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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

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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...

Whitewater resident says Szerlong is the right choice

Ryan Detra, Whitewater Resident

November 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Dear Editor, Special interest groups are formed from individuals who seek stronger political representation.  There’s nothing wrong with that. I’ve watched as endorsements came in for Rep. Don Vruwink.  Most recently, the...

Vukmir says America should focus on border control

Leah Vukmir, U.S. Senate candidate (R)

November 5, 2018

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A 20-year-old college student in Iowa didn’t return home to her family after going on an evening run. Mollie Tibbets was brutally stabbed to death. Her loving parents, unaware of their daughter’s fate, agonized for days as poli...

Regardless of who is on your ballot, vote

Benjamin Pierce, Managing Editor

November 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion

I don’t care who you vote for. I don’t care what party your ideals align with. I don’t really want to hear why or why not you are a big fan of this candidate or that one. I do care that you vote. There are so many reasons...

AAUP Chapter says Evers will improve quality of UW System

Elena Levy-Navarro, Vice President of UW-Whitewater AAUP Chapter

October 29, 2018

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We, the UW-W chapter of the AAUP join the AFT-WI, in endorsing Tony Evers for Governor of Wisconsin.  As professionals dedicated to the university and our students, we write to urge you to vote in the upcoming election for g...

Milton resident supports Szerlong for assembly

Teresa L. Grover, Milton Resident

October 29, 2018

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Why not? Why not support someone who fights for Local job growth, more job opportunities, supports lower taxes, supports our local schools by advocating money towards the classrooms verses expensive big buildings. Then why not s...

Fears of sexual assault persist

Shannan Lojeski, Assistant News Editor

October 29, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Walk faster. Keep going. Faster. There were only three more blocks, but with the tenacious pounding in my chest and the catch in my breathing, it felt more like ten. Tripping over my own fearful feet, I grab my phone and see i...

UW-W student endorses Vruwink for state assembly

Megan Martin, UW-Whitewater Student

October 29, 2018

Filed under Opinion

To the Royal Purple Editor, I think we can all agree that the November 6th election is critical. While there is not a presidential race, there are so many other important races on the ballot: Governor of Wisconsin, U.S. Senato...

Szerlong ‘equipped’ to serve in Wisconsin Assembly

October 22, 2018

Filed under Opinion

What qualities and experiences does Gabriel Szerlong possess that would make him worthy of your vote on November 6th? I met Gabriel Szerlong this past July. I have found him to be a man of depth and wisdom. He is quick to list...

Chancellor should support victims, students

October 22, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Retired professor Brian Kevin Beck posited last week that Chancellor Kopper should not step down because she has not failed in any of her responsibilities. Chancellor Kopper herself said that her primary responsibility as Chancellor has al...

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