shouldered the largest loss with a reduction of $52.8 million), UW-W saw the amount of state assistance for educat...

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