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Baseball ready to hit off new season

Baseball ready to hit off new season

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

March 18, 2018

After posting a 36-9 record and a sweep of the WIAC tournaments last season, the UW-Whitewater baseball team looks to build upon that success in their 2018 campaign. On the mound, the Warhawks will be led by their two All-Americans, seniors Austin Jones and Heath Renz. Last season, Jones posted an 8-3...

Senior flexes out another national title

Senior flexes out another national title

Augie Spankowski, Senior Sports Reporter

March 18, 2018

Senior Jordan Newman finished off his UW-Whitewater wrestling career just like he did last year – on top. Newman became just the second wrestler in program history to win back-to-back national titles, defeating No. 3 ranked Tyler Lutes of Wartburg (Iowa) in the 184-pound division. It was the perfect...

Warhawk softball flies south for spring

Warhawk softball flies south for spring

Calahan Steed, Sports Reporter

March 18, 2018

After being trapped inside Kachel Fieldhouse for weeks, the Warhawks women’s softball team is ready to get outside. The Warhawks’ season officially begins on March 22, in Clermont, Florida where they’ll play a 14-game tournament in seven days. Senior outfielder Mallory Klotz is excited to finally bre...

Living like a Wock-star

Living like a Wock-star

Sutton Rettig, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2018

Music-loving students perked up their ears March 5, as Wockner showcased his live-looping skills in the Down Under. With a guitar strapped around his neck and a full head of dreadlocks, Carl Wockner hopes to share his gift of music with as many people he can reach. An Australia native, Wockne...

Lambeau Tobacco leaps into Whitewater

Lambeau Tobacco leaps into Whitewater

Garrett Kluever, Biz & Tech Editor

March 11, 2018

Moe Awad, the general manager of Lambeau Tobacco, works in an interesting setting. Behind him are construction noises, hanging wires and wallpapered, leftover dressing stalls with doors still intact from the clothing store Maurice’s that had previously rented the building. Hang a left and go through ...

Fraternity donates food for drive

Fraternity donates food for drive

Brad Allen, Managing Editor

March 11, 2018

Last spring, junior Alex Zalewski walked into the chapter room at the Lambda Chi Alpha House only to be greeted by mountains of food blocking his way. “The room was overflowing with these bags of food,” said Zalewski, who is the current chapter president for Lambda Chi Alpha. “You couldn’t ...

‘Just the tip of the iceberg’

‘Just the tip of the iceberg’

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2018

Bobby Landsee sat behind a maroon-draped table in the Cravath Lakefront Community Center on Saturday with almost 100 salt cellars resting on the table in front of her. The salt cellars – miniature bowls that were used during the Victorian era in formal dinner settings – held a small block of ...

Bike share moves forward

Bike share moves forward

Nicole Aimone, News Editor

March 11, 2018

A move toward creating an environmentally sustainable mode of transportation for University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students – a fleet of gray and baby blue bicycles – has become unsustainable. As a result, the university is looking into signing a contract with Spin, a bicycle-sharing company b...

Soccer coach proudly reps Northern Ireland

Soccer coach proudly reps Northern Ireland

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

March 11, 2018

UW-Whitewater men’s head soccer coach Tony Guinn has lived most of his life in the United States, but it is not the country he calls home. Guinn was born in Northern Ireland, but because of The Troubles, a guerrilla war between the Protestants and Catholics in Northern Ireland, his family moved to...

Warhawk track rolls into Bama

Warhawk track rolls into Bama

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

March 11, 2018

The UW-Whitewater track and field teams wrapped up their indoor seasons in Birmingham, Alabama with the men’s team finishing in the top 25 of the nation. The UW-W men’s track and field team finished tied for 16th place with WIAC opponent UW-Stevens Point, while the women’s team had three top...

UC hosts Open Mic Night

UC hosts Open Mic Night

Sutton Rettig, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2018

It seems as though many of us have that one friend or family member who is constantly echoing the phrase, “You’re so funny. How have you not done stand-up yet,” or perhaps “Your music lessons are paying off. You should think about performing,” coupled with a giddy smile and a bottomless op...

Commvergence showcases careers

Commvergence showcases careers

Dana Hockbein, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2018

Students gathered for the annual Commvergence conference Feb. 23 in Hyand Hall, which focused on career prospects for public relations and advertising majors. The “Design and Detail” themed-conference’s gave students the opportunity to listen to keynote speaker, Bill Kennedy, president of K...

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