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’Hawks tennis squad splits weekend series at home

Killian Jauch, News Editor

September 18, 2018

The women’s tennis team had a strong day Sept. 15 with a double header against University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and Carleton College [Minn.]. In their first meet against UW-L, the doubles team kicked off the day by winning three out of four matches. Gabi Kitchell and fellow senior Julie Marti...

Women’s volleyball dominates four match week

Women’s volleyball dominates four match week

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

September 18, 2018

The women’s volleyball team played four games throughout the week of Sept. 10 and  showed nothing but success. The Warhawks won all four of their games in a five-day span, and plan to continue this winning streak in upcoming games. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater hosted Elmhurst College (Ill.)...

The new and improved Bark Park

The new and improved Bark Park

Shannan Lojeski, Assistant News Editor

September 18, 2018

   City of Whitewater officials and community members marked the June 13 opening of the new “Bark Park” with the slice of a ribbon.    Bark Park, located on the corner of Jefferson Street and Starin Road, was previously home to Industrial Park. At the new-and-improved park, community members can bring their p...

Associate to the Chancellor accused of sexual harassment

Killian Jauch, News Editor

September 18, 2018

The University of Wisconsin Whitewater Associate to the Chancellor, and husband of Chancellor Beverly Kopper, has been removed from his position at the university due to sexual harassment allegations. Alan “Pete” Hill’s appointment was revoked on June 22, following a UW System investigation of a...

Campus leaders promote engagement at fair

Campus leaders promote engagement at fair

Dan Miller, Staff Reporter

September 18, 2018

Wyman Mall outside the University Center was buzzing on Sept. 12 as students participated in the annual Involvement Fair Over 150 student, campus and community organizations shared information about themselves and encouraged students to join. Career and Leadership Development sponsored the annual event. ...

Chancellor shares thoughts on husband’s dismissal from UW-W

Beverly Kopper, Chancellor

September 18, 2018

Dear Campus Colleagues, I want to share with you a difficult situation for me personally and professionally.  The University of Wisconsin System completed, and has now released, an independent investigation into sexual harassment allegations made against the Associate of the Chancellor, Pete Hill, who is my...

Ad manager ready in new role

Garrett Kluever, Advertising Manager

September 18, 2018

The last time I (sort of) ran a business, I was selling Kool-Aid to my neighbors 12 years ago. A lot has changed since then. Dedicated readers might recognize my name because last year as a freshman, I proudly worked for the newspaper as Biz & Tech editor. Now during my sophomore endeavor, I switched u...

A trek through Whitewater

A trek through Whitewater

Shannan Lojeski, Assistant News Editor

September 10, 2018

   Students and community members will participate in an upcoming trek through Whitewater to support local charities.    Discover Whitewater Series’ sixth annual Half Marathon, 5K and Fit Kid Shuffle (kids run) will be held Sept. 23.    In honor of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s 1...

Go ‘Phish’: Scam emails creep into inboxes

Jeffrey Wardon, Jr., Biz & Tech Editor

September 10, 2018

Phishing emails have again snuck into University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus emails. The suspicious emails usually come from unverified sources, some claiming that immediate action is required by the recipient. But they can come in many forms. Many of these scam emails come through because the i...

‘Support the Arts’

‘Support the Arts’

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

September 10, 2018

Whitewater’s fifth annual Main Street Festival will return from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 15, featuring multiple events similar to previous years’ including street painting. “The event will not only support the arts [and] local artists but bring the community together with a great event,” said Deb...

Library loses old carpet, debuts new layout for new year

Library loses old carpet,  debuts new layout for new year

Killian Jauch, News Editor

September 3, 2018

The Anderson Library will have a different look after the main floor was remodeled this summer.   Following months of work that began almost immediately after graduation in May, the library now has new carpet flooring and a redesigned layout on the main floor.   Anderson Library Directo...

Royal Purple ready with fresh look

Nicole Aimone, Editor-in-Chief

September 3, 2018

I’ve always viewed the first week of school in September as a breath of fresh air and a new start that allows for growth and change. The Royal Purple and its staff are no exception this fall. Our biggest fresh start is our new office. That’s right, we’ve moved. We no longer spend our ...

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