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Wrestling takes back-to-back road victories

Ben Lokken, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

The No. 16 UW-Whitewater wrestling team went on the road back-to-back days Dec. 5 and 6 for two separate matches against Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference foes, and won both of them. In the first of the two matches, the Warhawks headed to UW-Eau Claire Whitewater emerged with a decisive 31-16 v...

Brooms for the men’s hoops team

Brooms for the men’s hoops team

Calahan Steed, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

The No. 12 Warhawk men’s basketball team swept their weekend of competition at home over Calvin College (Mich.) Dec. 7 and Alma College (Mich.) Dec. 8, and are now 7-0 overall. Despite just 23 percent shooting behind the arc against Calvin, the Warhawks managed to escape with a five-point victory...

Women’s basketball loses in battle of ’Hawks

Women’s basketball loses in battle of ’Hawks

Er, Assistant Sports Editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The No. 22 women’s basketball team fell short to Coe College (Iowa) in a non-conference matchup at Kachel Gymnasium Dec. 8 with a score of 68-63. The Warhawks’ overall record now is 4-3. They were held to a 39.4 shooting percentage throughout the game but held a 35-28 rebounding advantage, which helped ...

Warhawks’ journey comes to an end

Warhawks’ journey comes to an end

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under carousel, Sports

After an undefeated regular season and 36th WIAC championship, the No. 5 UW-Whitewater football team fell short of the Stagg Bowl in the NCAA DIII semifinal against No. 2 University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton, Texas. The Warhawks conclude their season with a 13-1 overall record. UW-W has not a...

WSG recognizes busy, successful semester

Shannan Lojeski, Assistant News Editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under News

Passionate, inspirational, resourceful, supportive and inclusive. Among others, these were the leading qualities acknowledged by awards given at the 2018 Fall Faculty and Staff Recognition Reception. Whitewater Student Government (WSG) hosted the event Nov. 28 in the University Center and presented...

UW-W Super Smash Bros. Club joins the fight

Jeffrey Wardon, Jr., Biz & Tech Editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Biz & Tech

The University of Wisconsin – Whitewater is home to many student organizations, though one of its most unique is the Super Smash Bros. Club. This club consists of members who share common interests, the main one being video games. Various televisions and game consoles are usually all hooked up and r...

Mailing it in this Christmas

Benjamin Pierce, Managing Editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Biz & Tech, carousel

The season of giving gifts is upon us. With Christmas now just a few weeks away, UW-Whitewater students shipping or receiving gifts and packages has become commonplace. Jillian Wielgat works as a university services associate. She said the holiday season can be a busy time for university housi...

Connecting the community with crafts

Connecting the community with crafts

Samantha Lynn, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Rec

Roberta’s Art Gallery will show a strong campus connection with the community in the University Center. The exhibit will be showcasing crafts done by seniors at Fairhaven with UW-Whitewater students over the past two years. Avery Jenks is currently the exhibit lead in the Gallery and has had the honor...

It’s beginning to look a lot like flu season

Shannan Lojeski, Assistant News Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under News

   Cold and flu season is here but students do not have to fear because campus has got them covered. The University Health & Counseling Services (UHCS) at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater recently held two flu shot clinics Monday Nov. 12 and Wednesday Nov. 28 at Andersen Library for both st...

Alumnus challenges University

Killian Jauch, News Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under News

   The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater hosted a public lecture by alumnus Doug Kiel as part of a Native American Lecture Series Tuesday, Nov. 27.    Keil, a member of the Oneida Nation, challenged the University on its relationship with Native American nations in Wisconsin and specifically indi...

A bridge between two communities

A bridge between two communities

Killian Jauch, News Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under carousel, News

   When UW-System reconstruction was announced, students at what was formerly the University of Wisconsin-Rock County did not know what to expect.    “I was honestly confused,” said Jacob Zweig, who is a freshman at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater at Rock County. “At first I thought I had to go to Whitewater, I...

Highway hang-up affects many

Highway hang-up affects many

Killian Jauch, News Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under carousel, News

   With the holiday season beginning, there are many things to look forward to. Snow, lights, family, all the things that make the holidays fun. With it, however, there is also one thing people do not look forward to: traffic.     Here at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, students will soo...

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