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Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Self portrait by Dr. Xiaohong Zhang

Vivacity matters in teaching

Ivy Steege, Arts and Recreation Editor September 11, 2022

Passion is the driving force behind a UWW Professor, Xiaohong Zhang. With over 50 group and solo exhibitions under her belt, Zhang has made a monumental impact on the Arts and Design department at Whitewater.  “I’m...

Jenna Weinfurt (17) celebrates after a positive Warhawk play
Credit: Jenna Weinfurt

Q&A with volleyball senior standout Jenna Weinfiurt

Kevin Cramer, Women's Sports Editor September 11, 2022

Jenna Weinfiurt is a senior on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater women’s volleyball team. She has proved to be a dominant and valuable aspect of the Warhawk volleyball program. In the 2021 season,...

Q&A with The Harpies cast member Sarah Keller

Q&A with ‘The Harpies’ cast member Sarah Keller

Alicia Dougherty, Editor February 20, 2022

With the excitement and anticipation of UW-Whitewater’s first opera production “The Harpies” since the pandemic, Royal Purple decided to sit down with cast member Sarah Keller who plays one of the...

UW-W alumna Monica Cull is happy that she took a non-traditional path after graduation to travel the world.

Taking her own path

Samantha Butzen, Student February 28, 2021

There tends to be a typical path for many individuals after college: a job, marriage, house, babies. But it is not for everyone. Sitting down on Feb. 9 with UW-Whitewater graduate Monica Cull, two years...

Journalist CJ Hoze interviews Student Body President Johanna Dory Wentworth Sept. 23 via WebEx.

Meet Student Body President Johanna Dory Wentworth

CJ Hoze October 11, 2020

Due to COVID-19 and the university’s new safety procedures, many of the president’s previous duties have shifted dramatically. However, Wentworth ensures that her primary duty to advocate for students...

UW-Whitewater football defensive lineman Mackenzie Balanganayi, during a game against
UW-Eau Claire, at Perkins Stadium in October 2019. - Dane Sheehan

NFL prospect pushes for goal

Hannah Michalowski, Sports Editor October 4, 2020

Last week I sat down with NFL prospect Mackenzie Balanganayi, Defensive Linemen for UW-Whitewater. Balanganayi hopes to be drafted in 2021. He shared with me how he got this far, and what expectations...

The Beloit Snappers minor league baseball team welcomed the UW-Whitewater family on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, for a tailgate social, t-shirt giveaway and a ceremonial first pitch by Willie Warhawk.

Infielder Bryan Sturdevant aims for spring season

Hannah Michalowski, Sports Editor September 13, 2020

Senior baseball player Bryan Sturdevant has high expectations for the upcoming season.  COVID-19 cut the team’s success short last year after just three games, so the infielder hopes to start at...

Hetz: Life experiences relate to public

October 7, 2016

With incumbent Andy Jorgensen (D-Milton) electing to not run again for his seat in the Wisconsin State Assembly, Allison Hetz, a UW-Whitewater graduate last spring, is the Republican candidate looking...

Q&A with Megan Humphreys

March 11, 2016

By Evan Carlin March 9, 2016 The UW-W Women’s tennis team is heading into its spring season with a 11-0 record and is set to take on Augustana on March 12.  The Royal Purple spoke with junior captain,...

Q & A with Lindsay Rusch

December 10, 2015

Dec. 9, 2015 The UW-W women’s bowling team has started off the year with a 14-11 record and is ranked No. 7 in the country. The Royal Purple was able to talk to the captain of the team, Lindsay Rusch,...

In Fine Feather: Q&A with wellness coordinator

May 6, 2015

May 6, 2015 By Alena Purpero There are many people who assist in making Whitewater’s campus as healthy of an environment as possible. I got the chance to talk to one of the many people, Wellness...

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