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Should immigrant workers fear ICE?

Many farms rely on immigrant workers, some of whom are undocumented citizens. Some are concerned that deportations could leave farms shorthanded.
Although not targets, workers’ fears persist
May 3, 2017

The United States government is not “rounding up illegal immigrants,” some officials say, but many farm workers – some of whom are undocumented citizens – still hold fears regarding the prospect...

Multiple events cultivate stronger sales

This graphic shows how some local businesses were impacted by several events over this past weekend, including Spring Splash, State Solo & Ensemble and several sporting events.
Rainy weather, police crackdown didn’t deter economic boost
May 3, 2017

Rainy weather and every student residence being on lockdown did not deter an economic boost for some local businesses. This wasn’t the first time, either. In the March 8 edition of The Royal Purple,...

Survey finds drop with recycling trend

This bar graph shows the recyclable items that UW-Whitewater students recycle the most. Paper is the most recycled item.
Data shows students’ recycling beliefs, behaviors don’t match
May 3, 2017

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students’ positive attitude towards recycling efforts does not appear to line up with behavioral intent regarding waste products, a public opinion course survey has...

College Works program draws mixed feelings

College Works program draws mixed feelings
UW-W doesn’t endorse company's recruitment methods
April 27, 2017

When it comes to College Works, a company that seeks student interns to manage teams to paint houses through summer programs, those whom have been involved in any capacity have mixed feelings. The Royal...

Locals aim to break world record

This map shows the area where the potluck will be held, near the Whitewater Historic Train Depot, located at 301 W Whitewater St. Several available parking locations also are marked.
Can Downtown Whitewater, Inc. host the world’s largest potluck?
April 27, 2017

Downtown Whitewater, Inc. and The SweetSpot Cafe are leading an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for largest potluck event. The community potluck will be held on May 7 at the Whitewater Train...

Farewell Business, hello Biz & Tech

September 25, 2014

Sept. 25, 2014 By Rumasa Noor Technology has revolutionized the way businesses work. Most businesses heavily depend on technology, which makes the connection between tbusiness and technology even...

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