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Yoga with Adriene

Adriene begins her virtual class by taking some relaxing deep breaths and welcoming words with her dog Benji.

Nichole Learman, Journalist

September 13, 2020

Warhawk Fitness has more ways for students to stay healthy and active in the comfort of their own home. A new app debuted this semester called “Yoga with Adriene.”  The app offers different videos for people with all different active levels. Whether you are a beginner or a pro, it isn’t difficu...

Common Council meeting about COVID-19

Photographer Dane Sheehan takes a self portrait wearing the new UW-Whitewater Warhawks mask.

Nichole Learman, Journalist

September 6, 2020

The Whitewater Common Council met Tuesday, Sept. 1 to discuss concerns of students throwing parties off campus during the pandemic. The meeting began with members describing the partying they saw the previous weekend. The main concern is keeping students safe on and off campus. The problem that t...

UHCS Pandemic Stress Counseling

UHCS Pandemic Stress Counseling

Dauntae Green, Lifestyle Editor

September 6, 2020

The pandemic has made students, faculty become stressed out, or have anxiety through the pandemic with its situations given to them. The Ambrose Health Center at the UW-Whitewater University provides counseling, some ways to handle the stress, and talk to you about how you can handle this anxiety f...

Finances force choice between money or health and safety

Ryan Dietrich, Journalist

April 20, 2020

Whitewater students are living in a future history lesson. The coronavirus pandemic has flipped the world upside down and changed the lives of many. As for the students attending the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, the campus has been shut down, and now many students have vastly different financial...

VP becomes new president

Ostermann sits in a meeting as VP. Starting this spring, he will participate in meetings as president.

Danny Grisanzio, Assistant News Editor

January 20, 2020

Whitewater Student Government (WSG) finds itself under new leadership after Former President Jen Purcell stepped down due to graduating after the fall term. Alex Ostermann, former vice president and a three-year veteran of WSG, will take over as the new president of the organization. In his last semester...

Prioritize health

Nicole Aimone, Editor-in-Chief

February 18, 2019

I was sitting in the emergency room Wednesday night, my head in my hands from the pain of the most intense migraine I’d ever experienced. Nurses and doctors were swirling around trying to get me hooked up to an IV and attempting to bring my blood pressure down so I didn’t pass out again. The en...

City to raise awareness about insurance coverage

Garrett Kluever, Biz and Tech Editor

October 3, 2017

The Whitewater Chamber of Commerce will host the “Insurance Made Simple” seminar for all community members to attend. The seminar will feature five local presenters with different jobs in the field spanning healthcare, disability, funeral funds, auto, home, life, recreational and business insurance. U...

Top Stories for the Week of January 25th!

January 24, 2017

Welcome back to the new semester! Check out this week's top stories of the Royal Purple. It includes new stories, new editors, and more fun!

Warhawk Fitness releases new schedule

January 27, 2016

Jan. 27, 2016 By Jordan Moser Being the beginning of a new semester and new year, there may be no better time to break out of a sedentary lifestyle and to pursue fitness goals.Warhawk Fitness offers a wide variety of group fitness classes. Group fitness provides a fun and collaborative way to shed pound...

Healthy changes begin with positive resolve

Column by Ashley McCallum 
Managing Editor

January 26, 2016

Jan. 26, 2016 Two weeks ago, I stepped on a scale for the first time in a couple years. I knew I probably gained some weight since the last time I weighed in, but I honestly did not expect that the number on the screen above my toes would be anywhere near as high as it was. All I could thi...

In Fine Feather: Environmental factors contribute to health

April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015 By Alena Purpero As someone who is the queen of tossing clothes into a pile, exceeding my closets carrying capacity and allowing my busy life to get the best of my residence hall room’s organization, I’ve learned very quickly the importance of taking care of your home. That’s...

Hawk Hike: no gym, outdoor workout

April 8, 2015

April 8, 2015 By Alena Purpero As we slowly, but, surely proceed into warm weather, the temperature will go up and our attention span goes down. I, for one, can feel my inner antsy 8-year-old self that just wants to get outside when I have to stay inside and do homework. Even if I’m working out...

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