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Student orgs host debate party

Nicole Aimone, Assistant News Editor

October 7, 2016


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As the 2016 presidential election approaches, many political groups on campus are preparing for voting day with a presidential debate viewing party in the University center, that was sponsored by The College Democrats, The Zeta Iota Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha, as well as Whitewater’s Black Student...

Debate between political orgs held before primary

Debate between political orgs held before primary

April 6, 2016


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By Maddy Scheel April 6, 2016 The Young Americans for Liberty, College Democrats and the College Republicans gathered on March 30 in Timmerman Auditorium for the second Whitewater political debate. The debate consisted of three topics: gun control, conflict in the Middle East and wealth and inequality. The even...

Q&A: College Democrats and College Republicans give their opinion on State of the Union address

Q&A: College Democrats and College Republicans give their opinion on State of the Union address

January 28, 2015


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Jan. 28, 2015 By Michael Riley In front of the new Republican Congress, President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union address Jan. 20 unveiling his Democratic agenda. The Royal Purple asked both chairs of the College Republicans and the College Democrats to respond to a variety of questions...

Faculty Senate responds to classroom recording

Faculty Senate responds to classroom recording

April 2, 2014


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By Alexandria Zamecnik April 2, 2014   The UW-Whitewater Faculty Senate unanimously passed a resolution on March 11 to prohibit students from recording in class and other curricular activities without the expressed permission of the instructor and notification to all students in class. The...

UW-Whitewater students take stance on State of the Union

UW-Whitewater students take stance on State of the Union

February 5, 2014


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Feb. 5, 2014 Information compiled by Michael Riley Information compiled by Alexandria Zamecnik   The Royal Purple interviewed three different student political leaders on campus; Shane Otten of Young Americans for Liberty, Jonathan Fera of College Democrats and Madeline Walton of Colle...

Sarah Bregant is not your ‘common’ student

Sarah Bregant is not your ‘common’ student

January 29, 2014


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UW-W senior hits links, books and local government Jan. 29, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik   When Sarah Bregant came to UW-Whitewater to play golf and attend the business school, she never expected she would end up serving as the voice of the entire student population. As a Whitewater...

Government shutdown yields problems for students, citizens

Government shutdown yields problems for students, citizens

October 16, 2013


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By Michael Riley If a UW-Whitewater student has been living under a rock for the past month or is simply confused by the whole government shutdown situation, a brief breakdown will bring anyone up to speed. A disagreement on the budget between the House of the Representatives and the Senate resulted...

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