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Vukmir draws large crowd

photo by Ivan Pomeroy / Staff Photographer
Students flock to listen to US Senate candidate
October 22, 2018

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...

Moments that make Warhawks

Jacqueline Schaefer, a psychology major, has been named the winter commencement speaker at the ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 17. After graduation, Schaefer says she hopes to attend medical school and enter the field of psychiatry.
Commencement speaker focuses on past, present, future
December 14, 2016

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...

Campus pushes for renewable energy

Amber Levenhagen
April 19, 2016

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...

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...

Etiquette of the elevator

Etiquette of the elevator
November 19, 2014

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...

Age-old tradition kept alive in daily bell toll

October 23, 2014

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...

UW-W should continue sustainability push

Graphic by Alyssa Miles
April 22, 2014

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...

UW-Whitewater dominant at more than just football

April 1, 2014

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...

Letter to the editor: Hyland needs water bottle filling station

March 5, 2014

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...

Living under an ‘umbrella’

October 1, 2013

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...

UW-W offers unique water degree

UW-W offers unique water degree
April 30, 2013

  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...

Holocaust survivor shares his experience

Holocaust survivor shares his experience
April 16, 2013

  Imagine living in a country where you can trace your ancestors back more than 400 years, yet still be declared an enemy and tortured because of your beliefs. Imagine attempting to escape your...

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