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Spend time, not cash

Benjamin Pierce, Managing Editor

February 11, 2019

It’s not about how much money you spend. According to the National Retail Federation, the average American spends just over $130 on Valentine’s Day. Americans spend more than $2 billion on flowers alone for the holiday. ...

Halftime show disappoints

Garrett Kluever, Advertising Manager

February 11, 2019

Smeckledorf: Spongebob lingo for “to bamboozle” or “to mislead”. It’s not a real word, but it can describe a real issue. As of writing this, 1.2 million+ people signed a petition on to have the song ‘...

Parking rule could lead to drunk driving

February 11, 2019

It’s all fun and games until someone decides to drive home. In the City of Whitewater, it is illegal to park on city streets from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m. from Nov. 1 to March 31 every year. In theory, these winter guidelines make...

Just one word can inspire, better you

Shannan Lojeski, News Editor

January 29, 2019

It’s 2019. What are your New Years resolutions? You know you made them, but if you’re honest with yourself, you know that you really won’t keep them all year long. Here’s my challenge for you —pick a word. Jus...

Interim chancellor promotes MLK Day events

Nicole Aimone, Editor-in-Chief

January 21, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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