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Football: Season brings new challenges

Football: Season brings new challenges

September 4
Filed under Sports, Sports

  By Erik Lewis Coming off a 7-3 season in 2012, the Warhawks are working to get back to the playoffs, something they have not had to do in a while. Last season was seen as a down year, especially following three Division-III Championships in the past four seasons. “I feel like it was...

Bars to host St. Patrick’s Day event

March 15
Filed under Biz & Tech, Business

The College Pub, 202 W. Whitewater St., and Pumpers & Mitchell’s, 158 W. Whitewater St., will host a team-up event  called “St. Patrick’s Day Shenanigans” on Friday. Both bars are set to open at 6 a.m. and will offer an “All You Can Drink” (AYCD) and T-Shirt combination deal for $20. “We...

RP wins awards, editors present at ACP conference to peers

RP wins awards, editors present at ACP conference to peers

Kimberly Wethal, Co-Editor in Chief
February 22
Filed under Opinion

The Royal Purple brought home seven awards from the 2017 Associated Collegiate Press Best of the Midwest Convention in Minneapolis, Minnesota this last weekend. The newspaper brought home second place in General Excellence and eighth place in the Special Edition category. Co Editor-in-Chief Kimberly We...

Battlefield 1 is raw and emotional, simulates real war

Battlefield 1 is raw and emotional, simulates real war

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor
October 26
Filed under Biz & Tech, Technology

You’re lying on a bed in a field hospital, disturbed by nightmares. A hand reaches out to wake you, and your eyes flash open. The ground is scorched and barren, soaked with blood and littered with bodies. You’re on the front line in France in 1918. Your squad is fighting for their lives against...

Voter Pal can save you hours on election day

Voter Pal can save you hours on election day

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor
October 26
Filed under Biz & Tech, Technology

Standing in a four-hour line on election day just to register to cast your ballot is probably the second most tedious waste of an afternoon, just after waiting in line at the DMV. But what if I told you there was a way to skip that line entirely? Voter Pal, powered by ThinkVoting, provides users with...

Video game review – Forza Horizon 3

Video game review – Forza Horizon 3

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor
October 12
Filed under Biz & Tech, Technology

Forza Horizon 3 is a must-own for fans of either the Forza Motorsport series or Need For Speed series. Forza Horizon 3 is a perfect blend of racing simulation and ridiculous stunts. There are multiple categories of objectives to compete, whether it’s racing or stunt-related. There are dozens of...

App Review – “Polytics”

App Review – “Polytics”

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor
September 28
Filed under Biz & Tech, Technology

The goal of the free app “Polytics” is an admirable one: Encourage civil and insightful political debate among U.S. citizens within a chat system that is easy to use. But the responses it’s been getting from users is far from insightful. Reading through the chats between some users makes it tempting...

We’ve All Been There: Locked Out

Alena Purpero, Lifestyle Editor
September 21
Filed under Lifestyle, We've All Been There

Embracing your embarrassment builds character and that is what the Lifestyle section of the Royal Purple is all about. Share a story with us that, despite your previously rosey cheeks and sweaty palms, is now an amusing narrative that you can look back on and laugh. From the alumni “Freshmen year I ...

Whitewater City Market returns

May 3
Filed under Biz & Tech, Business

May 3, 2016 By Brad Allen In the absence of a large grocery store in Whitewater, one way for community members to buy food locally and support local businesses is to attend the Whitewater City Market, held every Tuesday from May through October. The first Whitewater City Market of this year...

Cravath Park offers free Wi-Fi services

May 3
Filed under Biz & Tech, Technology

May 3, 2016 By Brad Allen Community members and customers of the Whitewater City Market are able to use free Wi-Fi services in the Cravath Lakefront Park area in Downtown Whitewater. “This year, it will be a big thing with the Whitewater City Market coming up this spring and summer,” said...

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