Royal Purple

Spring 2021 Alpha Phi Gamma graduate Tiffany Xiong in her custom stoles from members of Alpha Phi Gamma.

Greek graduates part ways from their houses

Aaron Xiong, Assistant Lifestyle Editor December 5, 2021

With the end of the semester rolling around, the time has come for cap and gowns to be worn for one of the most special days in a college student’s career. Graduation is a time for students to celebrate...

Thanks for the experience

Thanks for the experience

Ryan Piontek, Contributor May 2, 2021

With graduation arriving in May, it's overwhelming to think about all the hard work and effort that I've put in these past four years. My last semester here has definitely been the hardest with classes...

ANIMAL HOUSE: Congrats grads!

ANIMAL HOUSE: Congrats grads!

Aaron Holliday, Graphic Designer May 1, 2021

Willie Warhawk applauds the music.  Reggae band King Solomon and the Whitewater City Market came to Wyman Mall on the UW-Whitewater campus on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 for the third in a series of concerts celebrating the universitys 150th anniversary. The next concert is scheduled for Friday, July 20 at 4:30 p.m. with The WhiskeyBelles.  (UW-Whitewater photo/Craig Schreiner)

A COVID commencement

Leena Hallock, Assistant Lifestyle Editor April 25, 2021

Just because COVID has restricted some fun doesn’t mean the party still can’t go on. This year as graduation is fast approaching for universities as well as high schools, many are eagerly preparing...

Leonard Brox, a liberal studies graduate from Milwaukee, salutes the crowd as he crosses the stage at UW-Whitewaters commencement Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Kachel Fieldhouse.
(UW-Whitewater photo/Andy Manis)

Graduation 2021

Jacob Bessette, Journalist April 25, 2021

When a student enters college they arrive with the goal of graduation, which holds some symbolic traditions in the time-honored ceremony. These include receiving that important piece of paper called a...

Left to right: Soon-to-be graduates Alexandra Zertuche, Nayeli Govantes Alcantar and Gabriella Barcenas

Grads get down to business

Jaelyne White, Business & Technology Editor December 7, 2020

Graduation is are right around the corner for the UW-Whitewater December Class of 2020. This week we’re discovering what life has been like and will be like for a few business graduates heading off to...

UW-Whitewater at Rock County Student Speaker for Winter 2020 Graduation Jaclyn Wolf

UW-W celebrates 150th graduating class at winter commencement

Katie Childs, Assistant News Editor December 6, 2020

This year the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater commemorates the graduation of 2,942 graduates who earned degrees in May, August and December of 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ceremony will be...

ANIMAL HOUSE: Graduation time

ANIMAL HOUSE: Graduation time

Aaron Holliday, Graphic Designer December 6, 2020

COVID-19 and Commencement

COVID-19 and Commencement

Scout Springgate September 6, 2020

As a now proud alumnus of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, I felt as though I accomplished all that I hoped for during my academic tenure with the exception of one event. That event is my commencement...

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’...

Academic advising leads to graduation success

January 20, 2020

Academic advising is a serious responsibility that BOTH the student and faculty advisor  share.  Having been a University Master Advisor, College of Arts and Communication advisor and Department of Communication...

‘Never stop pushing’

‘Never stop pushing’

Killian Jauch, News Editor December 10, 2018

   Graduation is quickly approaching, and while all graduates get the opportunity to make their way across the stage when they receive their diploma, only one has the opportunity to speak in front of...

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