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Important message from Interim Chancellor Greg Cook regarding COVID-19

Interim Chancellor Greg Cook

September 20, 2020

Dear Warhawks,      Today, I come to you with a plea that each of us do our part to help slow the spread of COVID-19. We said before the start of the semester that we only had 79 days until we move to remote classes on Nov. 20. Today, that number is 67.      UW-Madison announced that a...

‘We are even better together’

Chancellor Beverly Kopper congratulates UW-W employee for 50 years of service in the Anderson Library.

Killian Jauch, News Editor

September 3, 2018

One of Chancellor Beverly Kopper’s main talking points in this year’s State of the University address was the restructuring of the University of Wisconsin-Rock County into a satellite campus for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Kopper said there is still work to be done, but everyone involv...

Warhawks Split Doubleheader with Titans

Warhawks Split Doubleheader with Titans

Joe Byers, Sports Reporter

April 15, 2018

On Wednesday April 11 the No. 2 UW-Whitewater Warhawks split a doubleheader with the No. 16 UW-Oshkosh Titans at Miller Stadium in Whitewater. The Warhawks (15-3, 7-1) took down the Titans by a close score of 8-7 for the first game, but UW-Oshkosh got the best of them in the second game and won b...

O’Donnell springs her way to eleventh

O’Donnell springs her way to eleventh

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

April 8, 2018

UW-Whitewater gymnastics junior Lisa O’Donnell placed 11th in the all-around competition with a score of 38.750 April 7 at the NCAA Minneapolis Regional at the University of Minnesota's Maturi Pavilion. O’Donnell, who was one of four D-III gymnasts to compete in front of a crowd of 4,700 against...

Last chance to make the dance

Last chance to make the dance

Calahan Steed, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2018

The UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s track and field team competed in three last chance meets in hopes of improving marks to reach qualifying status for the NCAA Indoor Championships. The Warhawks traveled to UW-Platteville and Wartburg (Iowa) on Friday and UW-Stevens Point on Saturday to compete in...

Women’s gymnastics stumbles on senior day

Junior Lisa O’Donnell performs a handstand during her balance beam routine. O’Donnell finished with an all-around score of 37.800, which was best on the team.

Joe Byers, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2018

The UW-Whitewater women’s gymnastics team was defeated by UW-La Crosse 192.125-190.975 Saturday Feb. 24 in front of a large crowd at the Russell arena in Whitewater. UW-La Crosse and UW-Whitewater both came into the meet with an undefeated record in conference. With this win, the Eagles claimed ...

Professor appeals dismissal decision

Professor appeals dismissal decision

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief

February 19, 2018

A tenured University of Wisconsin-Whitewater art history associate professor is appealing the UW Board of Regents’ decision to dismiss him earlier this week. Chris Henige – who was hired by the university in 2001, received tenure in 2007 and served as the Chair of the Art and Design departmen...

150th kicks off on April 21

150th kicks off on April 21

Nicole Aimone, News Editor

February 19, 2018

Since its inception 150 years ago, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has changed names, mascots and school colors – only for one year, as it was so disliked that it was changed back to purple – but the one thing we’d all like to think hasn’t changed is the legacy Warhawks have created. ...

Game of inches

Game of inches

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

November 8, 2017

It took two clutch defensive stops for the Warhawks to hold on to the Miner’s Axe in a thrilling 17-16 victory over the No. 20 UW-Platteville Pioneers. “As a (defensive) unit we enjoy the pressure and we rose to the occasion,” sophomore defensive back Jacob Frey said. UW-W was up 17-14 with th...

How you can change life today

Ross Guyette, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day has passed, but your chance to make an impact remains.  University of Wisconsin Whitewater is trying to bring awareness to a big issue impacting each of us. The issue of improperly disposing of medication has never been so important.  As the day for awareness was ...

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