Royal Purple

Snapchat video inspires student to speak out

March 8, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal March 9, 2016 Sophomore Shaun Raymond has decided no one makes him “the butt of their joke” after a Snapchat video of him gained popularity last week. Raymond was unknowingly filmed by a Snapchat user as he struggled to get around on the snow-covered sidewalk in a wheelcha...

Students, faculty gather to celebrate dean of students’ life

November 17, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal Nov. 18, 2015   Warhawk Marching Band director Glenn Hayes never wears his purple sportcoat away from the football field, but he broke his own rule last week for Mary Beth Mackin. “I believe our friend would approve and smile,” Hayes wrote in a note that Chancellor...

Adaptive Transportation

Senior Kyle Crossett talks to dispatch on the two-way radio as he gets ready to go on a pick-up.
Vesna Brajkovic photo/

January 28, 2015

The students behind the pick-up, drop-off bus service of the Center for Students with Disabilities.  Jan. 28, 2015 By Vesna Brajkovic It’s almost 15 minutes to 11 a.m. and Kyle Crossett scoops up a ring of keys and a two-way radio and heads outside to one of the three vans marked “Warha...

Cold hands, warm heart

Dan Sandow stops for a photo while going his typical route to class in Heide Hall on his scooter. “i’m smiling even though math isn’t my favorite class,” Sandow said. 
Amber Levenhagen photo/

December 10, 2014

Dan Sandow, a student who uses a mobility device, overcomes the challenges of making the daily journey to class in winter Dec. 10, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic Slipping on a pair of brown, heavy-duty work gloves and powering out of the doorway into the 24 degree air and onto the freshly snow-dus...

A day in the life of: Megan Lynch

March 14, 2012

Four years ago, sophomore Megan Lynch woke up in the hospital paralyzed from the neck down after hitting her head in the swimming pool. “The doctors told me with therapy, moving different parts of my body may or may not come back,” Lynch said. “I had to ignore all that and just have the mindset...

UW-Whitewater recognizes, honors community veterans

November 8, 2011

UW-Whitewater is recognizing veterans with numerous events in upcoming weeks in honor of Veteran’s Day. This Fiskum Art Gallery is displaying the “Rise of the Fallen: Spirit Box Veterans Exhibit,” through Nov. 14. Faculty member Andre Ferrella designed the concept for the art gallery. “The idea w...

Exhibit to honor fallen soliders

November 2, 2011

The war in Iraq has touched everyone in some shape or form. Since the beginning of the war in 2003, thousands upon thousands of Americans have lost their lives in the war. Art Lecturer Andre Ferrella has created the exhibit, “Rise of the Fallen” which features “spirit boxes” of his own de...

Riesch to speak at UW-W for Disability Awareness Month

October 12, 2011

With homecoming and Halloween on the minds of most students, some may forget it’s Disability Awareness Month. Bryon Reisch, founder of Bryon Reisch Paralysis Foundation, is coming to campus on Oct.18 to teach students how to comfortably speak with disabled individuals. Bryon Riesch founded the ...

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