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Homecoming history at ‘Meet the Archives’ event

Homecoming history at  ‘Meet the Archives’ event

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

October 15, 2018


Filed under carousel, Lifestyle

Through the “Meet the Archives” event, staff at the Andersen library hope to introduce students to the elaborate archives that many students don’t know exists. “October is National Archives Month, and we found it to be an opportune time to shed some light on the newly named Archives and Area R...

Incumbent Rep. Vruwink supports bills for veterans

October 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Dear Editor, I have been talking with state legislators about an issue near and dear to my heart: the Deployed Parents Custody and Visitation Act. This law, if enacted, would conform Wisconsin law to the Uniform Law Commission model as it relates to placement of children when a parent or guardian is ca...

Students should value UW-W traditions

Royal Purple Staff, Editorial Staff Opinion

October 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Everyone has traditions. Everyone has a place they go to celebrate holidays, a specific way of celebrating holidays or a certain activity that their family has done for generations. Whatever they may be, traditions play a large role in many lives. College is no stranger to tradition. Homecoming is a t...

Thinking differently

Shannan Lojeski, Assistant News Editor

October 15, 2018


Filed under News

“Getting comfortable with the uncomfortable” was a phrase used throughout this year’s Diversity Forum. From Sunday Oct. 7 to Tuesday Oct. 9, the forum included a presentation from keynote speaker Dr. Michael Torrence, workshops, student-led panels and more. The fall 2018 Diversity Forum at Un...

Construction project causes heat spike

Construction project causes heat spike

Shannan Lojeski, Assistant News Editor

October 15, 2018


Filed under carousel, News

The past couple of weeks were hot for Warhawks due to a lack of cooling across all facilities on campus. The extra use from the new dormitory at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater overworked the aging cooling equipment and hindered its capability to equally distribute air conditioning.  To combat...

‘Open Observatory’ event draws in community stargazers

‘Open Observatory’ event draws in community stargazers

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

October 15, 2018


Filed under carousel, Lifestyle

The Observatory Star Party and Open House this weekend brought students, staff and community members willing to brave the frigid temperatures in order to get up close and personal with the various planets, star clusters and nebulae that many rarely get to see. The event, held on both Friday and Saturday ...

Alumnus gives back twofold

Alumnus gives back twofold

Jeffrey Wardon, Jr., Biz & Tech Editor

October 15, 2018


Filed under Biz & Tech, carousel

A new series of graduate visits  called “Student Chats” is aimed at giving students the opportunity to network with the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s alumni base. The first chat will feature well-known alumnus Tim Hyland, who graduated in 1982. “Alumnus Tim Hyland is a true Warhawk. S...

Opportunistic squad secures huge win

Opportunistic squad secures huge win

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under carousel, Sports

The No. 10 Warhawk football team shut out their opponent for the second time this season, this time toppling UW-Oshkosh 20-0 at Perkins Stadium Oct. 6. Whitewater’s defense has not allowed more than seven points in a single game so far this season. The Warhawks rank atop the Wisconsin Intercollegiat...

Internships, jobs key in furthering education

Benjamin Pierce, Managing Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

There’s no doubt that coursework and education in a classroom play a key role in preparing students for full-time work in their area of study. Professors harbor tons of valuable information and real-world experiences to further the education of students. Homework and exams ensure that students remem...

Summoning spirits: A heart stopping experience

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

It’s rare that a show can say it is literally heart-stopping, but that was exactly the case for the University Center Entertainment sponsored show, “Summoning Spirits” written and performed by Peter Boie.    “The magician for non-believers,” as stated on Boie’s self-titled website, enhanced ...

WSG holds open listening session

WSG holds open listening session

Killian Jauch, News Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under News

Whitewater Student Government (WSG) held a listening session Sept. 27, inviting students to express concerns they had about the university. Many members of WSG attended, and close to 20 other students came to voice their opinions and make comments. “It is now Oct. 4,” WSG President Tom Kind said in ...

Career Fair draws hundreds

Career Fair draws hundreds

Benjamin Pierce, Managing Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under carousel, News

Students at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater connected with local business owners at the annual Career Leadership and Development Career Fair  Oct. 3, and they didn’t have to leave campus to do it.Grace Holler The event was held in the Williams Center in hopes of connecting students with emplo...

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