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Event to bring global meals

Kelsey Morey, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2019

The International Dinner is back. Next week the UW-Whitewater campus can look forward to a one of a kind event put on by the International Student Association. This organization has been on campus for several years. The ISA is ...

Greek apology spurs conversation

Olivia Storey, Assistant News Editor

February 25, 2019

On Thursday night, the presidents of Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) and Alpha Sigma issued a joint apology before the Greek Showcase event addressing racially insensitive behavior involving some of their members. “It came to our a...

Council approves fare increase for Whitewater taxi service

Nicole Aimone, Editor-in-Chief

February 25, 2019

The City of Whitewater Common Council voted to approve an increase in riding fares for a shared ride taxi program hosted by the city. The biggest hikes come to agency fares, which are fares paid for by social-service agenc...

Org to showcase docs about social issues

Olivia Storey, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2019

The student group Peace, Education and Activism through Creative Education (PEACE) will be showing free documentary films throughout the spring 2019 semester that showcase various issues of public concern. “[The group] tries...

UW-W offers free income tax clinic

Carli Pope, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2019

Tax season is here at the university, and people are ready to file. At the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater a clinic is available to help people their income taxes. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance clinic is available ...

Warhawks clinch first-round bye

Ethan Maurice, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2019

The Warhawk women’s basketball team extended its winning streak to nine games in a win over UW-Platteville before being stopped in the regular season finale on the road to UW-River Falls. UW-W finishes the regular season 17-...

Q & A with Interim Chancellor Green

February 11, 2019

Q & A with Chancellor Green — The Royal Purple sat down with Interim Chancellor Cheryl Green to ask how she plans to transition into her position as interim chancellor at UW-W. Royal Purple: What are you most loo...

Sexual assault sparks conversation

Shannan Lojeski, News Editor

February 11, 2019

Only 20 percent of all sexual assaults are caused by a stranger. A campus wide email was sent Jan. 28 detailing the report of a sexual assault that occurred Jan. 25 between a student and a stranger. The student was followed from t...

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