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Campus celebrates black history

Campus celebrates black history

Olivia Storey, Assistant News Editor

February 25, 2019

The University Center hosted the Black History Month program on Wednesday Feb. 20 that showcased black culture and diversity throughout campus. The event consisted of many different presentations that displayed the importance of learning about black history and culture and why it’s so important to ...

‘Privilege’ exists and you need to check it

‘Privilege’ exists and you need to check it

February 25, 2015

Feb. 25, 2015 Royal Purple Staff Opinion “Check your privilege.” This is a statement many of us have heard, but few recognize the significance of it or take the time to consider what it means. In fact, too often this statement is used ironically to make fun of those who say it. This is most...

Black History Month should be celebrated year-round

Black History Month should be celebrated year-round

February 5, 2014

Feb. 5, 2014 Editorial Staff Opinion Black History Month is supposed to be a time for people to celebrate the rich history and culture of black Americans, and to educate people on that subject. But there is one major problem with the concept of “Black History Month”: by restricting an entire...

Motown music in the Young Auditorium

Motown music in the Young Auditorium

February 20, 2013

  The Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson and Gladys Knight were all part of an era that tend to take many down memory lane. For those who weren’t around to remember these musical icons, the chance to experience traditional Motown will be available on campus in a one-night-only performance. “Masters...

Black Student Union looks to celebrate Black history

February 1, 2012

Every February, Americans dedicate one month to celebrate the many contributions the African-American community has made to U.S. history. To commemorate Black History Month on UW-Whitewater’s campus, the Black Student Union will be hosting events around campus to celebrate their cultural backgrounds...

Black Student Union recognizes Black History Month with play

February 23, 2011

Black Student Union will recognize the historic struggles of the  African American community with its first annual black history performance at 7 p.m. Thursday. The theatrical piece was written by the Director of Public Relations for BSU, Larry D. West III. The play demonstrates African American...

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