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A day in the life working at the UC

A day in the life working at the UC

Kaarin Lorum, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2018

The James R. Connor University Center, located at the heart of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus, offers a sanctuary for students to eat, meet up with friends and enjoy other various activities in the Down Under. Students also come to the University Center every day to perform various tasks ...

Chancellor awards student researchers

Chancellor awards student researchers

Quadrae Walton, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2018

“High impact practice” was the message relayed on March 22 by Chancellor Beverly Kopper as she handed out awards to research teams that went above and beyond in a variety of categories. The event was held in the University Center Hamilton Room, full of students, faculty members and university...

Council discusses Spring Splash

Nicole Aimone, News Editor

April 8, 2018

The city will also be sending out a letter to all rental property owner, which serves to not only make the landlords aware of the events of Spring Splash, but also ensure that property owners are communicating with their tenants about acceptable behavior on the property, and specific rules regarding pa...

UW-W football releases 2018 schedule

UW-W football releases 2018 schedule

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

April 8, 2018

After starting off the 2017 season with three straight road games the 2018 UW-W football schedule features a more balanced set of five home games and five road games, including two home games versus teams that defeated the Warhawks in the 2017 season. “We’re excited, obviously we love playing at [Perkin’s Sta...

Women’s tennis finishes fifth at Midwest Invitational

Women’s tennis finishes fifth at Midwest Invitational

Calahan Steed, Sports Reporter

April 8, 2018

The UW-Whitewater women’s tennis team finished fifth at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Midwest Invitational at Cherokee Country Club.   The Warhawks fell to No. 22 Kenyon but defeated Hope (Mich.) and DePauw (Ind.) April 6 and April 7. “The Kenyon match was really exciting,” head coa...

Several UW-W athletic facilities ready to be upgraded

Several UW-W athletic facilities ready to be upgraded

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

April 2, 2018

Just months after finishing an expansion to UW-Whitewater baseball’s Miller Stadium--and while still in the process of an expansion to the Warhawk football team’s locker room--the UW-W athletic department has its eyes set on another expansion to the Warhawk athletic facilities. “We’re conti...

Birge Watching

Birge Watching

Sutton Rettig, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2018

Throughout the past several years, the Birge Fountain Committee has been putting in efforts to restore the beauty of Birge Fountain, a local landmark. This committee consists of seven members, including a Common Council representative, a Public Works representative, a Landmarks Commission representative a...

Gymnastics puts on historic title performance

Gymnastics puts on historic title performance

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

April 1, 2018

The UW-Whitewater gymnastics team saved its best for last. The Warhawks captured their second straight national championship March 23 at the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association (NCGA) Championship in Springfield, Massachusetts. The Warhawks score of 193.700 was 1.15 points above runner up UW-La Crosse, and 0.6...

Trio of Warhawk swimmers compete at championships

Trio of Warhawk swimmers compete at championships

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

April 1, 2018

Three UW-Whitewater women swimmers competed at the NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships March 21-24 in Indianapolis, Indiana at the Indiana University Natatorium.   Freshman Jessica Lenhart, junior Erin Hawker and senior Michaela Matthys all competed in three e...

Baseball ready to hit off new season

Baseball ready to hit off new season

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

March 18, 2018

After posting a 36-9 record and a sweep of the WIAC tournaments last season, the UW-Whitewater baseball team looks to build upon that success in their 2018 campaign. On the mound, the Warhawks will be led by their two All-Americans, seniors Austin Jones and Heath Renz. Last season, Jones posted an 8-3...

Senior flexes out another national title

Senior flexes out another national title

Augie Spankowski, Senior Sports Reporter

March 18, 2018

Senior Jordan Newman finished off his UW-Whitewater wrestling career just like he did last year – on top. Newman became just the second wrestler in program history to win back-to-back national titles, defeating No. 3 ranked Tyler Lutes of Wartburg (Iowa) in the 184-pound division. It was the perfect...

Warhawk softball flies south for spring

Warhawk softball flies south for spring

Calahan Steed, Sports Reporter

March 18, 2018

After being trapped inside Kachel Fieldhouse for weeks, the Warhawks women’s softball team is ready to get outside. The Warhawks’ season officially begins on March 22, in Clermont, Florida where they’ll play a 14-game tournament in seven days. Senior outfielder Mallory Klotz is excited to finally bre...

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