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Interim chancellor promotes MLK Day events

Nicole Aimone, Editor-in-Chief

January 21, 2019

Filed under Opinion

In the coming days we will honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As we reflect on the contributions Dr. King made to our nation, we reaffirm our commitment to our university’s shared values — collaboration, di...

Say hello to second semester

Staff Editorial, Royal Purple Staff

January 21, 2019

Filed under Opinion

School is upon us once again. The winter break is officially over, and with classes beginning Tuesday it’s time to hit the books. Winter break is much needed and well deserved for students considering the fall semester each year is f...

Fairhaven an example of mutual respect between age groups

December 10, 2018

Filed under Opinion

When my Grandma Sandy started losing function in her legs, a walker became her constant companion. I visited her in Florida during my freshmen year of college, and I became vigilant of all the narrow walkways and the crowde...

Time at UW-W a life-changing journey

Brad Allen, Assistant Copy Editor

December 10, 2018

Filed under Opinion

My passion for journalism ignited at the age of 17. I was sitting in a high school photography class paging through a National Geographic magazine. I realized I wanted to be a journalist instead of enlisting into the U.S. Army. A r...

Nazi salute photo an opportunity to learn

December 4, 2018

Filed under Opinion

In mid-November, a photo circulated showing a group of nearly 60 boys last spring at Baraboo High School giving what appeared to be a Nazi salute. It quickly drew national attention. I gave a talk at the school on Nov. 19. What...

Local responds to Vukmir’s visitation to UW campus

November 28, 2018

Filed under Opinion

To the RP Editor:                                                                                     In response to the article about Leah Vukmir...

Intervention, not ostracism, will help drug abusers

November 28, 2018

Filed under Opinion

In 2013, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) reported that 24.6 million Americans aged 12 years or older had used an illicit drug in the past month. This number accounts for about 9.4 percent of Americans. Substance abuse ...

Students should reserve time for self-care despite stigmas

November 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Forty million U.S. adults suffer from an anxiety disorder. Seventy-five percent of them experience their first episodes by age twenty-two. Eighty-five percent of college students reported a feeling of being overwhelmed by e...

Employers must be attentive to mental health struggles

November 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Helping people with mental health is crucial for people around the world. Mental health is just as important as physical health. Employees in the workforce who deal with mental health issues should be able to address it so they ...

Holidays mean more family time

Jeffrey Wardon, Jr., Biz & Tech Editor

November 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

It is the most wonderful time of the year. Well, almost. Thanksgiving is coming in a week or so, and many will think of the holiday season. For some, it means risking your neck for a deal on Black Friday. For others, it means...

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