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Business is booming

Business is booming

Dauntae Green, Editor May 8, 2023

The city of Whitewater has been known as a town of business and entrepreneurship throughout history. And it's been proven true the past few years with new business after new business opening its doors...

Junior Business & Economics Major Justice Theisen

What is the best thing about Whitewater?

March 5, 2023

The best thing about whitewater is definitely the community, whether it be in Greek life or in the hundreds of organizations/clubs or are on campus there is a place for every student to feel welcomed and...

Welcome back from break!

Welcome back from break!

John Weidl, City Manager January 22, 2023

Welcome all students, faculty, staff, family, and friends to Whitewater as you return for your spring semester!  The City of Whitewater is continuously looking for opportunities to engage students...

Just in time for the chilly season, UWW student Ethan Wyland tries to choose a cuddly companion from Kit’s Knits at the Whitewater City Market.

Fall at the farmers market

Ivy Steege and Aurora Schock October 9, 2022

Cool autumn breezes and locally-sourced goods are still available at the Whitewater Farmers Market and City Market. The bi-weekly event plans to be around until the end of October. Since 1991, the market...

A controlled burn is set on the effigy mounds to maintain the site the summer of 2018.

Why is it important to preserve the Whitewater effigy mounds?

Kori Oberle & Pat Blackmer, Whitewater Landmarks Commission Members October 9, 2022

The Whitewater Effigy Mounds Preserve includes thirteen burial mounds built by indigenous peoples on the far southwest edge of what is now known as Whitewater, Wisconsin. Several mounds were built in the...

First and second place winners Di’allo Gordon and Tony Wagner compete in the Madden Xbox One Tournament Monday, Sept. 26.

Esports tournament begins year of gaming

Libby Nabhan, Journalist October 2, 2022

Esports kicked off this year with a Madden Xbox One Tournament in Warhawk Alley beginning Sept. 12 and finishing with the championship game Monday, Sept. 26. The Esports event consisted of 32 players in...

 Jennifer Bastian (center) answers a question during the “Hold Together” panel discussion. Photo courtesy of Alison Acker, Roberta’s Art Gallery Photographer.

Art exhibit focuses on community building

Anne Gernetzke , Arts and Recreation Editor September 18, 2022

Campus and community members gathered to discuss inclusion and mental health at Roberta’s Art Gallery Sept. 14, for the reception of Jennifer Bastian’s “Hold Together” exhibit.  Bastian, an...

From Left: Tyrone Green, Colin Anderson, Dauntae Green and Rachel Stapelman enjoy bruch at The Sweet Spot Bakehouse.

Editor’s choice for Best in Whitewater

Dauntae Green, Mannaging Editor March 6, 2022

Whitewater has everything you need in this small city of just over 14,000 residents. There is always something to do like dining out, getting a new hairdo, watching a game at some terrific local bars and...

For the love of pizza

For the love of pizza

Parker Rezner, Assistant Lifestyle Editor March 6, 2022

Rosa’s Pizza located at 180 W Main St has been a staple of Whitewater cuisine for years and it was proven yet again this year, being voted into the top three best pizza restaurants in town. After a fire...

A new Sled Shed now resides at Tripp Lake Park for community members to use over the winter months Jan. 21, 2022.

Winter fun in Whitewater

Dauntae Green, Managing Editor January 30, 2022

In the winter season there can be many things to do in Whitewater that would be fun, chaotic, and can be what you need to help make memories. You can go hiking on hike trails, snowshoeing and sledding...

Whitewater welcomes new convenience stores

Whitewater welcomes new convenience stores

Alicia Dougherty, Editor January 16, 2022

The city of Whitewater welcomed a new Kwik Trip store to the community Dec 9. 2021 at 305 Elkhorn Rd. and will be celebrating the opening of another Kwik Trip store at 837 S. Janesville St. These two...

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