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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.

Memory garden for Mackin, others underway

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor

April 26, 2017

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The memory garden inspired by former Dean of Students Mary Beth Mackin, who died in November, 2015, is to not only remember her, but Robin Fellows, Spencer Twining and the many Warhawk faculty and students who have died or retir...

Third time is the charm for elect McCormick

Kolton Hegstrom, Assistant News Editor

April 20, 2017

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Only one new member was elected to Whitewater’s Common Council during the April 4 election. The Royal Purple got to sit down and find out what Carol McCormick will bring to the council. The Royal Purple: What made you run for Commo...

Nationally-recognized student organization comes to UW-Whitewater

Hailee Jensen, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017

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The nation-wide organization Active Minds will be making its debut to UW-Whitewater campus coming this fall. The organization will push to create a positive outlook on mental health on campus, as well as helping students to bui...

A’viands to bring Einstein Bagels, more

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor

April 13, 2017

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A flurry of new flavors will be presented to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus community beginning this summer. Food service provider, A’viands, will replace Chartwells as the campus’ dining services provider...

Common Council prepares for party fouls

Nathan Kober, Staff Writer

April 13, 2017

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The City of Whitewater will be sending out notices regarding proper guidelines for house parties in the city, the Whitewater Common Council voted on Thursday, April 6. The postcard reminders about illegal behavior and phone numbers...

Students step up for Spring Splash

Shannon Columb and Brad Allen

April 13, 2017

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Hordes of college students trashed during one of Whitewater’s largest annual events has its pros and cons, depending on whom you ask. But many students from several organizations are stepping up to lead efforts to clean up...

Health Care Act withdrawn

Kolton Hegstrom, Assistant News Editor

March 30, 2017

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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s (R-Wisconsin) proposed American Health Care Act (AHCA) was withdrawn on March 24 because of lack of support for the bill. Even though the bill wasn’t passed, it will likely be the rough out...

‘Kind’ of a big deal

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor

March 30, 2017

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Thomas Kind, current Whitewater Student Goverment (WSG) vice president, and Hogan Veserat, current senator, described their campaigning experience as something of a balancing act. “It was a roller coaster,” Veserat said. “I ...

Common Council prepares for Spring Splash

Kolton Hegstrom, Assistant News Editor

March 15, 2017

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Spring Splash continued to command attention at the March 7 Common Council meeting. City Manager Cameron Clapper got Spring Splash discussions started by not mentioning the event. “There is not one specific event that we can mention by ...

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