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Students sell coffee to benefit children of Whitewater, Honduras

March 2, 2011

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This semester, 13 students in assistant professor Dennis Kopf’s advanced marketing course will use their persuasion and sales skills to reach out to children at home and afar. Each semester, Kopf assigns a group project in whi...

College Mom: Balancing school and motherhood

March 2, 2011

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Senior Sarah Reed’s morning routine might seem typical to most college students. Upon waking, she showers, eats breakfast and gathers her belongings for work. But throughout her morning, the giggles, cries and screams in...

Solutions: Sudoku, Crossword

March 2, 2011

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Crossword 1. football 2. faithful 3. urn 4. behold 5. spandex 6. bathe 7. Barrymore 8. spring 9. Great Lakes 10. elliptical 11. indulge 12. aisle 13. Sheen 14. lie 15. beer 16. thon...

That’s what He Said/She Said: My best friend’s girlfriend is cheating on him. He doesn’t know, but I do. Should I say something?

February 23, 2011

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He Said ... It’s a tough decision. As a friend, you do not want to hurt your friend and make them get that funky feeling in their stomach that we have all experienced. But then again, you do not want your friend to be ch...

Intro. to the Royal Purple’s new sex column, “the constant Gardner”

February 23, 2011

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When the idea to implement a sex column into the Royal Purple was brought up to me by one of my close friends and fellow staff members, I was a little skeptical at first. Even more uncertainty came with taking the column on...

Relationships can experience cheating partners

February 22, 2011

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It was the last thing freshman Elizabeth Johnson expected to find when she showed up unannounced at the home of her boyfriend of a year and a half. “I never expected him to go that far and do something that bad,” Johnson said....

Can’t recycle it? Upcycle it.

February 16, 2011

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Ever heard the phrase “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure?” The environmental organization on campus has, they are going to take this phrase up a notch. What Students Allied for a Greener Earth actually mean ...

Taking the Plunge

February 16, 2011

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When thinking about activities to do this winter season, most people certainly don’t put jumping into a freezing cold pool of water in February at the top of their to-do list. Yet more than 50 groups, including UW-White...

RecycleMania hits UW-Whitewater

February 16, 2011

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It is as simple as putting the glass bottle into the blue trashcan instead of the brown. Recycling is one of the simplest things you can do to clean up the environment, according to recycling-guide.org. To get students and...

Door Decor

February 10, 2011

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Who says resident assistants are the only ones who can have fun with hallway decorations? Check out these doors created by students in Clem, Lee, Bigelow and Wells East residence halls. Photos by Kelsey Wenke ...

For the daring dater

February 10, 2011

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To me, it seems like Valentine’s Day has gotten increasingly difficult for couples to genuinely celebrate because of the constant scrutiny they seem to be under by the single population. Many couples even decide not to make...

Co-workers become best friends

February 10, 2011

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“Roll-tide.” “That one crazy night of Monopoly.” “We’re like vitamins...” Only the resident assistants of Lee and Fricker halls know the meaning behind these inside jokes. Sophomores Tommy Kagan a...

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