Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Inspiring march for their rights

April 6, 2011
With our years at UW-Whitewater being a time of growth and maturation for many of us, we often look to faculty and staff members as role models. We look to them to not only guide us in our studies, but in life as well.

Letters to the Editor

March 30, 2011
Opinions expressed in letters to the editor and staff commentaries do not reflect the views of the Royal Purple

Funds must be kept for family planning

March 24, 2011
As students at UW-Whitewater, we are fortunate to have excellent family planning services available to aid us in times of need. However, the recently passed budget-repair bill will affect funding for family planning services offered to men and women with low to moderate incomes.

Capital budget includes money for Carlson Hall renovation

March 16, 2011
Gov. Scott Walker has proposed spending $1.1 billion in his capital budget on building projects over the next two years, including $17 million to renovate Carlson Hall. Walker’s proposal would be a 28.8 percent decrease from the current capital budget.

Education cuts bad for Wisconsin

March 11, 2011
Gov. Scott Walker’s budget proposal will affect numerous aspects of Wisconsinites’ lives including one UW-Whitewater holds near and dear to it’s heart: Education. With a strong education program at UW-Whitewater, students might fear they will see the students they will one day teach face struggles in the upcoming years.

Letters to the Editor

March 2, 2011
Opinions expressed in letters to the editor and staff commentaries do not reflect the views of the Royal Purple.

Understand your First Amendment Privileges

March 2, 2011
In light of recent events in the Wisconsin legislative branch, it’s important to review the fine line between the terms “right” and “privilege.”

UW System should remain united

March 2, 2011
At UW-Whitewater, every student, faculty and staff member is part of a community. Likewise, UW-Whitewater is a member of a greater family: the UW System.

Walker looks toward future in budget address

March 2, 2011
It’s all about the future. That was the general theme of Gov. Scott Walker’s two-year $59.2 billion budget proposal he gave Tuesday inside the Capitol State Assembly in Madison. Walker addressed a slew of issues that ranged from UW Madison splitting off from the UW System and local job cuts.

Wynn, Nass help budget-repair bill pass through assembly

February 26, 2011
Rep. Evan Wynn, R-Whitewater, and Rep. Steve Nass, R-Whitewater, were two of the 51 Republicans who voted to pass Gov. Scott Walker’s budget-repair bill on Friday.

Time for state politicians to grow up

February 24, 2011
In light of growing political tensions in Madison, both political parties have failed Wisconsin voters. Neither political party has handled the progression of Gov. Scott Walker’s budget-repair bill proposal in a mature and professional manner.

Faculty, staff ‘appalled’ by bill

February 23, 2011
Some UW-Whitewater faculty and staff have written a statement about Gov. Scott Walker’s budget-repair bill. The statement was sent out last Wednesday.
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