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Thanks for the memories, good times Royal Purple staff

Nicole Aimone, Editor-in-Chief

May 6, 2019

Filed under Opinion

I’ve wanted to be a journalist since I was 10 years old. Most kids would say they wanted to be an astronaut or a princess, and then there was me proudly announcing that I was going to be a reporter. Trust me, the adults in the...

The people of the RP have forever changed me

Benjamin Pierce, Managing Editor

May 6, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Writer Anna Taylor once said, “Some people arrive and make such a beautiful impact on your life, you can barely remember what life was like without them.” When I arrived at the Royal Purple and the University of Wisconsin...

Whitewater student says students deserve better in GenEd

April 29, 2019

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A Liberal Arts education, where students learn about a broad range of disciplines, is an important part of a free society. A breadth of knowledge enables students to be well-rounded as they mature, which is why GenEd requirements ...

Football schedule could mean more success

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

April 29, 2019

Filed under Opinion

The Warhawk football team released its schedule for the 2019 season April 22, and a lot of it involves much familiarity from last year. UW-W starts off the year against the University of Dubuque [Iowa] and Concordia-Moorhead C...

Get up, get out

Benjamin Pierce, Managing Editor

April 22, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Spring is here in full force. The temperatures are in the 60s and 70s for the first time in months (thank god), so be sure to get out and enjoy it. Whether it’s going for a walk with your dog or sitting on the deck drinking and play...

Warhawk lobbies for more knowledge on disabilities

April 22, 2019

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The disability determination process has become a controversial issue in todays society. According to the federal government, the Social Security Administration defines disability as any condition that is severe enough to rule out a ...

Student says residents should support of Child Victim’s Act

April 22, 2019

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One out of five children are sexually assaulted in Wisconsin and 90 percent are not reported. Child sexual abuse happens way more often than most know. Many people isolate themselves after experiencing that much trauma, they...

UW-W student lobbies for lower parking permit costs

April 15, 2019

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UW-Whitewater should lower the price of having a permit for your car when you are living on campus. I think that is just too much money to ask for when you have your car parked for most of your on-campus life. All I am asking is tha...

The importance of sexual assault awareness

Olivia Storey, Assistant News Editor

April 15, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Every April, we see posters, flyers and clothing all around campus raising awareness for sexual assault and how to prevent it. Although many different departments and organizations host and provide their own events and informati...

Royal Purple copy editor, published poet shares work

Riley Kauzlaric, Copy Editor

April 8, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Of universe There is a thought that we are thrust into the world, thus becoming part of it. There is a law that states our atoms are not original; hope leads us to believe our composition is special, no matter its components. ...

The people of Whitewater are unique, special

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

April 8, 2019

Filed under Opinion

As the Lifestyle Editor, I’ve spoken with a lot of interesting people doing a lot of really interesting things around the university and community. After deciding on my stories each week and doing a little bit of research, I c...

Break can still be enjoyed without visiting a beach

Nicole Aimone, Editor-in-Chief

April 3, 2019

Filed under Opinion

    In the age of social media, spring break can be a rough time for those of us who weren’t able to go gallivanting around new places for the week.      It can be hard to enjoy your spring break when you are scrolling through Instag...

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