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State senators hurt families, block CBD bill

April 5, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

Royal Purple Staff Opinion April 5, 2016 Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that can cause some people to have as many as 100 seizures in a single day, and it affects more than 450,000 children across the United States, ac...

Tipping culture should change over time

March 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

Royal Purple Staff Opinion March 15, 2016 With St. Patty’s Day approaching, many students are searching their closets for last year’s shamrock t-shirt and matching leprechaun hat, but others aren’t so fortunate. Quite a...

Trump antics reflect negative campus climate

March 8, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

March 8, 2016 For college students, the presidential    campaign seems like a far-off land where a rich bigot and two career politicians are in a street brawl for the GOP nomination, and the two Democratic candidates, one an “...

Terminally ill have right to die with dignity

October 20, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

Royal Purple Staff Opinion Oct. 20, 2015 California passed a bill last month that will allow physicians to prescribe life-ending medication to terminally ill patients, making it the fifth state to legalize physician-assisted...

Letter to the Editor: Student loans a government investment in the future

October 6, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

Oct. 6, 2015 Why can’t the government find a way to stop colleges from charging thousands of dollars for students to go to college? Not all students can afford to go to college and some have to take student loans to afford i...

Letter to the Editor: Planned Parenthood not the only option

October 6, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

Oct. 6, 2015 This topic was brought up in the first place from the issue of morality that is present when babies are murdered to harvest their organs for a profit.  And profits are just what Planned Parenthood has incurred.  According to the Planne...

Intervention necessary in Syrian conflict

September 22, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

Royal Purple Staff Opinion A wave of revolutions swept across the Middle East and Northern Africa in 2011, earning the name the “Arab Spring” for future history books. While these uprisings were supposed to result in st...

Outrage roars across social media

September 15, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

Royal Purple Staff Opinion A lion-killing dentist sounds like a character you might find sitting around Ted Nugent’s poker table, but here in America, that dentist has become the new most-hated man in the country – the t...

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