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Farmers face challenging season ahead

Farmers face challenging season ahead

Chris Hardie, Contributor March 27, 2022

The coming spring always brings fresh hope and optimism, but with planting season just around the corner, there are plenty of challenges facing farmers. A continued dry stretch still impacts parts of...

The fight over chronic Lyme disease in Wisconsin

The fight over chronic Lyme disease in Wisconsin

Zhen Wang, Contributor March 13, 2022

If life had gone as planned, Maria Alice Lima Freitas would be in medical school, inspired by the career of her father, a surgeon who practiced in Brazil. But instead of changing careers, the 49-year-old...

VIDEO: Warhawks Weigh In on Ballots

November 8, 2016

Check out exclusive interviews on UWW students after voting for this year's presidential election!

Eric Thayer, The New York Times

Too dangerous for planes, but not for your rights

June 16, 2016

The ‘no-fly,’ FBI watch lists needs legislation behind it Kimberly Wethal June 16, 2016   “And yes, if you’re too dangerous to get on a plane, you are too dangerous to buy...

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Life after Bernie

June 15, 2016

Third-party alternatives worth considerating   Dusty Hartl June 15, 2016 If you are like me, a “Bernie Bro,” then you must be having a hard time in this primary. With Sen....

Letter to the Editor: Planned Parenthood not the only option

October 6, 2015

Oct. 6, 2015 This topic was brought up in the first place from the issue of morality that is present when babies are murdered to harvest their organs for a profit.  And profits are just what Planned...

College Democrats’ chairperson supports Burke

October 30, 2014

Oct. 29 2014 As you are probably well aware of right now, election season is right around the corner with November 4th being designated as the big day where you get to decide the fate of several politicians...

Wisconsin ‘votes blue’ for sixth consecutive time

November 12, 2012

  GOP regains control of state Senate, now  has control of entire state government:   It is finally safe to watch television, listen to the radio and drive down the interstate without...

Four more years: President Obama wins re-election

November 8, 2012

  Nov. 7, 2012 By Andrea Behling Sophomore Cassandra Medved, a member of the UW-Whitewater College Democrats, was glued to her TV and her laptop taking in as much information as possible...

Judgment on Walker should wait until 2014

April 5, 2012

The recall against Gov. Scott Walker has some of Wisconsin’s and America’s core principles at stake. When you elect an official, you’re stuck with them. Sometimes it’s a harsh and unfortunate...

New voter ID bill is great for all Wisconsin voters

November 9, 2011

The state legislature recently passed a bill that will require all registered voters to present a photo I.D. at the polls. The bill also says that voters cannot register on election day but instead must...

Letters to the Editor

March 2, 2011

Opinions expressed in letters to the editor and staff commentaries do not reflect the views of the Royal Purple. A hard learned lesson Many of the voters who elected handsome young Scott Walker are...

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