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Spring Splash livens up Whitewater

April 22, 2015

  April 22, 2015 For a Wisconsinite, not much beats day-drinking. So when Spring Splash came around last weekend, I was among the smiling Badger folk. Waking up in the morning and cracking open a beer instead of orange juice is a nice change of pace, so I was pretty excited to start...

Letter to the Editor: RP reader responds to copy editor column

February 25, 2015

Feb. 25, 2015 Boo-Hoo Justin Schultz! So you had a bad roommate, but why am I reading this “Facebook Status,” of a…well…to be honest, I do not have the slightest clue what this is. I read the Royal Purple to get news about what is going on with the school amongst other things that are relevant...

Bad luck with an inconsiderate roommate

Bad luck with an inconsiderate roommate

February 18, 2015

Feb. 18, 2015 I’ve never been fortunate enough to have luck on my side. I’ve always been surrounded by bad luck, and it’s something I’ve learned to deal with, though, if I had my way, I’d slap bad luck in the face until it was black and blue and wanted to bother someone else. Bad luck is...

Softball: Warhawks get back on track

April 24, 2014

  April 18, 2014 By Justin Schultz   The UW-Whitewater softball team put an end to its four-game losing streak as the Warhawks took down UW-River Falls in both games of the doubleheader Friday. The Warhawks (22-7) beat the Falcons (15-16) 9-2 in the first game, and 8-0 in the...

Gomez leads the Brewers’ charge

Gomez leads the Brewers’ charge

April 16, 2014

  April 16, 2014 By Justin Schultz   Even though he’s not your prototypical lead-off hitter, Carlos Gomez is setting the tone on the top of the Milwaukee Brewers’ lineup. Gomez, 28, entered Monday with a .373 batting average along with a team-high four home runs. His batting...

Softball: ‘Hawks go 3-1 in doubleheaders, now 14-3

Softball: ‘Hawks go 3-1 in doubleheaders, now 14-3

April 9, 2014

  April 9, 2014 By Justin Schultz   The UW-Whitewater softball team had a difficult time scoring runs on April 6 but still managed to split its doubleheader with the UW-Stout Blue Devils. The Warhawks (12-3) managed to beat the Blue Devils (14-10) in the first game, 2-1, behind...

Gymnastics: Lady ‘Hawks go for gold

Gymnastics: Lady ‘Hawks go for gold

March 5, 2014

  March 5, 2014 By Justin Schultz The UW-Whitewater gymnastics team is headed to New York for the National Championship once again. After winning last year’s regional, the Warhawks, who hosted the meet, finished in second place at the WIAC Championship on Sunday, earning them a trip...

Gymnastics: Warhawks continue on with senior night

February 19, 2014

  Feb. 19 By Justin Schultz Despite the meet with No. 1-ranked Brockport State on Feb. 13 being canceled due to inclement weather, UW-Whitewater’s gymnastics team still held its senior night, choosing to have an intrasquad meet instead. Head coach Jennifer Regan said even though it...

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