Royal Purple

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Jackie Briggs, front right in purple, Director of Admissions, leads a tour in the University Center lobby. UW-Whitewater admissions staff visited with incoming and prospective students and their families and guided small tour groups around campus on Thursday, July 16, 2020.

Lexy Winchell, Journalist

August 30, 2020

The James R. Connor University Center is thought of as the heart of campus by many. It is known as a common gathering place for students. So staff knew they had to adapt to conditions brought on by the Coronavirus pandemic and reconsider traditional ways of connecting students. “All staff and students...

Disney Pixar trivia

Jake Klein, Journalist

March 13, 2020

Warhawk Alley hosted its first-ever Disney Pixar Trivia on Monday, March 9. There were about 50 participants with up to four people per team, and a $2 entry fee per person. Prizes were awarded to the team that took first place, and also to the team with the best name. The trivia consisted of 40 question...

Mario Kart gaming grows in popularity

Jake Klein, Journalist

March 2, 2020

On Monday, Feb. 24, the Warhawk Alley hosted a Mario Kart Tournament open to all students regardless of their video game experience. The cost to participate in the tournament was $5, and the Warhawk Alley saw 15 people in attendance. Mario Kart has many different versions on different gaming consoles, but...

Warhawk Alley hosts ‘Black Ops 4’ party

Warhawk Alley hosts ‘Black Ops 4’ party

Jeffrey Wardon, Jr., Biz & Tech Editor

October 16, 2018

Taking advantage of the hype surrounding “Call of Duty: Black Ops 4”, a few people on campus sought a celebration and joined the release party which was hosted Oct. 12 in the Down Under of the University Center. “The idea started here in Warhawk Alley,” said graduate assistant Mike Aiello. ...

Storms cause short-lived power outage

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor

October 7, 2016

Strong storms came through Whitewater on Monday Sept. 19, bringing heavy rain and 30 seconds of darkness The Anderson Library and computer labs were one building on campus forced to cope with the outage. “A lot of stuff has to be manually rebooted,” said Patricia Fragola, Head of Library systems an...

Bowl with an American hero

November 11, 2015

By Signe Trewyn Nov. 11, 2015 Veteran’s Day is known to be a day for Americans to honor those who served, but most of us don’t get a chance to interact with them let alone bowl alongside them. That is the idea behind Operation R&R at Warhawk Alley where students have an entire week to...

University hosts events for nontraditional

November 4, 2015

By Alexandria Goodwin-Salas Nov. 4, 2105 Cassandra Gotz, a nontraditional student, came to University of Wisconsin-Whitewater because of the location, size and the opportunities the college offers to its students. National Nontraditional Student Week is a way to celebrate those students who have taken the...

Test gaming skills in tournament


September 25, 2014

  By Hilary Igl Mario drifts off Yoshi to gain the lead, but that wasn’t enough to carry him to the finish line. Mario gets hit by a blue shell and spins out seconds before the finish line. Yoshi takes the win. Part of this year’s Warhawk Alley tournament line-up is a Mario Kart tournament...

Campus thanks workers

The billiards room in Warhawk Alley in the University Center was filled with custodians enjoying a break from work for a few hours before being served lunch.

September 19, 2014

By Vesna Brajkovic Sept. 17, 2014 Every morning on campus the garbages are emptied, the stairwells are cleared of pizza boxes from the night before and the hallways are freshly vacuumed by ‘invisible people’ the campus can’t function without–the custodians. On Sept. 12, the custodians...

Public relations students promote Warhawk Alley

April 11, 2012

Public relation majors are putting on an event this Saturday and Sunday to help promote the University Center’s Warhawk Alley. The events are Warhawk Alley Olympics and The Warhawk Strut. The events are a part of a semester long group project for the Public Relations Tactics II course. The two...

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