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Slam Poet inspires audience

Slam Poet inspires audience
February 24, 2020

A slam poet named Lady Caress combined beatboxing, spoken word, and comedy, at the UC Down Under to entertain and relate to audience members Feb. 20. Lady Caress recited a series of poems about her life...

Lt. Gov. stresses importance of Black History Month

Lt. Gov. stresses importance of Black History Month
February 24, 2020

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater hosted Wisconsin’s Lieutenant Governor, Mandela Barnes, as the keynote speaker for the event “Focusing on Progress,” which was presented in honor of Black History...

Campus celebrates black history

Campus celebrates black history
UW-W takes step toward cultural education during Black History month
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...

‘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....

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...

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,...

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,...

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...

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