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Royal Purple Staff Goodbyes: Chris Kuhagen

May 11, 2011

All good things must come to an end. This is the reality I face as my time at the Royal Purple has come to a close. It’s tough to put this chapter of my life behind me, because working at this...

Coppage stands tallest

May 11, 2011

Royal Purple 2010-11 Male Athlete of the Year It’s Game Day and Levell Coppage’s eyes are closed. He’s lying down and visualizing what will occur on the football field that day. He sees himself...

Men’s club rugby team wins national title

May 1, 2011

First it was the UW-Whitewater football team in December that won a national championship. Then it was the men’s wheelchair basketball team’s turn to snatch a national title of its own in March. Now,...

Walker looks toward future in budget address

March 2, 2011

It’s all about the future. That was the general theme of Gov. Scott Walker’s two-year $59.2 billion budget proposal he gave Tuesday inside the Capitol State Assembly in Madison. Walker addressed...

P.E.A.C.E. to hold rally today at UC

February 17, 2011

Gov. Scott Walker's proposed Budget Repair Bill has caused uproar across the state. Schools have been cancelled. Protests have been plentiful and the more than 18,000 people have flocked to the Capitol...

Royal Purple, staff bring home awards

February 16, 2011

Kuhagen The Royal Purple received second place for general excellence at the Wisconsin Newspaper Association convention and fourth place for Best of Show at the Best of Midwest convention over...

A legacy beyond basketball

February 16, 2011

Phil Negri can’t believe where the time has gone, but still doesn’t like thinking about the finish line. “I’ve tried really hard not to,” Negri said. “[I’m] just trying to stay focused...

Classes on schedule after flood tears through Upham Hall

February 10, 2011

One day after a flood ripped through Upham Hall Wednesday night due to a water pipe bursting, all classes are being held as scheduled in the building. However, two general access computer labs are...

Whitewater loses an icon: Kachel donated millions of dollars to the athletic department over the years

February 9, 2011

To some, David Kachel was known for the millions of dollars he donated to the UW-Whitewater Athletic Department for more than half a century. Words like rich, powerful and wealthy probably filled...

Carollo’s bunch turn skeptics into believers

February 5, 2011

With last Saturday being Alumni Day for the women’s basketball team, the likes of Heidi Sonntag and Nicole Bundy were wandering the halls at the Kachel Gymnasium. Memories probably lingered in their...

A trip bound to be super

February 2, 2011

Going to a Super Bowl was never one of Eric Hanson’s lifelong dreams. It wasn’t even something he thought would ever occur – especially this year. Nonetheless, Hanson, a UW-Whitewater senior,...

Pitt fans invade Whitewater

February 2, 2011

Samantha Vrabel was born one, while Sam Mimier converted into one. No matter how they became Pittsburgh Steelers fans, these two UW-Whitewater students are the minorities around campus these days...

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