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Politics over trade likely to hurt local industries

Politics over trade likely to hurt local industries

Royal Purple, Editorial Staff Opinion

April 23, 2018

Amidst a whirlwind of trade-war threats, increased tariffs and retaliatory economic measures, many media jobs and a number of local farms could be at serious risk of struggling to survive. The United States government recently announced plans to up the tariff rates on imports of Chinese steel and...

Parking changes can go farther

October 10, 2017

Rearranging the commuter lots for increased efficiency and riding the wave of backlash over removal of coin meters off city streets lining the campus’ property is no walk in the park. We’ve got to give credit where credit is due: The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is trying. It may not be p...

Staff Debate: Who won the presidential debate?

Dusty Hartl and Kimberly Wethal

October 5, 2016

Clinton Yes, there was a Presidential Debate last Monday night where our two major party candidates bickered for an hour and a half – but there’s no room to argue as to who won. As I waltzed around the University Center ballroom with my camera, photographing the viewing party, my eyes were focused on stu...

Growth Agenda not ideal for current students

Growth Agenda not ideal for current students

March 20, 2013

At UW-Whitewater, we are lucky to be able to get to know our professors and fellow students. We don't have to sit in crowded lecture halls with hundreds of other students while a teacher's assistant clicks through a PowerPoint presentation. However, because of the Growth Agenda, students may be facing...

Kilar family represents community well

October 12, 2011

In early September 2010, a story came across several media sources about a 6-year-old Whitewater boy who was killed by a drunk driver. Many people, including myself, didn’t think much of it at the time; being from a larger city like Milwaukee, I would watch the news and often hear of murders or...

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