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College of Letters and Sciences dean Franklin Goza is set to retire on June 30.

The Administrative Shuffle

Katie Popp, Campus News Editor April 16, 2023

Throughout the 2022-2023 academic year, UW-Whitewater welcomed a new chancellor onto campus, ending a search that began in early 2021. As the academic year draws to a close, several other administrative...

Meet Aaron Xiong: Multimedia Editor

Meet Aaron Xiong: Multimedia Editor

September 12, 2021

Hello there! My name is Aaron Xiong and I am the Multimedia Editor for the Royal Purple! This is my second year on the job as I return for my senior year of college here at UW-Whitewater. As a Journalism...

LEAP workshops teach students, staff tools for success

January 21, 2019

During winter break, some students and staff took a unique opportunity to expand upon their own knowledge through the Liberal Education and America’s Promise run workshops held right on campus. The organization,...

Support systems are vital for people with autism

Support systems are vital for people with autism

Editorial Opinion, Royal Purple staff April 8, 2018

There are 3.5 million truck drivers, homeless people and Evangelical Lutherans in the United States each, respectively. You would never say that people with any one of these traits are rare, or that...

Committee navigates restructuring

Committee navigates restructuring

Nicole Aimone, News Editor January 30, 2018

A steering committee, manned by 61 administrative staff, faculty, and students from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and University of Wisconsin-Rock County is overseeing the merging of the two schools,...

Liberal arts shouldn’t be on the chopping block

Royal Purple Editorial Staff November 15, 2017

Sometimes it’s good to follow the trends. But there are some aspects of society that should stay consistent because following the trend is detrimental to society. In the case of University of Wisconsin-Superior,...


EIC says goodbye to departing staff

May 8, 2013

  The Royal Purple office is a fun place to be on Monday production nights. From “quote-board-worthy” conversations to kazoo serenades, we somehow find the fun on deadline. That being...

Business Manager

Royal Purple Staff Goodbye: Heena Ahmed

May 8, 2013

  I honestly can’t believe that I’m sitting here writing this trying to say goodbye to the people I’ve met here and marking an end to my journey here at UW-Whitewater. Like every aspect...


Royal Purple Staff Goodbye: Zach Hicks

May 8, 2013

  After two years on the Royal Purple’s editorial staff, it’s finally time to say goodbye. It’s exciting to begin a new chapter as a young journalist, but my departure also comes with...

Royal Purple Staff Goodbye: Lynn Marolt

Royal Purple Staff Goodbye: Lynn Marolt

May 8, 2013

  I never knew that my college experience would be coming to a close so soon. To tell you the truth it hasn’t even hit me yet.  These past four years have gone by so quickly. But before...

New Name, New Face, New Style

January 23, 2013

  Royal Purple Spotlight section gets new name:   “Imaginative, creative, and nonscientific branches of knowledge considered collectively.” That is the definition of the arts. “Activity...

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