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Royal Purple ready with fresh look

Nicole Aimone, Editor-in-Chief

September 3, 2018

I’ve always viewed the first week of school in September as a breath of fresh air and a new start that allows for growth and change. The Royal Purple and its staff are no exception this fall. Our biggest fresh start is our new office. That’s right, we’ve moved. We no longer spend our ...

Commencement to be shown in Timmerman auditorium, on campus TV’s

Commencement to be shown in Timmerman auditorium, on campus TV’s

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2018

There are no extra tickets available for either of the commencement ceremonies, but you can still watch your graduate cross the stage with a live broadcast showing. Both commencement ceremonies will be shown in Timmerman Auditorium in Timothy J. Hyland Hall. Entry for the event is free and no tickets ...

Handing over the reigns

Handing over the reigns

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2018

It’s about time I pass the torch. For the past two years, I’ve been so proud to serve as Editor-in-Chief for the Royal Purple, one of those years working alongside one of my best friends as co-editors and the other building up a fantastic reporter into an equally amazing manager. I wouldn’t ...

Editor or firefighter?

November 17, 2015

Nov. 17, 2015 When I started with the Royal Purple three years ago, I admired every Editor in Chief before me. I looked at their jobs as glamorous and easy, and I imagined all the ways I could do things better. I wanted the paper to be some shining plaque that represented me as a person. It was so easy to si...

Graduate Goodbyes: Bylines do not matter; coworkers and people do

May 6, 2015

May 6, 2015 The temptation to be cliché and impersonal when writing a goodbye letter such as this is hard to avoid if you are not careful.  That is my problem. Four years at the Royal Purple has taken me from a freshman sports staff writer to leading a 30-man staff as Editor in Chief. Ever...

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