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  • April 7The man who was spotted with a gun near Whitewater Middle School has been taken into custody without incident, according to the Whitewater Police Department.

Toppers Pizza’s Whitewater Roots

Ashley McCallum, Co-Editor in Cheif

September 28, 2016

Filed under Lifestyle

When hungry pizza eaters walk, run or sometimes stagger into Whitewater’s Toppers Pizza, they also move past Toppers Pizzas World Headquarters- where people from all over the country have come through to learn how they can ...

DIY: Whitewater City Market inspired smoothie

Jordan Barker, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016

Filed under Lifestyle, People of Whitewater

Trying to live a healthy lifestyle on a limited budget? When buying produce, there is nothing like giving back to the community while getting the best quality product. That’s where Whitewater’s City Market comes in. The City...

Health as a Whole: an Ode to the Extrodinary Mind

Alena Purpero, Lifestyle Editor

September 21, 2016

Filed under Lifestyle

The human brain is complex: an obvious statement. Yet we continue to allow what we don’t understand about the mind suppress us. We as humans have been wired to see academic success as an objective matter from a young age. While ...

Classic or Plastic: House Hold Life Hacks

Alena Purpero, Lifestyle Editor

September 21, 2016

Filed under Lifestyle

The strain we put on ourselves to thrive in school leads us to seek ways to advance our tactics towards success. Thankfully, myths, legends, folk tales, mainstream pop culture and our grandmothers have an archive of beneficial...

We’ve All Been There: Locked Out

Alena Purpero, Lifestyle Editor

September 21, 2016

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 narra...

People of Whitewater: Matthew Kiederlen

Alena Purpero, Lifestyle Editor

September 21, 2016

Filed under Lifestyle

of Wisconsin-Whitewater Police Services, currently wears a badge on his chest, but at one time. that badge was meant to be a stethoscope. “I never actually wanted to go into law enforcement, it was all kind of a happenstan...

The Hawk Hike: Through the nature preserve

Alena Purpero, Lifestyle Editor

September 14, 2016

Filed under Lifestyle

Haven’t gotten around to getting a gym membership yet? Want to take advantage of the radiant rays and the unclouded, azure sky? Don’t let your walk to class or expeditions to take the trash out be the only time you become ac...

Classic or Plastic

September 14, 2016

Filed under Lifestyle, Uncategorized

As we begin, or as we return to the busy schedule of a college student we start the semester strategizing how we are going to tackle the new academic year. Syllabus week might be peachy-keen, but the silent scream that projects...

DIY: Bring the ‘Black Sheep’ home with ravioli

Alena Purpero, Lifestyle Editor

September 14, 2016

Filed under DIY, Lifestyle

What sets The Black Sheep apart from other restaurants on and off campus is their use of local food and passion for serving wholesome, quality food. “It’s all in the name” says co-owner Lisa Dawsey Smith. “We want to be...

People of Whitewater: ‘Bible cookie lady’ shares love for youth, gospel

Alena Purpero, Lifestyle Editor

September 14, 2016

Filed under Lifestyle, Uncategorized

When you make your way from class to class, you never know who you’ll run into, but there is one face you can depend on seeing a few times a week.  While many students may have seen her in passing, not all have gotten th...

We’ve All Been There: Freshman Year

Alena Purpero, Lifestyle Editor

September 14, 2016

Filed under Lifestyle, We've All Been There

A college town is a condensed population of a wide variety of people. Although we all come from different backgrounds, majors and organizations, we all find ourselves enduring an embarrassing moment or awkward encounter from time to ...

Warhawk Fitness releases new schedule

January 27, 2016

Filed under Lifestyle, Lifestyle

Jan. 27, 2016 By Jordan Moser Being the beginning of a new semester and new year, there may be no better time to break out of a sedentary lifestyle and to pursue fitness goals.Warhawk Fitness offers a wide variety of group ...

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