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Residence halls will remain open

March 13, 2020

Hello Everyone, University Housing will remain open during the extended Spring Break and after that. Any and all residents that would like to stay on campus and remain in your rooms during this time are...

‘Boxes and Walls’ event tackles oppression

‘Boxes and Walls’ event tackles oppression
November 5, 2018

   A haunting experience once again arrived on the UW-Whitewater campus in the wake of the Halloween season.    UW-W hosted its annual diversity experience called Boxes & Walls, which many have...

WSG holds sexual assualt forum

December 3, 2016

At a Whitewater Student Government (WSG) town hall meeting Tuesday, Nov. 22, campus police and student leaders met to discuss sexual assault prevention and reporting strategies. The major focus of discussion...

UW-W permanently fills Dean of Students post

June 23, 2016

By Emily Lepkowski June 23, 2016   While filling the dean of students role at UW-Whitewater, Artanya Wesley looks to take on another: unifier. On June 13, the UW-W announced Wesley...

It’s a wrap: The Royal Purple’s top five stories

top five, Beverly Kopper, Kimberly Wethal
May 3, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal May 4, 2016   Collectively, the Royal Purple’s staff of 17 editors and many more staff writers wrote about the good, the bad and the political news, penned editorials on...

Action Forum pulls in high numbers of attendees

Attendees of the forum sit together in groups to discuss solutions for UW-Whitewater's campus climate issue. The room had been much fuller at the beginning of the event where students and faculty were encouraged to share their stories – close to 430 people were there.
March 1, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal and Nathan Kober March 2, 2016 Freshman Ahmya Cheatham said it shouldn’t have taken a “Bloody Sunday” for students to rally together about race issues on campus at the...

Hoverboards banned on campus due to safety concerns

January 26, 2016

By Emily Lepkowski Jan. 27, 2016   UW-Whitewater is joining college campuses across the nation in a move to ban this past holiday’s hottest gift, because of their tendency to go up in smoke....

UW-Whitewater appoints interim dean of students

November 17, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal Nov. 18, 2015   For associate director of University Housing Terry Tumbarello, being appointed interim dean of students on Nov. 10 was “bittersweet.” While Tumbarello...

Campus mourns dean of students: Dean Mary Beth Mackin died due to natural causes this weekend

November 10, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal Nov. 11, 2015   UW-Whitewater lost a “passionate and dedicated Warhawk” this week, Chancellor Beverly Kopper said announcing the loss of  Dean of Students Mary Beth...

Tearing Down Walls: Students learn about the lives of peers through interactive workshop

Sophomore Alice Gilliam speaks with another group member as they attempt to roll over gravel and wooden boards with wheelchairs at Boxes and Walls on Oct. 12. Photo by Kimberly Wethal.
October 14, 2015

By Andrew Marvitz October 14, 2015 Alice Gilliam walked away from the “eye-opening” Boxes and Walls experience with a new outlook. “It was definitely an experience, seeing what other people...

Letter to Editor: UW-W coalition observes Alcohol Awareness Month

April 8, 2015

April 8, 2015 This April is Alcohol Awareness Month, founded and sponsored by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) since 1987. This year’s theme is: “For the Health...

Boxes and Walls comes to campus

October 22, 2014

Oct. 22, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik By Andrew Marvitz   There is the old saying that you can’t judge a person until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes. Some people don’t ever get...

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