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UW-W alumna gives back

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

September 9, 2019

Being a single mother and attending college is a hard combination to find balance between. But it was exactly this idea that inspired Laura Lawrence, with the help of her daughter, Reagan, to create a scholarship for single mothers attending UW-Whitewater full time. The scholarship will award one single ...

Message from Chancellor Watson

Dr. Dwight Watson, Chancellor

September 9, 2019

Dear Warhawks, Welcome to the 2019-20 academic year. For some of you, this day marks the first day of your last year on campus. For others, like me, it marks the first day of your first year at UW-Whitewater. No matter where you are in your journey — in the beginning, middle or nearing the end — w...

Getting to know the NFL’s newest Warhawk athlete

Dylan Piccolo, Biz & Tech Editor

May 6, 2019

Biz & Tech Editor Dylan Piccolo had an opportunity to sit down with UW-Whitewater alum Nate Trewyn to discuss his signing with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after going undrafted in the 2019 NFL Draft. Dylan:  What teams expressed the most interest in you before the draft? Trewyn: Pre-draft there was...

Sports reporting job a crazy journey

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

May 6, 2019

I’m not sure where to begin. To be honest, I wasn’t even interested in sports until 10 years ago. I’ve been a WWE fan for most of my life, but that’s sports entertainment, not actual sports. I’m not sure what got me interested in sports, but for some reason it stuck with my one day and I ha...

Softball collapses in WIAC tourney

Softball collapses in WIAC tourney

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

May 6, 2019

The No. 23 Warhawk softball team failed to sustain its momentum from the regular season by dropping its two games in the WIAC Tournament at van Steenderen Complex in Whitewater. Whitewater fell to UW-Oshkosh 7-2 May 3 in its first game of the tournament. UW-W, with a record of 26-11, scored a pair of runs in ...

The people of the RP have forever changed me

Benjamin Pierce, Managing Editor

May 6, 2019

Writer Anna Taylor once said, “Some people arrive and make such a beautiful impact on your life, you can barely remember what life was like without them.” When I arrived at the Royal Purple and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, I was hungry for knowledge. I was ecstatic about the endless ...

Sending off Warhawk class of 2019

Sending off Warhawk class of 2019

Olivia Storey, Assistant News Editor

May 6, 2019

Graduation is the one day every college student looks forward to. After years of hard work, stress and all nighters, you finally get to walk across that stage and receive your degree. This spring, the student that has been selected to send the graduating class of 2019 away is Tom Kind. With four yea...

Students create fun, safe environment

Students create fun, safe environment

Alyssa Brooks, Assistant Lifestyle Editor

May 6, 2019

In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, students in Dr. Kate Ksobiech’s Health Advocacy class hosted the third annual Sexual Assault Awareness Month trivia night to increase awareness about sexual assault and prevention. Along with her class, the UHCS and UW-W Sexual Assault Prevention Advisory Com...

UW-Whitewater DECA dominates international competition

UW-Whitewater DECA dominates international competition

Dylan Piccolo, Biz & Tech Editor

May 6, 2019

UW-Whitewater’s spectacular DECA season was capped off on April 14th in Washington D.C. at the International Career Development Conference as 35 students representing the university won a combined 88 awards in individual and team awards. The success of the group is right on par with the level of e...

Baseball squad wins 13th in a row

Baseball squad wins 13th in a row

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

April 29, 2019

The No. 18 Warhawk baseball team seems unstoppable right now. UW-Whitewater won its 13th consecutive game by toppling St. Norbert College by an 11-1 score at Prucha Field and James Miller Stadium April 24. The Warhawks improve to 23-6 overall and stand at 15-1 conference thanks to a doubleheader sweep...

Softball continues wave of momentum

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

April 29, 2019

The UW-Whitewater softball team is continuing to close the regular season with serious momentum, by winning five of its six games throughout the week. The Warhawks played three doubleheaders in a row between April 24 and April 26. Whitewater improves to 24-10 overall and 9-3 in the WIAC. It is tied ...

Tennis squad takes two home victories

Calahan Steed, Staff Reporter

April 29, 2019

The Warhawk men’s tennis team responded from an 8-1 loss to Washington University in St. Louis last week to home victories over Carthage and Edgewood Colleges April 25. The Warhawks smashed Carthage with a score of 8-1 and defeated Edgewood by a score of 6-1 in a match that was stopped early due to r...

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