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Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

 From left to right, Sarah Genrenbeck, Ann Hersey, Karen Boe, Brian Leeper, and Rachel Wood pose together after the Scandinavian Songs performance in UW-Whitewaters Light Recital Feb. 4 2023.

Music Mosaics: Scandinavian Songs

Katie McIlheran, Photographer February 6, 2023

 Reaper and Predator Drone Imagery on Blue Abrash Ground, Afghanistan, 2016. Wool. Collection of Kevin Sudeith. Photo: Gund Gallery.

Art Combats War

Sarah Smith, Assistant Arts & Rec Editor December 4, 2022

On Thursday, December 1 in the Barnett Theatre at the Greenhill Center of the Arts, Crossman Gallery Director Ashley Dimmig spoke about art created in the Islamic world that reflects on the violence and...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.   ...

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...

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