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College Republicans host Michael Knowles to speak on US issues
Killian Jauch, News Editor November 28, 2018

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...

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Vukmir draws large crowd

Students flock to listen to US Senate candidate
Killian Jauch, News Editor October 22, 2018

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...

Debate between political orgs held before primary

Debate between political orgs held before primary

April 6, 2016

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...

Democratic primary debate hosted at UW-Milwaukee

February 12, 2016

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...

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

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...

UW-W College Republicans comment on Burke’s plagiarism

September 25, 2014

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...

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Faculty Senate responds to classroom recording

April 2, 2014

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...

State of the Union Student Reactions

UW-Whitewater students take stance on State of the Union

February 5, 2014

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...

Government shutdown yields problems for students, citizens

Government shutdown yields problems for students, citizens

October 16, 2013

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...

Is America still a ‘city on a hill’?

Is America still a ‘city on a hill’?

September 25, 2013

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...

Get to know your campus assistants

November 20, 2012

  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...

Obama visits Milwaukee

October 3, 2012

President Barack Obama, who visited Milwaukee last Saturday, delivered a campaign re-election speech touching on the economy, creating jobs and improving education. Joseph Bucklley from Racine, Wis.,...

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