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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

Healthy changes begin with positive resolve

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...

In Fine Feather: Healthy, not high-maintenance

April 1, 2015

April 1, 2015 By Alena Purpero While standing behind a woman ordering coffee at a café, you are certain you were an eye witness to an incredible sensation. This woman either A.) Channeled the coffee gods to allow her body as a host to speak in barista tongue B.) Had absolutely no idea what she...

In Fine Feather: every body is a beach body

March 11, 2015

March 11, 2015 By Alena Purpero [dropcap]F[/dropcap]or the past week and next couple weeks coming up, all we are going to hear about amongst our peers, professors and coworkers is everyones’ spring break plans. Some of you may be lucky enough to travel somewhere warm, reminding yourself that...

In Fine Feather: Just one bite, indulge in moderation

March 4, 2015

March 4, 2015 By Alena Purpero It’s one of your friend’s birthdays. You and several other friends are out to eat. The restaurant staff finishes their personal rendition of the song “Happy Birthday,” put a festive hat of some sort on the birthday girl/boy and put down a plate of rich, flourless...

In Fine Feather: Stay fit without the the extra expenses

February 25, 2015

Feb. 25, 2015 By Alena Purpero [dropcap]F[/dropcap]itness – we all wish it was easy. Don’t we? Or do some of us almost grasp on to any excuse we can get a hold of to justify why we aren’t working out when we should? Don’t get me wrong, there are some valid reasons as to why you sometimes...

In Fine Feather: Truth lies in the labels

February 18, 2015

Feb. 18, 2015 By Alena Purpero The concept of health is a broad idea, because within the subject of health comes several different realms of wellness. While focusing on the physical aspect of wellness, specifically nutrition, people tend to have their own ideas of what makes something healthy. These...

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