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Political writer visits UW-W

Political writer visits UW-W

Killian Jauch, News Editor

November 28, 2018


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The University of Wisconsin - Whitewater College Republicans, in association with Young America Foundation (YAF), hosted Michael Knowles on campus Nov. 13. Knowles, a popular political commentator, has been traveling across the country giving speeches, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater was the fifth stop in his “Co...

Vukmir draws large crowd

Vukmir draws large crowd

Killian Jauch, News Editor

October 22, 2018


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The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater College Republicans hosted Wisconsin Senate candidate Leah Vukmir Oct. 17. Vukmir is currently closest competitor to incumbent Sen. Tammy Baldwin. The event drew a large crowd, nearly filling a lecture hall in Hyland Hall, and members of the group who put the event ...

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...

Democratic primary debate hosted at UW-Milwaukee

February 12, 2016


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By Kimberly Wethal Feb. 11, 2016   Just days after the New Hampshire caucus, the two remaining Democratic candidates held their sixth presidential primary debate in the heart of the midwest. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) discussed their di...

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...

UW-W College Republicans comment on Burke’s plagiarism

September 25, 2014


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Are students being held to a higher standard than a candidate for Governor? [Whitewater, WI] – On Friday, Buzzfeed first reported that Mary Burke, democratic candidate for Governor, plagiarized several parts of her jobs plan. UW-Whitewater College Republicans, Chairman, Allison Strauel released...

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...

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...

Is America still a ‘city on a hill’?

Is America still a ‘city on a hill’?

September 25, 2013


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By Michael Riley   As the debate over involvement in Syria continues, the question of whether the United States is the most exceptional country has surfaced again. Yes, said President Barack Obama who touched on U.S. exceptionalism in his Sept. 10 speech on what the response to chemical...

Get to know your campus assistants

November 20, 2012


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  Campus Assistants are an asset when it comes to bringing in new Warhawks. They give tours to prospective students and are known for walking backward in purple coats. Get to know these four CAs and the lives they lead outside of giving campus tours.   Kelley Agnew   Year:...

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