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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.

Advertising manager says goodbye

Emily Leclair, Advertising Manager

May 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

Four years ago, I walked into the Royal Purple office with my tail between my legs and not a clue as to what I was doing. The following people are the reason that I made it to where I am today: To Kevin Cunningham: Oh Kevski....

No. 9 ’Hawks stay perfect

April 4, 2016

Filed under Sports, Sports

By Emily Leclair March 30, 2016 “Potential” is the word head coach John Vodenlich says best describes the No. 9 ranked 2016 UW-Whitewater baseball team, and with eight-straight wins over break, including setting a seaso...

Next stop: Grinnel, Iowa

March 11, 2016

Filed under Sports, Sports

By Emily Leclair March 9, 2016 Seven members of the UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s track and field team qualified for the 2016 NCAA Division-III Indoor Track and Field Championships last weekend. They became eligible...

Third time may be the charm

Third time may be the charm

February 24, 2016

Warhawks eye trophy

Warhawks eye trophy

February 15, 2016

’Hawks finish up WIAC Play

January 27, 2016

Filed under Sports, Sports

Jan. 27, 2016 By Emily Leclair The No. 20-ranked UW-Whitewater wrestling team completed its last WIAC meet of the season, finishing with a 4-1 record, including a victory over No. 5 ranked UW-La Crosse on Jan. 21, and a current...

Swimming squad looks ahead to second half

December 10, 2015

Filed under Sports, Sports

By Emily Leclair Dec. 9, 2015 The UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s swim and dive team finished fourth and third of six teams, respectively, at the Wheaton College Invitational on Dec. 4 and 5. The ’Hawks will not compete...

Graduate goodbyes: RP memories last a lifetime

December 8, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

Dec. 8, 2015 As I sit at the edge at the end of table in the center of the Royal Purple office, I look around at the room that I’ve learned to call my home for the past three years. There’s an ugly couch with questionable ...

Men’s team bows out early

November 19, 2015

Filed under Sports, Sports

By Emily Leclair Nov. 18, 2015 The UW-Whitewater men’s soccer team defeated Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology on penalty kicks to advance to the second round of the NCAA Division III Tournament, but fell to Wheaton Coll...

Swimming in the deep water

Swimming in the deep water

November 11, 2015

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