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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...

Career fair seeks UWW students

Career fair seeks UWW students

Garrett Kluever, Biz and tech Editor

February 13, 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...

Warhawks fall to Falcons in fight for fourth

Warhawks fall to Falcons in fight for fourth

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

February 12, 2018

The UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team was defeated 76-66 at UW-River Falls on Saturday night, capping off a week that already saw the Warhawks drop a heartbreaker just days earlier. The loss drops the Warhawks record to 6-6 in WIAC play, putting them below UW-O and tying them with UW-RF in the...

Warhawks on track for WIAC Championships

Warhawks on track for WIAC Championships

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

February 12, 2018

In one of the toughest meets of the year, the UW-Whitewater men’s track and field team finished second out of eight teams, while the women placed fifth out of eight teams, Feb.10 at the Midwest Elite Invitational at Kachel Fieldhouse. The invite consisted of four of the nation’s top 25 women’s ...

Championship rugby team honored at state capital

Championship rugby team honored at state capital

Tyler Job, Senior Sports Reporter

February 12, 2018

February 7 is now known as “UW-Whitewater Men’s Rugby Team Day” as declared by Governor Scott Walker in a proclamation. at the Wisconsin State Capitol. The proclamation came in response to the 15s men’s rugby team winning the national championship last December over Virginia Military Institu...

‘Hawks come up short of WIAC title

‘Hawks come up short of WIAC title

Augie Spankowski, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2018

The UW-Whitewater wrestling team collected four individual titles and finished in second place Feb.9 at the WIAC Championships at Kachel Gymnasium. The team’s two graduating seniors, Austin Quartullo and Jordan Newman, as well as sophomores Hazen Rice and Mike Tortorice, each finished atop the po...

Trewyn drops career-high 31 points

Trewyn drops career-high 31 points

Zach Semancik, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2018

Senior guard Brooke Trewyn scored a career-high 31 points to propel the Warhawks to a 83-72 victory over the UW-River Falls Falcons Feb.10 at Kachel Gymnasium. River Falls dominated the UW-W on shooting percentage in the first half, outshooting the Warhawks by 12.8 percent, yet UW-W still lead 44...

Follow brave examples, speak out on abuse

Follow brave examples, speak out on abuse

Royal Purple Editorial Staff Opinion

February 6, 2018

Amidst a surge of sexual harassment and abuse cases finally coming to light after survivors being scared and shamed into silence, it can be challenging to keep up with the news cycle as allegations continue to arise into the public eye. It can be even more challenging to make sense of how in some cas...

Three is key in Warhawks’ victory

Three is key in Warhawks’ victory

Tyler Job, Senior Sports Reporter

January 29, 2018

The No. 8 UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team rebounded from their previous loss against UW-Platteville to handily defeat UW-Eau Claire 75-59 Jan. 27 at Kachel Gymnasium. UW-W’s 3-point shooting, like in many other games, was the main takeaway from the contest. After being down 4-0 early, the Wa...

UW-W women paced by defense

UW-W women paced by defense

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

January 23, 2018

From broken records and double-digit winning streaks to game-winning buzzer beaters, the months of December and January have been a busy time for the No.14 UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team (14-2, 4-1). Early in December senior guard Brooke Trewyn scored her 1000th career point in a 64-32 v...

Warhawks Welcome Wisco

Warhawks Welcome Wisco

Augie Spankowsk, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2017

The UW-Whitewater wrestling team (5-3) fell to Division I UW-Madison (38-3) Dec.9 in Kachel Gymnasium. The Warhawks solo win came from sophomore Wilder Wichman at 149 pounds, winning by a 7-2 decision over UW-Madison’s Patrick Spray. The Warhawks lost nine of the dual’s 10 matches; two by pi...

Liberal arts shouldn’t be on the chopping block

Royal Purple Editorial Staff

November 15, 2017

Sometimes it’s good to follow the trends. But there are some aspects of society that should stay consistent because following the trend is detrimental to society. In the case of University of Wisconsin-Superior, which just recently suspended a large number of its liberal arts and humanities programs f...

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