Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Sawyer Red (left) and Megan Kaiser (right) give Montana their rainbow cord for graduation at the Rainbow Celebration of Excellence, April 25, 2024.

Seniors leave a colorful legacy

Alexa Stirn, Photographer April 28, 2024

Every year, at the end of the spring semester, the PB Poorman Pride Center Community and the Women's and Gender Studies Department come together to celebrate and recognize the accomplishments of community...

Melee McQueen an Asian American Drag artist flips their hair while they perform on stage during IMPACT’s 13th annual Drag Show the first time in person since the pandemic Thursday night April 7, 2022.

Drag queens bring pride to campus

Felicity Knabenbauer, Lifestyle Editor April 10, 2022

It has been three very long years of virtual performances and zero in person pleasantries. However, the drag queens have come back and are more bold and beautiful than ever before! That’s right. The...

The professional Drag Queen Melee lip-syncing and dancing to the music for the 12th Annual IMPACT Drag Show.

Dungeons & DRAGons

Dauntae Green, Lifestyle Editor March 28, 2021

The UW-W IMPACT organization held its 12th Annual Drag Show March 25th with the theme of Dungeons and DRAGons aired on the UWW-TV for the campus and LGBTQ+ community. The drag show encouraged people to...

IMPACT President Chamomile Harrison

IMPACT spreads the love on campus

Nichole Learman, Journalist February 7, 2021

IMPACT is a student organization that provides a safe space for people of all sexual, romantic and gender identities. It is a place for students to hang out, socialize, get support, and get more educated...

Org of the Week: IMPACT

Org of the Week: IMPACT

December 2, 2019

IMPACT is a student organization on the UW-White- water campus that focuses on creating a safe space for students of any sexual, romantic or gender identity, including allies. Additionally,...

Participants of Pride Center and National Coming Out Day Celebration await speaker Jacob Tobia.

Celebrating National Coming Out Day

Savannah Hernandez, Assistant News Editor October 21, 2019

IMPACT and Career and Leadership Development (CLD) hosted a National Coming Out Day celebration in the Warhawk Connections Center on Thursday, Oct. 10, which featured keynote speaker Jacob Tobia. Tobia...

The people of the RP have forever changed me

Benjamin Pierce, Managing Editor May 6, 2019

Writer Anna Taylor once said, “Some people arrive and make such a beautiful impact on your life, you can barely remember what life was like without them.” When I arrived at the Royal Purple and the...

Creating an IMPACT

Shannan Lojeski, Assistant News Editor November 28, 2018

Not every student receives love and support when they go home for Thanksgiving. IMPACT, the LGBTQIA+ student organization at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, recognized this and decided to host...

Innovation Center wins Impact Award

Innovation Center wins Impact Award

Dana Hockbein, Staff Reporter April 15, 2018

The Whitewater University Innovation Center won the Impact Award in Mixed-Use from the International Business Innovation Association (InBIA) in February of 2018. InBIA is the largest member-based entrepreneurial...

How you can change life today

Ross Guyette, Staff Writer November 1, 2017

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day has passed, but your chance to make an impact remains.  University of Wisconsin Whitewater is trying to bring awareness to a big issue impacting each of us. The...

Org supports students during holiday season

Org supports students during holiday season

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor December 14, 2016

For some students, going home for the holidays means comfort and relaxation. But for others it may not be the case. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students (LGBT*) may have a difficult time celebrating...

College love: only a swipe away?

February 9, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal Feb. 10, 2016 The pressure’s on. Walmart’s aisles have transformed from the leftover holiday misfit toys to pink and red boxes of chocolate and teddy bears holding hearts with...

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