Royal Purple

Exhibit to honor fallen soliders

November 2, 2011

The war in Iraq has touched everyone in some shape or form. Since the beginning of the war in 2003, thousands upon thousands of Americans have lost their lives in the war. Art Lecturer Andre Ferrella has created the exhibit, “Rise of the Fallen” which features “spirit boxes” of his own de...

Get to know the new media arts and game development professor

October 26, 2011

Assistant Professor James Terkeurst has worked all over the world in places like Dubai, Scottland, Japan and North Yorkshire. He just arrived in Whitewater to teach in the new Media Arts and Game Design major. 1. Why did you come to Whitewater? There’s a few reasons. One is my family is nearby...

Students to showcase talents at Variety Show

October 26, 2011

Homecoming is a big event at all colleges and universities, but UW-Whitewater jam-packs a week full of games and performances to get the most out of the annual event. Each year the Career and Leadership Development hosts a variety show. This event is open to all student organizations, residence halls...

Silent night at the movies

September 29, 2011

It is not often people get to see a silent movie the way it was originally intended to be seen, but the klezmer band Yid Vicious will allow students and community members to experience this rare performance Based out of Madison, Yid Vicious is a band that primarily plays klezmer music or Jewish folk...

Senior wins state music award

September 14, 2011

French horn player Abigail Martin, senior, has been involved with music from a young age and it is paying off. Martin is the 2011 winner of the Richard Gaarder Award which highlights the most talented music education student in Wisconsin. Each year, universities and colleges in Wisconsin nominate who...

Music department celebrates new pianos

September 8, 2011

For the first time ever, the students, faculty and members of the Whitewater community will be able to hear the brand-new Steinway D concert grand piano in the Light Recital Hall. The Piano Dedication Concert is part of the Music Mosaics faculty concert series. Each year, UW-Whitewater faculty...

Professors educate in Oaxaca

September 7, 2011

Two thousand four hundred and seventeen miles from Whitewater is the culturally-rich city of Oaxaca, Mexico. This past summer, Professors Michael Flanagan, Max White, Charles Cottle and art student Irasema Villarreal traveled to southwestern Mexico to teach various art-related workshops with the students...

Get involved with student orgs

September 7, 2011

Student organizations are offered for students interested in almost anything. The Student Art Association is a non-academic organization, which “aims to expose students to the world of visual arts through student-run events,” senior SAA Vice President Sara Hoag said. SAA is open to all students...

Actors and dancers look to impress

September 1, 2011

This year, the Theatre and Dance Department is determined to wow students, Director of Public Events of the College of Arts and Communication Sarah Altermatt said. The department is performing six productions that range from a children's show to a scandalous opera. "Including the events in Crossman...

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