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Letter to the Editor: Incident reporting left unclear

April 19

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

April 20, 2016 Last week’s memo announcing the Hate/Bias Incident Reporting Form takes us one step closer toward the erasure of prejudice. Huzzah. With this new protocol, perhaps now offending students won’t feel compelled to...

Letter to the Editor: Labor and HR must work together

April 19

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

April 20, 2016 My message for this week is that you are not alone, and you don’t have to go through your troubles alone. The path is not always clear to see, and it can often times be daunting, but there is always a way. Yo...

Observe Earth Day with practical initiatives

April 19

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

April 20, 2016 Royal Purple Staff Opinion Earth Day is about more than planting trees, Woody Guthrie songs and picking up trash off the highway. It’s about coming together as cohabitants of our natural world and consciousl...

Do not fear the infamous job search

April 19

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

April 20, 2016 As college students, we are constantly looking towards things to come – having a full-time job, a house and maybe even a family. The biggest obstacle, however, is going from being a young, developing college ...

Letter to the Editor: Students shoud be leery of posting online

April 19

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

April 20, 2016 Nearly 65 percent of American citizens utilize some form of social networking. However, amidst the countless cat videos, family photos, news, and other common postings, are comments and images fueled by negligence...

Letter to the Editor: Assault prevention requires education

April 19

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

April 20, 2016 I have recently read an article in the Royal Purple about the “amnesty” law on campus, which I think is great and will be very helpful in terms of lessening the staggering underreporting of sexual assault on camp...

State legislators combat addiction epidemic

April 12

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

April 12, 2016 Royal Purple Staff Opinion Last month, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released guidelines in an attempt to rein in the prescribing of opioid painkillers to address chronic pain. T...

Letter to the Editor: Dance to prevent assault on campus

April 12

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

I am proud to be a student at UW-Whitewater and refer to this campus as my temporary home. I enjoy the relatively peaceful walks to classes, being in a place where professors actually know your name, and the numerous opportunities...

Follow passions, do your own thing in college

April 12

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

April 12, 2016 College is the time to figure out who you are and where you hope to go in life. In the time it takes to earn a degree, students are able to take away some incredibly important life lessons. It’s the little tip...

Letter to the Editor: We won’t get fooled again

April 12

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

April 12, 2016 There are a couple of topics I would like to cover this week. The first concerns the reactions I have received from my other letters. Most of my conversations fill me with hope that people will become more aware ...

Letter to the Editor: Standing up to UW-W administration

April 12

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

April 12, 2016 Last week in the Royal Purple Jeff Ehren responded to my earlier letter to the editor and posed a few questions for me. I thought I should respond. Substantiation for all of the claims made here and in my earl...

Chris Henige’s documented history of procedural issues

April 11

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

April 12, 2016 What follows is a summary of a systematic pattern of abject failure by the administration to comply with the rules found in Chapter VI of the Faculty Personnel Rules. I have tried to present it in a m...

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