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Q&A with Peter Spangler

Q&A with Peter Spangler

February 4, 2019

The Royal Purple sat down with Peter Spangler from Wisconsin Makers in Whitewater to talk about the MakerSpace. Royal Purple: What is a MakerSpace and how did it get started? Peter Spangler: You name it and we make it. We are a MakerSpace with an educational mission and we are a nonprofit. There were a coup...

A dog’s purpose drops the ball

Marisa LaBello, Senior Staff Writer

March 1, 2017

As someone who spoils two endearing Labradors and is full-fledged lover of dogs in general, it was inevitable that I would be drawn to read A Dog’s Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron. The novel gives the reader an insightful view of the world through a dog’s mind as he (sometimes she) progresses through multi...

Cultural arts center celebrates tenth year on Main St.

Ashley McCallum, Co Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2017

When you walk into the building at 402 W. Main St., you are welcomed to a room with shelves lined with ten years worth of public art from the Whitewater community including bikes, dragons, water jugs and birds. This year, the Whitewater Arts Alliance and Cultural Arts Center (CAC) will celebrate its 10th y...

Grease sing-a-long dances to the big screen

Hannah Maes, Arts and Rec Editor

January 30, 2017

Hang out with Sandy and the Pink Ladies for the Grease sing-a-long on at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29 with an interactive musical in the Young Auditorium, where the real stars of the show are the audience. The event is free and every audience member gets a free goody bag filled with props at the beginning of ...

Wheelchair dance: Taking the leap

Wheelchair dance: Taking the leap

Hannah Maes, Arts and Rec Editor

November 14, 2016

   For many students with disabilities, activities like dance are seen as impossible, but recently there has been an effort to integrate performers who dance with and without physical disabilities.    The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater attracts many students because it offers numerous progr...

New Name, New Face, New Style

January 23, 2013

  Royal Purple Spotlight section gets new name:   “Imaginative, creative, and nonscientific branches of knowledge considered collectively.” That is the definition of the arts. “Activity done for enjoyment when one is not working.” That is the definition of recreation. ...

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