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Letter to the Editor: Discussion on hate/bias policies should continue on campus

May 4

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

May 4, 2016 In his letter to the editor in the April 20 issue of The Royal Purple “Incident Reporting Left Unclear,” Dr. Mark Zunac raises important questions relating to the implementation of the Hate/Bias Incident Rep...

Graduate goodbyes: Experience lands summer internship

May 3

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

May 4, 2016 It’s hard to believe this semester is coming to a close. Being the lifestyle editor has made the time fly. For me, the position made the last few months go by so fast because taking on the work was busy, challenging...

Graduate goodbyes: Special shout out to the RP couch

May 3

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

May 4, 2016 So, my time here at the ol’ UW-Whitewater is at its end, and I was told to write something about it. I wish that I had something to say, but, as usual, I have nothing to give. Sentimentality is not something I’m...

Graduate goodbyes: Friendships, mentors and average grades

May 3

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

May 4, 2016 Before I say goodbye to the Royal Purple, I have to clarify one thing. I spend a lot of time mulling things over in my head. Not that that makes me unique or special or anything like that – everyone does. There’s...

Graduate Goodbyes: Heart will remain in Whitewater

May 3

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

May 4, 2016 Being a journalist is the most important thing I will ever do, and I am so grateful that every week for the past four years I have been able to learn and grow alongside so many talented, passionate people at the...

Graduate Goodbyes: Future unknown; gratitude certain

May 3

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

May 4, 2016 I closed my camera bag today for the indefinite future. It’s a bittersweet feeling to know that graduation is so close and that the start of my life is here, but I can’t help but feel sad because this will...

News editors bring home SPJ award

May 3

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

May 4, 2015 Last month, the Society of Professional Journalists recognized Royal Purple News section editors, sophomore Kimberly Wethal and freshman Emily Lepkowski, in the 2015 Mark of Excellence (MOE) Awards in Minneapolis. The ...

Official Royal Purple commencement speech

May 3

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

May 4, 2015 Royal Purple Staff Opinion The Royal Purple wants to give a heartfelt congratulations to all of UW-Whitewater’s 2016 graduates. We’re losing quite a few good reporters and editors in the newsroom, so we’re...

Resident tuition freeze delays inevitable

April 26

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

April 27, 2016 Royal Purple Staff Opinion The cost of college education is high and going up – especially if you’re a nonresident undergraduate or graduate student at UW-Whitewater. Next semester, nonresident UW-W...

Watch last week’s satire today

April 26

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

April 27, 2016 For those of you that don’t know who John Oliver is, I urge you to type his name into your search engine and go to a YouTube treasure trove of greatness. I have, and probably will in the future, spend hours...

Letter to the Editor: Energy and assault on campus

April 26

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

April 27, 2016 Concerning energy use on campus, back in 2008, the custodians in the academic buildings were moved from the overnight shift to the day shift in order to conserve the energy used at night. The FP&M Academic...

Letter to the Editor: Athletes should talk mental health

April 26

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

April 27, 2016 “Mental toughness” is a term that every athlete has heard consistently throughout their sports career; meaning that an athlete must remain level headed through failures, and to not be afraid to go up and...

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