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Williams Center workout changes

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)

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 facility, as well as while working out. People can sign up for a time slot online prior to coming to work...

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. All of our activities we offer have been modified. They would have been too risky without our modificati...

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 sports offered for them. This semester, along with student favorites like basketball and volleybal...

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’

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

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

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

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...

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