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Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

The band Hypnos Jerks perform their opening number inside Jitters Coffeehouse Friday, April 12, 2024 for Edge Fest 2024.

On edge with excitement for Edgefest

Parker Olsen, Managing Editor April 14, 2024

Large painted sign that says “It’s Jitters 25th Birthday!”

A celebration of coffee

Parker Rezner, Assistant Lifestyle Editor March 13, 2022

The lobby of Wells East was packed to the brim with excited students Thursday, March 10 due to the popular coffee shop Jitters holding their 25th-anniversary celebration. The large line of students anticipating...

Michael Maher prepares to take a bite of pie while competing against sophomore Lauren Stein in the pie eating competition held at Jitters Coffee Lounge.

Let them eat pi

Caroleena Hallock, Assistant Lifestyle Editor March 21, 2021

Although March 14th may seem like a typical day for many, for Jitters Coffee House the 14th was an opportunity to ring in the celebratory Pi Day with an indulging and tasty pie eating contest. As a holiday...

Jonathan Ross and Seth Arp from the Ego Mechanics perform their new single “Burnt Orange” at Jitters Coffee Lounge during Edgefest on April 28.

Music at First Sight

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor April 30, 2018

Ego Mechanics is not your average rock band. They are a rock duo created by Seth Arp, a University of Wisconsin-Whitewater alumnus, and Jonathan Ross, who together love to play blues rock. “It’s...

Jitters coffee house hosts local DJs

May 7, 2014

  By Chris Clapper   Electronic dance music will soon be heard on UW- Whitewater campus. On May 6, Andrew Eppen and Mark Jansky will be the resident disc jockeys in Jitters Coffee...

Jitters serves mocktails, education

Jitters serves mocktails, education

November 6, 2013

Nov. 6, 2013 By Katie Kane When most people hear the word “roofies” or “date rape,” most minds probably go straight to an episode of Law and Order SVU.  Many are unaware of how many people...


Bands “rock” to benefit charities

March 6, 2013

  UW-Whitewater’s student organization Peace, Education, and Action through Creative Engagement will hold on their annual benefit concert, Rock for Peace, from 4 to 10 p.m. on March 7 in Jitters,...


Police give safe party tips

March 6, 2013

  With spring break quickly approaching, University Police and the Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse thought it would be the perfect time to spend a week reminding students to be safe while they soak...


Auction sells dates, services

February 13, 2013

  First dates are awkward, uncomfortable, and for most girls, it can be a “call my phone with a fake emergency” kind of night. Students no longer have to encounter the unbearable embarrassment...

“What the Hall?!” spotlight on Wells West

October 12, 2011
Sheldon Bean has called Wells West home for the past two years. “It has been a good experience to meet a mix of people and be exposed to all different groups and lifestyles,” Bean said.
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