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Vukmir draws large crowd

Vukmir draws large crowd

Killian Jauch, News Editor

October 22, 2018


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The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater College Republicans hosted Wisconsin Senate candidate Leah Vukmir Oct. 17. Vukmir is currently closest competitor to incumbent Sen. Tammy Baldwin. The event drew a large crowd, nearly filling a lecture hall in Hyland Hall, and members of the group who put the event ...

Moments that make Warhawks

Moments that make Warhawks

Nicole Aimone, Assistant News Editor

December 14, 2016


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For Jacqueline Schaefer, graduating college isn’t going to be the biggest moment of her life. Her life will be filled with moments that help to build the person she is going to be. As the December graduation student commencement speaker, her goal is to inspire other graduates to see the potential i...

Doctor presents smartphone eye exam technology

Doctor presents smartphone eye exam technology

April 26, 2016


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April 26, 2016 By Jason Howarth There are 39 million people suffering from a form of blindness, and 80 percent of those people can be cured or have prevented the disorder from afflicting them. An eye doctor from the United Kingdom is managing to identify and aid blind people by using 3D-printing...

Campus pushes for renewable energy

Campus pushes for renewable energy

April 19, 2016


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By Brad Allen April 20, 2016 Conducting research on solar energy and utilizing a solar energy collection panel system on top of Hyland Hall are just some of the systems UW-Whitewater students and faculty have been working on bringing to campus. The Hyland solar panels are used to help power...

Hawk Hike: no gym, outdoor workout

April 8, 2015


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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...

Etiquette of the elevator

Etiquette of the elevator

November 19, 2014


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Nov. 19, 2014 By Amber Levenhagen The consequences of poor usage and the unspoken do’s and don’ts of elevator usage on campus can make or break your first impression. Many buildings on campus have elevators, but not all university residence halls do. The Wells Towers have ten levels, so...

Age-old tradition kept alive in daily bell toll

October 23, 2014


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Oct. 22, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic Sleeping in after hitting snooze three times leaves only 15 minutes to get dressed, brush your teeth and get out the door. As you run past Hyland Hall and reach the University Center, no time to check your phone, you hear a bell chime. Noon. You’re officially...

UW-W should continue sustainability push

UW-W should continue sustainability push

April 23, 2014


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April 23, 2014 Royal Purple Editorial Staff Opinion As sustainability has grown in importance in America, more and more institutions push to reduce their waste. Even with this push, some unfortunate statistics still ring true: the equivalent of 50 million barrels of oil was used last year to produce...

UW-Whitewater dominant at more than just football

April 2, 2014


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April 2, 2014 Commentary by Lucas Wimmer It’s easy for the topic of conversation to go directly to football when talking about UW-Whitewater, and for good reason. The Warhawks have competed in eight of the last nine NCAA Division-III championship games, and have won four of the last five. From...

Letter to the editor: Hyland needs water bottle filling station

March 5, 2014


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March 5, 2014 Hyland Hall deserves to be at least on par with the rest of campus and have water bottle filling stations.  The stations could easily and affordably be installed at every water fountain location.  Water bottle filling stations would improve the lives of student and faculty in the following...

Living under an ‘umbrella’

October 2, 2013


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UW-Whitewater students describe what it’s like living with a unique gender identity By Emma Cunningham   Most college students get used to filling out endless forms and applications that typically have a box to check if you are “male” or “female.” But what if you weren’t sur...

UW-W offers unique water degree

UW-W offers unique water degree

May 1, 2013


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  Chesten Kesselhon believes, in an atmosphere of job uncertainty, that his future in the water business in Southeastern Wisconsin is bright. He is the president for the UW-Whitewater Water Council and credits his internship opportunities to the organization.  Founded in 2010, it was the...

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