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Women complete historic WIAC run

Women complete historic WIAC run

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

February 26, 2018

The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team is making habit out of cutting nets down in the WIAC. The No.12 Warhawks (24-3) outlasted No.23 UW-Oshkosh (21-6) 68-65 in the WIAC Tournament Championship final Feb.24 at Kachel Gymnasium. It is the second time in as many years the Warhawks defeated the T...

UW-W’s Big 3 off to Ohio

Augie Spankowski, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2018

The UW-Whitewater wrestling team finished in third place this weekend at the NCAA Division III Upper Midwest Regional Tournament, hosted by Augsburg University in Minneapolis, Minn. The Warhawks finished behind Augsburg (147 points) and UW-La Crosse (128.0 points), but managed to produce a few notable ...

Alcohol council serves new view

Alcohol council serves new view

Garrett Kluever, Biz and Tech Editor

February 19, 2018

It sounds like the start of a college joke. Three people--a student, a housing rep, and a retired teacher--walk into a bar. And that bar was just given its full service license by the three: Jimmy Schulgit, a University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Senior, Stephanie Goettl, who works for DLK Enterprises and Carol McCo...

A proactive approach today

A proactive approach today

Gabriella Neurock and Brad Allen

February 19, 2018

Almost two years after an incident on campus sparked outrage over racial discrimination, and in the wake of several disturbing current events, members of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater community came together in what administrators described as a proactive approach to better equip the university ...

Mysterious Dress Leads to Historical Discovery

Mysterious Dress Leads to Historical Discovery

Gabriella Neurock, Lifestyle Editor

February 19, 2018

Editor's note: Story has been updated as of Feb. 23 at 3:12 p.m. for increased accuracy.   Stories of those who came before us will always stay with us. On Feb. 12,  an authentic dress dating back to the 1880s was installed in Old Main Lane, which is located on the upstairs level of the U...

Professor appeals dismissal decision

Professor appeals dismissal decision

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief

February 19, 2018

A tenured University of Wisconsin-Whitewater art history associate professor is appealing the UW Board of Regents’ decision to dismiss him earlier this week. Chris Henige – who was hired by the university in 2001, received tenure in 2007 and served as the Chair of the Art and Design departmen...

150th kicks off on April 21

150th kicks off on April 21

Nicole Aimone, News Editor

February 19, 2018

Since its inception 150 years ago, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has changed names, mascots and school colors – only for one year, as it was so disliked that it was changed back to purple – but the one thing we’d all like to think hasn’t changed is the legacy Warhawks have created. ...

New emergency care kits to keep campus prepared

New emergency care kits to keep campus prepared

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor

February 19, 2018

A recent shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead is sending shockwaves through the country. Should an emergency situation break out here at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, a recent addition to campus is designed to help. Emergency care kits were installed earlier this m...

UW erodes students’ free speech

UW erodes students’ free speech

Royal Purple Staff, Royal Purple Editorial Staff

February 19, 2018

Fellow students, you might want to start watching your volume. Thanks to a new University of Wisconsin System policy, if your speech, protest or demonstration “substantially disrupts” another person’s speech or choice to listen to someone else’s speech, it will be regarded as misconduct a...

Swimming makes splash at WIAC championships

Swimming makes splash at WIAC championships

Ben Lokken, Sports Reporter

February 19, 2018

Over the weekend the UW-Whitewater women’s swimming and diving team tied their best-ever finish at the conference championships and the men’s team finished fourth. The women’s team finished second,  scoring a total of 730.5 points. “The women had a great offensive game plan going into the...

UW-W ride eight straight wins into WIAC tourney

UW-W ride eight straight wins into WIAC tourney

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

February 19, 2018

The No.14 UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team extended its win streak to eight games with a 61-50 victory over UW- La Crosse Feb.17 at Mitchell Hall in La Crosse. The Warhawks (22-3) used a stingy second half defensive effort to pull away from the Eagles. The team allowed 20 second-half points, w...

Career fair seeks UWW students

Career fair seeks UWW students

Garrett Kluever, Biz and tech Editor

February 12, 2018

Izzy Martinez represents CollegePossible, a non-profit organization that guides high school kids through college and into the workforce. If there’s anyone who knows how important it is to get real-world experience while in college before landing a job, it’s her. The Spring Hawk Career Fair that...

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