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Advertising manager says goodbye

Emily Leclair, Advertising Manager

May 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

Four years ago, I walked into the Royal Purple office with my tail between my legs and not a clue as to what I was doing. The following people are the reason that I made it to where I am today: To Kevin Cunningham: Oh Kevski....

JP says goodbye to the RP

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor

May 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

The Royal Purple, so many different words and emotions come to mind when thinking about describing this place. Fun, serious, crazy, sarcastic, friends, hard work and late nights are just a couple of the words that immediately...

Beaver lover re-lives epic four year term

May 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

By Sierra High Booze, beavers, boys and books. I have conquered these four years with plenty of books that I rented from thebookstore and barely cracked open. There were also plenty of boys who broke myheart and from there c...

News editor moves on to future endeavours

May 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

By Emily Lepkowski I started working at the Royal Purple as Assistant News Editor my Freshman year. There are a lot of things people don’t understand or know about how putting together a newspaper works, or even being a jour...

Senior editor says see ya after five years

May 2, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

By Justin St. Peter Oh, the Royal Purple. I have thought about writing this for a very long time, and even now, it still feels surreal. I have poured five years of my heart and soul into this organization, which have truly ...

RP tax season wish list: Trump’s taxes

May 1, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

In his first 100 days, President Donald Trump has flip-flopped on a lot of things: China, military action in Syria, the ratio of how many days one should spend on the golf course versus in the West Wing. So in honor of Tax Day ...

Grumpy locals cramp students’ style

May 1, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

Spring Splash: Depending on who you talk to, it is one of the most divisive topics currently being discussed. What began as a day for students to let loose and have more than their fair share of alcoholic beverages in a controll...

Thought on RP reporting

Tiffany Wood, Social Work Major

February 22, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Feb. 1 publication of the Royal Purple, featuring explicit detail about a sexual assault that took place on campus, lacked a sensitivity to the effects of trauma. Within this situation, there are now two lives that have been fur...

Noah Rusch Supports VP Tom Kind

Noah Rusch, Former Speaker of the Senate Whitewater Student Government

February 22, 2017

Filed under Opinion

About a year ago, Tom Kind and I ran for student body President and Vice President. We lost by two votes, but in the end, he still ended up as Vice President because of his dedication to students. Now, I’m happy to write this...

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