Royal Purple

UW-W student publishes first novel


February 19, 2014

  Feb. 19, 2014 by Allyson Karnowski   At the age of 23, Michael Thies has written a book, started his own publishing company and graduated Magnum Cum Laude from the UW System. Thies, from Slinger, Wis., transferred this semester for English education after already earning a...

International diversity displayed at dinner event

Larger than Life

February 19, 2014

  Feb. 19, 2014 by Haley Beets   If your Friday night could use extra culture, the International Student Association (ISA) is happy to oblige. The ISA’s annual International Dinner takes place 5:30 p.m., Feb. 28 in the UC Hamilton Room. The theme of this year’s International...

Tips to avoid suffering on V-Day

Mary Kate Bernie contemplates her single life and eats chocolate to drown her sadness.

February 12, 2014

  Feb. 12, 2014   Are you finding yourself in the awkward status of singleness on the “love holiday?” Wondering what to do instead of crying with your cats? Why not try some new ideas this Valentine’s Day. First, let’s talk about what not to do this Friday. Stay away from bein...

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...

Royal Purple staff rate best local pizza


February 12, 2014

  Feb. 12, 2014   The Royal Purple staff taste-tested and rated pizza from local pizza shops—Toppers, Rosa's and Gus' Pizza Palace. Each pizza was judged in a variety of categories on a scale from one to five with an overall score out of 40 points.  ...

Dance marathon joins campus, community

Sam Pick

February 5, 2014

  Feb. 5, 2014 By Jacqueline Schaefer Students invited to dance through the night to raise money for children’s hospital   A new charity will dance its way to campus this spring. University of Wisconsin -Whitewater’s first dance-a-thon will make an appearance March 1 to 2. ...

Massages treat body, soul

Tom Lightfield

February 5, 2014

  Feb. 5, 2014 By Jacqueline Schaefer   Massage therapist Tom Lightfield is a busy man. Not only does he live on a small farm and work from his house, Lightfield also spends two days per week at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Lightfield works in the University Health...

Trick-or-treating across campus

October 31, 2012

  Students who live in campus housing may notice a younger crowd wandering around the Residence Halls tonight on Halloween. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater will be hosting a trick-or-treating event for children and teenagers of Whitewater and surrounding areas from 4 to 7 p.m. today. Key...

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