Royal Purple

Cultural arts center celebrates tenth year on Main St.

Ashley McCallum, Co Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2017

When you walk into the building at 402 W. Main St., you are welcomed to a room with shelves lined with ten years worth of public art from the Whitewater community including bikes, dragons, water jugs and birds. This year, the Whitewater Arts Alliance and Cultural Arts Center (CAC) will celebrate its 10th y...

Death prompts City of Whitewater Police investigation

Death prompts City of Whitewater Police investigation

Kimberly Wethal and Ashley McCallum

October 25, 2016

UPDATE, Oct. 26, 2016, 11:29 a.m.: City of Whitewater Police have identified the man found dead yesterday on the 900 block of Peck Street as Kenneth J. Myskewicz, age 43. In a news release, the City of Police Department called the death a homicide and said that the suspect has been taken in custody. Police...

Plenty to fear at The Fuzzy Pig

Plenty to fear at The Fuzzy Pig

October 15, 2015

As the sun sets on the outskirts of Whitewater, The Fuzzy Pig’s Shockwave haunts come alive. Just before 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 10 at the Fuzzy Pig, bloodied and made up characters of all sort rush around the premises finishing details or hauling beer from one building to another. It’s show-time. The...

Campus shooter safety plan

Campus shooter safety plan

April 24, 2013

  Despite the many tips and tools that UW-Whitewater Police Chief Matthew Kiederlen provides students in the event of an active shooter, they must rely on their instincts to ensure their safety. “It’s one of the things that keeps me up at two o’clock in the morning,” Kiederlen said....

Student entrepreneur starts Studs and Spuds

Student entrepreneur starts Studs and Spuds

March 6, 2013

The first night junior Logan Pourchot opened the doors of his new business on Dec. 1, he didn’t think anyone would show up. “I thought, no one will be coming tonight. No one even knows about this,” Pourchot said. To his surprise, the first 45 minutes were spent serving a line of costumers...

Construction costs community

November 14, 2012

Time is money. For business owners in Whitewater, the extension of the East Milwaukee Street project was a tiresome affair. “For big projects like this I understand things happen, but it’s still frustrating,” Jene Mills said. Mills, owner of Mills Automotive, has been located on East Milwaukee...

UW-W baseball alumnus opens training facility

February 8, 2012

In today’s society, it’s not uncommon to see professional athletes who give back to the community. For UW-Whitewater alumni Greg Reinhard, that’s exactly what he did. Reinhard, who was a part of the 2005 National Champion UW-Whitewater baseball team, had a successful college career. He was...

Construction protects students from harm

October 5, 2011

The intersection of Main and Whiton Streets is finally getting a stoplight. The construction started last week and the pedestrian yield sign that previously hung over Main Street will be replaced. Anyone who used the crosswalk knows how dangerous crossing the street was. For whatever reason, cars...

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