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Sexual assault a focus of conversation

Sexual assault a focus of conversation

Catherine Smith, Lifestyle Editor

October 25, 2017

UW-Whitewater is the only university in the state to devote an entire week to sexual assault awareness, said Bryan Thommes, Director of Student Safety for Whitewater Student Government (WSG). The “Its On Us” campaign run Oct. 23-26, featuring a self-defense class, bingo night, documentary film scr...

UW-W Diversity Week forum sparks students

UW-W Diversity Week forum sparks students

Catherine Smith, Lifestyle Editor

October 17, 2017

Evan Halpop The Diversity Week forum has hit the ground running. On Monday, Oct. 16, pARTicpiation forum’s Art Fest began in the UC. This year’s art fest produced various audiences ranging in a wide variety of demographic backgrounds and orientation. The forum presented various demonstrations ranging in...

Students raise thousands in United Way donations

Catherine Smith, Lifestyle Editor

October 10, 2017

Students raised $2,718 so far toward their $12,000 goal for the 2017 United Way campaign. UW-Whitewater’s Live United Day is Oct. 20. Whitewater student Sean Ledvina created a video to promote the fundraiser and highlight how the United Way supports the community on the organization’s website ht...

UW-W senior raises $135,000 for Special Olympics

Catherine Smith, Lifestyle Editor

October 3, 2017

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater senior Alyssa Bohm emceed the Special Olympics Wisconsin Truck Convoy in Richfield, Wisconsin on Sept. 16. “This event is absolutely incredible, it is a fundraiser for Special Olympics Wisconsin where truck drivers from all over volunteer themselves and their trucks ...

Paul Moses paves way to campus

Paul Moses paves way to campus

Catherine Smith, Lifestyle Editor

October 3, 2017

Pulitzer-Prize winner and retired journalism professor, Paul Moses brings the reality of history to the forefront of his written text. A former reporter for NewsDay and former professor at Brooklyn College and City University of New York Graduate of Journalism, Moses presents an interesting perspective o...

Shelters rescue animals after hurricane

Shelters rescue animals after hurricane

Catherine Smith, Lifestyle Editor

September 26, 2017

Local organizations offer relief assistance In the midst of devastation, America faces its largest hurricane impacts since Katrina. Hurricane Harvey hit the heart of Texas, leaving thousands of residents without food, water, and shelter. According to the local SPCA of Texas, thousands of animals have ...

Greg Ebert hits the big leagues after NASCAR dream becomes reality

Greg Ebert hits the big leagues after NASCAR dream becomes reality

Catherine Smith, Lifestyle Editor

September 19, 2017

NASCAR Chief, Greg Ebert, has gone from the purple-painted Warhawk Drive, to the fast lane of the racetrack. Ebert graduated from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in 2011, where he received his undergraduate degree in general management via Bachelor of Administrations through the College of Busine...

Haute for Hawks

Catherine Smith, Lifestyle Editor

September 19, 2017

New semesters come with new Warhawk-trends, and here at Royal Purple, we found the latest trends brought to you by your fellow University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students. Social media uproar has progressed the industry in multimedia and web designs, which leads to new trends. A survey of 1,200 stu...

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