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Staff members Allison Minick (left) and Lydia Smits (right) work the check-in desk inside the Williams Center weight room.

New Year brings new opportunities at Williams Center

Devin Ulrich, Sports Editor January 17, 2021

It is time to get back into the swing of things for the new semester at UW-Whitewater, and a New Year means some new changes across the Williams Center that includes more opportunities to enjoy the facility...

Director of Recreation Sports and Facilities Gary Harms

Leaving a legacy

Director of Recreation Sports and Facilities Gary Harms retires
Devin Ulrich, Assistant Sports Editor September 27, 2020

Director Gary Harms spent 35 years leading Recreation Sports and Facilities at UW-Whitewater. He started as coordinator of intramural sports in 1985 and was named director of recreation sports and facilities...

Kylie McCombe, right, and her aunt, Jenny McCombe, look into Kachel Gym during a tour of the Williams Center.  UW-Whitewater admissions staff visited with incoming and prospective students and their families and guided small tour groups around campus on Thursday, July 16, 2020. (UW-Whitewater photo/Craig Schreiner)

Williams Center workout changes

Devin Ulrich, Assistant Sports Editor September 13, 2020

For those trying to keep off the COVID-19 (lbs), train or relieve stress, the Williams Center is open again this fall, but with some new guidelines.  The changes include wearing a mask while in the...

Recreational Sports continues with new guidelines

Recreational Sports continues with new guidelines

Matt Ellis, Assistant Arts & Recreation Editor August 30, 2020

This year students eager to participate in intramurals and club sports can expect modifications to ensure their safety and health are being prioritized.  “Face-coverings are required for participation....

Spring intramural sports sign up begins

Spring intramural sports sign up begins

Olivia Enriquez, Assistant Arts & Rec Editor January 27, 2020

As the semester kicks off this January, so have the intramural sports offered at the William’s Center! Students of all different backgrounds and experiences in athletics can find a variety of intramural...

Sexual assault sparks conversation

Report of sexual violence reminds students of safety resources
Shannan Lojeski, News Editor February 11, 2019

Only 20 percent of all sexual assaults are caused by a stranger. A campus wide email was sent Jan. 28 detailing the report of a sexual assault that occurred Jan. 25 between a student and a stranger. The...

Founder of SAO speaks about his journey, American dream

Brandon Concannon Colter , Staff Writer February 28, 2017

The history of the Hmong people was the topic of Dr. Phillip Yang, a speaker for the Asian-American Heritage lecture series. He spoke from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Feb. 23, in the University Center. He spoke...

Lauren Kats, Kimberly Wethal, UW-Whitewater, Spring commencement

Commencement speaker prompts graduates to think of ‘little moments’

May 3, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal May 4, 2016 Four years ago, UW-Whitewater commencement speaker Lauren Kats sent in her housing payment check to Northern Illinois University and was ready to attend as a part of...

Bike share program relaunched for spring

Bike share program relaunched for spring

April 26, 2016

By Maddy Scheel April 27, 2016 Now that Spring has come, Whitewater Student Government (WSG) is relaunching their Bike Share Program. The relaunch of the program took place on April 19 after it...

University hosts events for nontraditional

November 4, 2015

By Alexandria Goodwin-Salas Nov. 4, 2105 Cassandra Gotz, a nontraditional student, came to University of Wisconsin-Whitewater because of the location, size and the opportunities the college offers...

Triple B coordinator Jordan Moncivaiz reads off trivia questions to prepare for the competition.  Photo by Amber Levenhagen

Homecoming changes call for inclusion, unity

October 28, 2015

By Ashley McCallum Oct. 27, 2015   Nearly two months after classes went into session for the school year, UW-Whitewater students and the community members are being welcomed home with a celebration...

University offers wellness resources

September 30, 2015

By Jordan Moser Staff Writer Students juggle academics, involvement in organizations, their social lives and, often, a job. With so many daily obligations, students often disregard one of the few things...

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