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‘Robust’ response to activism

Students debate with an activist from the Abolish Abortion Wisconsin group. The activists came to campus Sept. 19, and some students expressed opposition to the posters on display.

Brad Allen, Assistant Copy Editor

October 1, 2018

   When the Abolish Abortion Wisconsin (AAW) group visited the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus Sept. 19, many students and faculty members took issue with the nature of the material presented on posters to back the group’s pro-life stance on the issue of abortion.    UW-W is a state...

Theatre activism tackles gun violence in national campaign

Theatre activism tackles gun violence in national campaign

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

April 24, 2018

No one ever thinks it could happen to them, until it does. It’s all a matter of probability, chance and statistics. The play, “Natural Shocks,” by Lauren Gunderson, tackled these topics as part of a national campaign of theatre activism against gun violence, and it was performed April 20 b...

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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