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A beautiful day on the University of Wisconsin Whitewater’s nature preserve.

Where to enjoy nature’s beauty on campus

Felicity Knabenbauer, Lifestyle Editor April 17, 2022

The University of Wisconsin Whitewater’s campus is anything but a concrete jungle. With over 1,700 types of trees as well as a flourishing of flowers and herbage, there is rarely a moment where the eyes...

Tweets of the week

Tweets of the week

Dr. Sumin Shin , Contributor October 31, 2021

LIFE program students attend class in Winther Hall.

LIFE program helps students with intellectual disabilities succeed in school

Dauntae Green, Lifestyle Editor September 13, 2020

The UW-W LIFE Program, otherwise known as Learning Is For Everyone, shows students with an intellectual disability how to navigate college through different services and support staff.  "I can’t...

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...

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....

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. ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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