Royal Purple

Students step up for Spring Splash

Shannon Columb and Brad Allen

April 13, 2017

Hordes of college students trashed during one of Whitewater’s largest annual events has its pros and cons, depending on whom you ask. But many students from several organizations are stepping up to lead efforts to clean up garbage in the community after the event. Students are working in hopes of...

Debate allows students to make their voices heard

February 16, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal, Andrew Eppen and Emily Lepkowski Feb. 17, 2016 Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) were the only two candidates on stage at the Democratic primary debate on Feb. 11, but that didn’t stop past and present UW students from fighting to h...

Tom Philpott warns students about world efforts

February 26, 2014

Feb. 26, 2014   By Allyson Karnowski   Health, food and agricultural writer Tom Philpott spoke with students and locals on Feb. 17, at the Young Auditorium about the current state of the world’s farming and sustainability efforts. The U.S. tries to use the land within the country...

Student org funding finalized for 2014-15

November 20, 2013

Nov. 20, 2013 By Lucas Wimmer Every student who pays tuition at UW-Whitewater also pays Segregated University Fees, which is something that not all students might be aware of. A portion of every tuition payment is put toward these fees that fund student organizations. The organizations with...

Earth week celebrated on campus

Earth week celebrated on campus

April 24, 2013

  There has been excessive planning and time put into the Earth Week activities which began on Apr. 22 and will continue throughout the week. Both Talia Schutz, the senior account executive of Creative Marketing Unlimited, and Wes Enterline, the sustainability coordinator, have worked diligently...

S.A.G.E. teaches ‘living green’

October 31, 2012

  On Wednesday, October 24th, student organization S.A.G.E (Students Allied for a Greener Earth), participated in Campus Sustainability Day.  The group gathered seeds from the various plants throughout campus and also ‘upcycled’ old t-shirts into bags and scarfs. According to president Pa...

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