Royal Purple

Film aims to preserve rural voice

Film aims to preserve rural voice

May 8, 2014

  May 7, 2014 by Allyson Karnowski   After years of researching, filming, editing and producing, Professor Ndirangu “David” Wachanga’s documentary is being recognized around the world. In 2008, Wachanga embarked on creating his first documentary titled “Ali Mazrui: A...

Students save time to ‘take back the night’

Students save time to ‘take back the night’

April 16, 2014

  April 16, 2014 By Allyson Karnowski   One in four college women have been victims of sexual assault or an attempted assault, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Several events throughout April will represent Sexual Assault Awareness Month at UW-Whitewater and across...

His life after pro football

April 9, 2014

Former Green Bay Packer talks of coming out post-NFL   April 9, 2014 By Allyson Karnowski   With the 2014 Pride Week well underway, keynote speaker and former NFL player Esera Tuaolo will appear at 7 p.m. April 9 in  the University Center Hamilton Room to share his story of...

Alumni excel in their job fields


April 3, 2014

  April 3, 2014 by Allyson Karnowski   With graduation only weeks away, it’s common for seniors to wonder about life following the commencement ceremony. For some alumni, life after graduation has been great, and they thank UW-Whitewater for their success. Gunar Gruenke, class of 19...

Breakfast can make or break your day

March 12, 2014

  March 14, 2014   Imagine you’re sitting in a morning class, taking notes on a lecture, when suddenly, heads turn at the sound similar to an animal’s growl. You wonder for a second where the noise came from, until it hits you: you forgot to eat breakfast, again. For college students with ...

UW-W student publishes first novel


February 19, 2014

  Feb. 19, 2014 by Allyson Karnowski   At the age of 23, Michael Thies has written a book, started his own publishing company and graduated Magnum Cum Laude from the UW System. Thies, from Slinger, Wis., transferred this semester for English education after already earning a...

Tips to avoid suffering on V-Day

Mary Kate Bernie contemplates her single life and eats chocolate to drown her sadness.

February 12, 2014

  Feb. 12, 2014   Are you finding yourself in the awkward status of singleness on the “love holiday?” Wondering what to do instead of crying with your cats? Why not try some new ideas this Valentine’s Day. First, let’s talk about what not to do this Friday. Stay away from bein...

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