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System regent seeks to find end to sexual violence

James A. Langnes III, UW-W Senior & UW System Regent

December 7, 2016

Filed under Opinion

*Editors note: Claims made have yet to be independently verified. In the Nov. 30 edition of the Royal Purple, a letter to the editor was addressed to Chancellor Kopper in regards to the issue of sexual assaults on campus. At... Read more »

Business and politics: A deadly combination?

Dusty Hartl, Opinions Editor

December 7, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The United States has been debating whether corporations are constitutionally “people” for a few years now. Citizens United was a Supreme Court ruling that declared that corporations can be considered individuals. This decision has op... Read more »

Assisstant Professor educates about election polls

Dr. Eric Loepp, Asst. Professor of Political Science

November 30, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The surprising outcome of the 2016 presidential election has led many people to question the credibility of public opinion polling. That’s a fair question, considering so many polls suggested Hillary Clinton would win the elect... Read more »

Positivity is needed with Trump win

Sierra High, Communication BA

November 16, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

With the election finally over one would think the drama between the two candidates and parties would subside, though It seems to have only gotten worse. People are lashing out over the result of Donald Trump being named Preside... Read more »

Threats to press, journalists hits home

Staff Collaboration

November 16, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Last spring, our former Photo Editor attended a political rally where a man shouted at her “death to female journalists.” Journalists and First Amendment rights have been under attack. Threats have been made to open up libel... Read more »

When Trump wins: Liberals rage, day is made

Dusty Hartl, Opinions Editor

November 16, 2016

Filed under Opinion

I told you so. Those are the only positive words I can offer you right now. In one of my political science courses, I was told to see from the point of view of the protesters who think Trump is the root of all that is evil in... Read more »

Retired professor on smoking ban

Brian Kevin Beck, Emeritus Associate Professor, Languages & Literatures

November 16, 2016

Filed under Opinion

As for a total University ban on smoking, all of the four reasons given (Letter, Nov. 9) are surely “well-meant,” but might also seem suspiciously-“problematic.”  Reasons given not the truer motivations of the ban-enthusiasts.... Read more »

Older citizens creates outcry for quality care

Marissa Nelson, Social Work BA

November 9, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Did you know the elder population will be increasing in the near future? Research shows that by the year 2030 there will be over 71 million Americans that are of the age of 65 and older. That is 20% of the U.S. population. Do you know w... Read more »

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