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Founded 1901

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Founded 1901

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WSG President Keshawn Williams warms up the crowd gathered in preparation for the event.

Students rally for equal rights

Ivy Steege, Campus News Editor April 10, 2022

Due to the pandemic UW-Whitewater's Black Student Union (BSU) has not been able to host a Unity Walk to stand against discrimination on campus in recent years. But Tuesday, April 5, after two long years,...

The Black Student Union E-Board

Recognizing our Black Student Union

Felicity Knabenbauer, Lifestyle Editor January 16, 2022
A Martin Luther King Jr. Day feature

Peace circles offer open forum

Nathan Kober, Staff Writer October 7, 2016

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater hosted a Peace Circles forum to bring people from campus and the outside community together for an open dialogue on issues of campus climate and policing. The event,...

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Vesna Brajkovic
Editor in Chief

Publication note from editor in chief

March 1, 2016

March 1, 2016 I woke up to a Facebook message from a former Royal Purple editor in chief, three emails threads and one really anxious news editor, the morning of Feb. 17. Through the night, the...

Head to head: Whitewater Student Government candidates debate day before election

March 11, 2015

  March 11, 2015 Josh Hafemeister Vesna Brajkovic   Among last night’s participants in the Whitewater Student Government presidential debate, the audience included several members...


Students can see ‘Where Dreams Begin’

March 19, 2014

March 19, 2014 By Abrielle Backhaus By Signe Trewyn   Roberta A. Fiskum Art Gallery’s newest exhibit includes Black Student Union artifacts and black history memorabilia. BSU...

Black Student Union celebrates 45 years

Black Student Union celebrates 45 years

March 5, 2014

March 5, 2014   By Emma Cunningham   As another Black History Month came to a close, UW-Whitewater’s Black Student Union celebrated its 45th Anniversary on Feb. 27. More than...

Mai Yer Yang and Junior Shavaughn Lawson work at the Warhawk Connection Center desk behind the computer lab near Career and Leadership Development. The Connection Center provides resources for student organizations on campus.

Connection Center assists organizations

October 2, 2013

By Lea Staedtler   New and returning students will be happy to find a new resource center on campus. The Warhawk Connection Center (WCC) added a new front desk to the former open space shortly...

Black Student Union recognizes Black History Month with play

February 23, 2011
Black Student Union will recognize the historic struggles of the African American community with its first annual black history performance at 7 p.m. Thursday.
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