Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Brain Gale

Four quick years

Brian Gale, Women's Sports Journalist April 28, 2024

I can't believe that my time has come to graduate college. Time has flown by and it feels like just yesterday my parents were helping me move into my freshman dorm. During COVID I really didn't apply to...

Journalist Dan Emary

Goodbye UW-Whitewater

Dan Emary, Men's Sports Editor April 28, 2024

Even though I have only been a member of the Royal Purple for one year I have enjoyed my time in the men’s sports section. Starting as the assistant editor during the first semester and then becoming...

Impactful newspaper adviser passes

Impactful newspaper adviser passes

Chase Keller, Assistant Men's Sports Editor April 28, 2024

Former Royal Purple adviser and award-winning journalist Samuel Clifford Martino died Saturday, April 20. He was 85 years old. Martino was born in Clarksburg, West Virginia Feb. 5, 1939 before moving...

Personal growth at Royal Purple

Personal growth at Royal Purple

Dauntae Green, Editor April 28, 2024

Wow, a deaf journalist for about four years on campus? You don’t hear about that kind of thing, pun intended. When I first came on as a journalist I had no idea on what to do, how to organize, how to...

Now what? Time to be a sports journalist

Now what? Time to be a sports journalist

Matt Ellis, Women's Sports Journalist April 21, 2024

After four years of college, I am now getting ready to graduate. It's a great feeling because It now means I can go and pursue what I love, which is writing, reporting, and talking about sports as a full-time...

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...

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