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Trees in the UC

University Center needs more diverse holiday representation

S-A Welch, Professor December 12, 2022

As I walked through the University Center, I couldn’t help but notice the very large fully decorated Christmas tree. Interestingly, I also noticed all of the flags that represent students attending the...

Caitlin Mangino

What’s your favorite part of the holidays?

December 11, 2022

My favorite part about Christmas is getting to go home and spend time with my family. I don’t get to see my family often because I have a job in Wisconsin which is why I cherish the moments I get to...

The Lightwire Theater performed “A Very Electric Christmas” in the Young Auditorium on Dec. 12, 2021.

Lightwire Theater brightens up Young Auditorium

Alicia Dougherty, Editor December 12, 2021

It was an electrifying day at the Young Auditorium Dec 12, 2021, as the Lightwire Theater dazzled the audiences with their Christmas show, “A Very Electric Christmas.” With only five people, some graceful...

Mailing it in this Christmas

Benjamin Pierce, Managing Editor December 10, 2018

The season of giving gifts is upon us. With Christmas now just a few weeks away, UW-Whitewater students shipping or receiving gifts and packages has become commonplace. Jillian Wielgat works as...

Jazzing up the holidays with UW-W Jazz Band

Jazzing up the holidays with UW-W Jazz Band

Christopher Mathews, Staff Writer December 13, 2017

There is a certain vibe most people get from the holiday season, that time period between November and January. It is chaos: a calamity of love, panic, holiday cheer, for some a reminder of loss, all rolled...

21 & Over: How alcohol was THIS CLOSE to ruining Christmas

Kate Larson, Staff Writer December 14, 2016

Congratulations, we are almost to the end of the semester. Soon we’ll be on winter break and will be able to kick back with our families and celebrate the holidays. There are a ton of Christmas movies...

Time with family defines holidays

December 8, 2015

Dec. 8, 2015 The things I love the most about the holidays are watching movies, spending time with family and friends and eating Christmas cookies. I love the movies “The Santa Clause” and...

Politics at family gatherings unavoidable

December 8, 2015

Royal Purple Staff Opinion Dec. 8, 2015 The holidays are fast approaching, but that doesn’t mean there’s a shortage of political and social issues to gripe about. Recent events are causing a time...

2014 Christmas Gift Guide

December 10, 2014

Dec. 10, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic Giving the perfect gift can either be the easiest or most stressful part of Christmas. No matter how well you know someone, there’s still a chance you’ll get...

Haute Hawks: Christmas style for the whole family

December 10, 2014

Dec. 10, 2014 By Jordan Gittens For the first time in forever your entire family is in the same house, and it’s either heaven or hell. Everyone has been consuming copious amounts of eggnog,...

Haute Hawks: Take sequins from tacky to classy

December 3, 2014

Dec. 3, 2014 By Jordan Gitten “Tis the season to be jolly, fa la la la la, la la la la.” What it isn’t the season to be, is tacky. Everyone seems to think just because Christmas is around...

Laura Schoenike

Celebrating diversity during the holidays

December 11, 2013

  Christmas isn’t the only holiday celebrated by the UW-Whitewater community. Students from foreign countries and with different religions share their holiday celebration traditions.   Dec....

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