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Whitewater students give up 17 minutes for Florida’s fallen 17

Whitewater students give up 17 minutes for Florida’s fallen 17

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor

March 14, 2018

    For 17 minutes, clocks ticked as approximately 100 desks at Whitewater High School sat empty Wednesday. Whitewater High School students participated in a nationwide walkout at 10 a.m. The event was partly in memoriam for the 17 students and faculty who lost their lives in last ...

Newman defends title, Tortorice takes third

Newman defends title, Tortorice takes third

March 13, 2018

Senior Jordan Newman secured his second consecutive national title on Saturday, March 10 at the NCAA Division III National Championships in Cleveland, Ohio. Newman is only the second Warhawk to ever win back-to-back national championships and, this time, it was over No. 3 seeded Tyler Lutes of Wartburg (Iowa...

Lambeau Tobacco leaps into Whitewater

Lambeau Tobacco leaps into Whitewater

Garrett Kluever, Biz & Tech Editor

March 11, 2018

Moe Awad, the general manager of Lambeau Tobacco, works in an interesting setting. Behind him are construction noises, hanging wires and wallpapered, leftover dressing stalls with doors still intact from the clothing store Maurice’s that had previously rented the building. Hang a left and go through ...

Fraternity donates food for drive

Fraternity donates food for drive

Brad Allen, Managing Editor

March 11, 2018

Last spring, junior Alex Zalewski walked into the chapter room at the Lambda Chi Alpha House only to be greeted by mountains of food blocking his way. “The room was overflowing with these bags of food,” said Zalewski, who is the current chapter president for Lambda Chi Alpha. “You couldn’t ...

Bike share moves forward

Bike share moves forward

Nicole Aimone, News Editor

March 11, 2018

A move toward creating an environmentally sustainable mode of transportation for University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students – a fleet of gray and baby blue bicycles – has become unsustainable. As a result, the university is looking into signing a contract with Spin, a bicycle-sharing company b...

Banquet takes Warhawks around the world

Banquet takes Warhawks around the world

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor

March 11, 2018

More than 300 members of the Warhawk family traveled around the world on Friday. Thanks to the International Student Association, they didn’t even have to leave campus to do it. The ISA hosted its annual International Dinner event on March 9 in the University Center Hamilton Room, catering to t...

Soccer coach proudly reps Northern Ireland

Soccer coach proudly reps Northern Ireland

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

March 11, 2018

UW-Whitewater men’s head soccer coach Tony Guinn has lived most of his life in the United States, but it is not the country he calls home. Guinn was born in Northern Ireland, but because of The Troubles, a guerrilla war between the Protestants and Catholics in Northern Ireland, his family moved to...

Rehberg rebounds

Rehberg rebounds

Scout Springgate, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2018

In her third sports-related injury in as many years, UW-Whitewater senior gymnast Chloe Rehberg tore her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) but still went on to receive All-American honors the following season. It all started when Rehberg tore her ACL during her vault warm-up prior to the home opener...

Warhawk track rolls into Bama

Warhawk track rolls into Bama

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

March 11, 2018

The UW-Whitewater track and field teams wrapped up their indoor seasons in Birmingham, Alabama with the men’s team finishing in the top 25 of the nation. The UW-W men’s track and field team finished tied for 16th place with WIAC opponent UW-Stevens Point, while the women’s team had three top...

Commvergence showcases careers

Commvergence showcases careers

Dana Hockbein, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2018

Students gathered for the annual Commvergence conference Feb. 23 in Hyand Hall, which focused on career prospects for public relations and advertising majors. The “Design and Detail” themed-conference’s gave students the opportunity to listen to keynote speaker, Bill Kennedy, president of K...

Music on The Mind: Appreciation of the artist

Music on The Mind: Appreciation of the artist

Jon Ball, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2018

The singers and bands we hold near and dear have impacted our lives in myriad ways. Their lyrics have comforted us in times of breakups or failed exams. The melodies they composed have energized our bodies to move along with the rhythm. Their fashion influenced our physical message to the world and terrif...

Campus wants graffiti gone

Campus wants graffiti gone

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor

March 5, 2018

It’s art – until it’s not. A graffiti perpetrator has taken their artistic ideas too far and is spooking the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus. The graffiti features a face with the eyes crossed out and occasionally has a crown. The word ‘soon’ is featured with the drawing and ...

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