Royal Purple

A true ‘Warhawk Welcome’

Incoming students kick off their first week of school by running through a parade of hands during RU Purple.

Savannah Hernandez, Assistant News Editor

September 10, 2019

The day of Warhawk Welcome involved cheering from peer mentors, a presentation from Dear World, a presentation on campus safety tips, Hawkfest, and finally, RU Purple.  Students spent the days with their fellow students and peer mentors, learning about the campus, preparing for class, and making friends....

Purple Pride

Purple Pride

Alyssa Brooks, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2019

475 gallons. That is how much paint is used on Warhawk Drive at the beginning of each school year. First Year Experience (FYE) hosts ‘Warhawk Welcome’ to help incoming freshmen adapt to UW-W. Painting Warhawk Drive purple is a yearly tradition that started in 2008, and over 20,000 students have...

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