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Surviving at home during COVID-19

UW-Whitewater Chancellor Dwight C. Watson stops to talk with students along Warhawk Drive as new students in learning communities painted Warhawk Drive and participated in other welcome activities presented by the First Year Experience program on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020.

Carina Lopez, Lifestyle Editor

April 20, 2020

The stay at home order is undeniably making everyone go crazy, but it is important to remember that being safe at home is the better of two evils. The Royal Purple is here to help you survive this crazy time at home. Students like Andy Dominguez and Dulce Lopez have had to adjust to this new order....

Key changes to FAFSA pushes filing date up

Nicole Aimone, Assistant News Editor

October 19, 2016

The process for students to apply for federal aid for the 2017-2018 school year has changed from previous years. The biggest changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the timeline for filing and receiving aid. The filing process for federal aid for next fall began on Oct.1,inst...

Students earn scholarships for geological research

May 2, 2012

Three UW-Whitewater students received scholarships this semester to conduct research in geological science. Senior Kristie Hansen, junior Shane Wulf and sophomore Daryl Johnson were each awarded a Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium scholarship to conduct undergraduate research in the coming months. Hans...

Disabled recognize generosity with scholarship money

April 18, 2012

Approximately $40,000 was given away in scholarship money to more than 15 students for their dedication to helping students with disabilities. Many of the scholarships and awards were given in memory of someone who had a disability. “It’s really great that [these] families care enough to try...

Scholarships keep students in school, safe

April 4, 2012

With studying, balancing a job and scraping up money to pay for college, most students often find themselves a bit stressed out. Add saving lives to that and you’ve got the 10 students volunteering at the Whitewater Rescue Squad. Daniel Erickson, a senior majoring in finance, has spent almost three...

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