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‘We are even better together’

‘We are even better together’

Killian Jauch, News Editor

September 3, 2018


Filed under News

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


Filed under carousel, Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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

Women’s gymnastics stumbles on senior day

Joe Byers, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under carousel, News

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


Filed under News

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


Filed under carousel, Sports

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


Filed under News

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 ...

Meet the new voice behind WSG

Meet the new voice behind WSG

Benjamin Pierce, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


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University of Wisconsin-Whitewater student body has a new voice. The sophomore accounting major Charles Kudy will serve as speaker of the senate for the UW-Whitewater Student Government for the remainder of the year after winning an 11-10 second-round vote at the Oct. 23 senate meeting. One senator...

Women’s volleyball wins eighth straight at home

Women’s volleyball wins eighth straight at home

Calahan Steed, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under Sports

The UW-Whitewater women’s volleyball team’s home dominance continued as the Warhawks dropped UW-Platteville in three sets. The ninth-ranked Warhawks were able to improve to 15-3 on the year, while Platteville falls to 13-12 overall. Junior Amanda Spera led the Warhawks with nine kills and ...

Survey finds drop with recycling trend

Survey finds drop with recycling trend

Brian Schanen and Katie Zwiefelhofer, Contributors

May 3, 2017


Filed under Biz & Tech

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students’ positive attitude towards recycling efforts does not appear to line up with behavioral intent regarding waste products, a public opinion course survey has found. A number of UW-Whitewater students and community members responded to a recent survey regarding lo...

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