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‘Pray for Paris:’ UW-Whitewater students gather in solidarity for Paris, other nations

November 17, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal Nov. 18, 2015   The UW-W campus mourned those who were impacted in the Paris terrorist attacks on Nov. 13 during the Peace for Paris event in Hyland Hall on Monday. While the main topic of the gathering was to grieve the 129 people who died in the attacks on French soil, sen...

Muslims should help to fight against radical Islam

April 8, 2015

April 8, 2015 When I moved to the U.S. from a Muslim country, I was well aware of the negative stereotypes against Islam and Muslims. But there was one thing I was unaware of: the detrimental impact of radical Islam. After doing some research on the issue out of curiosity, I began to understand...

Talk is cheap, but free speech is not

January 21, 2015

Jan. 21, 2015 Royal Purple Editorial Staff Opinion With recent events such as the threats from the Sony hackers due to the release of “The Interview” as well as the attack on the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, the topic of freedom of speech is everywhere. It is apparent that Americans...

Managing Editor takes stance on Charlie Hebdo

Josh Hafemeister
Copy Editor

January 21, 2015

Jan. 21, 2015 By Josh Hafemeister As many have heard by now, French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo was attacked earlier this month. Twelve staff members were killed and several more wounded, according to an article by Catherine E. Shoichet and Josh Levs of CNN. Days later, al Qaeda leader Nasr...

Editor In Chief takes stance on Charlie Hebdo

Review by Michael Riley
Editor in Chief

January 21, 2015

Jan. 21, 2015 By Michael Riley As an aspiring journalist and consumer of an unhealthy amount of media, I tend to find myself at an intersection: trying to understand more about Muslims and all the stereotypical impressions involved with that, but also being an artist with an even more unhealthy...

Magazine attacked for depiction of Muslim prophet

January 21, 2015

  Jan. 21, 2015 By Alexandria Zamecnik   Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical magazine, was attacked on Jan. 7, 2015 by two Islamist militants, killing 12 people and injuring 11, becoming the largest terrorist attack on French soil in more than 100 years. The gunmen allegedly targeted...

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