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Hannah Jewell Goodbye Letter

Hannah Jewell Goodbye Letter

Hannah Jewell, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion

This past semester was something of a whirlwind. The time just flew by and now it is almost graduation. Through all the craziness, one of my favorite experiences here at UW-W was being part of the Royal Purple. At first, I was nervous about participating. I really did not know what to expect. I was not sure what I wan...

Study Apps for finals

Hannah Jewell, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2017


Filed under Arts & Rec

Finals start next week, here are apps to help you study: Study Blue: It allows you to create flashcards and organize your notes. It can also track your progress when you study and tell you what subjects/areas you need to work on. Quizlet: Similar to Study Blue, it allows you to create flash...

Impact college experience with travel

Hannah Jewell, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Rec

Studying abroad is an opportunity that not all students choose to take advantage of while in college.   Less than five percent of all UW-Whitewater students -- about 400 people -- take advantage of studying abroad each year. The remaining students pass up the chance of a lifetime. “Gaining in...

Quamme leads UW-W to success

Quamme leads UW-W to success

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

May 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

After leading the UW-Whitewater women’s soccer team to a school record 21 straight victories, hosting games in the first and second weekends of the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history and countless other accomplishments, the Royal Purple sports staff has nominated head coach Ryan Quamme...

O’Donnell has stellar second season

O’Donnell has stellar second season

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor

May 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

Picking a college is tough for any student. When athletics are added to the equation it can make the decision nearly impossible. Evaluating the academic side of school with the athletic side can make for a very tough combination. For sophomore gymnast Lisa O’Donnell, it took her until nearly the...

‘Hawks win five out of six on the road

‘Hawks win five out of six on the road

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

The No. 13 UW-Whitewater softball team had another solid week by winning five of its six games against Illinois Wesleyan University, Carroll University, and UW-Oshkosh. The Warhawks split its doubleheader against Illinois Wesleyan with a 12-2 pounding, but fell the second game 14-9 April 19. In the...

Warhawks win sixth straight game

Warhawks win sixth straight game

Josh Sinclair, Senior Staff Writer

April 13, 2017


Filed under Sports

The No. 4 ranked UW-Whitewater baseball team rolled to six straight wins, bringing the team’s early season record to 16-2. On April 5, UW-W took on Ripon College in a non-conference double header. In the first contest sophomore right-hander Michael Kaska started on the hill and threw six shutout...

Warhawks snap skid on Senior Day

Warhawks snap skid on Senior Day

John Miller, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under Sports

Feb. 15, 2017 The No. 24 UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team (19-4 overall, 9-3 WIAC) ended its two game losing skid Feb. 11 vs. UW-River Falls with a stymieing defensive effort that lead to a 57-37 victory inside Kachel Gymnasium. On Feb. 8, the Warhawks lost the team’s first home game of the year vs. U...

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