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Football continues season-long dominance

Football continues season-long dominance

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

October 22, 2018

The No. 6 football team’s winning streak is now at 13 dating back to last season thanks to a dominant 44-7 homecoming victory against UW-River Falls Oct. 20. The howling 25 miles per hour wind gusts at Perkins Stadium made it more difficult than usual for both squads. Coming into the game, head coach Kevin...

Homecoming Star Search features songs, school spirit

Homecoming Star Search features songs, school spirit

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

October 22, 2018

The Star Search Talent show is a 72-year tradition that may never change for many Homecoming’s to come. “The Star Search Talent show has been going on since 1946, right after World War Two,” said Homecoming chair Kayla Tevepaugh. “This is roughly when the new time of Homecoming came about in the Uni...

Students should value UW-W traditions

Royal Purple Staff, Editorial Staff Opinion

October 15, 2018

Everyone has traditions. Everyone has a place they go to celebrate holidays, a specific way of celebrating holidays or a certain activity that their family has done for generations. Whatever they may be, traditions play a large role in many lives. College is no stranger to tradition. Homecoming is a t...

Game of inches

Game of inches

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

November 8, 2017

It took two clutch defensive stops for the Warhawks to hold on to the Miner’s Axe in a thrilling 17-16 victory over the No. 20 UW-Platteville Pioneers. “As a (defensive) unit we enjoy the pressure and we rose to the occasion,” sophomore defensive back Jacob Frey said. UW-W was up 17-14 with th...

21 & Over: How to throw a party responsibly

Kate Larson, Staff Writer

October 19, 2016

Homecoming is the time for football, house parties and showing alumni how we do it in 2016.  If you plan on throwing a party that involves alcohol, you won’t want any trouble with the police. According to the Whitewater Police Department and the Wisconsin State Legislature, here are some ways to ...

’Hawks haunt Blugolds in win

’Hawks haunt Blugolds in win

November 5, 2015

By Andrea Sidlauskas Nov. 3, 2015 Rain, sleet and chilly 12-mile-per-hour winds couldn’t stop the Warhawk football team en route to its 14th-consecutive win against UW-Eau Claire this past Saturday. The ’Hawks racked up a season-high 582 offensive yards to defeat the Blugolds, 63-0, in the a...

21 and Over Club: Bar etiquette

October 28, 2015

By Jordan Moser Oct. 25, 2015 Homecoming is one of the most popular days of the academic year for students to indulge in a few alcoholic drinks with fellow Warhawks and Whitewater alumni. While it is important to have a memorable time at the bars, it is equally important to respect the fact that an ...

Homecoming changes call for inclusion, unity

Homecoming changes call for inclusion, unity

October 28, 2015

By Ashley McCallum Oct. 27, 2015   Nearly two months after classes went into session for the school year, UW-Whitewater students and the community members are being welcomed home with a celebration that is less than familiar than what returning Warhawks are used to, with the goal of creati...

21 and Over: Drinking Holidays

21 and Over: Drinking Holidays

October 14, 2015

By Jordan Moser Oct. 14, 2015 In addition to beer pong, flip cup and the shotski, the concept of the drinking holiday is one of the notable accomplishments college students can take credit in establishing. Freshmen move-in day is the first celebrated drinking holiday of the academic year. From th...

Black Student Union celebrates 45 years

Black Student Union celebrates 45 years

March 5, 2014

March 5, 2014   By Emma Cunningham   As another Black History Month came to a close, UW-Whitewater’s Black Student Union celebrated its 45th Anniversary on Feb. 27. More than 100 people were in attendance in the UC Hamilton room for dinner, to hear alumni speakers, and view...

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