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Student praises current resources

December 9, 2019

Every undergraduate and graduate student on campus experiences stress during their college career. Some students may find it difficult to cope with this newfound stress and may resort to unhealthy coping mechanisms. These coping ...

Retired professor has 2020 concerns

December 9, 2019

To The Editor: As we move into the 2020 election year, there are two issues/concerns that I would like to see Democrats and Republicans pay more attention to: 1. Equal pay for equal work for women. 2. Sexual Harassment in th...

Campus in need of more resources

December 9, 2019

According to Higher Education Today, “data indicates that in the past year, three out of five students experienced overwhelming anxiety, and two out of five students were too depressed to function.” Out of the students expe...

Staff reporter thankful for experience

Carter Secor, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2019

For this article, I’m not writing because I’m angry at someone, or at some event or dynamic occurring on Whitewater’s campus. I’m only writing to really say thank you to Professor Zukas and all the people who ma...

Election 2020: Here’s what you need to know

December 2, 2019

You probably know that 2020 is a presidential election year. Next November, Americans will decide whether to rehire President Trump for four more years, or give the job to a Democratic challenger. Much of the politica...

What you don’t know about epilepsy

Olivia Storey, News Editor

November 18, 2019

November is Epilepsy Awareness Month, which means that it’s a perfect time to learn about what epilepsy is, what causes it and how you can be an ally to someone who has it. I was diagnosed with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JM...

If You Breathe Air, You Should Care

November 18, 2019

We are at an incremental point in our history, a fork in the road in which we are choosing the fate for many generations to come. Global Scientists are warning us, we have 10 years to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions...

Importance of self-care

November 18, 2019

In 2018, a CNBC study found that 7,500 full-time employees had 23 percent of employees reporting feeling burned out. Having a loaded schedule can cause an immense amount of stress on anyone and damage a person’s mental, physi...

Meal swipe madness

November 11, 2019

Dear Royal Purple, There are many issues with the current meal swipe policy and many different students have agreed with this. These issues include, but are not limited to: available swipe times, places one can swipe, weird exc...

Food fight across campus

Jessica Rawski, Biz & Tech Editor

November 11, 2019

The food on campus is an absolute nightmare. Not only is the quality of the food horrible, but the meal swipes themselves are laughable. Most places in the UC that actually have good food do not allow students to use meal swip...

Call to action with ‘Trash Talk’

November 11, 2019

Dear Editor, Plastic waste pollution is a complex and growing problem that will only be resolved by close collaboration between community, business and government interests. This collaboration must begin at the grassroots le...

Struggling to conquer advising

Autumn Tracy, Copy Editor

November 11, 2019

For those of us in the College of Letters and Sciences, there are two distinct problems that can occur during advising season. The first is universal for UW-W, and that is the registrar, enrollment office, whoever, taking foreve...

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