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  • April 7The man who was spotted with a gun near Whitewater Middle School has been taken into custody without incident, according to the Whitewater Police Department.

Should immigrant workers fear ICE?

Should immigrant workers fear ICE?

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

The United States government is not “rounding up illegal immigrants,” some officials say, but many farm workers – some of whom are undocumented citizens – still hold fears regarding the prospect of federal agents...

May 3, 2017No Comments

Multiple events cultivate stronger sales

Multiple events cultivate stronger sales

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

Rainy weather and every student residence being on lockdown did not deter an economic boost for some local businesses. This wasn’t the first time, either. In the March 8 edition of The Royal Purple, it was reported that...

May 3, 2017No Comments

Survey finds drop with recycling trend

Survey finds drop with recycling trend

Brian Schanen and Katie Zwiefelhofer, Contributors

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students’ positive attitude towards recycling efforts does not appear to line up with behavioral intent regarding waste products, a public opinion course survey has found. A number o...

May 3, 2017No Comments

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Local Farmers focus on health,sustainability with interns

Local Farmers focus on health,sustainability with interns

Sydney Rakestraw, Contributor

The Wisconsin Farms Oral History Project prides itself on many things, but what rises to the top are the interesting and diverse stories, unearthed by conducting interviews with small farms throughout the state and the wealt...

April 24, 2017No Comments

  • Students share best ways to handle pre-exam stress April 24, 2017
  • Shot girl shares how job has impacted life April 24, 2017
  • Internship focuses on educating about farm history April 24, 2017
  • 21 & Over Bartender Series: The College Pub April 24, 2017

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Savage animals portray human nature

Savage animals portray human nature

Hannah Maes, Arts and Rec Editor

“Animal Farm” is a dirty tale that warns against the corruption of power and the savagery of human nature. The play put on by UW-Whitewater students who definitely did justice to the rawness of the...

May 2, 2017No Comments

Interactive art defines the contemporary style

May 2, 2017

While preparing for our anticipated field trip to the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago (MCA), I...

WOTA choir event proves importance of the arts

WOTA choir event proves importance of the arts

May 2, 2017

Last Sunday my roommate started complaining about the World of the Arts event she had to attend that...

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