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Alpha Gamma sorority members gather together for a winter selfie in the Alpha Gamma Greek house.

Greek Life living in Whitewater

Dauntae Green, Managing Editor March 6, 2022

Greek Life members in Whitewater have their own houses where they have the opportunity to live independently among their fellow members for the year or semester. Because of their unique living arrangements...

Delta Zeta Members in the UW Whitewater University Center Selling Baked Goods for Charity on October 20th, 2021

Good days for Greek life ways

Brooklyn Stevenson, Lifestyle Jornalist October 24, 2021

The ψυχή (soul) and ευτυχία (happiness) of Greek life are circulating the UW Whitewater campus. Rushing for incoming members happened about a month ago and now things are kicking into high gear...

Newlong Lor, a Greek Life December graduate

Greek Life graduates

Dauntae Green, Lifestyle Editor December 6, 2020

There are students graduating from UW-Whitewater this December that are graduating from their Greek lives on campus as well. They have gone through much in their journeys to learn new skills, grow networks...

The UW-W Delta Chi Fraternity poses for a picture with their 2020 Region V Chapter Awards.

Greek life rethinks recruitment in pandemic

Mac Molli, Journalist September 20, 2020

Greek Life at UW-Whitewater is venturing into new territory this fall as leaders attempt to recruit new members in the midst of a pandemic and abide by rules and restrictions put in place by local government...

Alpha Gamma Delta’s 2nd Annual Block Out Hunger volleyball tournament first place team poses for a championship photo.

UW-W Greeks Block Out Hunger

Brenda Echeverria, Staff Reporter November 18, 2019

Students dressed in green gathered in the Williams Center to not only play a game of volleyball, but to play for a cause. ​Alpha Gamma Delta held its second Block Out Hunger volleyball tournament Nov....

Delta Chi fraternity poses for a picture with new members after their recruitment week.

Bids welcome home

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor September 30, 2019

Recruitment week is the chance for a fresh new start for both standing members of Greek organizations and new recruits. This year recruitment takes place during the entire month of September and, just...

Change coming for IFC in 18

Change coming for IFC in ’18

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor April 30, 2018

Greek life on campus is changing. Every UW System campus that supports Greek life needs a governing body. Here at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, that body is the Interfraternity Council (IFC). A...

Students of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity show pride for their Greek organizations at an annual talent show during Greek Week on Feb. 22 in the University Center Hamilton Room.

Greeks embrace local cultures

Brad Allen, Managing Editor February 26, 2018

Curling competitions, a student talent showcase, a social banquet and food donations were among the events that occurred during last week’s student program referred to as Greek Week. UW-Whitewater...

A lifelong commitment

A lifelong commitment

Brad Allen, Managing Editor February 13, 2018

Recruitment week has ended for most local Greek chapters, but the window to join is still wide open. Greek Life organizations on campus are always looking for new members, and with Greek Week beginning...

This graphic shows how some local businesses were impacted by several events over this past weekend, including Spring Splash, State Solo & Ensemble and several sporting events.

Multiple events cultivate stronger sales

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor May 3, 2017

Rainy weather and every student residence being on lockdown did not deter an economic boost for some local businesses. This wasn’t the first time, either. In the March 8 edition of The Royal Purple,...

Greek life has positive effect on campus communities

Greek life has positive effect on campus communities

April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015 There are many people who hear all about the bad press that Greek life on college campuses has to offer and instantly associate all people as bad seeds. This instant association...

Daniels

Greek adviser turns author

March 6, 2013

  Rick Daniels is a leadership advisor for Greek Life, but that is no longer his only title at UW-Whitewater. His newest title is author. Daniels’ new book, “Tap Dancing without Shoes,” debuts...

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