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Best of Whitewater 2021

Best of Whitewater 2021

The 5th annual survey results are in!
Hannah Avdic, Business and Technology Editor February 21, 2021

You’ve been voting for your favorites, and the long awaited results are here for first, second and third place finishers. Congratulations to all of our Best of Whitewater winners!  The list of "bests"...

The UW-Whitewater community held a candlelight vigil Feb. 17 for alum Purcell Pearson who
was fatally shot in downtown Milwaukee.

Campus mourns loss of beloved alum

Alicia Dougherty, Assistant News Editor February 21, 2021

The UW-Whitewater community mourned the loss of one of it’s youngest and most beloved alumni Purcell “Percy” Pearson Wednesday, Feb. 17 with a candlelight vigil on Wyman Mall. The 22-year-old...

UW-W senior finance major Ben Nackel takes a walk down the streets of Whitewater on a sunny winter day.

What makes Whitewater so special?

Jacob Bessette, Journalist February 21, 2021

The students of UW-Whitewater enrolled during this spring 2021 semester are living here in a very unique time. The regular campus life and daily delights of the city are out of sorts due to what is going...

Live laughs on UWW-TV

Live laughs on UWW-TV

Michael Bose, Journalist February 21, 2021

It's not Kenan Thompson or Kate McKinnion - it's Whitewater's very own UWW-TV doing their rendition of the late night hit show Saturday Night Live. It's called UWW-TV Rocks Live, airing weekly on Thursdays...

Caroline Casey works out inside the Williams Center weight room.

Rec Sports makes big gains

Caleb Kahila, Assistant Arts and Rec Editor February 21, 2021

Just like lifters at the squat rack, Recreation Sports and Facilities is maxing out these days. Students are filling up time slots, coming back for more, and the Williams Center staff is here for it. “Every...

Program coordinator Corey Davis stands outside the Department of Communication Friday, Feb. 19 in Heide Hall. The communication master's degree is now fully online and already gaining national attention.

Communication master’s degree ranks above the rest

Hunter Wade, Journalist February 21, 2021

The Communication Department online master's program was highlighted on the "2021 Educational A-List" for institutions advancing the careers of PR and communication professionals in the U.S. this year....

Common Council checks in on elections, lake project, city districts

Common Council checks in on elections, lake project, city districts

Kylie Jacobs, Managing Editor February 21, 2021

The Whitewater Common Council met Tuesday, Feb. 16 to hear updates about the first round of spring election results, the lake drawdown project and future of the city's tax incremental financing districts.  There...

Kris and Nicole Holder enjoy their meal at Cozumel Mexican Restaurant Wednesday, Feb. 24.

Mexican restaurant is popular with the people

Dauntae Green, Lifestyle Editor February 21, 2021

Cozumel Mexican Restaurant on Main Street in Whitewater has the food from south of the border that you crave. The menu includes what all people in town love such as nachos, burritos, different kinds of...

Botanica Beauty Parlour owner Jennifer Zamora welcomes clients at the front desk of her new establishment on Main Street in downtown Whitewater.

Botanica in bloom

Owner of hair salon shares her story that brought her to the top
Jennifer Zamora, Contributor February 21, 2021

I grew up in Whitewater and have lived/worked here for the last 40+ years. I started my hairstyling career as a Cosmetology Apprentice in January of 2004.  I finished my apprenticeship through Cost Cutters,...

Tweets of the week

Tweets of the week

Dr. Sumin Shin, Assistant Professor of Advertising February 21, 2021

Magician Bill Blagg performs a trick where he multiples wine bottles Feb. 20 in the Young Auditorium.

Be ready to have your mind blown

Magician puts Young Auditorium in a trance
Matt Ellis, Arts and Rec Editor February 21, 2021

The Magic of Bill Blagg came to Whitewater Feb. 20, and did he put on a show. Blagg performed at the Young Auditorium Feb. 20 where he gave a performance the audience certainly enjoyed. Throughout the...

UW-W senior Purcell Pearson is crowned Homecoming King Oct. 11, 2019.

Student government honors Purcell Pearson

Carina Lopez Quintero, News Editor February 21, 2021

Whitewater Student Government (WSG) members presented legislation to recognize Purcell Pearson’s contributions to the university after his tragic passing Feb. 6, 2021. WSG unanimously passed the bill...

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