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That’s what He Said/She Said: My best friend’s girlfriend is cheating on him. He doesn’t know, but I do. Should I say something?

February 23, 2011

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He Said ... It’s a tough decision. As a friend, you do not want to hurt your friend and make them get that funky feeling in their stomach that we have all experienced. But then again, you do not want your friend to be ch...

Intro. to the Royal Purple’s new sex column, “the constant Gardner”

February 23, 2011

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When the idea to implement a sex column into the Royal Purple was brought up to me by one of my close friends and fellow staff members, I was a little skeptical at first. Even more uncertainty came with taking the column on...

Can’t recycle it? Upcycle it.

February 16, 2011

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Ever heard the phrase “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure?” The environmental organization on campus has, they are going to take this phrase up a notch. What Students Allied for a Greener Earth actually mean ...

RecycleMania hits UW-Whitewater

February 16, 2011

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It is as simple as putting the glass bottle into the blue trashcan instead of the brown. Recycling is one of the simplest things you can do to clean up the environment, according to recycling-guide.org. To get students and...

Door Decor

February 10, 2011

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Who says resident assistants are the only ones who can have fun with hallway decorations? Check out these doors created by students in Clem, Lee, Bigelow and Wells East residence halls. Photos by Kelsey Wenke ...

For the daring dater

February 10, 2011

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To me, it seems like Valentine’s Day has gotten increasingly difficult for couples to genuinely celebrate because of the constant scrutiny they seem to be under by the single population. Many couples even decide not to make...

Co-workers become best friends

February 10, 2011

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“Roll-tide.” “That one crazy night of Monopoly.” “We’re like vitamins...” Only the resident assistants of Lee and Fricker halls know the meaning behind these inside jokes. Sophomores Tommy Kagan a...

Senior Andrew Zupkoff told he has a voice for radio

February 10, 2011

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Many may not believe that just one conversation could change the course of their life, but it happened to one UW-Whitewater student. Senior Andrew Zupkoff was working at Six Flags during the summer of 2007 before comin...

Mission trip to Belize

February 10, 2011

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While most of us spent our winter breaks at home relaxing with our families, members of the Student Optimist Club traveled to Belize to deliver donations and help out the communities. The 13 members who went on this trip spent...

Decadent dessert: chocolate-dipped strawberries

February 9, 2011

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Ingredients:1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips ½ cup white chocolate chips 2 tbsp. shortening 1 lb. strawberries Materials:Double boiler (if you don’t have a double boiler, a deep saucepan and small pot will work) rubber spatula wire whisk wax paper Use a double-boiler ...

Craft: Say it with love, say it with a fortune cookie

February 9, 2011

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Materials Needed: -Chinese take-out container -computer paper/card stock -glue -craft paint -scissors -circular object Optional: -glitter, heart confetti -tissue paper Directions to make fortune cookies: -Cu...

Professor Ann Garvin turned author

December 8, 2010

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During the week, UW-Whitewater professor Ann Garvin teaches a classroom of students as any other professor would. But once the weekend hits, Garvin travels the country to promote her recently released novel, “On Maggie’s Watch.” “On Maggie’s Watch” was released...

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