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DIY Patriotic Drinks for Election

Kate Larson, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016

It’s been a hot campaign for presidency this election. The stage is set for a winner to be elected Let’s get together and simmer down with a (berry) patriotic cocktail. Stars 1 part vodka 1 part triple sec 2 parts blue curacao Top off with lemon-lime soda Fill a pint glass with ice. Add t...

DIY: Apple Dumplings

Jordan Barker, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016

Nothing says fall like a warm apple dessert that you can share with all of your friends. The Apple Barn is still open with many opportunities of fun. They are no longer picking apples, but there still are apples available for sale. Just because you can’t go apple picking, doesn’t mean you can...

DIY Pumpkin Spice Latte

Alex Salas, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016

Pumpkin Spice Lattes around Whitewater Autumn has arrived and the famous pumpkin spice latte (PSL) has made an appearance in Whitewater. Three local businesses are serving the seasonal drink: Willie’s 360, McDonald’s and The SweetSpot Café. Each business makes their latte with similar ingredients...

DIY: Fall Decorations

Jordan Barker, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016

Fall is here! The leaves are starting to change, and it’s the perfect time to start crafting. So make a warm drink, put your slippers on and enjoy these simple, inexpensive crafts to spice up your room. Canvas: What you’ll need: a canvas (size of your choosing), small branch with a few leaves and spray paint. Before a...

DIY: Bring the ‘Black Sheep’ home with ravioli

Alena Purpero, Lifestyle Editor

September 14, 2016

What sets The Black Sheep apart from other restaurants on and off campus is their use of local food and passion for serving wholesome, quality food. “It’s all in the name” says co-owner Lisa Dawsey Smith. “We want to be different,” chef and owner of The Black Sheep, Tyler Sailsbery said ...

PL&H: Changing pumpkin colors

PL&H: Changing pumpkin colors

October 14, 2015

By Alexandria Goodwin-Salas Oct. 7, 2015   Hello all! I’m hoping everyone likes the autumn theme I have going on for this blog and if you don’t like it then too bad because here comes another autumn themed article. Let’s throw a twist on pumpkin carving. Everyone has seen the melted...

Off-campus does not have to mean off-budget

Off-campus does not have to mean off-budget

September 3, 2015

Save the Piggy Bank By Ashley McCallum Lifestyle Editor The lease is signed. You have reassured your landlord  you know when garbage day is and you understand “no pets” does include small hamsters. The keys are in your hands. Congratulations, you have officially moved off campus and probably ...

Do It Yourself: Newspaper Gift Bag

April 22, 2015

April 22, 2015 By Kelli Viele It’s Earth Week and we can all strive to minimize our waste by reusing old items that we are finished with. Instead of recycling the Royal Purple, reuse the newspaper by making a custom, handmade gift bag. This project does not need to cost you anything as all...

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