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Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

From left, students Angie Carchesi, a communication major from Franklin, Niyah Williams, a communication major from Milwaukee, and Lauren Strauss, a media arts and game development major from Polo, Illinois, cover the parade for UWWTV, the campus broadcast station. A perfect fall day greeted the UW-Whitewater Homecoming Parade on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022, as floats, student organizations and royalty made their way along Main Street and Prairie Street in Whitewater.

From iPad videos to multimedia award winner

Jayden Kimpel, Campus Journalist December 3, 2023

Angie Carchesi, a UW-Whitewater senior communication and electronic media student, is a highly decorated student within the Whitewater media programs. While her works from today get recognized nationally,...

Emilio Tuscano, Veena Johnson, and Tonia Kapitan manning the front desk of the University Centers De-Stress event on November 8th

De-stress and decompress

Wil Vollentine, Assistant Arts & Rec Editor November 12, 2023

The University Center held an event called De-Stress, Wednesday Nov. 8. The event was hosted so students could relax and take time to relieve their stress. College can be difficult and stressful, this...

 UC live art workshop coordinator Sophia Fenger showing the students how to paint, Bob Ross style.

Painting for Patty’s Day

Felicity Knabenbauer, Lifestyle Editor March 13, 2022

There are thousands of underage students at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater who cannot legally partake in any alcohol-related Saint Patty's Day festivities. While they may not be able to enjoy a...

Students traverse the courtyard outside the James R. Connor University Center.

“Dolittle” provides the cute animal fix you need

Matt Ellis, Assistant Arts and Recreational Editor September 6, 2020

Students stopped scrolling for cute animal pictures online for a couple hours this past week to instead sit down and enjoy the film "Dolittle" presented in the Summers Auditorium of the James R....

Jackie Briggs, front right in purple, Director of Admissions, leads a tour in the University Center lobby. UW-Whitewater admissions staff visited with incoming and prospective students and their families and guided small tour groups around campus on Thursday, July 16, 2020.

University Center encourages creativity and engagement

Lexy Winchell, Journalist August 30, 2020

The James R. Connor University Center is thought of as the heart of campus by many. It is known as a common gathering place for students. So staff knew they had to adapt to conditions brought on by the...

A day in the life working at the UC

A day in the life working at the UC

Kaarin Lorum, Staff Reporter April 9, 2018

The James R. Connor University Center, located at the heart of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus, offers a sanctuary for students to eat, meet up with friends and enjoy other various activities...

Chamber of Trivia

Chamber of Trivia

Sutton Rettig, Staff Reporter March 11, 2018

Warhawks showcased their knowledge of everything Gryffindor, Hufflepuff and Slytherin to flex their literary muscles. Set up in the Down Under, students were tasked with head. Scratching trivia questions...

Magic show draws larger crowd of students

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor November 15, 2017

Nearly every seat was filled in the UC Down Under to see magician Steven Brundage Nov. 9. Brundage, a semi-finalist on America’s Got Talent in 2016, performed his Rubik’s Cube routine. A compilation...

Workshop attendees turn cans into lamps

February 16, 2016

Feb. 16, 2016 By Aleda Johnson Turning a can into an unusual lamp sounds like something right off of a Pinterest board, but Roberta’s Art Gallery held a workshop to teach students how to do just...

UW-Whitewater Involvement Fair 2015

September 16, 2015

By Alena Purpero Sept. 15, 2015 The Involvement Fair took place on September 9, 2015, outside of the University Center. Clubs and organizations lines the mall to tables and sign up forms to give...

Students tell stories of coming out

Students tell stories of coming out

October 16, 2014

By Ethan Hill   A group of students assembled on the lawn in front of the UC to celebrate “Coming Out Day.”  Equipped with a podium, microphone, speakers and a goal to raise awareness and...

On campus jobs beneficial for students

On campus jobs beneficial for students

September 18, 2013

There it is, that thing you don’t want to talk about. You’re too busy having fun in college to worry about it, yet there it is. You don’t want to deal with it, yet you need it: A job. Whether it’s...

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