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Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Celebrating 40 years of community conversations

Celebrating 40 years of community conversations

Kari Borne, Contributor November 12, 2023

Since 1983, UW-Whitewater faculty and staff have been presenting free public lectures and engaging with the greater Whitewater community as part of the Fairhaven Lecture Series. From history to politics,...

Freshman Jalen Stimes swims the butterfly for the warhawks during the teams final home meet of the 2020-21 season against UW-La Crosse, Saturday March 6.

Just keep swimming

Nay Salter, Assistant Sports Editor May 2, 2021

  Swimming is one of those sports where athletes cannot take off more than a couple weeks without getting out of shape and having to hit the reset button. So with the 2021 season finished, many...

Senior sport showcase

Senior sport showcase

Devin Ulrich, Sports Editor May 2, 2021

Student athletes are an important part of the culture at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. With the semester coming to a close it is time to recognize a few student athletes whose careers’ are...


The search is on

Alicia Dougherty, Assistant News Editor March 21, 2021

In light of the campus community meeting and welcoming the four remaining Provost nominees to campus, Royal Purple took the unique opportunity to interview Co-Chair of the Provost Search and Screen Committee...

Effects of university debt

Effects of university debt

Michael Bose, Journalist March 21, 2021

 Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs Taryn Carathers joining the Whitewater Student Government to discuss positive effects of the debt that the university endured.   Carathers first talked...

UW-Whitewater freshman Will Schultz is shown left in an image taken from a TikTok story alleging he assaulted a female bartender. Schultz is pictured on the right in a mens basketball team photo.

UW-W student investigated for assaults

Alicia Dougherty, Assistant News Editor March 7, 2021

Freshman Will Schultz is under investigation for the alleged assaults of women off campus outside a bar in the early morning hours of Friday, Mar. 5. A petition claims Schultz punched a female...

UW-Whitewater senior Brittany Gonzales, left, and junior Nate Kelty win by a close vote and an arcane rule on their  argument to let a Wisconsin case on private property advance in the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday, February 23, 2017.  Teams of students in Associate Professor Jolly Emreys Legal Research and Writing class spend the semester researching current cases pending on the federal Supreme Courts docket from a particular justices perspective.  Brittany and Nate were acting as Justice Anthony Kennedy.  The students tend to get a bit invested and really take on their role as justice seriously, Emrey said.  Students write a full legal brief based on research and do oral arguments acting as their justice near the end of the semester.  (UW-Whitewater photo/Craig Schreiner)

It’s all legalese

Dauntae Green, Lifestyle Editor March 7, 2021

It wasn't Murphy's Law that finally made legal studies a major at UW-Whitewater, but rather careful planning. Various courses created an emphasis for several years within the Political Science Department,...

UW-Whitewater senior center Johanna Taylor (40) goes up for a shot during the Warhawks matchup against the UW-Oshkosh Titans in the WIAC Tournament Championship game, Friday, Mar. 5.

Titans top Warhawks for basketball championship title

Nay Salter, Assistant Sports Editor March 7, 2021

The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team touched glory in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Championship Final Friday, Mar. 5, but fell to UW-Oshkosh in the second half. The Warhawks...

UW-Whitewater women’s basketball freshman forward Savannah Youngstrom (24) jumps up to the hoop against UW-Stout Friday, Feb. 26.

Women win big on basketball court

Devin Ulrich, Sports Editor February 28, 2021

The UW-W women’s basketball team finished the regular season with four straight wins, capping off two action-packed weeks before heading into the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC)...

UW-W Alumna Steffany Garcia

Sorority sister spotlight

Leena Hallock, Assistant Lifestyle Editor February 28, 2021

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Royal Purple is highlighting the success of Steffany Garcia, a strong and accomplished leader on the UW-W campus. Garcia is a sorority sister and former president...

Freshman Jack Mcginn competes in the pole vault during the Warhawks track & field meet
against UW-Oshkosh.

Track and field runs to success

Nay Salter, Assistant Sports Editor February 28, 2021

The track and field team ended the indoor season with a bang against Platteville Friday, Feb. 26 at 4 p.m. in the Kachel Fieldhouse. The Warhawks went above and beyond for this meet, winning 16 individual...

“That would be my grandma. She’s a very independent and strong woman. She always makes sure her friends and family are always taken care of too.”
Submitted by Konkel, 22, with her youngest daughter Mia.

Who’s your shero?

February 28, 2021


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