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Campus mourns impact of Milwaukee shooting

March 2, 2020

Dear Campus Community, As you have probably heard in the news, it has been reported that multiple people have been killed in a mass shooting that occurred at the Molson-Coors complex in Milwaukee on Wednesday afternoon. This is difficult news and our thoughts are with all of those affected by the sh...

Love your ‘selfie’

Alyssa Brooks, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2019

Social media has a large influence in society today. The University Health and Counseling Services (UHCS) is challenging the student body to embrace their natural beauty and take part in the “No Filter Challenge”. They are encouraging everyone to turn off the filters, take off the makeup and stop ed...

It’s beginning to look a lot like flu season

Shannan Lojeski, Assistant News Editor

December 4, 2018

   Cold and flu season is here but students do not have to fear because campus has got them covered. The University Health & Counseling Services (UHCS) at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater recently held two flu shot clinics Monday Nov. 12 and Wednesday Nov. 28 at Andersen Library for both st...

Tobacco information session hopes to open dialouge

Shannon Columb, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016

The topic of the University of Whitewater-Wisconsin becoming one of the 25 tobacco-free UW campuses is a controversial one. The proposed plan didn’t pass last year because only one of the four governing bodies supported it, even though surveys showed student support. On Wednesday, Nov. 16, University Heal...

Two sexual assaults reported on campus

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor

October 7, 2016

Two sexual assaults were reported on UW-Whitewater’s campus this semester. Only one ended up in the email inboxes of students. The most recent, taking place at 7:45 p.m. Oct. 2, involved a student who reported being sexually and physically assaulted by two men. One man was reported to be white, whil...

Letter to the Editor: Dance to prevent assault on campus

April 12, 2016

I am proud to be a student at UW-Whitewater and refer to this campus as my temporary home. I enjoy the relatively peaceful walks to classes, being in a place where professors actually know your name, and the numerous opportunities for personal growth. Yet, recent years have especially shown that there are silent...

7 Cups of Tea offers support

7 Cups of Tea offers support

February 4, 2015

Feb. 4, 2015 By Vesna Brajkovic 7 Cups of Tea is a website and free mobile app that offers people a way to anonymously chat one-on-one about their problems with a trained active listener. The online emotional support service does not aim to give advice, but rather provide an outlet for people...

Surviving the winter months

December 3, 2014

Dec. 3, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic Wisconsin winters come and go, and each one always feels like the worst one yet. But as temperatures slowly drop, winter quietly creeps up. Below are tips on how to beat the cold by keeping warm, healthy and safe while you brave the winter elements.   Tips fo...

Hey lovebirds, got lovebugs?

February 12, 2014

  Feb. 12, 2014   It’s almost Valentine’s Day, so there’s no better time to talk about improving your love life. Love life doesn’t just mean sex; intimacy is an important part of it. No matter which one you prefer, doing it safer is better. Safety may bring to mind the awkw...

Affordable Care Act may change student insurance

Affordable Care Act may change student insurance

October 16, 2013

By Lucas Wimmer   The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, has been the center of controversy at the national level, including its role as the central issue in the government shutdown. Despite this controversy, the Affordable Care Act will have an impact on UW-Whitewater students.  ...

Student groups team up for benefit concert

Student groups team up for benefit concert

October 2, 2013

By Lauren Piek   UW-Whitewater’s student organization Peace, Education, and Action through Creative Engagement will host a benefit concert, Rock for Peace, from 3 to 11 p.m. Oct. 3 in the Hamilton Room, located in the University Center. PEACE is teaming up with Love & Music Will Save...

Snoozing and losing

Photo illustration by Royal Purple staff.

September 11, 2013

By Bethe Croy   In college, students have to make time for many things such as class, homework, projects, student organizations, work and socializing with friends. With such a busy lifestyle, many people end up sacrificing basic needs to make time for everything else. Countless students are gui...

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