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Young Auditorium performs online

Young Auditorium performs online

Olivia Enriquez, Assistant Arts & Rec Editor

April 20, 2020

Despite the cancellation of shows due to COVID-19, the Young Auditorium is keeping engaged with audiences at home by posting every day to its Facebook page including links to live-streamed performances and art resources. “We are posting daily content on our Facebook page, including links to a new...

Families play at Young Auditorium

Jake Klein, Journalist

February 24, 2020

The Young Auditorium hosted a Family Fun Day on Feb. 22 in the Greenhill Center of the Arts.       There was a plethora of free activities for families to participate in, and it was open to the public. Children got their faces painted, participated in an obstacle course, played games, explored STEM k...

Young Auditorium hosts family-friendly shows

Danielle Klais, Arts & Rec Editor

January 20, 2020

The Young Auditorium begins its lineup this spring semester with three family-friendly shows, starting at the end of January. Attendees can show off their singing skills at the Young Auditorium as the Big Top presents the sing-along version of The Greatest Showman on Saturday, Jan. 25th at 3:00 p.m...

A&R Review: “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”

Kaylee Pryble, Arts & Rec Editor

October 21, 2019

“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” put on by GreatWorks Theatre in Young Auditorium on October 13 was an absolutely adorable, funny and family-friendly adaptation of the gothic story of the same name by Washington Irving.      The play, for the most part, followed the classic story of “The Legend of Sl...

A&R Review: Rhapsodie Quartet

Kaylee Pryble, Arts & Rec Editor

October 14, 2019

With a varied repertoire and atypical seating, the Rhapsodie Quartet strung new life into the Young Auditorium Tuesday Oct. 8. The concert featured two UW-Whitewater faculty members, pianist Karen Boe and vocalist Rachel Wood. The ensemble is comprised of members of the Madison Symphony Orchestra. Wh...

Hiplet Ballerinas bring new style to Whitewater

Members of the Hiplet Ballerinas hold a Q&A after their performance in young Auditorium.

Kaylee Pryble, Arts & Rec Editor

September 30, 2019

UW-Whitewater students and community members were in attendance at the Hiplet Ballerinas performance in Young Auditorium on Wednesday, Sept. 26. The Hiplet Ballerinas are a group of dancers that perform using the hiplet dance style, a combination of hip hop and ballet. The group is soon to start a pr...

New director steps into new role

LaDae'meona McDowell, Arts & Rec Editor

September 2, 2019

Young Auditorium’s new director is in bloom as Shannon Dozoryst steps into her new position. Dozoryst is passionate in showing the campus and community what the auditorium has to offer. Dozoryst, having spent 13 years working for the Young Auditorium, has goals of  increasing sponsorships and par...

View, appreciate campus art

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

February 18, 2019

After being the Arts & Rec Editor at The Royal Purple for almost two years there is one thing I have learned about college students. Most students don’t do anything unless they absolutely have to or unless there is some sort of extra credit involved. This realization happened quickly after...

Phishing attacks luring UW-W emails

Phishing attacks luring UW-W emails

Sutton Rettig, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2018

Students at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater have been noticing an increase in spam messages infiltrating their email accounts. Instructional, Communication, Information and Technology (ICIT) Senior Communication Specialist Dane Seckar-Anderson said phishing emails have continued to find their...

Suspicious packages lead to evacuation

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor

February 28, 2017

The City of Whitewater Police found two suspicious packages outside of Whitewater High School Monday morning, Feb. 27, causing the school to go into lockdown. Students were moved to UW-Whitewater’s Young Auditorium. According to an updated news release from Whitewater Unified School District and Wh...

Grease sing-a-long dances to the big screen

Hannah Maes, Arts and Rec Editor

January 30, 2017

Hang out with Sandy and the Pink Ladies for the Grease sing-a-long on at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29 with an interactive musical in the Young Auditorium, where the real stars of the show are the audience. The event is free and every audience member gets a free goody bag filled with props at the beginning of ...

Veteran, author receives Chancellor’s literary award

Tim O’Brien, Veteran and author of The Things They Carried interacts with a student during his book signing after accepting the Chancellors Literary award on Mon Nov. 7. O’Brien also spoke to students in Young Auditorium.

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

November 9, 2016

Award-winning author Tim O’Brien told a crowd of students and faculty on Monday, Nov. 7 that he has learned to hate the Fourth of July and how our culture tends to celebrate killing people. “Killing people is terrible,” O’Brien said. “I find it sickening to celebrate that, it’s disgusti...

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