Founded 1901

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Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Students at Lakeview Elementary decorated the school to celebrate veterans for Veterans Day in 2021. Stars and stripes adorned the windows to show support for those who have served. Credit: VFW Post 5470 – Whitewater

Six ways to celebrate veterans

Aliza Kaiser, Assistant Community Editor November 13, 2023

Every year on November 11, banks, post offices, other federal buildings, and some schools close to honor those who have served. But how can you observe Veterans Day? This year, there are over 18.5 million...

Vice Commander Ty Letto thanking our troops for their service and giving his own experiences while serving in the military

Campus honors Veterans

Jayden Kimpel, Campus Journalist November 13, 2023

Every year, UW-Whitewater honors veterans through veterans week. For the 2022-23 year at UW-Whitewater, 496 students were veterans or current members of the military. This year, there are 554 students.  This...

Randi Miranda, a U.S. Navy veteran and senior dietetics major, shown with her service dog, Abbey, will take part in a Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 11 at UWSP.

UW-Stevens Point senior sets sights on improving nutritional health for fellow veterans

November 13, 2022

U.S. Navy veteran Randi Miranda joined military service to follow in the footsteps of her “favorite human,” her grandfather, Thomas J. Lawrence. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point senior from...

Photos of tattoos were displayed throughout Roberta’s Art Gallery in remembrance and honor of military service

Art in all shapes and sizes

Shawn Long and Sarah Smith November 13, 2022

As the semester approaches its final weeks, winter activities have picked up on campus. The arts across campus have displayed fall, Halloween themes and are now transitioning into the colder season of...

“I’d like to shout out to my grandpa who served in the army for a number of years in the 50s.”
Junior John Leahey, Journalism

What do we appreciate our veterans?

November 7, 2021

“When I think about our Veterans, my heart is flooded with appreciation. Appreciation for their bravery; appreciation for their sacrifice; appreciation for their selflessness. Thank you endlessly, now...

Veterans and Service Members Organization

A benefit for veterans

Bradley Burt, Journalist November 8, 2020

While some on campus may not know Amy Moore, veterans certainly do. Moore is the UW-Whitewater veteran benefits coordinator. She helps students navigate the complex paperwork and processes required for...

A very real issue for Veterans

Shannan Lojeski, News Editor April 22, 2019

In October of 2014, University of Wisconsin Whitewater Army ROTC Cadet Raechel Liska reported her alleged rape by a fellow UW-W Army ROTC Cadet. While no criminal charges were filed in the incident by...

Veterans an integral part of campus

Ben pierce, Assistant News Editor November 30, 2017

The University of Wisconsin - Whitewater is home to more than 1,600 students that have served in the armed forces in some capacity. It’s a number that continues to grow. Richard Harris, Coordinator...

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