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Stay thankful this holiday season

Stay thankful this holiday season

December 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion

We love Thanksgiving here at the Royal Purple. The holiday means good food with people we love, and it also serves as a reminder that through all the crazy, stressful things that happen in life, there is still plenty to be thankful for. Let’s make sure that thankfulness doesn’t end in the last wee...

Valentine ideas and gory old traditions

Valentine ideas and gory old traditions

February 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Feb. 2, 2016 There are worse things than being single on Valentine’s Day. This is one of those times in the year when people are subconsciously obligated to find someone “special-enough” to do something “romantic-enough” with. There are some who’ve decided to forgo the status q...

First Thanksgiving

First Thanksgiving

December 4, 2013


Filed under News

Dec. 4, 2013 Exchange student describes encounter with American tradition By Michael Riley Senior Chutilearn “Fai” Treechanasamoot, an international student from Thailand, spent her first Thanksgiving break with her friend, Jake Fincher. Last January, Fincher spent time in Thailand studying water science, and through mutual...

Fighting for her life

November 28, 2012


Filed under Lifestyle

  For Sandy Devitt-Mascari, going to school was a way to live out her dreams and a reason to get out of bed while she was going through intense chemotherapy treatment. “I had come to the realization that I had to decide whether or not I was going to let cancer define who I was, or if I was...

Black Friday sales overshadow the point of Thanksgiving

November 26, 2012


Filed under Opinion

There is no arguing that the day after Thanksgiving brings some of the best sales of the year to many stores. It can be fun to go out in the wee hours of the morning to join the Black Friday crowds, each person searching for special deals. However, Black Friday is technically no longer the day after...

Hunger Games comes to campus

November 7, 2012


Filed under Lifestyle

  Happy Hunger Games! This Thanksgiving season, UW-Whitewater residence halls will be competing in the “Whitewater Hunger Games.” Though there will be no fighting to the death in this competition, the winner of the games will be determined by which hall can collect the most non-perishable...

Business learning communities donate to food pantry

November 22, 2011


Filed under Lifestyle

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, the UW-Whitewater Business Learning Communities decided to raise funds for the Whitewater Food Pantry. The money donated will go towards purchasing ingredients for a Thanksgiving meal the Whitewater Food Pantry will supply to community members on Nov. 24. The five lear...

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