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Royal Purple

The burning history of Old Main Hall

Historical photograph depicts the Feb. 7, 1970 fire that destroyed Old Main Hall.
January 20, 2020

Feb. 7, 1970 – The top song was "Venus" by The Shocking Blue, The "Hollywood Palace" aired on ABC for the final time, the United States was entrenched in fighting in the Vietnam War, and racial and...

Cows, goats and school spirit

UW-W homecomings through the last 100 years
October 7, 2019

The year is 1922, and UW-Whitewater is celebrating the school’s first ever homecoming complete with everything one might associate with the yearly event - football, a parade and school spirit. And though...

A walk down Old Main Lane

A walk down Old Main Lane
April 15, 2019

UW-W celebrated the creation of Old Main Lane Friday, April 12 with a display. The project took years of support and collaboration to complete, as faculty, staff, students and alumni all played their part...

Photo exhibit to showcase student events

April 24, 2012

Students and community members who have ever wondered what a student organization or group does on campus will get the chance to see through photos. Student organizations submitted photos that will...

The ‘Legacy of Civil Rights’: A firsthand experience

March 20, 2012

Spring Break is often viewed as a time to relax and travel to tropical places. However, last spring break, 39 UW-Whitewater students and five staff members traveled south to experience what life was...

‘Hoop Dreams on Wheels’ exhibit displayed in Old Main Lane

February 1, 2012

UW-Whitewater students and community members have the chance to get an inside look at the “internationally-known” UW-Whitewater wheelchair basketball teams. The “Hoop Dreams on Wheels” exhibit...

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