Royal Purple

Public relations major builds confidence, pride at UW-W

Public Relations major Tyler McNamer will be the commencement speaker for the College of Arts and Communication and Business and Economics ceremony.

Kimberly Wethal, Co Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2017

When senior Tyler McNamer transferred to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater at the beginning of his sophomore year, he has had his fill of the small school setting he’d been educated in his whole life. Following the path of his childhood best friend who was already a student at UW-W, McName...

Student veteran finds inspiration in ‘bleeding purple’

Chemistry major David Sackett is the speaker for the College of Letters and Sciences and Education and Professional Studies ceremony.

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor

May 3, 2017

Twenty nine year-old nontraditional student David Sackett came to UW-Whitewater because of his brother but stayed because of the people. The California native’s dream was to go to Berkley, however, in giving Whitewater a ‘shot,’ Sackett found his way at UW-W and will now be giving the commencement ...

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