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Letter to the Editor: Make suicide prevention essential

April 26, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

April 27, 2016 Suicide is a major issue that has been brushed under the rug all too often. Feelings of suicide not only occur in adulthood, but also can occur in years as early as grade school. I believe it is important to bring awareness and educate children in grade school about suicide and the...

Letter to the Editor: Technology ruins youth and education

April 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion

April 27, 2016 What is the purpose of school? We, as a society have lost track of the purpose of school. Technology has gotten in the way of what’s really important. School is about learning, listening to the teacher, showing respect, participating in class and working together, not against each...

Letter to the Editor: Assault prevention requires education

April 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion

April 20, 2016 I have recently read an article in the Royal Purple about the “amnesty” law on campus, which I think is great and will be very helpful in terms of lessening the staggering underreporting of sexual assault on campuses in general, including Whitewater’s. Although I think this law w...

Letter to the Editor: Budget cuts put paychecks over higher education

March 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion

March 29, 2016 I am writing this letter because I have been encouraged by colleagues to keep writing in hopes that there will be changes in the future. I tried to think about what would be best to write about, but any topic is too great to be truly comprehended in one short letter. The complexities of every i...

Letter to the Editor: Politicians don’t belong in UW-System

February 23, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Feb. 23, 2016 The response by Sen. Steve Nass to Chancellor Beverly Kopper’s message to the campus community is a perfect example of why politicians need to stay far away from the inner workings of the UW-System. The chancellor, along with the rest of us employees, has a duty to keep the campus community a...

Journalism classes benefit all majors

October 13, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Oct. 13, 2015 The disinterest in general education and elective courses is something I’ll never understand. Why would you want to live in a world where college graduates aren’t educated about different cultures, have a solid background of standard knowledge or have a well-rounded education? I kn...

Letter to the Editor: Inflation, a burden for students

October 6, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Oct. 6, 2015 College is extremely expensive in this day and age, as opposed to years back. Growing up, I was always told that “education is the key to your future,” and I believe that wholeheartedly, but I am very disappointed in our nation because of how high tuition is. Higher education is said...

Student groups team up for benefit concert

Student groups team up for benefit concert

October 2, 2013


Filed under Arts & Rec

By Lauren Piek   UW-Whitewater’s student organization Peace, Education, and Action through Creative Engagement will host a benefit concert, Rock for Peace, from 3 to 11 p.m. Oct. 3 in the Hamilton Room, located in the University Center. PEACE is teaming up with Love & Music Will Save...

Bands “rock” to benefit charities

Bands “rock” to benefit charities

March 6, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

  UW-Whitewater’s student organization Peace, Education, and Action through Creative Engagement will hold on their annual benefit concert, Rock for Peace, from 4 to 10 p.m. on March 7 in Jitters, located in Wells West. Rock for Peace is a free concert, although $2 donations are encouraged for...

Student teaching at UW-W can be tough on students

October 26, 2011


Filed under Opinion

Many of our fields of study have graduation requirements that go beyond sustaining a certain GPA and attaining credits. Whether it is community service hours, a writing requirement or student teaching, many students are familiar with the additional requirements provided by their college of study. The...

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