Royal Purple

A true ‘Warhawk Welcome’

Incoming students kick off their first week of school by running through a parade of hands during RU Purple.

Savannah Hernandez, Assistant News Editor

September 10, 2019

The day of Warhawk Welcome involved cheering from peer mentors, a presentation from Dear World, a presentation on campus safety tips, Hawkfest, and finally, RU Purple.  Students spent the days with their fellow students and peer mentors, learning about the campus, preparing for class, and making friends....

Commencement speaker prompts graduates to think of ‘little moments’

Lauren Kats, Kimberly Wethal, UW-Whitewater, Spring commencement

May 3, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal May 4, 2016 Four years ago, UW-Whitewater commencement speaker Lauren Kats sent in her housing payment check to Northern Illinois University and was ready to attend as a part of the class of 2016. At that point, UW-W wasn’t even on her radar – until one of her mother’s cow...

Freshmen Move-in Day 2013

Freshmen Move-in Day 2013

September 4, 2013

  By Michael Riley The entire Residence Life community braced itself last Thursday for one of its biggest days of the year as thousands of freshmen and their parents flooded the UW-Whitewater campus for Freshman Move-In Day on Aug. 29. Clothing, computers, futons, extra long bedsheets and...

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