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Liberal arts shouldn’t be on the chopping block

Royal Purple Editorial Staff

November 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion, 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, 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...

Opioid abuse opinion

Royal Purple Staff, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

Opioid abuse cases and deaths related to drugs such as methamphetamines, heroin and cocaine have been on the rise since 2000, and until a treatment facility not ran by local authorities is opened, that reality is unlikely to cha...

Youth sports about more than winning

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor

October 17, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

Growing up, I’ve always been a very competitive person. Basketball games in the driveway were serious, hockey games against my brother in the garage were for the Stanley Cup and I refused to accept a loss in high school sports. ...

Parking changes can go farther

October 10, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

Rearranging the commuter lots for increased efficiency and riding the wave of backlash over removal of coin meters off city streets lining the campus’ property is no walk in the park. We’ve got to give credit where credit is d...

Puerto Rico more important than Trump’s ego

Royal Purple, Editorial Staff Opinion

October 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

Over the weekend, while sending out tweets alluding to the laziness and drought of leadership by government officials in the hurricane-ravaged U.S. territory of Puerto Rico from a luxury golf course, the irony of the situation...

We must all do our part to offer aid

Royal Purple Editorial Staff

September 19, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

Helping spread the word on where to donate isn’t required by public figures and household name celebrities in the U.S., but we as a society shouldn’t automatically expect them to do so. Word by mouth travels fast in today...

Gas prices rise due to hurricanes

Devon Gille, Opinions Editor

September 14, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

Hurricane Harvey started a cycle of events that changed the lives of not only the Houston population, but the entire country. Numerous side effects of the hurricane have opened opportunities for us to think about what we can ...

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