Royal Purple

UW-Whitewater Housing Wars

February 18, 2015

Feb. 18, 2015 By Katie Campbell Trying to figure out where to live next year, what the costs are, what the advantages and disadvantages are, can be overwhelming. Although many affordable options exist, sometimes a decision can’t be made without having all of the facts. Between the Residence Halls,...

Campus thanks workers

Campus thanks workers

September 19, 2014

By Vesna Brajkovic Sept. 17, 2014 Every morning on campus the garbages are emptied, the stairwells are cleared of pizza boxes from the night before and the hallways are freshly vacuumed by ‘invisible people’ the campus can’t function without–the custodians. On Sept. 12, the custodians...

UW-W should continue sustainability push

UW-W should continue sustainability push

April 22, 2014

April 23, 2014 Royal Purple Editorial Staff Opinion As sustainability has grown in importance in America, more and more institutions push to reduce their waste. Even with this push, some unfortunate statistics still ring true: the equivalent of 50 million barrels of oil was used last year to produce...

UW-W looks to offer new housing option

UW-W looks to offer new housing option

December 11, 2013

By Josh Hafemeister Gender-neutral housing options have become available on college campuses nationwide. Starting in the fall semester of 2014, UW-Whitewater will become part of this trend. Associate Director of Residence Life Terry Tumbarello said the gender-neutral housing option will be available...

Campus suites, apartments should allow small pets

April 10, 2013

According to statistics gathered by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, about 62 percent of American households have pets. With statistics like that, it's safe to say that many UW-Whitewater students have probably had a furry, feathery or scaly companion at some point in their...

Making UW-W more accessible for everyone

October 12, 2011

As a visually impaired student, I take notice of how accessible Whitewater is to handicapped students. For years UW-Whitewater has been known for its accessibility accommodations for students with disabilities. With in-class and out-of-class aids, extended time for test-taking, and buttons which...

Founded 1901
Starin Hall