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Photo gallery showcases student’s exploration

Photo gallery showcases student’s exploration

Kaarin Lorum, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2018

Many college students dream of one day studying abroad, and every year UW-W students head across borders to make those dreams a reality. Junior Sarah Nelson is one of those students who studied abroad and also brought back snapshots of her trip to enter in the Center for Global Education photo contest....

Impact college experience with travel

Hannah Jewell, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

Studying abroad is an opportunity that not all students choose to take advantage of while in college.   Less than five percent of all UW-Whitewater students -- about 400 people -- take advantage of studying abroad each year. The remaining students pass up the chance of a lifetime. “Gaining in...

On the road again, it’s UW-W on the road again

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

October 3, 2017

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater athletics programs have been on the road more than normal during the 2017 Fall season and that’s because recent dominance makes scheduling home games difficult. “With the national profile that we’ve come accustomed to, winning championships, it’s hard to g...

Tips for planning overseas ventures on student budget

Hannah Maes, Arts & Rec Editor

September 19, 2017

Let’s face it, we’re all completely broke. Whether we realize it or not, our financial abilities as college students are limited, but that shouldn’t stop us from living out our youth to the fullest. Everyone wants to see what the world has to offer and experience new opportunities through trave...

Traveling without sibling brings new adventure

February 2, 2016

Feb. 2, 2016 Growing up with a sister one year apart from me was like having a built-in best friend and travel buddy all my life. Coming from parents who placed such a big importance on experiencing different cultures, food and people, I’ve learned to appreciate the beauty in the world. But from S...

Tips to help promote safety on the road ways

January 27, 2016

Jan. 27, 2016 By Marisa LaBello As the weather changes to icy extremes, possible car troubles become a burden for students. Threre are ways to ensure safe travels when driving your car this winter. After dealing with a significant amount of battery issues and lock outs, UW-Whitewater police officer S...

Life-changing events await students abroad

Life-changing events await students abroad

February 4, 2015

Feb. 4, 2015 Royal Purple Staff Opinion Going to college offers students an abundance of opportunities, such as joining various student organizations, getting involved in a fraternity or sorority, taking part in many events on campus and career-building workshops. Unfortunately, however, many...

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