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Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Bridge downtown where the body was found.

Suicide confirmed

Josh Stoughton, Community Editor April 2, 2023

On Sunday, March 26, the Whitewater Police Department and Fire and EMS services received a report of a man hanging off a bridge near Main Street around 11:30 a.m. The body was identified as 47-year-old...

Backpacks organized in piles and lines in the Hamilton Room of the James R. Connor University Center, most with descriptions explaining the lives of those who claimed their own, Oct. 5, 2021.

You’re not alone in the search for help

Aaron Xiong, Assistant Lifestyle Editor October 10, 2021

As you walk past someone on the street in the halls of a building, you may not know what they’re going through. Thoughts of pain and suffering could be racing through someone’s mind, but those close...

Campus in need of more resources

December 9, 2019

According to Higher Education Today, “data indicates that in the past year, three out of five students experienced overwhelming anxiety, and two out of five students were too depressed to function.”...

Support from unexpected places

Support from unexpected places

Brad Allen, Managing Editor February 13, 2018

After learning that two teenage girls in Whitewater had lost both their parents in one morning, community members in Whitewater collectively donated several thousand dollars to assist with funeral arrangements...

Hope helps prevent suicide

Hope helps prevent suicide

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor November 15, 2017

In 2014, at least 7,388 U.S. veterans committed suicide, and 133 were from Wisconsin, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). In response, the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs...

Don’t give in to struggles beneath the surface

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor September 12, 2017

Last week was an exciting, yet stressful time for students here at UW-Whitewater. With the 2017 academic year starting, students forged around campus and in various workplaces in the surrounding communities....

Letter to the Editor: Make suicide prevention essential

April 26, 2016

April 27, 2016 Suicide is a major issue that has been brushed under the rug all too often. Feelings of suicide not only occur in adulthood, but also can occur in years as early as grade school. I...

Depression across the spectrum

December 3, 2014

Dec. 3, 2014 By Amber Levenhagen I’m not a stranger to death. Not to sound morbid, but it’s been a small part of my life. I’m not sure if part of it is due to the rumored curse of my high school,...

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