Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

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...

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...

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