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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...

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

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...

Disposal service urges reduce, reuse, recycle

Students in attendance of Brent Flikkema’s presentation to promote the Reduce, Reuse and Recycle program, as part of the 2015 Sustainability Speaker Series that Resident Assistants were required to participate in as part of their training, put on their provided gloves and sorted through recycling.
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,...

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...

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...

Move-in day to see changes

Move-in day to see changes
October 29, 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...

Recognizing oppression

Students participating in Boxes and Walls
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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