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‘It is far too soon’

‘It is far too soon’

Abigail Callahan, Contributor November 14, 2021

Now before I start, I should make one thing clear. I don’t like wearing a mask. I can’t think of one person who actually enjoys wearing them. They’re uncomfortable, inconvenient, and annoying to...

UW-Whitewater police chief Matt Kiederlen, left, and Therese Kennedy of recreational sports and facilities, judge contestants plunging style.  Also judging was Athletic Director Todd Garzarelli. The Whitewater Polar Plunge fundraiser for the Special Olympics of Wisconsin was held on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Cravath Lake Park in Whitewater. (UW-Whitewater photo/Photo/Craig Schreiner)

Warhawk wish

Chief Matt Kiederlen / UWWPD March 7, 2021

Oh St. Patty’s Day be just around da’ corner!  If you don’t know the history behind St. Patrick’s Day, Google it - actually kind of interesting. St. Patrick’s Day has predominantly become...

Interim Provost Greg Cook

Community Town Hall seeks COVID solutions

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...

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.

Suspects investigated in campus weapon alert

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...

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...

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,...

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

VP becomes new 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...

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...

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...

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...

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

March 11, 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...

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...

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