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Freshman legal studies major Orin Smith (right) smiles candidly at senior communication major Alex Koon (left) as they protest speaker Matt Walsh with other students outside the University Center, Monday evening, Oct.4, 2021.

Controversial commentator riles up campus

Carina Lopez, Assistant Campus News Editor October 10, 2021

The UW-Whitewater College of Republicans hosted conservative commentator Matt Walsh,  who presented “The War on Reality: Why the Left has set out to redefine life, gender and marriage” to over 290 attendees Monday,...

photo by Ivan Pomeroy / Staff Photographer

Vukmir draws large crowd

Killian Jauch, News Editor 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...

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.

Moments that make Warhawks

Nicole Aimone , Assistant News Editor 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...

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Campus pushes for renewable energy

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...

Graphic by Alyssa Miles

UW-W should continue sustainability push

April 23, 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 2, 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 2, 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

May 1, 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...

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