Stories & News | Whataburger (life)

2020
August
06,
2020
| 05:37 AM America/Chicago
Nothing warms a Whataburger fan’s heart on a road trip more than seeing the Flying W logo atop a pole sign, a beacon that a hot meal and a warm welcome is just moments away.  But soon, instead of p...
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August
04,
2020
| 06:58 AM America/Chicago
Whataburger and students go hand in hand. Whether they’re a kindergartener celebrating the first day of school with fries and a milkshake, high school athletes reliving the big plays after a game, ...
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August
03,
2020
| 10:24 AM America/Chicago
Karmel Reeves has heard the question more than once.  “They ask, ‘are you cooking today?... my cupboards are a bit empty’,” she says. “Those are the conversations that are very common.”  Reeves,...
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August
03,
2020
| 08:56 AM America/Chicago
In our first 70 years, we’ve grown from a single road-side stand in Corpus Christi, Texas, to a family of 837 restaurants in 10 states. Now, as we celebrate our 70th Birthday with Orange Spirit Week, ...
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July
29,
2020
| 15:57 PM America/Chicago
Being a college student isn't cheap. Tuition. Books. Meals. School supplies.Transportation. It adds up. And adds up in a hurry. Consider that most students taking a full load of classes are j...
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May
27,
2020
| 17:45 PM America/Chicago
Their life dreams are as varied as the choices on a Whataburger menu: a budding cinematographer, a future biomedical engineer, an accountant in training, a pediatrician to be, an upcoming environmenta...
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May
04,
2020
| 08:41 AM America/Chicago
Friendly heads up – Mother’s Day is THIS WEEKEND. And you’re home all the time these days, so you have plenty of time to make your mom a homemade card that expresses your undying love, unending affect...
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April
09,
2020
| 16:39 PM America/Chicago
Whether working from home, home-schooling, or simply hunkering down – quarantine experiences have many different looks for Whataburger fans. But there is one thing they all have in common – Whataburge...
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March
05,
2020
| 14:15 PM America/Chicago
When Steven Cromwell tells his story, he thinks small. But he’s big on details. Take, for example, his Whataburger replica. You can practically smell burgers and fries at the mini orange-and-white ...
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February
25,
2020
| 15:18 PM America/Chicago
This Valentine's Day, Whataburger celebrated LOVE in a big way – hosting six weddings and vow renewals for hundreds of couples at select restaurants across Texas! ...
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February
25,
2020
| 15:18 PM America/Chicago
As part of our Whataweddings celebration, we invited couples to renew their wedding vows at one of six Whataburger locations across Texas. Hundreds of couples showed up to take part in the ceremonies ...
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February
11,
2020
| 14:50 PM America/Chicago
At Whataburger, we’re all about celebrating each other, supporting the communities we serve, and living with Pride Care and Love. Check out these Family Member stories! ...
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February
06,
2020
| 10:51 AM America/Chicago
Fan love for Whataburger knows no bounds. Whether it’s collecting cups, writing songs or building chicken coops … we’ve seen it all. ...
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February
04,
2020
| 13:17 PM America/Chicago
Because of Scott Prince, students at Gulf Shores Middle School are racing to learn about STEM. Prince, who teaches advanced placement physical science and makerspace engineering at Gulf Shores Midd...
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February
04,
2020
| 08:33 AM America/Chicago
Everyone can sing, says Gulf Shores, Alabama, music teacher Gay James, and her mission is helping children find their voices. “First, you have to get them to buy in,” says James, who has coaxed...
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January
31,
2020
| 15:18 PM America/Chicago
Michael Wakeford intended to teach special education only for a year. He studied to be a history teacher and was planning to clock time until a history position opened up at his former high school...
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January
31,
2020
| 11:38 AM America/Chicago
Cara Bowerman had just learned to walk when she stepped into the classroom at Edmonton North High School on her first day as a teacher and a coach. Recovering from multiple fractures from an automo...
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January
27,
2020
| 12:37 PM America/Chicago
For 12 years, Star Yellowfish has made it her mission to connect Native American students in Oklahoma City Public Schools to their roots. It’s a complex mission that focuses on the future of about 3,0...
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January
27,
2020
| 09:04 AM America/Chicago
As a boy in El Reno, Oklahoma, Harvey Pratt sculpted toys from clay. His artistic abilities served him well, but he probably couldn’t have forecast how many people his talents would serve in comin...
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January
24,
2020
| 16:32 PM America/Chicago
It looked like Danielle James might not see her 26th birthday. In 2013, the registered nurse was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer and given six months to live despite having never smoked. ...
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January
23,
2020
| 13:33 PM America/Chicago
Students at Mountain Ridge High School are learning some real-life skills to prepare them for life outside the classroom. Things like technology, public speaking, business and finance are all part...
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January
21,
2020
| 15:03 PM America/Chicago
At Whataburger, we’re proud to invest in students and teachers to honor their hard work and hometown spirit. It’s our way of giving back to the communities we serve. We’ve had a long-time partnersh...
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January
21,
2020
| 13:38 PM America/Chicago
Marcus Fetch is leaving his mark — figuratively and literally — on his adopted hometown of Birmingham, Alabama. The Nebraska native rolled into Birmingham in 2012 while traveling the country an...
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January
16,
2020
| 13:26 PM America/Chicago
Together, Joe and Karen Eulate of Mesa, Arizona, have dedicated almost 60 years to the public schools in their hometown. And that's just one way they're making a difference. “We love anythin...
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January
12,
2020
| 10:56 AM America/Chicago
Improbable finger-tip receptions. Jaw-dropping, tackle-breaking runs.  Last-second heroics that are the stuff of Friday night legends. Whataburger salutes these student athletes who spend grueling hou...
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January
09,
2020
| 11:42 AM America/Chicago
By now, more than 25 million people can attest to Ethan Mueller’s Whataburger feat: In about 20 minutes, the 16-year-old from Allen, Texas, pounded a 10-patty burger, surrounded by a sea of cheering f...
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January
02,
2020
| 14:56 PM America/Chicago
Being in a hospital room can be lonely — a reality 15-year-old Jacob Davis has experienced all too often. “Most of my life, I’ve spent time in hospitals,” says Davis, who has already undergone 27 oper...
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2019
December
26,
2019
| 12:28 PM America/Chicago
Game day is big for high school football coach Rashaun Woods and his players. So are all the days leading up to it. “You have to teach kids that if they love to play the game, they have to work...
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December
23,
2019
| 13:58 PM America/Chicago
When the Friday night lights flood the field at the high school in Gardendale, Alabama, one of the team’s most valuable players doesn’t take the gridiron. Instead, this unsung hero cheers from the ...
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December
16,
2019
| 09:30 AM America/Chicago
Saddle up! Whataburger is a proud stock show and rodeo sponsor in all of our markets. Think rodeo’s not your cup of cowboy coffee? Think again. There’s more to it than bucking broncos, barrel racin...
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