Royal Purple

Issues arise for Warhawk’s laundry in local residence halls

September 16, 2019

It is already bad enough to do laundry in college, when you have to go downstairs multiple times a day, carrying your heavy laundry, and have the machines be continuously full. It’s even worse when you have to walk all the way to another building with your laundry bag, and then back to your dorm once...

Housing pays $40,000 in payroll due to ACA rules

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2017

A partnership between University of Wisconsin-Whitewater University Housing and the Police Services Campus Service Officer (CSO) program, brought about by the changes in student hours under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), is rounding out its first year. Terry Tumbarello, associate director ...

Disposal service urges reduce, reuse, recycle

Disposal service urges reduce, reuse, recycle

April 22, 2015

By Vesna Brajkovic April 22, 2015 After one father mistakenly placed an envelope holding $700 of his daughter’s Girl Scout money in a pile of recycling on collection day, John’s Disposal Service, Inc. received a frantic call. As the sole vendor for the entire city of Whitewater, it may have...

Boxes and Walls comes to campus

October 22, 2014

Oct. 22, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik By Andrew Marvitz   There is the old saying that you can’t judge a person until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes. Some people don’t ever get the chance. UW-Whitewater students were given that opportunity at the Boxes and Walls program which...

Students are welcome in Willie’s house

Students are welcome in Willie’s house

September 11, 2014

Sept. 10, 2014 By Signe Trewyn   Free food, a giant slide, airbrush tattoos, a mechanical bull, live reptiles and jousting are just some activities that make up an entertaining Saturday at Willie’s Fun House hosted by SEAL in collaboration with Residence Life. Willie’s Fun House...

Move-in day to see changes

Move-in day to see changes

October 30, 2013

By Lucas Wimmer   A change in the move-in date for freshmen will cause some changes on campus beginning in 2014. Freshmen will move into their dorms Sunday, Aug. 31, instead of the usual Thursday date. A number of issues brought up at the Oct. 23 Whitewater Student Government meeting...

Recognizing oppression

Recognizing oppression

October 15, 2013

  Interactive display brings awareness to diversity, oppression on campus   By Kayla Edgar   Students on campus will have a chance to experience what it is like for their peers have faced oppression their entire lives when Boxes and Walls returns to campus from Oct. 14...

Freshmen explore campus, city

Freshmen explore campus, city

September 4, 2013

  By Lucas Wimmer Several  offices across campus, including the First Year Experience, Career and Leadership Development, Residence Life and others, have come together to put on the first ever Whitewater Week of Welcome. A large amount of resources were dedicated to encourage not only...

Freshmen Move-in Day 2013

Freshmen Move-in Day 2013

September 4, 2013

  By Michael Riley The entire Residence Life community braced itself last Thursday for one of its biggest days of the year as thousands of freshmen and their parents flooded the UW-Whitewater campus for Freshman Move-In Day on Aug. 29. Clothing, computers, futons, extra long bedsheets and...

No bluff, Casino Night a hit

No bluff, Casino Night a hit

March 21, 2013

  More than 300 attend night of poker, prizes: Casino Night attracted more than 300 people last Friday night, which is no small feat considering the day of the week and how busy students are with midterms, said SEAL Large Event Intern Nicole Pumarada. “I’m really happy with the turnout...

Competitive games highlight Custodial Appreciation Day

September 19, 2012

  UW-Whitewater held its second Custodial Appreciation Day last week in the Hamilton Room of the University Center. Custodial employees played competitive games for prizes and recieved a free lunch. The event was part of the International Executive Housekeeper’s Appreciation Week, which...

Royal Purple says goodbye to trademarked logo

September 12, 2012

Sept. 12, 2012 By Andrea Behling There were big changes at the Royal Purple last semester when we debuted our new banner, replacing the Warhawk head logo, on top of the April 4 issue following spring break. This change was made upon request by the UW-Whitewater Marketing and Media Relations Departme...

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