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Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

New Warhawks and Peer Mentors from team Transfer, collectively work together for the R U Purple? event, and celebrate on the painted road, for Paint-it-Purple at Warhawk Drive.

‘R U Purple?!’

Katie Popp, Assistant Campus News Editor September 11, 2022

On September 5th, current students and staff  welcomed incoming freshman and transfer students into Perkins Stadium as a conclusion to Warhawk Welcome, a three-day program in which new students are introduced...

Peer mentor Hunter Nobles paints Warhawk Drive Sept. 1. Paint it Purple is an annual University of Wisconsin-Whitewater tradition for incoming freshmen as they begin their college journey.

The art of being a Warhawk

Erica Chandler, Arts and Rec Editor September 5, 2021

The First Year Experience welcomed new freshmen this year with a wide variety of music and art during the traditional annual fall events of Paint it Purple and R U Purple. These events are known to be...

Purple Pride

Purple Pride

Alyssa Brooks, Staff Reporter March 11, 2019

475 gallons. That is how much paint is used on Warhawk Drive at the beginning of each school year. First Year Experience (FYE) hosts ‘Warhawk Welcome’ to help incoming freshmen adapt to UW-W. Painting...

Freshman experience brings challenges, growth

Freshman experience brings challenges, growth

Gabriella Neurock, Lifestyle Editor May 8, 2018

All throughout high school, the thought of college was not something that really crossed my mind. My parents encouraged my sisters and I to pursue higher education because they never attended college,...

Walking a mile ‘nearly naked’

November 28, 2012

The holiday season is a popular time to donate to charity.  Many UW-Whitewater students have chosen to help by taking off their clothes. The Nearly Naked Mile is a run/walk hosted by the Event Planning...

A warhawk’s life down under

November 28, 2012
Senior Jennifer Rogers finishes semester abroad

New Student Programs takes place of merged departments

September 19, 2012

  First year students can expect a new experience at UW-Whitewater this year with the creation of the New Student Programs department. The First Year Experience Program and Learning Communities...

A Non-Traditional Life: David Fleming

September 5, 2012
Freshman looks forward to starting school and sports

Programs help freshmen ease into college

August 29, 2012

Hawk Squad member Brain Froemming knows what it’s like to be a freshman at UW-Whitewater. He knows the kind of stress you’re dealing with when it comes to making new friends, finding your way around...

Freshman Do’s and Don’ts

August 29, 2012

Do's Acquaint yourself with D2L D2L, or Desire 2 Learn, is what a lot of your professors will use to post course news, grades, readings and assignments. D2L will become a go-to webpage for you, so...

Team Lisa, the irresistible force

April 13, 2011
For three months, Lisa Panici was living on this campus carefree. Her worries were nothing out of the ordinary for a freshman in college. She had tests to study for, and homework to finish, while also trying to balance the rigors that come with playing a collegiate sport.
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