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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 a university services associate. She said the holiday season can be a busy time for university housi...

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 into a gift-wrapped box we take out again every year. Jazz is similar, chaotic and uncontrolled by...

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 featuring people like us who accidentally almost ruin Christmas with their crazy antics. Believe...

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 Dr. Seuss’s “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” I personally love these films because of their comedic feel. I love Christmas movies in general because th...

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 of year that should be defined by holiday spirits and goodwill to instead be drowned by divisiveness ...

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 stuck. This gift guide will give you some ideas for the perfect, personalized gifts for the special...

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, whiskey and – for the little ones – a whole lot of candy. Then the time for the big family picture...

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 the corner, it is acceptable to wear sequined any and everything. This includes UGGs, which are...

Celebrating diversity during the holidays

Laura Schoenike

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. 11, 2013 By Haley Beets   Once December hits, it’s impossible to ignore the pr...

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