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Lady Warhawks storming back

Lady Warhawks storming back

Calahan Steed, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2019


Filed under carousel, Sports

The Warhawk women’s hoops team carried its surge of weeks long momentum to an eight-game winning streak. UW-W’s victories against UW-Stevens Point Feb. 6 and UW-Stout Feb. 9 bring its season record to 16-7 overall and 9-3 in the WIAC. Whitewater currently stands tied for second in conference with U...

Q & A with Interim Chancellor Green

February 11, 2019


Filed under News

Q & A with Chancellor Green — The Royal Purple sat down with Interim Chancellor Cheryl Green to ask how she plans to transition into her position as interim chancellor at UW-W. Royal Purple: What are you most looking forward to as Interim Chancellor? Chancellor Green: As I transitioned t...

Sexual assault sparks conversation

Shannan Lojeski, News Editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under News

Only 20 percent of all sexual assaults are caused by a stranger. A campus wide email was sent Jan. 28 detailing the report of a sexual assault that occurred Jan. 25 between a student and a stranger. The student was followed from the Williams Center off campus to the area of Harmony Lane, Whitewater. W...

Winter weather forces Wells Halls clear-out

Winter weather forces Wells Halls clear-out

Nicole Aimone, Editor-in-Chief

February 11, 2019


Filed under carousel, News

Wells East and West halls were evacuated on Saturday, Feb. 2 due to a sprinkler head being activated in Wells East. Whitewater Fire Department was dispatched due to a fire alarm being triggered in Wells East, which was accompanied by heavy water flow. “In instances like this we don’t know if it’s a f...

Closer look at Wisconsin farms

Closer look at Wisconsin farms

Olivia Storey, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019


Filed under News

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...

Aspiring Educators introduce new, creative spin for members

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

For members of the UW-Whitewater chapter of Aspiring Educators, going beyond what is taught in the classroom is simply part of their routine, still, co-presidents Ally Erck and Brianna Greuel decided that there was still more that they needed to explore. Both thought the organization, which usually...

NSLS sponsors first blood drive of the year

Charlie Fries, Assistant Lifestyle Editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

From the iconic logo to the “I Gave Blood” stickers, the Red Cross is essentially a synonym for giving back. Because the National Society for Leadership and Success here at UW-Whitewater has a similar goal, the pairing of the two programs for a blood drive simply made sense. On Feb. 5 and 6, NSL...

Polar Plunge brings teams and communities together

Polar Plunge brings teams and communities together

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under carousel, Lifestyle

While many wouldn’t dream of getting anywhere near water during the cold of the winter months, a small group of people decided that the discomfort of the plunge was worth it if it meant helping out a worthy cause, like the Special Olympics. Still, despite the cold water and bitter cold of the winter a...

Social media can aid in landing post-grad job

Carli Pope, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2019


Filed under Biz & Tech

As the spring semester moves along, so does the process of applying or locking in an internship or first career. Both students at UW-Whitewater and other regional schools are applying for the same positions. With all these different applicants’ vying for these positions, companies will be meticulously...

Students bring 1997 comedy musical to stage

Students bring 1997 comedy musical to stage

Samantha Lynn, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2019


Filed under Arts & Rec, carousel

A story about love and reason that brings a comedic musical to life on stage of Princess Leonide who will do anything for love is coming to Whitewater. “Triumph of Love” will open on Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. to students and community members. The shows will continue through March 1, and its last show will...

WSG keeps students warm this winter

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

February 7, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

With the temperature and wind chill reaching the negatives this week and winter truly beginning to set in, warm gear is a must for any student walking to work or class. But when Jen Purcell, the director of marketing and public relations for the Whitewater Student Government was out running errands with a ...

Involvement Fair helps create student connections

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

February 7, 2019


Filed under carousel, Lifestyle

For many students, college is about finding their own special place on campus, but for some, it’s hard to know exactly where that is. And it was that very struggle that inspired Ron Bucholz, director of the Career and Leadership Development to create the Student Involvement Fair over thirty years ago. ...

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