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Rep. Vruwink, Sen. Ringhand hold listening forum

Sen. Janis Ringhand listens to Rep. Don Vruwink’s take on segregated fees and the impact on universities. Sen. Ringhand and Vruwink held two other sessions in downtown Whitewater to hear student and community voices.

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor

March 8, 2017

Rep. Don Vruwink (D-Milton) and Sen. Janis Ringhand (D- Evansville) stopped at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater University Center on Monday for their first of three listening sessions in Whitewater, where students and community members took part in an open discussion about the upcoming budget. V...

Proposed budget complicates graduation

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Letter to the Editor: Councilmember decries attendance for ‘A’

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Find the facts: move past the partisan fights

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Feb. 18, 2015 The UW System will potentially see $150 million less per year for the next two years due to Gov. Scott Walker’s currently proposed cuts. There it is my fellow Warhawks. The line has been drawn in the sand. You must pick your side and go to battle. This is politics and if that...

Budget threatens DNR power

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Feb. 18, 2015 By now, it is safe to assume a majority of Wisconsinites have heard about Gov. Scott Walker’s controversial budget proposal. The focus seems to be on the cuts to the UW System. Indeed, that’s what I was focused on since it was announced. Then this past weekend, I learned about...

Stand up, speak out, make a difference

Stand up, speak out, make a difference

February 18, 2015

Feb. 18, 2015 Royal Purple Staff Opinion Gov. Scott Walker proposed a 2015-17  budget plan on Feb. 3 to cut UW System funding by $150 million annually. Since then, there has been a widespread conversation and concern over the future of the UW System. In an email sent to UW-Whitewater students...

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