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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.

News editor moves on to future endeavours

May 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

By Emily Lepkowski I started working at the Royal Purple as Assistant News Editor my Freshman year. There are a lot of things people don’t understand or know about how putting together a newspaper works, or even being a jour...

Memory garden for Mackin, others underway

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor

April 26, 2017

Filed under News, News

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...

A’viands to bring Einstein Bagels, more

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor

April 13, 2017

Filed under News, News

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...

‘Kind’ of a big deal

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor

March 30, 2017

Filed under News, News

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 ...

UW-W permanently fills Dean of Students post

June 23, 2016

Filed under News, News

By Emily Lepkowski June 23, 2016   While filling the dean of students role at UW-Whitewater, Artanya Wesley looks to take on another: unifier. On June 13, the UW-W announced Wesley as the permanent Dean of S...

News editors bring home SPJ award

May 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

May 4, 2015 Last month, the Society of Professional Journalists recognized Royal Purple News section editors, sophomore Kimberly Wethal and freshman Emily Lepkowski, in the 2015 Mark of Excellence (MOE) Awards in Minneapolis. The ...

WSUW permit will double listener range

April 12, 2016

Filed under News, News

By Emily Lepkowski April 13, 2016   The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is rewarding UW-Whitewater a tower permit – an airspace compromise a decade in the making.    Last December, a Transmitter tower permit was...

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