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Softball team continues strong conference play

Calahan Steed, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2019


Filed under Sports

On a chilly Saturday afternoon, the UW-Whitewater softball team’s offense provided the warmth in a sweep of a doubleheader against UW-River Falls April 13. The Warhawks kept the Falcons’ offense cold in the first game with a 5-0 victory. In game two, the Warhawks offense erupted for a 12-5 vict...

Warhawks outslug Blue Devils in sweep

Warhawks outslug Blue Devils in sweep

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under carousel, Sports

The No. 23 ranked Warhawk baseball team won their ninth  out of the past 10 games April 13 by winning both games over UW- Stout at Prucha Field at James B. Miller Stadium. In the first game, the Warhawks were victorious 11-9 and won 4-3 in game two. UW-W improves to 14-6 overall and 7-1 in the WIA...

The importance of sexual assault awareness

Olivia Storey, Assistant News Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Every April, we see posters, flyers and clothing all around campus raising awareness for sexual assault and how to prevent it. Although many different departments and organizations host and provide their own events and information, the one that stands out to most students is It’s On Us. As a surviv...

Provost leaving campus

Shannan Lojeski, News Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under News

After three years, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at UW-W Susan Elrod will be leaving the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. May 21 will be Elrod’s last day on campus after which she will begin her transition into her position as Chancellor at Indiana University South Ben...

April and advocacy

April and advocacy

Shannan Lojeski, News Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under News

A campus-wide email sent on April 11 notified students, faculty and staff of details of sexual assault that was reported to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater on April 9. The individuals involved and an unknown acquaintance met at a party off campus Friday, April 9 and returned to the area of t...

Garzarelli moving on from UW-W

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under News

His tenure was short but quite effective. Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Todd Garzarelli is leaving UW-Whitewater May 12 to take over the same role at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. “When the position opened up and presented itself, it was hard not to pursue,” Garzarelli said. “So...

A walk down Old Main Lane

A walk down Old Main Lane

Olivia Storey, Assistant News Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under carousel, News

UW-W celebrated the creation of Old Main Lane Friday, April 12 with a display. The project took years of support and collaboration to complete, as faculty, staff, students and alumni all played their part in providing memorabilia and stories to be shared with the Whitewater community on the second fl...

Creativity meets mental health awareness

Creativity meets mental health awareness

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

This past week the of the UW-Whitewater chapter of Active Minds gave students a chance to tell their own mental health story in a unique way. The Mental Health Monologues included different acts put on by various UW-Whitewater students explaining their experiences with a variety of skits, dances, s...

UW-W’s COBE extends AACSB accreditation

UW-W’s COBE extends AACSB accreditation

Dylan Piccolo, Biz & Tech Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Biz & Tech

UW-Whitewater’s College of Business and Economics was approved for extension by the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) this spring.  Because of the rarety of the accreditation, the process of being accredited and renewed for accreditation is difficult and takes a lot of...

Students win big at juried show

Students win big at juried show

Samantha Lynn, Assistant Arts & Rec Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Arts & Rec, carousel

Students of UW-Whitewater were honored for their art work during the reception of the Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit April 9. Students, faculty, parents and community members gathered in the Crossman Gallery to see the display of some of the best student artwork. Michael Flanagan, who is the director o...

‘She always gave 110 percent’

‘She always gave 110 percent’

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

April 8, 2019


Filed under carousel, Sports

The old saying goes, “better late than never,” and Franchesca Hutton won a national championship at the right time. Senior Franchesca Hutton from the Warhawk gymnastics team took home the national crown on the balance beam at the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association Championship hosted by UW- Oshk...

Professor strives to promote unity

Olivia Storey, Assistant News Editor

April 8, 2019


Filed under News

Every semester on campus, students from around the world come to study at UW-W while students from UW-W study around the world. But people may not think about how many professors visit other universities around the world, and how many come here to help enlighten students in areas they may have never co...

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