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Warhawk football hires new assistant offensive coach

Warhawk football hires new assistant offensive coach

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

April 15, 2018

The UW-Whitewater football team has announced that Peter Jennings will take over as the offensive coordinator on an interim basis for the 2018 season, and he couldn’t be more excited. “I don’t know if there is a better coordinating job in the country,” Jennings said. The Warhawk football team has...

‘If you see something, say something’

‘If you see something, say something’

Gabriella Neurock, Lifestyle Editor

April 9, 2018

Every 98 seconds an American is sexually assaulted, according to a finding by the Abuse and Incest National Network. College students are among those most affected –especially new students. Sexual assault influences college students more than any other population, according to Junior Joey Lib...

A day in the life working at the UC

A day in the life working at the UC

Kaarin Lorum, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2018

The James R. Connor University Center, located at the heart of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus, offers a sanctuary for students to eat, meet up with friends and enjoy other various activities in the Down Under. Students also come to the University Center every day to perform various tasks ...

Chancellor awards student researchers

Chancellor awards student researchers

Quadrae Walton, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2018

“High impact practice” was the message relayed on March 22 by Chancellor Beverly Kopper as she handed out awards to research teams that went above and beyond in a variety of categories. The event was held in the University Center Hamilton Room, full of students, faculty members and university...

Council discusses Spring Splash

Nicole Aimone, News Editor

April 8, 2018

The city will also be sending out a letter to all rental property owner, which serves to not only make the landlords aware of the events of Spring Splash, but also ensure that property owners are communicating with their tenants about acceptable behavior on the property, and specific rules regarding pa...

Letter to the Editor: Student raises concern about WE Energies report

Letter to the Editor: Student raises concern about WE Energies report

Jonathan Roberts, Students Allied for a Green Earth (SAGE) Co-President

April 8, 2018

On March 5, residents of Oak Creek woke up to black dust covering their homes, cars and the neighborhood playground. Many already knew that the culprit was the coal-fired power plant less than a mile south. Three days later, independent testing done by Aspen Consulting confirmed this assumption. ...

UW-W football releases 2018 schedule

UW-W football releases 2018 schedule

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

April 8, 2018

After starting off the 2017 season with three straight road games the 2018 UW-W football schedule features a more balanced set of five home games and five road games, including two home games versus teams that defeated the Warhawks in the 2017 season. “We’re excited, obviously we love playing at [Perkin’s Sta...

O’Donnell springs her way to eleventh

O’Donnell springs her way to eleventh

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

April 8, 2018

UW-Whitewater gymnastics junior Lisa O’Donnell placed 11th in the all-around competition with a score of 38.750 April 7 at the NCAA Minneapolis Regional at the University of Minnesota's Maturi Pavilion. O’Donnell, who was one of four D-III gymnasts to compete in front of a crowd of 4,700 against...

Women’s tennis finishes fifth at Midwest Invitational

Women’s tennis finishes fifth at Midwest Invitational

Calahan Steed, Sports Reporter

April 8, 2018

The UW-Whitewater women’s tennis team finished fifth at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Midwest Invitational at Cherokee Country Club.   The Warhawks fell to No. 22 Kenyon but defeated Hope (Mich.) and DePauw (Ind.) April 6 and April 7. “The Kenyon match was really exciting,” head coa...

Dark stores drop tax on homeowners

Dark stores drop tax on homeowners

Janis Ringhand

April 2, 2018

Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce (WMC) has been trying to defend the Dark Store property tax loophole in Wisconsin that has allowed Big Box Stores to shift millions of dollars in property taxes onto local homeowners. WMC, the state’s corporate lobby, paints the Big Box stores as victims of gre...

Gymnastics puts on historic title performance

Gymnastics puts on historic title performance

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

April 1, 2018

The UW-Whitewater gymnastics team saved its best for last. The Warhawks captured their second straight national championship March 23 at the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association (NCGA) Championship in Springfield, Massachusetts. The Warhawks score of 193.700 was 1.15 points above runner up UW-La Crosse, and 0.6...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Vote ‘No’ on amendment to dump state treasurer

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Vote ‘No’ on amendment to dump state treasurer

Sarah Godlewski, co-founder of MaSa Partners

March 18, 2018

  On April 3, Wisconsin voters will be asked if they want to remove the office of state treasurer from our state’s Constitution. Should this amendment pass, Wisconsin would be the only state without a treasurer or financial equivalent, a position that provides a critical check on the state...

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