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UW-W senior Purcell Pearson is crowned Homecoming King Oct. 11, 2019.

Student government honors Purcell Pearson

Carina Lopez Quintero, News Editor February 21, 2021

Whitewater Student Government (WSG) members presented legislation to recognize Purcell Pearson’s contributions to the university after his tragic passing Feb. 6, 2021. WSG unanimously passed the bill...

Black Student Union President Rahenya Anderson speaks at the Nov. 30 Whitewater Student Government meeting about renaming halls on campus.

Student government proposes renaming halls

Carina Lopez, News Editor December 6, 2020

The Whitewater Student Government (WSG) was joined by the Black Student Union (BSU) Nov. 30 to vote on a proposed bill to rename Laurentide and Starin Hall. The two bills were brought to WSG in hopes of...

Kennedy Cutts, A member of the organization Warhawk Vote gives a presentation on voting in the Mary Pope Chrisman Student Success Center on campus .

Warhawks vote

Dauntae Green, Lifestyle Editor November 1, 2020

On the UW-Whitewater campus there is an organization known as Warhawks Vote that is dedicated to educating and encouraging students to vote. The organization is busy working up to the 2020 Presidential...

Chancellor Dwight Watson speaks about plans for spring semester during the Nov. 2 Whitewater Student Government meeting.

Mandatory COVID-19 testing likely in spring

Jake Klein, Journalist November 1, 2020

The Whitewater Student Government met to discuss sexual harassment training, the spring semester academic calendar and COVID-19 testing Monday, Nov. 2.  The first topic discussed was mandatory sexual...

Whitewater Student Government checks in on COVID-19 efforts

Whitewater Student Government checks in on COVID-19 efforts

Increase in antigen testing
Andrew Abler, Journalist October 4, 2020

The UW-Whitewater Student Government (WSG) met virtually on Sept. 28 with an appearance made by Interim Provost Greg Cook to discuss the number of students being tested for COVID-19, and how they plan...

Student Body President Johanna Wentworth

Whitewater Student Government elects slew of new officials, gives COVID-19 update

Jackson Mihm, Journalist September 20, 2020

The Whitewater Student Government (WSG) met virtually Monday, Sept. 14 to discuss multiple matters such as appointing a number of new senatorial seats and concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “In...

Related photo: The Fight Against Police Brutality-Whitewater group marches in Whitewater on July 7.

University shared governance supports BLM

Dauntae Green, Lifestyle Editor August 31, 2020

The Black Lives Matter movement is rising up from all over the United States and across the world to build local power and to intervene when violence is inflicted on Black communities by the state and...

Suggested absence for voting

Kyle Olson, Journalist March 9, 2020

Whitewater Student Government (WSG) just passed a new bill for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater addressing a possible proposal for excused absences on election days. The Excused Absence on Election...

Student government addresses student concerns

Olivia Storey, News Editor March 9, 2020

The Whitewater Student Government (WSG) prioritized addressing the concerns of students when it comes to the budget challenges. On Thursday, March 5, WSG hosted an event titled Student Budget Information,...

Artanya Wesley addresses the Student Affairs Budget.

Looking into Student Affairs

Leo Cagnazzo, Assistant News Editor March 2, 2020

Whitewater Student Government (WSG) held a meeting Monday, Feb. 24 to discuss matters of university student affairs. Interim Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Dr. Artanya Wesley called in through a skype...

Jonathan Roberts is an avid advocate for the environment. Roberts also works in the Sustainability Office as a sustainability assistant.

Campus commits to helping the environment

Student advocate gets Chancellor involved in climate change
Olivia Storey, News Editor February 24, 2020

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has taken its first step toward implementing climate action plans in an effort to combat climate change. The UW-Whitewater Climate Commitment and Action Plan Act...

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