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Women’s basketball plays in Madison

Women’s basketball plays in Madison

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

November 4, 2019

In a heated match-up between UW schools, the Whitewater Warhawks fell to the Badgers by a score of 34-67 Wednesday, Oct. 30 in an exhibition game to kick off the basketball season at the Kohl Center in Madison. The Warhawks took the snowy drive up I-90 to get to Madison, where the Badgers were waiting ...

Closer look at Wisconsin farms

Closer look at Wisconsin farms

Olivia Storey, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019

The traveling exhibit The Lands We Share made its way to Andersen Library this week, showcasing farming and culture across Wisconsin. “This exhibit is the result of collaborative research from faculty and students at four UW campuses (UW-Whitewater, UW-Oshkosh, UW-Milwaukee, and UW-Madison),” said Sarell...

Fun through filming

Fun through filming

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

September 25, 2018

Sophomores Nick Borowitz and Bradley Ripp think it is important for fellow University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students to reserve time for their passions. The pair, along with their friend and UW-Madison student Nate Smith, has directed and released a music video for the song “Bloom,” produced ...

Putting ‘super’ in super senior

Brad Allen, Copy Editor

September 10, 2018

Syllabus week icebreakers felt bittersweet and awkward this semester. I wasn’t able to graduate in four years. Now, I’m a super senior. My first senior year was a rocky road. Dropping classes to reserve more time for a management job set me back.School should always come first. Anxiety and hearing a m...

Budget cuts 40 positions, 42 courses

April 19, 2016

Information compiled by Nathan Kober April 20, 2016   Faculty and program cuts are on the way for UW System colleges, according to a report from the Board of Regents. The portion of the report focusing on UW-Whitewater did not say how the campus will deal with the new cuts. According to...

WSUW permit will double listener range

April 12, 2016

By Emily Lepkowski April 13, 2016   The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is rewarding UW-Whitewater a tower permit – an airspace compromise a decade in the making.    Last December, a Transmitter tower permit was issued to UW-W’s campus radio station 91.7 “The Edge.” It’s a proc...

Crowd divided over Trump rally

Crowd divided over Trump rally

April 6, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal and Amber Levenhagen April 6, 2016 Presidential hopeful Donald Trump held a rally at the Janesville Connection Center in the Holiday Inn Express on March 29. His rally drew in thousands of people, both in support and opposition to his first campaign stop. Trump was the last of the...

Forums offer campus climate solutions

Forums offer campus climate solutions

March 30, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal and Maddy Scheel March 30, 2016 The UW-Whitewater Campus Culture Working Group discussed  short- and long-term plans for campus betterment during open forums   the week before spring break. The forums were the result of the Feb. 23 Action Forum and feedback from students, faculty an...

Trump antics reflect negative campus climate

March 8, 2016

March 8, 2016 For college students, the presidential    campaign seems like a far-off land where a rich bigot and two career politicians are in a street brawl for the GOP nomination, and the two Democratic candidates, one an “email-deleter” and the other a “socialist,” are politely disagr...

Faculty respond to tenure changes

February 9, 2016

By Nathan Kober Feb. 10, 2016   Policy changes granting UW campus administrators the ability to fire staff with tenure was approved by the education committee of the UW System Board of Regents on Feb. 5, at UW-Madison. The changes are part of the 2015-7 biennial state budget which removed tenu...

Q&A with David Kroeze

February 2, 2016

By Emily Lepkowski Feb. 3, 2016 Not only has senior David Kroeze found a home at UW-Whitewater, but he has also found a  home in Whitewater Student Government as the new vice president. The Royal Purple was able to sit down with David and talk about Whitewater and his new role in WSG.     ...

Hoverboards banned on campus due to safety concerns

January 26, 2016

By Emily Lepkowski Jan. 27, 2016   UW-Whitewater is joining college campuses across the nation in a move to ban this past holiday’s hottest gift, because of their tendency to go up in smoke. The use of hoverboards, an increasingly trendy mode of transportation, has sparked a conversation bet...

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