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Housing pays $40,000 in payroll due to ACA rules

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief October 10, 2017

A partnership between University of Wisconsin-Whitewater University Housing and the Police Services Campus Service Officer (CSO) program, brought about by the changes in student hours under the Patient...

Headlines 10-11-2017

October 9, 2017

In this week's edition of the Royal Purple: an update on the weekend fire at Rosa's Pizza, the effect of the Affordable Care Act on campus, and a recap of the football team's win on Family Fest. These...

Congressman Sensenbrenner visits Delafield

Brandon Concannon Colter, Staff Writer March 9, 2017

“I’m not big bird.” Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner replied to one constituents question, “If the Republican party asked you to cluck like a chicken would you rent the chicken suit or would you buy...

Kimberly Wethal

Cruz talks security, job growth at Janesville rally

March 24, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal March 24, 2016 Presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) focused on national security, private sector job growth and freedom at his rally at the The Armory in Janesville...

Sophomore Emily Schwartz answers the phone as a desk attendant in the University Center. The number of hours students can work on campus decreased from 30 a week to 25. The change in weekly hours is due in part to the Affordable Care Act, which forced UW-Whitewater’s Human Resources Department to even out the full-time hours students work during breaks and the rest of the year. Photo by Kimberly Wethal.

Employed students hit by decrease in hours

March 1, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal March 2, 2016 Student employees are feeling the effects of new Affordable Care Act (ACA) regulations and payroll policies. Student workers were previously been capped at 30...

Affordable Care Act may change student insurance

Affordable Care Act may change student insurance

October 15, 2013

By Lucas Wimmer   The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, has been the center of controversy at the national level, including its role as the central issue in the government shutdown. Despite...

Government shutdown yields problems for students, citizens

Government shutdown yields problems for students, citizens

October 15, 2013

By Michael Riley If a UW-Whitewater student has been living under a rock for the past month or is simply confused by the whole government shutdown situation, a brief breakdown will bring anyone up to...

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