Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Comedian Charlie Berens and Whitewater realtor Robert Sivek use their hands to discuss Wisconsin geography before Berens performed Friday, Sept. 8 at the Young Auditorium.

Midwest comedian brings laughs to Whitewater again

Josh Stoughton, Arts & Rec Editor September 10, 2023

  If you have had any presence on TikTok in the Midwest, you have probably come across a comedian by the name of Charlie Berens. He posts sketches about what it is like growing up and living in...

UW-Whitewater’s UC Live presents comedian Christine Medrano at the Down Under at the University Center Mar. 9 2023

Comedy comes to campus

Katie McIlheran, Photo Editor March 13, 2023

Dauood Naimyar on stage performing one of his comedy routines.

Dauood Naimyar jokes bringing people together

Dauntae Green, Editor February 5, 2023

Muslim Afghan-American comedian Dauood Naimyar visited the University of Whitewater Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. at the University Center Down Under to make everybody laugh from the dark humor, jabs at the audience,...

Jae He, a sophomore, Brad Seidl, a freshman at UW-Whitewater watches the South Park Vaccination Special on RV.

Laughter is the best medicine

Dauntae Green, Lifestyle Editor April 4, 2021

Vaccines are finally out there for people to protect themselves against Covid-19 with the help of antibodies to become immune. It has been hard with the pandemic, but vaccines have come out to end that...

Ryan Conner as he performs his virtual stand-up comedy act

MTV comedian brings lots of laughs

Matt Ellis, Assistant Arts and Rec Editor October 18, 2020

Contributing writer for MTV’s Ridiculousness Ryan Conner performed a relatable comedy routine that kept the audience laughing all night long through a virtual stand-up act hosted by the James R. Connor...

Event brings new activities to campus

Event brings new activities to campus

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor January 29, 2018

Magician Daniel Martin headlined the Warhawks at Night event Jan. 26 in the University Center Hamilton Room where students gathered to see his improvised magic and sarcasm. Martin performed his pick-pocketing...

Comic Corner: Pokemon to-go

Alex Baumann, Staff Cartoonist October 12, 2016

Comedian moves from classroom to stage

Comedian moves from classroom to stage

December 4, 2013

Former high school teacher Jay Black has experience in what makes students laugh: By Abrielle Backhaus   Comedian Jay Black said timing presented him with an opportunity to follow his dreams...

Comic trades coaching for comedy

Comic trades coaching for comedy

April 10, 2013

  Comedian C. Willi Myles never dreamed of becoming a stand-up comic. Instead, Myles said, his grades in school were what spoke to him about comedy. “My grades dictated that I would become...

Movie Review: “Silver Linings Playbook”

January 23, 2013

  “Silver Linings Playbook” is an outstanding film and has earned a spot in my top five favorite movies of all time. The actors are perfectly cast in their roles. The screenplay, adopted...

New Name, New Face, New Style

January 23, 2013

  Royal Purple Spotlight section gets new name:   “Imaginative, creative, and nonscientific branches of knowledge considered collectively.” That is the definition of the arts. “Activity...

Daniels to bring laughs to Down Under

October 6, 2011
Tired from a dull day of classes, boring lectures, and roommates that could just drive a person up a wall? Come down to the University Center’s Down Under for a night of comedic relief with Chad Daniels at 8 p.m. on Thursday.
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