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Annual Juried Show to display student art

Samantha Lynn, Assistant Arts & Rec Editor

April 3, 2019


Filed under Arts & Rec

The Crossman Gallery will be hosting its Annual Juried Students Show that displays students’ art work. The work shown within this exhibit can range from many different mediums such as paintings, sculptures, graphic design and so many more. Students who choose to enter to have their artwork displayed...

Women’s tennis wins first match since October

Calahan Steed, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2019


Filed under Sports

The Warhawk women’s tennis team earned its first win since winning the WIAC championship in October against Augustana College [Ill.] 7-2 in Lake Geneva March 16. UW-W also took on Cardinal Stritch University but fell in its second dual match, 6-3. “The match we were targeting first was Augustan...

Freckmann showcases one more time

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

March 20, 2019


Filed under Sports

Being named to play in an All-Star game is a rare opportunity for many athletes, but UW-W senior forward Olivia Freckmann became one of the few this past weekend. She competed in the inaugural Beyond Sports Women’s Collegiate All-Star Game in Salem, Va. March 16. Freckmann was one of 20 part...

Beware of “The Mighty Mouse”

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

March 18, 2019


Filed under Sports

Junior Mike Tortorice might be only 5’3” and 125 pounds, but he is dangerous on the wrestling mat. The Warhawk wrestling team also calls him “Mighty Mouse,” because of his unlikely combination of height and toughness. “I stand at a whopping 5’3” in height which makes me by a decent margin the s...

Bowling squad strikes down opponents in Music City

Ben Lokken, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2019


Filed under Sports

The No. 10 UW-Whitewater Bowling team traveled to the Nashville, Tenn. area March 15-17 for the Colombia 300 Music City Classic.  This is the team’s last competition before the NCAA championship meet in April. The Warhawks got off to a hot start by going 5-0 in the first day of the three-day even...

Recognition of Women’s History Month

Recognition of Women’s History Month

Kelsey Moyer, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2019


Filed under carousel, News

March is an important time in regard to equality, leadership, and recognition, as it marks the annual Women’s History Month. Thursday, March 14   campus helped to emphasize the importance of this yearly celebration through the Women in Leadership Recognition Ceremony. This event was presented...

Ignorance is not bliss

Ignorance is not bliss

Shannan Lojeski, News Editor

March 18, 2019


Filed under carousel, News

No one is immune to racial ignorance. That is just one hard truth that Dr. Crystal Fleming shared in her presentation on her book “How to Be Less Stupid About Race” given to students, faculty and community members Monday March 4 in Young Auditorium. Fleming’s lecture kicked off the first pr...

Track & field takes 15th place tie in Boston

Track & field takes 15th place tie in Boston

Charlie Ward, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2019


Filed under carousel, Sports

On March 8 and 9, the Whitewater track and field team sent seven athletes to Boston to compete in the NCAA Division III Indoor National Championship. Receiving 12 points throughout the two days of competition, the men’s team was able to tie for 15th place. This is the ninth top 15 finish for the War...

Gymnastics squad goes for three-peat

Calahan Steed, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2019


Filed under Sports

Don’t flip out about the UW-Whitewater gymnastics team missing nationals. Leave the flipping to the gymnasts. On March 9, the Warhawks finished third at the WIAC Championship/NCGA West Regional. The third place finish was just enough to propel UW-W to nationals. Whitewater’s qualification to...

Whitewater Reverend invites growth through Lent

March 11, 2019


Filed under Opinion

As we enter into Lent we do it with the full knowledge that God is with us and there is nothing to fear – and that is a relief, because if we take it seriously Lent could be pretty scary, but here, in this time of diving deep and cracking open spiritually, we have the opportunity to let in the new d...

SweetSpot captures coffee title

SweetSpot captures coffee title

Carli Pope, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2019


Filed under carousel, News

The SweetSpot is on the top of the coffee world in Whitewater. The local café and bakery was recently given the Royal Purple Best of Whitewater 2019 award for best coffee. The SweetSpot is a family-run, community focused business. The owners, the mother and daughter team of Karen Moline and Lac...

Purple Pride

Purple Pride

Alyssa Brooks, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2019


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475 gallons. That is how much paint is used on Warhawk Drive at the beginning of each school year. First Year Experience (FYE) hosts ‘Warhawk Welcome’ to help incoming freshmen adapt to UW-W. Painting Warhawk Drive purple is a yearly tradition that started in 2008, and over 20,000 students have...

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