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Leaving Your Mark On Campus

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater student and Hawk Squad member Maddie Neuser (left) adds additional purple paint to a painting tray while Freshman Ryan Waln (right) continues to paint Warhawk Drive nearby.

Carina Lopez, News Editor

September 6, 2020

New incoming freshman and transfer students had the opportunity to leave their mark on campus by painting Warhawk Drive purple Monday, Aug 1.  While a virtual Warhawk Welcome continued, it was an exciting in-person experience. Paint it Purple is a Warhawk tradition where new students are able...

Warhawk Welcome

Purple Pit Crew member Katherine Reddeman takes a group photo of Peer Mentor Katie Sorensen and new students who are part of the Live and Learn, learning community, during Warhawk Welcome.

Katie Childs, Assistant News Editor

September 6, 2020

UW - Whitewater welcomed first-year students to campus with an array of online orientation events Aug. 31 - Sept. 1. Freshmen and transfers had the opportunity to meet one another, tune into informational sessions about the university, and familiarize themselves with the campus both virtually and in so...

Warhawks win 19th WIAC title

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

May 6, 2019

The No. 16 Warhawk baseball team clinched at least of a share of the WIAC title in its first doubleheader against UW-Stevens Point May 3. But that was not good enough. The Force was with the Warhawks May 4 by sweeping the Pointers for the second time in as many days, ultimately outright clinching th...

Lady Warhawks storming back

Lady Warhawks storming back

Calahan Steed, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2019

The Warhawk women’s hoops team carried its surge of weeks long momentum to an eight-game winning streak. UW-W’s victories against UW-Stevens Point Feb. 6 and UW-Stout Feb. 9 bring its season record to 16-7 overall and 9-3 in the WIAC. Whitewater currently stands tied for second in conference with U...

Trewyn following Kumerow’s footsteps

Dylan Piccolo, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019

Thirty-two NFL teams will make their selections in the 2019 NFL Draft in April, and front offices will choose the future of their organization based on a full body of work. If you look at UW-Whitewater graduate and current NFL prospect Nate Trewyn’s resume, you can see why he is deserving of the ...

Brooms for the men’s hoops team

Brooms for the men’s hoops team

Calahan Steed, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2018

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

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

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

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

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 23, 2018

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

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...

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