Royal Purple

Students celebrate liberty, free speech

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor

September 26, 2017

Libertarians on campus joined forces last Monday to promote liberty for young Americans by handing out copies of the constitution. The University of Wisconsin - Whitewater chapter of Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) joined forces with student government for the event. YAL is a national non-profit or...

Letter to the editor: Ben Carson, Sharia law and the Constitution

September 29, 2015

So candidate Dr. Carson opines that Islamic Sharia law is incompatible with our Constitution. And that a Muslim president would be problematic. His opinion, but he might have expanded more on why. True, concerning Sharia, he raises issues. At least as I’ve read and been told, Islam’s tenets aros...

Understand your First Amendment Privileges

March 1, 2011

In light of recent events in the Wisconsin legislative branch, it's important to review the fine line between the terms "right" and "privilege." This is something that should have been addressed when protests first erupted in Madison. However, with limited space in the Royal Purple, I finally have an opportunity to bring it to the...

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