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‘Right to Rescue’ bill lacks protections

‘Right to Rescue’ bill lacks protections

May 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Kimberly Wethal May 29, 2016 It’s advised to not throw stones at glass houses, but California legislators are looking to make it legal to throw blunt objects – or a fist, if you’re daring – at car windows, to save the life of a domesticated animal. Upon first glance, I agreed wit...

Letter to the Editor: Brussels, bicycles and talk of terrorism

April 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion

April 5, 2016 Remember “Brussels?” It’s in Europe, or was last week, or parts of it were. For our troubles, I’d recommend an OTC (over-the-counter) tranquilizer — “R.E.A.D.” (That’s Resistance, Evasion, Avoidance, Denial). Works fine for now. Our “leaders” employ it effectively. T...

Letter to the Editor: Threat of terrorism not fully understood

December 8, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Dec. 8, 2015 How will the extremist Islamic State, plus gargantuan immigration, affect your next 40 years? Your children’s whole lives?  Below, some thoughts on a situation insufficiently understood or confronted. The two issues are the fast-&-obvious military attack, but also a slower-but-covert demographic immig...

Politics at family gatherings unavoidable

December 8, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Royal Purple Staff Opinion Dec. 8, 2015 The holidays are fast approaching, but that doesn’t mean there’s a shortage of political and social issues to gripe about. Recent events are causing a time of year that should be defined by holiday spirits and goodwill to instead be drowned by divisiveness ...

Terminally ill have right to die with dignity

October 20, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Royal Purple Staff Opinion Oct. 20, 2015 California passed a bill last month that will allow physicians to prescribe life-ending medication to terminally ill patients, making it the fifth state to legalize physician-assisted suicide. Four other states have already passed similar legislation, inclu...

Inner stillness, key to success

Inner stillness, key to success

October 6, 2015


Filed under Biz & Tech

  By Brad Allen October 7, 2015   The prospect of getting a job after graduation can be a daunting one; however, there are many resources on campus to help students develop themselves professionally and get started in their careers after college. UW-Whitewater’s Career and...

Haute Hawks: California winters translate to UW-Whitewater

November 19, 2014


Filed under Lifestyle

Nov. 19, 2014 By Jordan Gittens Katy Perry was more than correct when she said, “California girls, they’re unforgettable,” yet so wrong when she said, “Daisy dukes, bikinis on top.” When I ventured out to the West Coast two weekends ago it was a comfortable – and beautiful – 73...

Anti-vaccination agenda harmful for everyone

Anti-vaccination agenda harmful for everyone

April 16, 2014


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April 16, 2014 Royal Purple Editorial Staff Opinion Before Jonas Salk introduced his polio vaccine in 1955, more than 35,000 children contracted the polio virus in the United States annually. Yet by 1957, only 2,500 children were diagnosed with the disease, according to the United States Centers...

Could cannabis revitalize the economy?

November 28, 2012


Filed under Biz & Tech

In 1971 President Richard Nixon declared a war on drugs, and U.S. taxpayers have been funding the campaign for more than 40 years. According to the Associated Press, spending for the Drug War in 2010 was $15.5 billion at the federal level. Today the U.S. is the most highly incarcerated society in...

Student finishes 4K for Cancer bike trip

October 3, 2012


Filed under Lifestyle

  After countless months of preparing and fundraising, Dong Hoon Lee spent this past summer biking from Maryland to California to benefit cancer awareness. The cause is close to Lee because his mother was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2006 while he attended high school in Fort Atkins...

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