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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

Filed under Opinion

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

Filed under Opinion

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...

RP editor proud to be UW-W athlete

Killian Jauch, News Editor

October 22, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Here is a quick disclaimer to this column: I am a freshman. I have not been on campus very long. I do not want to pretend like I understand how everything here at UW-Whitewater works. But since I have been on campus, I have noticed somet...

Incumbent Rep. Vruwink supports bills for veterans

October 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Dear Editor, I have been talking with state legislators about an issue near and dear to my heart: the Deployed Parents Custody and Visitation Act. This law, if enacted, would conform Wisconsin law to the Uniform Law Commissi...

Alumnus has political experience despite youth

October 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Dear Editor, Please bear with me for a moment. While we are seeing so much coverage on the Governor’s and our U.S. Senator races lately, it can be so easy to tune out and overlook the crucial races for state senate and stat...

Students should value UW-W traditions

Royal Purple Staff, Editorial Staff Opinion

October 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Everyone has traditions. Everyone has a place they go to celebrate holidays, a specific way of celebrating holidays or a certain activity that their family has done for generations. Whatever they may be, traditions play a large ...

The importance of voting

George Savage

October 8, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Vote! Some things don’t make sense. In the 2016 Presidential election, 71 percent of my demographic (65 years and older) voted, but only 46 percent of the demographic most likely to be reading this (18-29 years old) voted. ...

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