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Handling COVID correctly

The Black Sheep farm-to-table restaurant uses extensive sanitary measures to keep employees and customers healthy.
How downtown restaurant keeps employees and customers safe
September 27, 2020

With serious concern regarding students' health and safety off campus during the pandemic, The Black Sheep isn't taking any risks with employees or customers. The restaurant serves farm-to-table food in...

Multiple events cultivate stronger sales

This graphic shows how some local businesses were impacted by several events over this past weekend, including Spring Splash, State Solo & Ensemble and several sporting events.
Rainy weather, police crackdown didn’t deter economic boost
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,...

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...

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...

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...

A bountiful harvest

Farm workers at Turtle Creek Gardens transplanting crops. Photo: http://turtlecreekgardenscsa.com/ photo
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...

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...

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...

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,”...

Healthy activities offered to community

Wellfest
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...

Obama visits Milwaukee

October 3, 2012

President Barack Obama, who visited Milwaukee last Saturday, delivered a campaign re-election speech touching on the economy, creating jobs and improving education. Joseph Bucklley from Racine, Wis.,...

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...

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