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The importance of sexual assault awareness

Olivia Storey, Assistant News Editor

April 15, 2019

Every April, we see posters, flyers and clothing all around campus raising awareness for sexual assault and how to prevent it. Although many different departments and organizations host and provide their own events and informati...

Royal Purple copy editor, published poet shares work

Riley Kauzlaric, Copy Editor

April 8, 2019

Of universe There is a thought that we are thrust into the world, thus becoming part of it. There is a law that states our atoms are not original; hope leads us to believe our composition is special, no matter its components. ...

The people of Whitewater are unique, special

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

April 8, 2019

As the Lifestyle Editor, I’ve spoken with a lot of interesting people doing a lot of really interesting things around the university and community. After deciding on my stories each week and doing a little bit of research, I c...

Break can still be enjoyed without visiting a beach

Nicole Aimone, Editor-in-Chief

April 3, 2019

    In the age of social media, spring break can be a rough time for those of us who weren’t able to go gallivanting around new places for the week.      It can be hard to enjoy your spring break when you are scrolling through Instag...

Former professor says men can fight for women too

April 3, 2019

While I disagree with his conservative-Republican political and economic views about 95% of the time, I happen to agree with something that Fox News anchor Tucker Carlson says in his recent book. The gist of his position is ...

Use spring break to motivate, relax

Olivia Storey, Assistant News Editor

April 3, 2019

Spring break has sadly come and gone once again, leaving everyone missing their warm beaches or fun family cabins. But, now that we’re back, how do we get back into our old routine? If you’re like me and you’re stressed 24...

Daylight Saving Time should be permanent

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

March 18, 2019

The month of March isn’t just a time for the start of spring, St. Patrick’s Day or NCAA March Madness. We also have to deal with this daylight saving time pattern where most of the United States moves their clocks forwar...

Not just clovers and green beer

Shannan Lojeski, News Editor

March 18, 2019

Kiss me, I’m Irish. Three leafed clovers. Green beer. Red headed leprechauns. Often times, these are some of the first things that come to mind when we think about St. Patrick’s Day. For some people this holiday is a ...

Whitewater Reverend invites growth through Lent

March 11, 2019

As we enter into Lent we do it with the full knowledge that God is with us and there is nothing to fear – and that is a relief, because if we take it seriously Lent could be pretty scary, but here, in this time of diving de...

Strive for your passions, take chances

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

March 4, 2019

Getting to the sports editor position at the Royal Purple was not an easy journey. In fact, it took a lot longer than I hoped for. But I earned it by striving day in and day out to get here. I’ve known I wanted to do something ...

Mental health should not be normalized

Nicole Aimone, Editor-in-Chief

March 4, 2019

The first time I ever experienced a panic attack, I was 17. My mom rushed me to the emergency room because she thought I was dying. That was the first time I was diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. The first thing the nurse said to me a...

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