Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Freshman All Around Paige Magel hugs Assistant Coach Chloe Edgren as she completes the bars and lands successfully at the Tournament against UW-Stevens Point  Blue Devils Saturday Feb. 17, 2024 in the Williams Center.

Jumping into gymnastics

Ky McCombe, Photographer February 18, 2024

Hotel on Main Street next to Walmart is being torn down to make room for a new ALDI. Feb. 15 2024

Making room for ALDI

Katie McIlheran, Photographer February 18, 2024

A few students enjoy mocktails from the bar at the masquerade ball

Masquerade ball

Alexa Stirn, Photographer February 18, 2024

Mosaic and visions

Mosaic and visions

Josh Stoughton, Arts & Rec Editor February 18, 2024

Art can come in many different forms by many different types of people. It is a way for artists to express themselves in a way that they think suits their abilities best. For example, famous Spanish painter...

Josh Stoughton (left) and Parker Olsen  post for a celebratory photo after the Milwaukee Press Club Gridiron Awards dinner in the Pfister Hotel May 12, 2023.

Award winning news

Parker Olsen, Editor October 1, 2023

In honor of National Newspaper Week the Royal Purple is taking the opportunity to recognize its hard working and award winning staff members from the past year. Annually, the Royal Purple enters contestants...

Delvin Barnstable dribbles towards the hoop in the UW-Whitewater versus Mount Union Final Four game in Fort Wayne, Indiana, March 16, 2023.

Cinderella run falls short

Ryan Baker, Men’s Sports Assistant Editor March 19, 2023

March madness. Madness couldn’t be more of a perfect description of how the UW-Whitewater Warhawks scratched and clawed their way to the semifinal game of the big dance. The underdog mentality was adopted...

The Whitewater community garden with the sun shining over a plethora of plants and produce.

Garden grows community

Felicity Knabenbauer March 19, 2023

There are not an incredible amount of recreational activities that just about anybody can partake in. When summer comes rolling around many communities look forward to one of the most accessible hobbies...

Sophomore Gracie Holland was the national champion in pole vault in the 2022 outdoor track and field season. Now she plans to upkeep her mentality and practicing to hopefully maintain that level of performance.

Women’s track warrior

Kaitlin Geisler, Assistant Women’s Sports Editor March 19, 2023

Sophomore pole vaulter Gracie Holland had a strong performance her past two years on the UW-Whitewater women’s track and field team. Throughout the past two seasons she’s competed in long jump,  javelin...

Jaritt Shinhoster wins his second consecutive national championship to end his career as a Warhawk wrestler at the NCAA Division III National Championships in Roanoke, Virginia.

Most outstanding wrestler

Sarah Smith March 19, 2023

  Senior wrestling captain Jaritt Shinhoster earned his second consecutive national title to cap off his career as a UW-Whitewater wrestler. Also named “Most Outstanding Wrestler” at the NCAA...

: #33 AJ Fitzpatrick shoots a layup on Friday March 17th in the Kachel Fieldhouse against University of Missouri

Wheelchair hoops downed in national tournament

Chris Pittner, Men’s Sports journalist March 19, 2023

From March 15-18 the UW-Whitewater Warhawk Men’s Wheelchair Basketball team competed at the National Wheelchair Basketball Association tournament which they hosted at Kachel Gymnasium in Whitewater....

I am leaving very happy with my choice to attend UW-Whitewater

I am leaving very happy with my choice to attend UW-Whitewater

Carina Lopez, Campus News Editor December 5, 2021

I am exactly 27 days away from graduating from UW-Whitewater at the time of writing this. That’s less than a month away and I can’t wrap my head around the fact that I will never have to do homework,...

New editor Alicia Dougherty

Meet the new editor: Alicia Dougherty

Alicia Dougherty, Editor September 5, 2021

Hi everyone! My name is Alicia Dougherty, and I’m the editor this year here at the Royal Purple. Last year I was the assistant news editor and I really enjoyed the experience. I’m a public relations...

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