Royal Purple

Multiple events cultivate stronger sales

Multiple events cultivate stronger sales

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

May 3, 2017

Rainy weather and every student residence being on lockdown did not deter an economic boost for some local businesses. This wasn’t the first time, either. In the March 8 edition of The Royal Purple, it was reported that last year’s Spring Splash event cultivated an increase in sales for many lo...

Economic impact of UW-W in the millions

Economic impact of UW-W in the millions

February 23, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal Feb. 24, 2016 Professor of economics Russ Kashian said his name might be in a slightly bigger, bolder font on a new study finding UW-Whitewater’s local financial impact, but it’s the students who deserve the credit because they’re the ones who “created the magic.” ...

Alum to establish new restaurant

Alum to establish new restaurant

February 18, 2015

Feb. 18, 2015 By Rumasa Noor The passion for food and love for entrepreneurship led Tyler Sailsbery to open The Black Sheep in 2012. After successfully running it for three years, the entrepreneur has decided to open another Whitewater restaurant, Fin & Hooves.“It’s fun to share the special mom...

Date ideas for a Warhawk Valentine

February 11, 2015

Feb. 11, 2015 By Katie Campbell It’s the day some love, some hate and some don’t really care about. For some, Valentine’s Day is a day when you receive flowers, chocolates, awkward-sized stuffed animals holding a heart saying it loves you and a special someone who makes your heart sing....

A bountiful harvest

A bountiful harvest

January 28, 2015

Community Supported Agriculture: local, seasonal produce Jan. 28, 2015 By Amber Levenhagen Turtle Creek Gardens, located north of Delavan, Wisconsin, is a Community Supported Agriculture or CSA. This farm is supported by the community and provides fresh, organic, locally-produced food to ...

Arms up to raise ALS awareness

Arms up to raise ALS awareness

September 5, 2014

Sept. 3, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic As summer comes to a close, many will find themselves looking back on their summer break of long nights, bonfires and… ice buckets. It’s the viral phenomenon that stormed our Facebook newsfeeds in a matter of months, replacing the cat gifs with videos of...

Satisfy your sweet tooth at the SweetSpot

Satisfy your sweet tooth at the SweetSpot

May 1, 2013

  Most kids dream of becoming firefighters, ballerinas, policemen, teachers or doctors. They play pretend and envision what it would be like in the future. For most children, these dreams are slowly replaced with other aspirations as they grow older. Not for Lacey Reichwald. Reichwald has...

Student entrepreneur starts Studs and Spuds

Student entrepreneur starts Studs and Spuds

March 6, 2013

The first night junior Logan Pourchot opened the doors of his new business on Dec. 1, he didn’t think anyone would show up. “I thought, no one will be coming tonight. No one even knows about this,” Pourchot said. To his surprise, the first 45 minutes were spent serving a line of costumers...

Healthy activities offered to community

Healthy activities offered to community

March 6, 2013

  Working for Whitewater’s Wellness, or W3, is hosting its second annual Wellfest from 12 to 3 p.m. on March 10 at Whitewater High School. The free event is open to all students, staff and members of the Whitewater community. Marci Pasquesi, who works for AmeriCorp Vista and W3, organized...

First ever International Student Conference coming to Whitewater

April 26, 2012

Whitewater will make history this Friday and Saturday, hosting the first ever International Student Conference in the U.S. “We’re trying to get international students from the Midwest together and talk about how we help each other and knock down our schools borders,” last year’s President...

UW-W graduate opens restaurant in downtown Whitewater

March 14, 2012

Chef and entrepreneur Tyler Sailsbery officially opened the doors of his restaurant The Black Sheep last Thursday. With the overwhelming response to the opening, the new restaurant, located at 210 W. Whitewater St. downtown Whitewater, was only able to seat guests with reservations for its first two...

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