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Football schedule could mean more success

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

April 29, 2019


Filed under Opinion

The Warhawk football team released its schedule for the 2019 season April 22, and a lot of it involves much familiarity from last year. UW-W starts off the year against the University of Dubuque [Iowa] and Concordia-Moorhead College [Minn.], except the venues flip-flop this time around. Whitewaterâ€...

City Market vendors wrap up indoor season

April 29, 2019


Filed under Biz & Tech

The Whitewater City Market features local producers throughout the year, and the indoor winter season is coming to an end. The indoor season ran from November through April every Saturday. Throughout both seasons, there are a total of about 70 vendors that come out and share their crafts and sell their produce. T...

150 years worth of celebrating

Olivia Storey, Assistant News Editor

April 22, 2019


Filed under News

Founder’s Week is a week long celebration of UW-Whitewater’s past and present students, faculty and staff members. Throughout this week, a series of events will take place honoring these groups as well as alumni through awards, socials and receptions. This years Founder’s Week is especially important du...

Storage solution coming to Whitewater

Storage solution coming to Whitewater

Carli, Assistant Biz & Tech

April 15, 2019


Filed under Biz & Tech, carousel

Many students have trouble figuring out where they will store their belongings over the summer. Some have too many belongings to fit in their residence. But a new company in Whitewater has a solution.  Doorage is a storage company moving to Whitewater, and they have a new twist on the storage locker pr...

Bethel House, UW-W help combat homelessness

Tiereny Breitkreutz, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2019


Filed under Biz & Tech

Becoming homeless or facing homelessness is a scary reality for some people. It can feel like the world is against you and there is no other place to go.  Bethel House in Whitewater is a transitional home for people facing homelessness. Families can stay up to one year in Bethel House. Over time, many stude...

Whitewater gets a slice of little Italy

Whitewater gets a slice of little Italy

Dylan Piccolo, Biz & Tech Editor

April 8, 2019


Filed under Biz & Tech, carousel

Whitewater’s Main Street business district made room for a slice of Little Italy when New Yorker Benny Spahiu brought his talents to Wisconsin. His success in New York pushed him to try to find more markets where pizza by the slice would be profitable, which led him to open La Piazza Pizzeria in W...

Softball comes back to Wisconsin above .500

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

April 3, 2019


Filed under Sports

The No. 17 Warhawk softball team heads back to Whitewater after going 7-5 overall on its Florida trip over Spring Break March 22-28. The Warhawks started the trip 1-3, but won six of its last eight games including three victories over top five teams. “Those string of victories came because the real Whitewa...

Parking rule could lead to drunk driving

February 11, 2019


Filed under Opinion

It’s all fun and games until someone decides to drive home. In the City of Whitewater, it is illegal to park on city streets from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m. from Nov. 1 to March 31 every year. In theory, these winter guidelines make sense. If there is snow overnight or early in the morning, it makes sense to ...

Business gives tips on winter home and car health

Alyssa Brooks, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

When the temperature is below zero and classes are cancelled, students automatically think only of how to keep themselves warm. However, most students don’t think that these dangerously low temperatures have effects on their living spaces. There are a variety of precautions that should be taken for all ar...

Polar Vortex tests Whitewater Wal-Mart, residents

Polar Vortex tests Whitewater Wal-Mart, residents

Carli Pope, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Biz & Tech

A snowstorm struck Wisconsin Sunday, Jan. 27 that kept the Whitewater community inside into the early morning the following day. Temperatures in the southern part of Wisconsin were consistently in the -30s. These lows that haven’t been recorded since 2014. Because Whitewater does not expect to get an...

Toppers plans Super Deal for Super Bowl

Toppers plans Super Deal for Super Bowl

Dylan Piccolo, Biz & Tech Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Biz & Tech, carousel

When the NFL hosts the 2019 Super Bowl on Sunday, America will be cooking up or taking out their favorite gameday foods with family and friends on what has become like a national holiday. With all food sales skyrocketing for the Super Bowl, companies are positioning themselves to earn a portion of the pie on...

Irvin Young Library uses challenge to connect community readers

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

January 21, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

In 2018, the Irvin Young Memorial Library gave readers around the Whitewater community the chance to rally around one goal: to read 1,000 books in a single year. For the staff at the library, like Claire Tidwell, the Makerspace and Programming Librarian, this challenge seemed like the perfect chance ...

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