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UW-W senior finance major Ben Nackel takes a walk down the streets of Whitewater on a sunny winter day.

What makes Whitewater so special?

Jacob Bessette, Journalist February 21, 2021

The students of UW-Whitewater enrolled during this spring 2021 semester are living here in a very unique time. The regular campus life and daily delights of the city are out of sorts due to what is going...

“I would say go to a Warhawks football game. It's such a fun college atmosphere with great generations of fans and students cheering on the team. There's just nothing like it.”
-Alex Reyes, Junior

Where in the Whitewater?

Whitewater students tell us their go to place in Whitewater
February 21, 2021

We asked students on campus if they could recommend any go-to place in Whitewater for those who have never been. 

Common Council talks taxes, budgets and assessments

Common Council talks taxes, budgets and assessments

Kylie Jacobs, Managing Editor February 7, 2021

Whitewater’s Common Council held a meeting Feb. 2 to discuss several different aspects in the city including fiscal topics and program reopenings for the New Year.  The council addressed a resolution...

Holiday lights wrapped around a tree shine brightly behind a street clock, along West Main Street
in downtown Whitewater.

Event Calendar Dec. 14 – Jan. 19

December 13, 2020

UW-W Final Exam Period Dec. 14 - 18 University Health and Counseling Services Virtual Counseling Group - Healing group from 2-2:50 p.m., It's Complicated group from 3- 3:50 p.m. Dec. 14 Career...

City chief of police replies to questions about department

City chief of police replies to questions about department

October 4, 2020

Thank you for reaching out to me and the City of Whitewater Police Department.  I am always looking for and open to opportunities to reach out to our Whitewater community.  Complete transparency is of...

Runners warm up at the starting line of the Discover Whitewater series.

Discover Whitewater Series runs despite pandemic

Hannah Michalowski, Sports Editor September 20, 2020

For seven years now, the Greater Whitewater Committee (GWC) has organized the Discover Whitewater Series, which took place Sunday, Sept. 20. The GWC is a group made up of businesses that strive to make...

Flat Iron Park Fountain, located right outside of the Whitewater Arts Alliance at 402 W. Main St.. This place is great to sit and enjoy the outdoors, but step inside the Arts Alliance building to see artwork from all different artists.

Welcome to Whitewater photo slideshow

Hailey Ellis, Photography Editor September 6, 2020

The mascot of the Mammoth Hike Challenge, Monty

Mammoth Hike challenge to honor legacy

Kylie Jacobs, Managing Editor September 6, 2020

One of Wisconsin’s greatest treasures, the Ice Age Trail is a thousand-mile footpath highlighting the landscape features left by an immense flow of glacial ice about 12,000 years ago. 40 years ago, this...

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.

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...

Volunteers paint picnic tables for a new outdoor eating area in downtown Whitewater open through Oct. 31.

City outdoor eating park gets makeover

Ben Yang, Journalist August 31, 2020

The recently-opened outdoor eating park in downtown Whitewater received a makeover by community members and organizations who came together to paint picnic tables in the area Friday, Aug. 21. Participants...

Football schedule could mean more success

RP sports editor predicts lots of wins for 2019 Warhawk football team
Tyler Job, Sports Editor April 29, 2019

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]...

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