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Royal Purple Staff Goodbyes: Alyssa Skiba

May 11, 2011

These past four years, so many friends, employers and professors have touched my life in ways I never could have imagined. Of course there is my family too, who for better or worse have always been there for me. If I could, I would dedicate an entire newspaper to thanking each and every one of them,...

Eat this! crêpes

April 27, 2011

Ingredients 2 beaten eggs 1 ½ cups milk 1 cup flour ¼ tspn. salt 1 tbsp. cooking oil Directions 1. Beat all ingredients until combined 2. Heat lightly oiled 6-inch skillet on medium-high 3. Remove skillet from heat 4. Spoon 2 tbsp. batter onto skillet 5. Return to heat 6. Tilt skillet to...

Why I decided to “go green”

April 20, 2011

Last summer, the world watched as more than 200 million gallons of oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico, devastating the livelihood of countless families who relied on the gulf for their living and wreaking havoc on the environment. It was a disaster that, for reasons I wasn’t completely sure of,...

UW-W recognizes Earth Day with week of events

April 13, 2011

UW-Whitewater will recognize Earth Day with a week’s worth of events beginning next Tuesday. This year, Earth Day falls on April 22, which is also Good Friday. Due to the mandatory State of Wisconsin furlough day, the campus will be closed. Events will take place April 19-21. The theme of this...

Eat this! Puppy Chow

April 6, 2011

Ingredients 9 cups Chex cereal 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1/2 cup peanut butter 1/4 cup butter or margarine 1 tspn vanilla 1 ½  cups powdered sugar Directions 1. In large bowl, measure cereal; set aside. 2. In 1-quart microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips, peanut butte...

Dreads for donations

March 30, 2011

Despite his numerous entrepreneurial projects and world travels, senior Henry Schwartz is most recognizable for his head full of dreadlocks. But anyone who easily recognizes him for this physical trait will soon need to find another way to identify him. With 52 dreadlocks on his head, Schwartz is...

That what he said/she said … I recently started seeing a girl, but lately she’s been really hot and cold with me. What should I do?

March 30, 2011

He Said ... By Tim Gumz & Kellen Olshefski The truth of the matter is, a man can only take so much and wait for so long before it’s time to move on. After awhile, the waiting game gets tiring. Eventually, you’ll get sick of the random phone calls or text messages, feeling like it’s just a ploy to keep you on a tether....

Lindquist’s love of music to take center stage tonight

March 16, 2011

Though music instructor George Lindquist has spent the past 16 years at UW-Whitewater teaching countless students the ways of classical and folk guitar, tonight will be his moment in the spotlight to show off an art he has perfected since his early years. Lindquist will perform a faculty recital with his guitar at 7...

Eat this! Frosty Vanilla Milkshake

March 9, 2011

Ingredients: 1/2 tbsp french vanilla powdered creamer                1/2 cup vanilla ice cream 1/2 cup milk 2 sweetener packets 1/8 tsp. vanilla extract 1 cup crushed ice (5-8 ice cubes) 2 tbsp whip cream Directions: 1. In a bowl, combine powdered creamer and 1 tbsp hot water. Stir until dissolved. 2. Pou...

Free tax help offered on campus

February 23, 2011

Students, faculty and staff who meet certain income requirements and are looking for a cost-free alternative to many tax-preparation businesses can attend the tax assistance workshops held in Hyland Hall. The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistant Program is a program conducted by accounting students...

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