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Founded 1901

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UW-W Club Water Polo team lines up for shots during practice last Monday, Feb 12, 2024.

Water polo looks to grow

Jeffrey Terhune, Arts & Rec Journalist February 18, 2024

Water polo was introduced to the Olympics in 1900; the second Olympiad in modern history. Women’s water polo was introduced to the Olympics in 1986. It has slowly, but steadily gained popularity in the...

Senior Abby Thompson looks toward the end of her two hundred-yard butterfly event in Whitewater Jan. 22, 2022.

Warhawk swim & dive finishes on top at UW-W triangular

Parker Olsen, Sports Editor January 23, 2022

In a three-team dual meet against Lawrence University (WI) and Lake Forest College (IL), the Warhawks’ men’s and women’s swim and dive teams found plenty of success.  “The team performed well...

UWW graduate shows off a cat decorated cap

Graduation cap creativity

Felicity Knabenbauer, Lifestyle Editor December 5, 2021

Creativity can be found in various areas throughout the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus. One does not have to look far to be within reach of one of the many artistic areas provided by the university....

Senior Tiana Scherzer and her family take a photo in front of a giant blow up Willie the Warhalk at Family Fest Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021.

Family Fest makes a comeback

Felicity Knabenbauer, Lifestyle Editor October 10, 2021

Dozens of children running swiftly around from activity to activity as cotton candy sticks out of their mouths. Their parents hurriedly walk behind them in equal excitement. Resonating around them is music...

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

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

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...

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