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Senior Tiana Scherzer and her family take a photo in front of a giant blow up Willie the Warhalk at Family Fest Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021.

Family Fest makes a comeback

Felicity Knabenbauer, Lifestyle Editor October 10, 2021

Dozens of children running swiftly around from activity to activity as cotton candy sticks out of their mouths. Their parents hurriedly walk behind them in equal excitement. Resonating around them is music...

Families enjoy balloon making in the Kachel 
Fieldhouse during the rainy Saturday, Oct. 5 Family Fest event.

Families come to campus

Corey Moen, Staff Reporter October 7, 2019

Relatives of current Warhawks gathered across campus on Saurday, Oct. 5 to celebrate the annual Family Fest. It is a time for parents and families’ of all undergraduate students to exhibit and participate...

Senior defensive lineman Jordan Brand forces Eau Claire’s quarterback Jonathan Malueg to fumble the ball just three plays into the game Saturday at Perkins Stadium. Brand finished the game with two sacks and four tackles.

Warhawks light up game against Eau Claire

Ross Guyette, Assistant Sports Editor October 7, 2019

The number three ranked Whitewater football team came home to torrential downpours and lightning delays at Perkins Stadium for their 24-14 victory over UW-Eau Claire, which took place after Family Fest...

photo by Julia Graff / Assistant Photo Editor

Warhawk families get festive

Killian Jauch, News Editor October 8, 2018

   Hundreds of Warhawk families flooded campus  Saturday for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s annual Family Fest. The day was an opportunity for the families of students and staff to experience...

Headlines 10-11-2017

October 9, 2017

In this week's edition of the Royal Purple: an update on the weekend fire at Rosa's Pizza, the effect of the Affordable Care Act on campus, and a recap of the football team's win on Family Fest. These...

This past weekend marked Family Fest at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Family fest brings families to campus

October 9, 2017

Family Fest is a chance for students and faculty to bring their families to campus, show them around and experience a variety of fun activities. UW-Whitewater’s First Year Experience (FYE) office...

Junior tight end Tony Gumina sheds a tackler in UW- Whitewater’s victory against Morningside College on Sept. 24. Gumina caught a team-high five passes for 39 yards in the 30-24 road victory against No. 5 UW-Platteville on Oct. 1 in the WIAC opener. Photo by Kim Gilliland, graphic by Carlie Sue Herrick

Sophomores shine in ‘Hawks win

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor October 7, 2016

By Justin St. Peter Oct. 5, 2016 With 10:41 to go in the fourth quarter, the No. 2 UW-Whitewater Warhawks football team found themselves down 24-20 to the No. 8 UW-Platteville Pioneers. With 3:58...

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Journey tribute band is ‘ready to rock’

October 9, 2013

Group replicates sound on stage, but has its own style: By Signe Trewyn   DSB- America’s Favorite Tribute to Journey is traveling to UW-Whitewater for a one night show at 7:30 p.m. Oct....

Eagles tribute band caps off Family Fest

October 2, 2012

  Hotel California, an Eagles tribute band, is coming to campus to perform fan favorites in a salute to the classic rock group as the finale of this year’s Family Fest. Family Fest is held...

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