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Raymonds twins reunite on Fiskum Field for UW-W soccer

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

September 26, 2017

Among the many new faces the UW-Whitewater men’s soccer team welcomed at the start of the 2017 season, two were just about indistinguishable. Identical twins and junior forwards Peter and Henry Raymonds are currently in their first season with the Warhawk soccer team, after both recently transferred...

UW-Whitewater women’s golf dominates home tourney, Hofmeister sets the pace

Zack Hastings, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater women’s golf team achieved their second, first-place finish of the season at the 17-team UW-Whitewater Fall Classic on Sept. 23. The Fall Classic was hosted by the Warhawks at Blackhawk Country Club in Madison, Wisconsin. The Warhawks dominated the field, finishing ...

This week in WSG – 9/25/2017

Hunter Kastler, WSG Public Relations Director

September 26, 2017

Whitewater Student Government (WSG)  is currently working on the upcoming Fort Atkinson Job [Fair] that will be hosted in the University Center Hamilton Room from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 28. Another event coming soon is the Housing Fair in October. Lastly, WSG had a senate retreat on Sept. 22 w...

Royal Purple News Update 9-27-2017

Royal Purple News Update 9-27-2017

September 25, 2017

This week's edition includes stories on Whitewater Common Council, the local impact of Trumps DACA announcement and a preview of the UW-Whitewater vs. UW-Oshkosh football matchup. The paper hits news stands this Wednesday!

Beaty’s hat trick fuels ‘Hawks comeback

Tyler Job

September 21, 2017

The No. 13 UW-Whitewater women’s soccer team, came back from a 2-0 deficit to dethrone North Central University 3-2 in OT on Sept. 20. The Warhawks comeback was powered by a hat trick from senior midfielder Morgan Beaty. They completed the comeback without one of their key players, senior midfie...

Volleyball opens conference play with win

Volleyball opens conference play with win

Zach Semancik, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

The 11th ranked UW-W volleyball team defeated the No. 17 UW-Stevens Point Pointers on Sept. 20 in a thriller to open their Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference season. The match ended with UW-W topping the Pointers in five sets (26-28, 25-21, 24-26, 25-20, 16-14). Stevens Point came o...

UW-Whitewwater partners with Fox Sports

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

September 21, 2017

UW-Whitewater Athletics has signed a new partnership with Fox Sports Wisconsin that went into effect on August 1, 2017. Fox Sports Wisconsin will air commercials, ticker flows and scouting reports promoting UW-Whitewater Athletics during Milwaukee Brewers and Milwaukee Bucks games. Eight commercia...

Parking changes a sore spot for Common Council

Parking changes a sore spot for Common Council

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2017

  Despite the Whitewater Common Council’s plan to adjourn into a closed session to discuss University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s new parking rules, many council members elected to speak publicly about their concerns at Tuesday’s meeting. The new parking structure UW-Whitewater has impl...

Parking changes aimed at funding maintenance

Parking changes aimed at funding maintenance

Nicole Aimone, News Editor

September 19, 2017

Starting in the 2017-18 school year, there’s been numerous changes to campus parking, which include color-coded parking lots, a division between the north and south sides of campus and shifting how parking lots get used. One of the largest changes to campus parking involves color coded parking ...

Campus K9 let go, replacement pup coming soon

Campus K9 let go, replacement pup coming soon

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor

September 19, 2017

Hawk, the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater Police Services Department K9, brought to campus in February 2017, was placed in the doghouse due to struggles in passing his certification tests. He’s since been fired, and has since retired to an eight-acre farm in the Whitewater countryside. Uni...

UW-W women’s golf shatters school 36-hole record

Zack Hastings, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017

The UW-Whitewater women’s golf club surpassed the 33-year-old school record for best 36-hole score en route to the a sixth-place finish in the 17-team Illinois Wesleyan Fall Classic in Normal, Illinois on Sept. 16-17. The Warhawks’ came out firing on all cylinders on day one of the IWU Fall Classic, p...

SUFAC handles fee freeze, revises reporting

SUFAC handles fee freeze, revises reporting

Nicole Aimone, News Editor

September 19, 2017

Even though a clause in the ’17-19 state biennial budget that would allow undergraduate students to “opt-out” of segregated fees was dropped, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Segregated University Fee Allocation Committee (SUFAC)  is still dealing with changes to the process. The discrep...

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