Royal Purple

Graduate goodbyes: RP memories last a lifetime

December 8, 2015

Dec. 8, 2015 As I sit at the edge at the end of table in the center of the Royal Purple office, I look around at the room that I’ve learned to call my home for the past three years. There’s an ugly couch with questionable stains that’s held up by a cinder block, a creepy photo of a man with the ...

Sobbing, sickness and all things green

December 8, 2015

Dec. 8, 2015 This semester has been like an 18-wheeler continuously running over my puppy right in front of my face while I am tied to a tree with my hands behind my back. That’s putting it nicely. This semester has tested my will and my beliefs, and it continues to test me. The recent los...

Health service fails student population

October 6, 2015

Commentary by Savana Staggs Oct. 6, 2015 Many students on campus are well-aware: Whitewater is a breeding ground for ailments. With thousands of students coming together at the beginning of the semester, germs are passed around, shared and are infecting hundreds. I, like many, was a victim of thes...

Victorious WSG presidential candidates almost disqualified

March 17, 2015

  March 17, 2015 Josh Hafemeister   While Allison Hetz and Brian Carlson won the 2015 Whitewater Student Government (WSG) presidential election by approximately 52 votes, several violations lobbied against them could have been the end of their presidency before it even began. Hetz...

Letter to the Editor: Student supports Staggs and Zamecnik for WSG

March 11, 2015

March 11, 2015 From high school best friends to student leaders on the UW-Whitewater campus, Savana Staggs and Alexandria Zamecnik have exemplified what it means to be exceptional individuals. Both have been involved with the Whitewater Student Government for years and have contributed more to...

Head to head: Whitewater Student Government candidates debate day before election

March 11, 2015

  March 11, 2015 Josh Hafemeister Vesna Brajkovic   Among last night’s participants in the Whitewater Student Government presidential debate, the audience included several members of the Black Student Union (BSU), whose weekly meeting was rescheduled in favor of attending the...

Spot-stealers ruin unspoken seat rules

Spot-stealers ruin unspoken seat rules

February 4, 2015

Feb. 4, 2015 It’s a new semester with all new classes and a fresh start. On the first day of classes, you show up early and map out the prime real-estate of seating. You pick the perfect spot: the spot that has the best aesthetic, where the professor maybe won’t notice you and it just feels so...

Students stand for freedom

Students stand for freedom

April 16, 2014

UW-Whitewater organization participates in national event against modern-day slavery April 15, 2014. By Vesna Brajkovic   Although students may not be strangers to pulling all-nighters at the library, how many of those students would willingly stand outside for 24 hours? Starting...

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