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Dreamers make impact on campus

Carina Lopez, Lifestyle Editor

February 10, 2020

The DREAM Scholars & Colleagues organization or DSC continues to create awareness surrounding Dreamers and their hardships. It is an organization that goes far beyond being an interest or hobby. They focus on creating social activities, planning fundraisers, administrating scholarships and encouragi...

UW-W student joins advocacy effort in Washington, D.C.

A group of 150 students and professionals visited Washington, D.C. to meet with representatives to ask them find a non-partisan solution for replacing DACA.

Brad Allen, Managing Editor

October 9, 2017

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater sophomore student Oscar Perez joined a group of 150 students and professionals in Washington, D.C. last week to meet with Congressional representatives to ask them find a non-partisan solution for replacing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy. “...

DREAMers by the numbers

Brad Allen, Managing Editor

September 27, 2017

According to 2016 data compiled by the Migration Policy Institute, approximately 14,000 people in Wisconsin are eligible for DACA – 10,000 immediately eligible, 2,000 solely for educational purposes and 2,000 potentially eligible in the future. Wisconsin’s DACA-eligible population makes up just one perc...

Royal Purple News Update 9-27-2017

Royal Purple News Update 9-27-2017

September 25, 2017

This week's edition includes stories on Whitewater Common Council, the local impact of Trumps DACA announcement and a preview of the UW-Whitewater vs. UW-Oshkosh football matchup. The paper hits news stands this Wednesday!

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