Royal Purple

Sports editor signs off on Whitewater experience

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

April 20, 2020

As the Spring 2020 semester comes to a close, graduating seniors like me will leave Whitewater’s campus to head into an uncertain world. The threat of COVID-19 may have ruined the last half of some seniors’ semesters, but before the campus was abandoned it was a place with many good faces. My...

Staff reporter thankful for experience

Carter Secor, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2019

For this article, I’m not writing because I’m angry at someone, or at some event or dynamic occurring on Whitewater’s campus. I’m only writing to really say thank you to Professor Zukas and all the people who make up the staff of the Royal Purple. The reason I’m saying thank you, is...

Managing editor thanks paper for confidence in self

Scout Springgate, Managing Editor

September 16, 2019

As the managing editor for the Royal Purple this year, I plan to use my position to further my journalistic experience and create a memorable senior year. When I entered the UW-W scene in 2016 as a freshman, I had no journalistic experience due to being denied application into my high school news mag...

Summoning spirits: A heart stopping experience

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

October 8, 2018

It’s rare that a show can say it is literally heart-stopping, but that was exactly the case for the University Center Entertainment sponsored show, “Summoning Spirits” written and performed by Peter Boie.    “The magician for non-believers,” as stated on Boie’s self-titled website, enhanced ...

Contest features sights from abroad

Senior Janay Newman, a public relations intern for Roberta’s Art Gallery, prepares a photo for display ahead of the March 1 grand opening. A reception will be held at the gallery March 6.

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

March 5, 2018

Wander, Explore, Discover, and Reflect: UW-Whitewater’s fifth Annual International Photo Contest Exhibit runs from March 1-20 in Roberta’s Art Gallery. The exhibit is led by the Center for Global Experiences office and aims to highlight UW-Whitewater students’ and faculty members’ global p...

Working hard for the money

October 10, 2012

Every school year, approximately 600 students apply for work study on campus, and it is up to the UW-Whitewater Financial Aid office to find jobs for as many of those students as possible. A form of financial aid, work study allows students to work on campus to earn money at an hourly rate to help...

An eye-opening spring break experience

March 30, 2011

As we approached thirty hours total bus travel, I realized that our week had come to an end and that the people I had spent the last week hanging around with, talking with and growing with were all going to head in their own directions.  Although we were parting in a physical sense, our minds have a similar quest to bring about unity, equa...

Civilization: a product of education and experience

March 11, 2011

To begin, I must define the terms of discussion. Civilization refers to the quality of excellence in thought, manners and taste. Civilization and culture, knowledge and values shared by society are closely related. Education is  knowledge acquired by learning and instruction as well as the result...

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