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Biennial budget proposes tuition cut, SUFAC changes

Kimberly Wethal, Co Editor-in Chief

February 15

Filed under News, News

Gov. Scott Walker released the 2017-19 biennial budget for the State of Wisconsin last week. In a change of pace from the prior budget cycle where the University of Wisconsin System received $250 million less in funding, Walk...

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...

Budget cuts 40 positions, 42 courses

April 19

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Information compiled by Nathan Kober April 20, 2016   Faculty and program cuts are on the way for UW System colleges, according to a report from the Board of Regents. The portion of the report focusing on UW-Whitewater ...

Regents approve tuition raise

April 12

Filed under News, News

By Kimberly Wethal April 13, 2016   There’s plenty of differences between college tuition hikes and a campus climate task force, but at the most recent UW System Board of Regents meeting, one of those differences b...

Sexual assault law won’t change police policy

April 12

Filed under News, News

By Kimberly Wethal April 13, 2016   A bill protecting sexual assault victims and bystanders on college campuses – a piece of legislation Gov. Scott Walker says is a “commitment to supporting survivors” – is...

Behind the gavel: The newest 13 UW System Regents

March 30

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By Nathan Kober March 30, 2016   In recent years, the UW System Board of Regents has added some new faces in the years since Gov. Scott Walker has stepped into his role. Those faces are Walker appointees. Public re...

Democratic primary debate hosted at UW-Milwaukee

February 12

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By Kimberly Wethal Feb. 11, 2016   Just days after the New Hampshire caucus, the two remaining Democratic candidates held their sixth presidential primary debate in the heart of the midwest. Former Secretary of...

Dems talk tuition: Legislators address ‘crisis-level’ debt concerns

February 2

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By Kimberly Wethal Feb. 3, 2016 Former U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold held a roundtable discussion for the UW-W College Democrats on Jan. 26, a day after Rep. Melissa Sargent (D-Madison) introduced the “Higher Ed/Lower Debt”...

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