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Community Town Hall seeks COVID solutions

Interim Provost Greg Cook

Carina Lopez Quintero, News Editor

October 4, 2020

The city of Whitewater and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater showed unity in their collaboration to find solutions for issues related to COVID-19. A Community Town Hall was led by City Manager Cameron Clapper, Police Chief Aaron Raap, Interirm Provost Greg Cook, Vice-Chancellor Artanya Wesley...

Suspects investigated in campus weapon alert

The first week of fall classes found UW-Whitewater police chief Matt Kiederlen teaching his first law enforcement practices course in Hyer Hall on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019.

Carina Lopez, News Editor

September 27, 2020

UW-Whitewater students reported seeing a weapon displayed from a dark red Pontiac with rear end damage near Lee Hall around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22. Witnesses described the suspects as black males with short hair displaying a handgun.  “We have developed suspects and we have recovered the vehicle,...

Academic Staff Assembly begins spring break plans

Academic Staff Assembly begins spring break plans

Katie Childs, Assistant News Editor

September 27, 2020

The UW-Whitewater Academic Staff Assembly (ASA) met to discuss spring break plans, enrollment and class audits at the bi-weekly Sept. 23 meeting.  There was wide-spread concern over the possibility of having a 2021 spring break during which students might travel and return with COVID-19, causing a...

Finances force choice between money or health and safety

Ryan Dietrich, Journalist

April 20, 2020

Whitewater students are living in a future history lesson. The coronavirus pandemic has flipped the world upside down and changed the lives of many. As for the students attending the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, the campus has been shut down, and now many students have vastly different financial...

VP becomes new president

Ostermann sits in a meeting as VP. Starting this spring, he will participate in meetings as president.

Danny Grisanzio, Assistant News Editor

January 20, 2020

Whitewater Student Government (WSG) finds itself under new leadership after Former President Jen Purcell stepped down due to graduating after the fall term. Alex Ostermann, former vice president and a three-year veteran of WSG, will take over as the new president of the organization. In his last semester...

Business gives tips on winter home and car health

Alyssa Brooks, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2019

When the temperature is below zero and classes are cancelled, students automatically think only of how to keep themselves warm. However, most students don’t think that these dangerously low temperatures have effects on their living spaces. There are a variety of precautions that should be taken for all ar...

Council discusses Spring Splash

Nicole Aimone, News Editor

April 8, 2018

The city will also be sending out a letter to all rental property owner, which serves to not only make the landlords aware of the events of Spring Splash, but also ensure that property owners are communicating with their tenants about acceptable behavior on the property, and specific rules regarding pa...

Under the cover of night: Safety concerns

October 16, 2014

Oct. 15 2014 Royal Purple Editorial Staff Opinion Night is a time that brings a tingling feeling of insecurity. The noises of daytime are gone. People are usually tucked safely in their homes and aren’t often found wandering the streets. Shadows play tricks on the mind. The darkness offers better...

Letter to the Editor: Students must focus on safety on St. Patrick’s Day

March 12, 2014

March 12, 2014 With Saint Patrick’s Day right around the corner, it is essential to keep in mind the different ways to stay safe if you are under the influence.  Many collegiate students have been involved in situations in which they or somebody they are with has drank too much, has gotten into...

Letters to the Editor

March 30, 2011

Faculty letter to legislators in Madison The following unedited letter to the editor was written by members of UW-Whitewater faculty. The letter was written to outline concerns in regards to the budget-repair bill and the actions being taken by Gov. Scott Walker and legislators in Madison. T...

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