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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...

Happy holidays from the Royal Purple

Happy holidays from the Royal Purple

Makayla Fedler, Editor December 13, 2020

As the fall semester comes to an end and the winter season is upon us, the staff at the Royal Purple want to say thank you for a great year of articles and ads. With the global pandemic of COVID-19...

Donate to your Royal Purple!

Donate to your Royal Purple!

September 10, 2020

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Proud to find home at the Royal Purple

Kaylee Pryble, Arts & Rec Editor September 30, 2019

I am ecstatic to be the new Arts and Rec Editor for the Royal Purple. When I was a kid, starting just before kindergarten so four or five, I would be glued to the news whenever it was on TV (I was a bit...

The people of the RP have forever changed me

Benjamin Pierce, Managing Editor May 6, 2019

Writer Anna Taylor once said, “Some people arrive and make such a beautiful impact on your life, you can barely remember what life was like without them.” When I arrived at the Royal Purple and the...

Strive for your passions, take chances

Tyler Job, Sports Editor March 4, 2019

Getting to the sports editor position at the Royal Purple was not an easy journey. In fact, it took a lot longer than I hoped for. But I earned it by striving day in and day out to get here. I’ve...

Stay thankful this holiday season

Stay thankful this holiday season

December 4, 2018

We love Thanksgiving here at the Royal Purple. The holiday means good food with people we love, and it also serves as a reminder that through all the crazy, stressful things that happen in life, there...

Homecoming history at  ‘Meet the Archives’ event

Homecoming history at ‘Meet the Archives’ event

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor October 15, 2018

Through the “Meet the Archives” event, staff at the Andersen library hope to introduce students to the elaborate archives that many students don’t know exists. “October is National Archives Month,...

Women’s tennis strong as tournament approaches

Augie Spankowski , Staff Reporter October 15, 2018

Women's tennis had a busy and successful road trip Oct. 13. They first beating UW-River Falls, then traveled to UW-Stout and grabbed their second road win of the day. The Warhawks won both matchups 9-0. Whitewater...

Incumbent Rep. Vruwink supports bills for veterans

October 15, 2018

Dear Editor, I have been talking with state legislators about an issue near and dear to my heart: the Deployed Parents Custody and Visitation Act. This law, if enacted, would conform Wisconsin law to...

Students should value UW-W traditions

Royal Purple Staff, Editorial Staff Opinion October 15, 2018

Everyone has traditions. Everyone has a place they go to celebrate holidays, a specific way of celebrating holidays or a certain activity that their family has done for generations. Whatever they may be,...

photo by Dana Hockbein / Staff Reporter

Preparing for a festive fall season

Dana Hockbein, Staff Reporter October 8, 2018

The City of Whitewater has a past that still haunts it to this day. During the month of October, multiple tour groups are lead through the city’s mysterious history. This eerie past contributes to its...

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