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Whitewater Student Government President elect Davin Stavroplos (right) and Vice President
elect Allyson Weisbrod stand for a photo outside Minneiska Springs near the University Center.

Warhawks elect new student government leadership

Carina Lopez Quintero, News Editor April 25, 2021

Junior Davin Stavroplos will be the next president of Whitewater Student Government (WSG) along with senior running mate Allyson Weisbrod to serve as vice president. The ticket finished the 2021 Executive...

Jalal Nawash the Director of Undergraduate Research Programs on campus receives his ballot to vote at the Whitewater Armory Gym, Tuesday, April 6th.

April showers bring voting power

Kylie Jacobs, Managing Editor April 11, 2021

Whitewater joined the rest of the state of Wisconsin in voting for council members and representatives for the state school board. Voting occurred on April 6.  Preliminary results from voting showed...

Vote for new Whitewater Unified School District Board

Henri J. Kinson, Contributor March 28, 2021

The Whitewater School District has been suffering for years at the hands of an incompetent school board.  The election on Tuesday, April 6th, is our chance to change that.   Evident for a while,...

2020 vision of presidential election

2020 vision of presidential election

Andrew Abler, Journalist November 1, 2020

It’s election time once again, and like everything this year, things are looking a little different at the polls. With COVID-19 keeping people away from public places, mail-in ballot usage is at an all...

Beth Drew

Listen. Care. Do.

October 18, 2020

Dear Editor: Beth Drew is a candidate for State Representative in the 43rd Assembly District.  Her motto is Listen. Care. Do.  There are many reasons for this motto.   First of all, that is exactly...

Sexual Assault at the forefront of the 2020 political conversation

January 20, 2020

To The Editor: As we move into the 2020 election year, there are two issues/concerns that I would like to see Democrats and Republicans pay more attention to: 1. Equal pay for equal work for women. 2....

Vukmir says America should focus on border control

Leah Vukmir, U.S. Senate candidate (R) November 5, 2018

A 20-year-old college student in Iowa didn’t return home to her family after going on an evening run. Mollie Tibbets was brutally stabbed to death. Her loving parents, unaware of their daughter’s...

Spring election day brings stability and change

Spring election day brings stability and change

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor April 15, 2018

The words stability and change are rarely associated with each other. After the results of this year’s Whitewater Student Government (WSG) election, however, the terms go hand-in-hand. The continuity...

Voting is a crucial part of our democracy

Voting is a crucial part of our democracy

Royal Purple Editorial Staff , Royal Purple Editorial Staff February 26, 2018

Casting a ballot during elections -- whether that’s at local, state or federal level -- is a vital duty all citizens share to help uphold our nation’s democracy. Last week, Wisconsin voters hit...

When Trump wins: Liberals rage, day is made

Dusty Hartl, Opinions Editor November 16, 2016

I told you so. Those are the only positive words I can offer you right now. In one of my political science courses, I was told to see from the point of view of the protesters who think Trump is the root...

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