Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

I am excited to meet new people, and be able to experience all Whitewater has to offer. -Leah Herbeck, Sophomore

What are you looking forward to this fall?

August 29, 2021

We asked and you answered. Since we are going back to face-to-face, what are you looking forward to this semester?

UW-W Alumna Steffany Garcia

Sorority sister spotlight

Leena Hallock, Assistant Lifestyle Editor February 28, 2021

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Royal Purple is highlighting the success of Steffany Garcia, a strong and accomplished leader on the UW-W campus. Garcia is a sorority sister and former president...

Hunger Games: Greek Trials creates inclusive environment

Alyssa Brooks, Staff Reporter February 25, 2019

Greek Week is back with a new theme. This year’s theme is Hunger Games: Greek Trials, and it’s solely based off the title of the movies and not the violence — and of course, a five foot tall Greek...

Students of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity show pride for their Greek organizations at an annual talent show during Greek Week on Feb. 22 in the University Center Hamilton Room.

Greeks embrace local cultures

Brad Allen, Managing Editor February 26, 2018

Curling competitions, a student talent showcase, a social banquet and food donations were among the events that occurred during last week’s student program referred to as Greek Week. UW-Whitewater...

A lifelong commitment

A lifelong commitment

Brad Allen, Managing Editor February 13, 2018

Recruitment week has ended for most local Greek chapters, but the window to join is still wide open. Greek Life organizations on campus are always looking for new members, and with Greek Week beginning...

Sorority house not up to fire code

Sorority house not up to fire code

March 19, 2014

March 19, 2014 By Michael Riley The Tri-Sigma house, where a fire occurred on the morning of March 14, did not have an operational fire sprinkler in place, according to a news release from the Wisconsin...

Minor injury, $150,000 damages in Tri Sigma house fire

Minor injury, $150,000 damages in Tri Sigma house fire

March 14, 2014

By Ben Holzhueter and Samantha Jacquest March 14, 2014   A fire occurred on the first floor of the UW-Whitewater Tri Sigma sorority house located at the corner of Main and S. Prairie St....


Get to know UW-W Greeks

May 1, 2013

Jacalyn Scott, president of Alpha Sigma Sorority and Jorge Quintana Medel, president of Lambda Theta Phi Fraternity, answer questions about their Greek organizations and their time as members. Royal...


Get to know UW-Whitewater fraternities, sororities

April 10, 2013

Brianna Welbourn and Ricky Conti, both presidents of Greek organizations, answer questions about Greek life on campus. Delta Zeta Sorority was founded on Oct. 24, 1902 at Miami University in Oxford,...

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