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University shared governance supports BLM

Related photo: The Fight Against Police Brutality-Whitewater group marches in Whitewater on July 7.
August 31, 2020

The Black Lives Matter movement is rising up from all over the United States and across the world to build local power and to intervene when violence is inflicted on Black communities by the state and...

Sending off Warhawk class of 2019

Sending off Warhawk class of 2019
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...

Rock county senator joins WSG

Rock county senator joins WSG
February 25, 2019

Jacob Taylor, a freshman at UW-Whitewater at Rock County will be representing both Whitewater and Rock County campuses through his new position on WSG. “I’m eager to get into the flow of things,”...

Kind talks of progress, recovery for students

WSG looks forward to healing and change for UW-W
January 29, 2019

With the fall semester behind it, Whitewater Student Government (WSG) plans to move forward confidently and consistently both individually as a student governance and collectively as a campus. “We all...

WSG recognizes busy, successful semester

Faculty, staff awarded at recent reception
December 10, 2018

Passionate, inspirational, resourceful, supportive and inclusive. Among others, these were the leading qualities acknowledged by awards given at the 2018 Fall Faculty and Staff Recognition Reception....

Committee aims to soar straight to success

Faculty members aim higher on student enrollment
September 18, 2018

After noticing a decline in new freshmen applications in 2017 after the largest first-year class of 2,220 students in 2016, Provost Susan Elrod and Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment and Retention...

Spring election day brings stability and change

Spring election day brings stability and change
April 15, 2018

The words stability and change are rarely associated with each other. After the results of this year’s Whitewater Student Government (WSG) election, however, the terms go hand-in-hand. The continuity...

WSG fills seats, keeps one vacant

WSG fills seats, keeps one vacant
February 5, 2018

The shuffle in Whitewater Student Government (WSG) continues. At the first meeting of the spring semester Monday, Jan. 29, the body of senators selected a new speaker, a new parliamentarian and swore...

Two is Better Than One

Two is Better Than One
January 29, 2018

From a young age, it was obvious that James and Matthew Schulgit were going to make a difference. The brothers continue to make that difference in the local community, as they both attend the University...

WSG focuses on campus relationships, outreach

September 12, 2017

Whitewater Student Government (WSG) President Thomas Kind, his cabinet and senate are gearing up for a semester of campus and community outreach. A main goal of WSG this semester is to become more...

Commencement speaker prompts graduates to think of ‘little moments’

Lauren Kats, Kimberly Wethal, UW-Whitewater, Spring commencement
May 3, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal May 4, 2016 Four years ago, UW-Whitewater commencement speaker Lauren Kats sent in her housing payment check to Northern Illinois University and was ready to attend as a part of...

It’s a wrap: The Royal Purple’s top five stories

top five, Beverly Kopper, Kimberly Wethal
May 3, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal May 4, 2016   Collectively, the Royal Purple’s staff of 17 editors and many more staff writers wrote about the good, the bad and the political news, penned editorials on...

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