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Assessment Day brings community together

Assessment Day brings community together

Carli Pope, Assistant Biz & Tech Editor

March 4, 2019

Assessment day is an annual event hosted by UW-Whitewater where people are brought together to share ideas focused on improving student learning throughout campus. People belonging to individual programs throughout campus came together to bring information and data that they have gathered on studen...

Running, jumping, hurdling and throwing

Running, jumping, hurdling and throwing

Calahan Steed, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2019

The UW-Whitewater track & field team competed in the WIAC Indoor Championships this past weekend and displayed many solid individual performances. After a slow start on the first day Feb. 22, the men’s team battled back to finish in fourth place with 88 points. The women’s team fought hard ...

One-and-done for men’s basketball

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

February 25, 2019

The UW-W men’s basketball team had to go on a final regular season run just to reach the playoffs for a 21st consecutive season and snuck into the postseason. But the Warhawks could not carry their momentum over to the postseason, losing on the road to UW-Platteville 77-60 in the first round of the...

Six wrestlers advance to nationals

Ben Lokken, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2019

The Warhawk wrestling team finished with 146 points in the NCAA Upper Midwest Regional and had six wrestlers move on to the NCAA championships in their respective weight classes. “I love competing in the environment like the one this past weekend,” senior Nicholas Bonomo said.  “It excites me...

Time down under a life changing experience

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

February 25, 2019

I never thought I would be brave enough to study in a foreign country, but it was truly the best experience of my life. This past winterim, I was fortunate enough to study abroad in Australia. I have always wanted to study abroad, but I wanted to find an alternative to an entire semester in a differe...

NCAA Tournament bid clinched

NCAA Tournament bid clinched

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

February 25, 2019

The UW-W women’s basketball team has been nearly unstoppable as of late, winning nine of 10 games before the WIAC Tournament started.   The Warhawks carried their momentum from the regular season and advanced to the WIAC Championship game with a tight 53-51 over No. 25 UW-La Crosse in the WIAC semifinal...

Campus celebrates black history

Campus celebrates black history

Olivia Storey, Assistant News Editor

February 25, 2019

The University Center hosted the Black History Month program on Wednesday Feb. 20 that showcased black culture and diversity throughout campus. The event consisted of many different presentations that displayed the importance of learning about black history and culture and why it’s so important to ...

Habitat for Humanity gears up for spring

Charlie Fries, Assistant Lifestyle Editor

February 25, 2019

With winter looming outside, it can be helpful for many students to brighten up their dorms with a little greenery. While it’s typically hard to get houseplants this time of year, the UW-Whitewater chapter of Habitat for Humanity gave students a way to purchase plants that also goes towards a specif...

Cold temperatures could cause auto trouble for locals

Tierney Breitkreutz, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2019

The polar vortex is over, and the snow is melting. This is good news, except for the fact that the snow freezes overnight, a process that turns everyone into the worst Olympic ice skaters. Seeing someone slip and fall can be amusing, but seeing a car slip and crash is no joke. As a UW-Whitewater...

Whitewater Main Street Festival supports one final cause

Whitewater Main Street Festival supports one final cause

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

February 25, 2019

The Whitewater Main Street Festival committee has announced that the festival will come to an end. The festival, which first started in 2014 as a way to support the arts in Whitewater, was able to award several artistic merit awards to local students throughout the years with the funds it raised...

Twenty-one straight playoff berths

Twenty-one straight playoff berths

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

February 18, 2019

Postseason bound. Barely. Following its road victory against UW-Stout, the Warhawk men’s basketball team clinched the sixth and final seed for next week’s WIAC tournament by winning both its home games against UW-Platteville and UW-River Falls. The winning streak also gave UW-W its 21st consecutiv...

UW-W offers free income tax clinic

Carli Pope, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2019

Tax season is here at the university, and people are ready to file. At the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater a clinic is available to help people their income taxes. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance clinic is available to help people prepare and file for the 2018 federal and state income tax re...

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