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Professor, student publish Scottish anthology

Professor, student publish Scottish anthology

Benjamin Pierce, Managing Editor

February 25, 2019

A duo from UW-Whitewater is bringing a bit of Scotland to the United States. After spending three years on the project, UW-W professor Patrick Moran and senior Nicole Chermak recently finished a book, which is an anthology of Scottish poems. “Forty Voices Strong” is Scottish through and through. T...

Hope helps prevent suicide

Hope helps prevent suicide

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

November 15, 2017

In 2014, at least 7,388 U.S. veterans committed suicide, and 133 were from Wisconsin, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). In response, the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) created the Zero Veteran Suicide Initiative to combat the issue. The initiative is a...

Atlanta TV show review

Ashley McCallum, Co-Editor in Chief

January 10, 2017

By Ashley McCallum Oct. 30, 2016   Donald Glover has been using words to power his success as a television, stand-up comedy and rap music writer since his career began in 2006 as a writer for “30 Rock.” Ten years later, Glover has his own show and uses his words to bring attention to ...

Warhawk video graveyard part two

Tyler McNamer, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016

From the womb…to the tomb. Deadly kids are causing mayhem and chaos wherever they go, but who would ever guess it was them? In this week's iteration of the Warhawk Video Graveyard, we're going to test your limits with some of the most evil children ever spawned. The kids are alright, but are you g...

Local fundraiser remembers Trey Kilar

Local fundraiser remembers Trey Kilar

Sutton Rettig, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016

With the Fall season in full swing, many members of the community are eager to get outside and enjoy the wonderful Autumn season in Whitewater. While so many of us look forward to apple picking with loved ones or carving Jack-O-Lanterns, this transitional time of year also brings about the city...

WOTA misses mark for art education

Column by 
Aleda Johnson
Arts & Rec Editor

February 23, 2016

Feb. 23, 2016 As the Arts and Rec Editor for the Royal Purple, one might think that if anyone liked World of the Arts (WOTA) it would be me, but those people would be mistaken. The purpose of art, in my humble opinion, is to be appreciated, to inspire thought and feelings, to express political and social...

What’s happening in the Young Auditorium? – May 2015

April 30, 2015

  For the last installment of the monthly Young Auditorium briefing, I’m sorry to say May doesn’t have many scheduled events on the big stage. Don’t let this discourage you, however, as there are still plenty of Arts & Rec opportunities around campus and even in the community. To...

January to February in the Young Auditorium

Column by 
Abrielle Backhaus
Arts & Rec Editor

January 21, 2015

The Young Auditorium is always putting on new events, sohere’s a little schedule preview of all the things going on in January and February. The year will begin with a 75th anniversary celebration of the film “The Wizard of Oz.” Get your voices ready for a Sing-A-Long screening of the movie...

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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