Royal Purple

Students, faculty gather to celebrate dean of students’ life

November 17, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal Nov. 18, 2015   Warhawk Marching Band director Glenn Hayes never wears his purple sportcoat away from the football field, but he broke his own rule last week for Mary Beth Mackin. “I believe our friend would approve and smile,” Hayes wrote in a note that Chancellor...

Victorious WSG presidential candidates almost disqualified

March 17, 2015

  March 17, 2015 Josh Hafemeister   While Allison Hetz and Brian Carlson won the 2015 Whitewater Student Government (WSG) presidential election by approximately 52 votes, several violations lobbied against them could have been the end of their presidency before it even began. Hetz...

UW-W will see gender-free bathrooms in future

October 16, 2014

Oct. 15, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik Imagine if every time you had to use the restroom, you felt fear over which bathroom you would choose, the male or the female. This is a reality transgender students may face on a daily basis. To solve the restroom problem for UW-W students, Whitewater Student...

Student population grows, university breaks enrollment record

October 1, 2014

Oct. 1, 2014 By Emily Leclair   For the fourth time in five years, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has reached record enrollment with the 2014-15 academic school year. The preliminary numbers show 12,148 are currently enrolled for the 2014-15 year. This number is more than any...

Seven votes decides WSG election

Seven votes decides WSG election

March 20, 2014

March 20, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik   Nathan Perry and Lucas Tomachek won the Whitewater Student Government election by only 7 votes. The unofficial totals have Perry/Tomachek with 239 votes while Emmett/Ziolkowski received 232. Only 3.9 percent of the student body voted in the election. Perry/Tomachek...

Referendum removed from WSG ballot

Referendum removed from WSG ballot

March 19, 2014

  March 19, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik   The Whitewater Student Government election ballot offers more than just two slates running against each other. Before the WSG Senate meeting on March 17, two non-binding referendums were to be placed on the ballot. Non-binding referendums...

Student government candidates engage in debate

Student government candidates engage in debate

March 16, 2014

March 16, 2014   By Vesna Brajkovic   After a close-call with disqualification, the Nathan Perry and Lucas Tomachek were able to attend the Whitewater Student Government (WSG) 2014-2015 Presidential Election Debate against candidates Rob Emmett and Thomas Ziolkowski on March 11...

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