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Brooms for the men’s hoops team

Brooms for the men’s hoops team

Calahan Steed, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

The No. 12 Warhawk men’s basketball team swept their weekend of competition at home over Calvin College (Mich.) Dec. 7 and Alma College (Mich.) Dec. 8, and are now 7-0 overall. Despite just 23 percent shooting behind the arc against Calvin, the Warhawks managed to escape with a five-point victory...

Warhawk football earns share of conference

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

October 29, 2018


Filed under Sports

Thirty-six. That’s the number of Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championships the No. 5 Warhawk football team is striving for after clinching at least a share of this year’s title with a 40-10 victory over UW-Stout and the help of No. 10 UW-Oshkosh’s loss to UW-Stevens Point. Whit...

Women’s tennis strong as tournament approaches

Augie Spankowski, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2018


Filed under Sports

Women's tennis had a busy and successful road trip Oct. 13. They first beating UW-River Falls, then traveled to UW-Stout and grabbed their second road win of the day. The Warhawks won both matchups 9-0. Whitewater improves to 6-1 overall and 6-0 in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. ...

Kopper promotes Warhawk pride

Beverly Kopper, Chancellor

September 3, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Dear Mr. Lofton, As a proud member of the Packer and Warhawk nations, I wanted to thank you and your colleague Mr. Kevin Harlan for your positive words regarding Jake Kumerow during last Thursday’s Packer game. We are so proud of Jake and delighted that others have the thrill of watching him p...

Peanut butter pitch winners

Peanut butter pitch winners

Dana Hockbein, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2018


Filed under Biz & Tech

Senior Sam Lepak and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee student Evan Laird took home first place and a $1,000 bonus on April 4 after winning the Warhawk Business Plan Competition with their organic peanut butter called Pintful. The UW-Whitewater CEO Chapter said this competition pushes “student entr...

No. 2 gymnastics stays undefeated with sweep

No. 2 gymnastics stays undefeated with sweep

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Sports

With a sweep across all events, the UW-Whitewater women’s gymnastics team defeated Gustavus Adolphus College (Minn.) 188.500-176.850. The Warhawks (3-0, 3-0) outscored the Golden Gusties 47.700-46.225 on vault, 46.675-42.775 on the uneven parallel bars, 46.125-42.525 on the balance beam and 48....

Athletics begins 4.95 million dollar renovation

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

September 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

The UW-Whitewater athletics department has started its $4.95 million renovation to Perkins Stadium and Miller Stadium. Both will get advanced training facilities focused on improving injury treatment and rehabilitation, locker-rooms and study areas for student-athletes. The new advancements are ex...

People of Whitewater: Hawk

February 1, 2017


Filed under Multimedia

A compilation piece to Lifestyle's story on the K-9 Officer, Hawk.

Economic impact of UW-W in the millions

Economic impact of UW-W in the millions

February 23, 2016


Filed under Biz & Tech, News

By Kimberly Wethal Feb. 24, 2016 Professor of economics Russ Kashian said his name might be in a slightly bigger, bolder font on a new study finding UW-Whitewater’s local financial impact, but it’s the students who deserve the credit because they’re the ones who “created the magic.” ...

Kopper honored to be UW-Whitewater’s 16th Chancellor

Kopper honored to be UW-Whitewater’s 16th Chancellor

September 2, 2015


Filed under News

  By Kimberly Wethal News Editor Chancellor Beverly Kopper has a closet overflowing with purple. It’s not all Warhawk purple, she admits, but the days she’s not donning one of the many shades of the color, she’s almost invisible. “One of my co-workers saw me today not wearing purple and said I was almost unreco...

People of Whitewater: Joe Millis

People of Whitewater: Joe Millis

May 6, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle

Kilt-wearing Warhawk never sought attention, just wanted to ‘man up’ May 6, 2015 By Amber Levenhagen Joe Millis never wanted any attention, but when you decide you want to wear a kilt every day, being shy isn’t an option. “I have not worn pants outside of work or visiting my grandparents ...

A warhawk’s life down under

November 28, 2012


Filed under Lifestyle

  Imagine waking up on your birthday and having to say goodbye to all of your friends and family before you leave the country for six months. That was me, heading to Australia to study abroad for one of my last semesters of college. As excited as I was to be able to embark on this incredible jou...

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