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Spring 2021 Graduate Karley Garcia

‘Dang it feels good to be a Warhawk!’

Karley Garcia, Photo Editor May 2, 2021

Hello! I’m Karley Garcia, the lead photography editor for the Royal Purple, and a graduating senior this semester! I’m super excited to be graduating this spring 2021 with a BA Art major degree and...

Stay optimistic

‘Stay optimistic’

Mitchell Grinyer, Assistant Advertising Manager May 2, 2021

As my final semester at UW-W comes to an end, this one feels a little bit different compared to the previous two semesters, and not just because of graduation: there’s an optimism in the air that is...

Senior sport showcase

Senior sport showcase

Devin Ulrich, Sports Editor May 2, 2021

Student athletes are an important part of the culture at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. With the semester coming to a close it is time to recognize a few student athletes whose careers’ are...

UW-Whitewater senior Matt Oliva harvests seed on the universitys prairie restoration site on Friday, November 14, 2014.  Volunteers in the fall help perpetuate the prairie by harvesting and seeding sections for next year.  On Friday, about 20 students from the American Marketing Association and Beta Alpha Psi accounting organizations donated their time.  Oliva is an AMA member.  (UW-Whitewater photo/Craig Schreiner)

Scholastic fraternities get grads in the door

Hunter Wade, Journalist May 2, 2021

In an ever-competitive world, landing a job after college can be tricky. To prepare students for the job market, Whitewater offers several scholastic organizations and practical programs to help get their...

Vera Pflugradt (10) is a senior outfielder on the UW-Whitewater women’s softball team.

Standout senior cherishes time on the softball field

Devin Ulrich, Sports Editor April 11, 2021

Senior outfielder Vera Pflugradt is taking in her last moments wearing the purple uniform as a Warhawk. Pflugradt has been playing for Whitewater ever since her freshman year and has enjoyed every moment...

Sophomore Taiya Stelmachowski competes on Bars during the Warhawks dual meet vs UW-Oshkosh, inside Kachel Gymnasium Saturday April 3.

One last flip

Nay Salter, Assistant Sports Editor April 4, 2021

The women’s gymnastics team concluded their season on April 3 against UW-Oshkosh. This Saturday was a special day for the Warhawks since it was their Senior Day and last time they would compete with...

Pictured from right to left: Career and Leadership Development Director Ron Buchholz with two customer service associates, Ben Boland and Aleyah Coleman. The three sit in the Career and Leadership Development office, ready to help students achieve current and future successes.

Career and Leadership Development offers services for graduating seniors

Brayden Lantta, Staff Reporter December 9, 2019

Graduation can be both exciting and scary for seniors taking their first steps into the professional world. However, while they are leaving, there are still services open to them through UW-W. The Career...

Football to rely on intensity, strength

Tyler Job, Sports Editor September 3, 2018

At the end of the 2017 season, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team rallied to win its last six games, ending with a 7-3 overall record and 6-1 record in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic...

Senior swimmers take their last dive

Senior swimmers take their last dive

Zack Semancik, Senior Sports Reporter January 29, 2018

The UW-Whitewater swimming and diving teams were defeated by the UW-Eau Claire Blugolds on Senior Day Jan.27 at the Williams Center. The men’s team fell to 6-2 overall and 1-2 in the conference after...

Junior defender Payton DeLuga goes up for a header against MSOE. DeLuga recorded one assist during the game and anchored a Warhawk defense that only allowed one shot on goal all game.

Freshmen guide ‘Hawks victory on Senior Day

Tyler Job, Staff Writer September 26, 2017

On a special day commemorating the No. 13 UW-Whitewater women’s soccer team seniors, it was, somewhat ironically, the younger Warhawks players who stepped up en route to a UW-W 4-0 shutout over the Milwaukee...

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