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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 student was followed from the Williams Center off campus to the area of Harmony Lane, Whitewater. W...

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 of history, of pain and of joy. He began with “The achievements that I have accomplished only h...

Commencement speaker prompts graduates to think of ‘little moments’

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 the class of 2016. At that point, UW-W wasn’t even on her radar – until one of her mother’s cow...

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 had taken a hiatus during the winter months. The program was started by former WSG Sustainability Direct...

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 to its students. National Nontraditional Student Week is a way to celebrate those students who have taken the...

Homecoming changes call for inclusion, unity

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 that is less than familiar than what returning Warhawks are used to, with the goal of creati...

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 in life that we can control; our health and wellness. Ninety-four percent of UW-Whitewater stud...

In Fine Feather: Stay fit without the the extra expenses

February 25, 2015

Feb. 25, 2015 By Alena Purpero [dropcap]F[/dropcap]itness – we all wish it was easy. Don’t we? Or do some of us almost grasp on to any excuse we can get a hold of to justify why we aren’t working out when we should? Don’t get me wrong, there are some valid reasons as to why you sometimes...

In Fine Feather: The big world before 10 a.m.

February 4, 2015

Feb. 4, 2015 By Alena Purpero As the new semester begins, many students endure the harsh and cold transition from our cushiony winter break routine to our usual academic obligations. For many who have early morning classes, it means rushing out the door with less than five hours of sleep, no...

Feature: Warhawks sports’ No. 1 super-fan

Feature: Warhawks sports’ No. 1 super-fan

April 9, 2014

  April 9, 2014 By Emma Cunningham   You’ve seen him in the weight room while athletes are working out. You’ve seen him downtown on Saturday nights, and you’ve seen him in the stands at the games. If there is any Warhawk that truly bleeds purple, it is Tom Lange. Born and...

Students should use resources to manage stress

March 5, 2014

March 5, 2014 Editorial Staff Opinion In a recent study, the American Psychological Association found the most stressed age group was young adults ages 18 to 33. Stressors like grades, graduation, the state of the job market and balancing it all with a social life can cause a harmful amount of...

Polar Plunge makes a splash

Polar Plunge makes a splash

February 19, 2014

Feb. 19, 2014 By Michael Riley   The last words by UW-Whitewater Police Chief Matthew Keiderlen before he jumped into a pool of 18,000 gallons of frigid water on Feb. 15 were jokingly, “Someone is going to get fired.” Keiderlen, along with more than 300 community members and UW-Whitewater...

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