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COBE goes environmental with OEHS major

Carli Pope, Assistant Biz & Tech Editor

February 25, 2019

The College of Business and Economics at UW-Whitewater provides a Department of Occupational & Environmental Safety & Health (OESH). This department provides guidance for students looking to learn how to protect the workforce, work with the public and work in an outside environment. Studen...

UW-W online classes receive high ranking

Olivia Storey, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has been ranked No. 1 in the state for its online MBA programs for 2019. With an overall score of 83 percent, acceptance rate, accessibility and cost have helped push UW-W to the top. “Whenever a program receives a ranking like this, it provides visibility ab...

Highway hang-up affects many

Highway hang-up affects many

Killian Jauch, News Editor

November 28, 2018

   With the holiday season beginning, there are many things to look forward to. Snow, lights, family, all the things that make the holidays fun. With it, however, there is also one thing people do not look forward to: traffic.     Here at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, students will soo...

Peanut butter pitch winners

Peanut butter pitch winners

Dana Hockbein, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2018

Senior Sam Lepak and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee student Evan Laird took home first place and a $1,000 bonus on April 4 after winning the Warhawk Business Plan Competition with their organic peanut butter called Pintful. The UW-Whitewater CEO Chapter said this competition pushes “student entr...

Change coming for IFC in ’18

Change coming for IFC in ’18

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor

April 30, 2018

Greek life on campus is changing. Every UW System campus that supports Greek life needs a governing body. Here at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, that body is the Interfraternity Council (IFC). A redesign of the IFC involves reducing the number of seats on the council from 28 to 10. In the past, ...

Politics over trade likely to hurt local industries

Politics over trade likely to hurt local industries

Royal Purple, Editorial Staff Opinion

April 23, 2018

Amidst a whirlwind of trade-war threats, increased tariffs and retaliatory economic measures, many media jobs and a number of local farms could be at serious risk of struggling to survive. The United States government recently announced plans to up the tariff rates on imports of Chinese steel and...

Campus engages in sustainable gardening practices

Campus engages in sustainable gardening practices

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

April 15, 2018

Campus Garden Opening Day is scheduled to take place from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. April 20 at the campus garden located between the Bookstore and Health Center. The event will be a part of Make a Difference Day, a day which celebrates neighbors helping neighbors and is focused on making a positive impact...

Resident assistants aim to better UW-W campus

Resident assistants aim to better UW-W campus

Kaarin Lorum, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2018

On-campus residents rely on numerous people for safety needs, academic resources or a guiding hand to achieve success. Resident Assistants (RAs) say they hope students living within residence halls feel a greater sense of safety, community and familiarity. Approximately 130 RAs are hired every year ...

Spring election day brings stability and change

Spring election day brings stability and change

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor

April 15, 2018

The words stability and change are rarely associated with each other. After the results of this year’s Whitewater Student Government (WSG) election, however, the terms go hand-in-hand. The continuity and stability comes in the re-election of incumbent candidate Tom Kind. The current student body ...

Warhawks Split Doubleheader with Titans

Warhawks Split Doubleheader with Titans

Joe Byers, Sports Reporter

April 15, 2018

On Wednesday April 11 the No. 2 UW-Whitewater Warhawks split a doubleheader with the No. 16 UW-Oshkosh Titans at Miller Stadium in Whitewater. The Warhawks (15-3, 7-1) took down the Titans by a close score of 8-7 for the first game, but UW-Oshkosh got the best of them in the second game and won b...

Softball bounces back from slow start, wins five of six

Softball bounces back from slow start, wins five of six

Tyler Job, Senior Sports Reporter

April 15, 2018

The UW-Whitewater softball team turned things around quickly this past week, going 5-1 in a span of three days. The Warhawks improve to 14-8 overall and 4-0 in the WIAC following a shaky regular season start in Florida. UW-W kicked off its busy week by sweeping UW-Stevens Point in consecutive blowouts,...

Outdoor track season starts

Outdoor track season starts

Ben Lokken, Senior Sports Reporter

April 15, 2018

The UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s track teams opened their outdoor seasons April 12 when they traveled to Platteville for the UW-Platteville Invitational. “We were happy to finally get the outdoor season underway,” head coach Mike Johnson said. “The weather helped us get some good perfor...

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