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Trip down memory lane

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

December 13, 2017

There are very few times when Old Main is mentioned on campus. For many students, their only time hearing its mention is during a campus tour. However, 47 years ago Old Main was at the heart of campus life at UW-Whitewater before it went up in flames in 1970. To recognize Whitewater’s rich and slightl...

Women’s basketball sneak peak

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

November 15, 2017

Going by the numbers, the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team had one of its most memorable seasons in recent memory in 2016-2017. The Warhawks finished with an overall record of 22-6, had two players named to the first team all-conference squad and won one WIAC tournament trophy. Even with all the suc...

Magic show draws larger crowd of students

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

November 15, 2017

Nearly every seat was filled in the UC Down Under to see magician Steven Brundage Nov. 9. Brundage, a semi-finalist on America’s Got Talent in 2016, performed his Rubik’s Cube routine. A compilation video of his Rubik’s Cube acts has collected more than 20 million views on YouTube. “I saw ...

Website homepage gets cosmetic facelift

Hannah Schultz, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017

A new UW-W website went live last week with new pages and visuals focused on answering questions of prospective students. “The previous website didn’t project to prospective students,” said Web Coordinater Christa Vrabel, who worked with the Marketing and Communication Department on the update...

Youth sports about more than winning

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor

October 17, 2017

Growing up, I’ve always been a very competitive person. Basketball games in the driveway were serious, hockey games against my brother in the garage were for the Stanley Cup and I refused to accept a loss in high school sports. Winning was everything to me – before I started coaching. When I be...

Volleyball drops No. 7 Northwestern in top ten battle

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

October 17, 2017

Taking down a top ten opponent in the process, No.9 UW-Whitewater women’s volleyball team extended their win streak to 11 with two victories Oct. 14 at the Northwestern Invitational in St. Paul, Minnesota. UW-W (18-3, 5-0) toppled host and No.7 University of Northwestern (Minn.) in thei...

Warhawk Cross Country Battle Weather and Competition

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

October 17, 2017

On an unusually hot mid-October day, the UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s cross country teams both placed 24th at the Cowbell Classic Oct. 14 in Elsah, Illinois at the North Farm Course. The meet gave the Warhawks a first- hand look at what it would take to win a team or individual nationa...

Hawks beat by No. 12 Vikings

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

October 17, 2017

Riding a seven-game unbeaten streak, the UW-Whitewater men’s soccer team (8-4-4) was blanked 3-0 against No. 12 North Park University Oct. 15 in Chicago, Illinois at the Holmgren Complex. With the win, North Park University retook the North Park-Whitewater Cup after the Warhawks’ were v...

UWW Football wins battle of birds

UWW Football wins battle of birds

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

October 17, 2017

Junior running back Drew Patterson’s legs carried the UW-Whitewater football team to a 21-14 victory over No. 24 UW-La Crosse. Patterson nished the game with 221 yards on 32 carries and scored all three of the Warhawk touchdowns. No touchdown was more important than Patterson’s 93-yard spurt...

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