Royal Purple

Student government addresses sexual assaults, funding and mental health

Student government addresses sexual assaults, funding and mental health

Brooklyn Stevenson, Lifestyle Journalist November 14, 2021

The Whitewater Student Government (WSG) announced their continued efforts to try and prevent recurring sexual assaults on campus by reaching out to everyone in WSG and dividing into groups to tackle the...

WSG to act on ways to better student education and life overall

WSG to act on ways to better student education and life overall

Carina Lopez, Assistant Campus News Editor October 17, 2021

A laptop purchase program and a strategic plan to combat sexual misconduct were presented in last week’s Whitewater Student Government meeting. The two-year preparation of the Act Establishing a UW-Whitewater...

Whitewater Student Government President elect Davin Stavroplos (right) and Vice President
elect Allyson Weisbrod stand for a photo outside Minneiska Springs near the University Center.

Warhawks elect new student government leadership

Carina Lopez Quintero, News Editor April 25, 2021

Junior Davin Stavroplos will be the next president of Whitewater Student Government (WSG) along with senior running mate Allyson Weisbrod to serve as vice president. The ticket finished the 2021 Executive...

Representation across the board

Representation across the board

Scarlett Spagna, Journalist April 11, 2021

The need for a new Strategic Planning for Adult Learners Committee showcased the need for a better and more comprehensive approach facing the challenges among nontraditional students during last week’s...

Whitewater Student Government Director of Intergovernmental Affairs Will Hinz

Online classes make the grade

Jake Bessette, Journalist March 7, 2021

Students of UW-Whitewater were presented with their first full semester of hybrid learning methods due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the fall of 2020. Many classes changed to a fully remote and online format...

UW-W senior Purcell Pearson is crowned Homecoming King Oct. 11, 2019.

Student government honors Purcell Pearson

Carina Lopez Quintero, News Editor February 21, 2021

Whitewater Student Government (WSG) members presented legislation to recognize Purcell Pearson’s contributions to the university after his tragic passing Feb. 6, 2021. WSG unanimously passed the bill...

Black Student Union President Rahenya Anderson speaks at the Nov. 30 Whitewater Student Government meeting about renaming halls on campus.

Student government proposes renaming halls

Carina Lopez, News Editor December 6, 2020

The Whitewater Student Government (WSG) was joined by the Black Student Union (BSU) Nov. 30 to vote on a proposed bill to rename Laurentide and Starin Hall. The two bills were brought to WSG in hopes of...

Kennedy Cutts, A member of the organization Warhawk Vote gives a presentation on voting in the Mary Pope Chrisman Student Success Center on campus .

Warhawks vote

Dauntae Green, Lifestyle Editor November 1, 2020

On the UW-Whitewater campus there is an organization known as Warhawks Vote that is dedicated to educating and encouraging students to vote. The organization is busy working up to the 2020 Presidential...

Chancellor Dwight Watson speaks about plans for spring semester during the Nov. 2 Whitewater Student Government meeting.

Mandatory COVID-19 testing likely in spring

Jake Klein, Journalist November 1, 2020

The Whitewater Student Government met to discuss sexual harassment training, the spring semester academic calendar and COVID-19 testing Monday, Nov. 2.  The first topic discussed was mandatory sexual...

Whitewater Student Government checks in on COVID-19 efforts

Whitewater Student Government checks in on COVID-19 efforts

Andrew Abler, Journalist October 4, 2020

The UW-Whitewater Student Government (WSG) met virtually on Sept. 28 with an appearance made by Interim Provost Greg Cook to discuss the number of students being tested for COVID-19, and how they plan...

Student Body President Johanna Wentworth

Whitewater Student Government elects slew of new officials, gives COVID-19 update

Jackson Mihm, Journalist September 20, 2020

The Whitewater Student Government (WSG) met virtually Monday, Sept. 14 to discuss multiple matters such as appointing a number of new senatorial seats and concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “In...

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

University shared governance supports BLM

Dauntae Green, Lifestyle Editor 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...

Load More Stories
Activate Search
Founded 1901