Author Archives: Riley Bartsch

Warhawk Almanac: And So the Season Begins – 1993

On September 20, 1993, the Irvin L. Young Auditorium began its first season with a production of “Sunday in the Park with George.” Continue reading

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Warhawk Almanac: The Halverson House Arrives – 1907

In 1907, a new feature was added to Whitewater’s campus. The Halverson Log House found a new home as the campus’s personal museum of pioneer life. Continue reading

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Warhawk Almanac: President Phelps: A Two-Year Term – 1876

On August 17th, 1876, the Whitewater Register published a series of letters praising President William F. Phelps. However, that praise was short lived. Continue reading

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Warhawk Almanac: Comedy, Community, Collaboration – 1968

On August 2nd and 3rd, 1968, a mixed cast put on the first play organized through the collaboration of the University of Wisconsin Center – Rock County and local theatre companies. Continue reading

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Warhawk Almanac: Whitewater Welcomes an Important Guest – 1961

In the Summer of 1961, Whitewater was honored to host a special guest: Martin Luther King, Jr. Continue reading

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Warhawk Almanac: A School by Any Other Name – 1951

On July 10th, 1951, the Board of Regents passed a resolution that would give Whitewater a new name and a new view for the future. Continue reading

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