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Los Angeles Weekly layoffs about more than mismanagement

Royal Purple Staff

December 13, 2017

Filed under Opinion

After a management and ownership change, the LA Weekly announced that they were laying off most of their production staff and would rely on the submissions from unpaid readers instead of paid employees. While the decision to layoff a ...

Monica Harts Goodbye Letter

Monica Hart, Copy Editor

December 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

You know you have a good job when being sick just means you’re sad to miss work.   Over the last year (has it only been a year?),  The Royal Purple has become a second home to me. The people I have worked with a...

GOP tax bill will burden lower and middle class families

Royal Purple Editorial Staff, Staff

December 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

 The tax plan that passed through the U.S. Senate last Saturday will not save American citizens an extra $4,000, as promised. Instead it will cost many of us in the long-run through increasing taxes on middle-class Americans...

FCC to eliminate fair internet usage

Royal Purple staff, Editorial Staff opinion

November 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Welcome to the new, unequal, cut-throat age of internet service deregulation. Last week Tuesday, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai announced the agency was moving forward with plans to roll back federa...

Liberal arts shouldn’t be on the chopping block

Royal Purple Editorial Staff

November 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Sometimes it’s good to follow the trends. But there are some aspects of society that should stay consistent because following the trend is detrimental to society. In the case of University of Wisconsin-Superior, which jus...

Police should not hide body cam footage

Royal Purple staff, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Viewing footage from a police officer’s body camera might be about to get more difficult. A Wisconsin state bill, AB 351 – which has been voted out of the assembly’s criminal justice and public safety committee – p...

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