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UW-W has two No. 1 finishes against five scholarship schools

UW-W has two No. 1 finishes against five scholarship schools

Augie Spankowski, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017

The Whitewater women’s tennis team continued its success Oct.6-7, managing to produce six top three finishers at home in the Warhawk Fall Invitational. Senior Alexandra Talyansky and freshman Sabrina Palavra were both triumphant in their Nos. 1 and 3 singles draws, each finishing first place. Ta...

Women’s golf crowned as WIAC champs for first time since ’99

Zach Hastings, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017

The women’s golf team used a record breaking performance to place first in the three-round WIAC Championship Oct. 6-8, capturing its’ third championship in school history. The Warhawks entered the final day of the tournament behind second-place finisher UW-Stout by three strokes. UW-W posted a Su...

First WIAC win for women’s soccer

First WIAC win for women’s soccer

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017

Number 18 women’s soccer (8-2-3) secured its first WIAC victory of the season Oct. 7 after shutting out UW-Eau Claire, 1-0, at Fiskum Field. Before scoring the lone goal late in the second half, the Warhawks went six periods without scoring a single goal, including the two overtimes played in the...

Stout D leads to win over UW-Stout

Stout D leads to win over UW-Stout

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

October 10, 2017

The UW-Whitewater football team defeated the 23rd ranked UW-Stout Blue Devils 14-0. The Warhawks return to action Friday, October 13 at 7 p.m. when they host UW-La Crosse for its third conference game of the season. Country singer Jackie Lee will perform a free concert for those in attendance before ...

Dive into campus Diversity Week

Dive into campus Diversity Week

Catherine Smith, Lifestyle Editor

October 10, 2017

The College of Arts & Communication will host the campus’s annual Diversity Week Oct. 16-20 through the theme of “pARTicipate.” The forum will exemplify diversity and inclusion through communication and art with dialogues, exhibitions and perspective-taking programming to emphasize the importan...

Origami, paper art inspires creativity Students, faculty employ artistic abilities in art workshop

Sutton Rettig, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017

As chilly autumn nights approach the Wisconsin area, residents seeking creative and social stimulation showcased their skills with origami art and paper-based crafts the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater's Geometric Paperwall Art Workshop. Students from all branches of the creative spectrum emplo...

SAGE cleans up campus

Brenda Echeverria, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017

Students Allied for a Green Earth (SAGE), completed yet another successful volunteer clean-up Sunday, Oct 8. The student organization addresses environmental and sustainability issues of all types through programming like these bi-weekly clean-up sessions. Members walk around campus picking up any...

Housing pays $40,000 in payroll due to ACA rules

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2017

A partnership between University of Wisconsin-Whitewater University Housing and the Police Services Campus Service Officer (CSO) program, brought about by the changes in student hours under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), is rounding out its first year. Terry Tumbarello, associate director ...

Headlines 10-11-2017

Headlines 10-11-2017

October 9, 2017

In this week's edition of the Royal Purple: an update on the weekend fire at Rosa's Pizza, the effect of the Affordable Care Act on campus, and a recap of the football team's win on Family Fest. These stories and more in this week's edition, which hits news stands on Wednesday.

Family fest brings families to campus

Family fest brings families to campus

October 9, 2017

Family Fest is a chance for students and faculty to bring their families to campus, show them around and experience a variety of fun activities. UW-Whitewater’s First Year Experience (FYE) office hosted Family Fest on Oct. 7. “The First Year Experience office has been responsible for the F...

Possible hate crime reported on campus

Possible hate crime reported on campus

October 8, 2017

On Saturday October 7, 2017 students, faculty and staff received the following announcement about a potential hate crime that happened on campus on October 6. "On Saturday, Oct. 7, UW-Whitewater’s University Police received a report of a battery which was reported to have  occurred about 8 p.m...

Warhawks down No. 23 Blue Devils in home opener

Warhawks down No. 23 Blue Devils in home opener

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

October 7, 2017

On a rainy afternoon the UW-Whitewater football team defeated the 23rd ranked UW-Stout Blue Devils 14-0 in the Warhawks home opener. The Warhawks, now 2-3, were lead by the play of their defense as they finished the game with seven sacks.  Their defense forced three turnovers, two fumbles and...

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