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Families come to campus

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 in Warhawk spirit. Family Fest features a football game and a cookout with both events happen...

Warhawks light up game against Eau Claire

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 on Oct. 5. The Warhawks scored their first touchdown two minutes into the game, and from there the flo...

Warhawk families get festive

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 the campus and enjoy festivities and football at UW-Whitewater.    The day featured the Warhawk ...

Headlines 10-11-2017

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 stories and more in this week's edition, which hits news stands on Wednesday.

Family fest brings families to campus

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 hosted Family Fest on Oct. 7. “The First Year Experience office has been responsible for the F...

Sophomores shine in ‘Hawks win

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 remaining, a pair of sophomores scored the game-winning touchdown to seal the team’s 12th straight...

Journey tribute band is ‘ready to rock’

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. 12, in the Young Auditorium. Lead singer Juan Del Castillo, originally from California, has been singing...

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 early during the year to encourage parents to visit their children who are students on campus. The...

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