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While visiting the United States, German citizen Leon Wagner enjoys his time socializing at Oktoberfest in New Glarus, Wisconsin.

The world of Oktoberfest fashion

Katie Zee, Journalist September 25, 2022

Oktoberfest is known for beer, cheese, partying, and it's fashion (of course). What people wear to the festival is instantly recognizable as belonging to Oktoberfest and German culture in general. So,...

Owner Tyler Salisbery and bartender Andrew Severson love talking about beer.

What’s the best bier?

September 12, 2021

We asked and you answered. In honor of Oktoberfest, the Royal Purple made some rounds asking three local bars and microbreweries what their favorite and best selling beers are for the fall season.  The...

Ryan Obermeier: Stella Artois

What is your favorite Oktoberfest beer?

September 13, 2020

Ahead of Oktoberfest Sept. 9 - Oct. 4, the Royal Purple asked fellow Warhawks about their favorite beers.

Upcoming event sees uncertainty

Shannon Columb , Staff Writer February 22, 2017

The end-of-semester celebration, Spring Splash, has lost its major sponsor for this year. Marketing company Wisconsin Red backed out after receiving criticism on last year’s event from city officials. In...

21 and Over: Drinking Holidays

21 and Over: Drinking Holidays

October 14, 2015

By Jordan Moser Oct. 14, 2015 In addition to beer pong, flip cup and the shotski, the concept of the drinking holiday is one of the notable accomplishments college students can take credit in establishing. Freshmen...

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