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Student Journalism: difficult, time consuming, but a chance for greatness

Student Journalism: difficult, time consuming, but a chance for greatness

March 5, 2014


Filed under Opinion

March 5, 2014 Commentary by Royal Purple Editorial Staff The Royal Purple was honored with third place in the general excellence category in the Wisconsin Newspaper Association’s Better Collegiate Newspaper Contest. In addition, four individuals received awards: Samantha Jacquest, second ...

EIC says goodbye to departing staff

EIC says goodbye to departing staff

May 8, 2013


Filed under Opinion

  The Royal Purple office is a fun place to be on Monday production nights. From “quote-board-worthy” conversations to kazoo serenades, we somehow find the fun on deadline. That being said, we are forced to say goodbye to four dedicated and talented students this semester. The missing presence ...

TV Show Mid-Season Review: ‘Game Of Thrones’

TV Show Mid-Season Review: ‘Game Of Thrones’

May 1, 2013


Filed under Arts & Rec

  When season two of “Game of Thrones” came to a conclusion, fans everywhere mourned the devastatingly long wait until they could revisit their favorite characters in Westoros once again. On March 31, almost a year later, season three resumed when 6.7 million viewers tuned in to what producers...

Album Review: ‘Lotus’

Album Review: ‘Lotus’

March 6, 2013


Filed under Arts & Rec

  Christina Aguilera’s latest album “Lotus” is underappreciated and overlooked, plain and simple. The 16-track deluxe edition of “Lotus” was released in November 2012, and Aguilera’s first single from the album, “Your Body,” was released two months prior. This sexy single was...

Get to know your campus assistants

November 20, 2012


Filed under Uncategorized

  Campus Assistants are an asset when it comes to bringing in new Warhawks. They give tours to prospective students and are known for walking backward in purple coats. Get to know these four CAs and the lives they lead outside of giving campus tours.   Kelley Agnew   Year:...

ROTC cadets teach abroad

September 19, 2012


Filed under Lifestyle

The Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadets of UW-Whitewater had to go through months of long and thorough preparations before they were able to embark on a month-long journey abroad. These preparations included receiving vaccinations, completing paperwork, taking required classes for the State...

Cupcakes for causes

September 12, 2012


Filed under Lifestyle

  When it comes to caring about their customers, Whitewater’s The SweetSpot takes their dedication to another sweet, cupcake-filled level. This month, The SweetSpot will host a month of giving, donating the proceeds from cupcakes to three causes: the Best Friends Animal Society, the Alzheimer’s...

Consider This

September 5, 2012


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With school being so expensive, how can I be financially responsible and not overspend? Every college student is aware of the expenses involved with furthering their education. With the beginning of the school year, students are purchasing food, supplies and items for their apartments, all while paying UW...

Freshman Do’s and Don’ts

August 29, 2012


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Do's Acquaint yourself with D2L D2L, or Desire 2 Learn, is what a lot of your professors will use to post course news, grades, readings and assignments. D2L will become a go-to webpage for you, so the quicker you learn how to use it, the better. Ask your professor, RA, or an upperclassman to give you...

Consider This

April 25, 2012


Filed under Lifestyle

If you feel like you are starting to burn out at this point in the semester, trust me, you’re not the only one. A good friend once said to me, “one by one and they’ll all be done,” and this saying is something I keep in mind whenever I have a lot on my plate. This phrase rings true, and it c...

Consider This! April 4

April 4, 2012


Filed under Lifestyle

“My parents and friends aren’t the biggest fans of my significant other. How do I get them to see the side of them I see?” When your family and friends aren’t fond of your significant other, it’s time to take a step back and figure out why not. Chances are if they don’t like your latest f...

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