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  • April 7The man who was spotted with a gun near Whitewater Middle School has been taken into custody without incident, according to the Whitewater Police Department.

Proposed budget complicates graduation

May 6, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

May 6, 2015 Royal Purple Staff Opinion Even with advising, four-year planning sheets, advice from professors and working hard to get good grades, graduating in just four years can be a difficult task to accomplish. What...

Letter to the Editor: Councilmember decries attendance for ‘A’

February 25, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

Feb. 25, 2015 My name is Stephanie Abbott.  I am 24 years old and I graduated from UW-Whitewater in May 2013.  In November 2011, I was appointed to (and continue to hold a position with) the Whitewater Common Council, a position...

Budget 101: The lowdown on everything budget related and how it will affect UW-Whitewater

February 25, 2015

Filed under News, News

  Feb. 25, 2015 By Alexandria Zamecnik   Three weeks after Gov. Scott Walker proposed his 2015-17 biennium budget and the UW System is still unsure about its future. Numbers have been thrown around and ideas...

Find the facts: move past the partisan fights

February 18, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

Feb. 18, 2015 The UW System will potentially see $150 million less per year for the next two years due to Gov. Scott Walker’s currently proposed cuts. There it is my fellow Warhawks. The line has been drawn in the sand....

Budget threatens DNR power

February 18, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

Feb. 18, 2015 By now, it is safe to assume a majority of Wisconsinites have heard about Gov. Scott Walker’s controversial budget proposal. The focus seems to be on the cuts to the UW System. Indeed, that’s what I was focused...

Student leaders from different organizations weigh in on 2015-2017 biennial budget

February 11, 2015

Filed under News, News

  Feb. 11, 2015 By Michael Riley and Alexandria Zamecnik   As the campus struggles to understand what will happen next in regards to Governor Scott Walker's $300 million budget cut to the UW-System, the Royal Pu...

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