Royal Purple

GOP students, faculty speak up

Kimberly Wethal, Co-Editor in Chief

December 14, 2016

Editor’s Note: *Names have been changed to protect source integrity. In a continuation from the story “‘No matter who won, we lost’” from two editions ago, three of the many conservative voices on campus take their place in the spotlight. The challenge to several states, leading to a recou...

Electoral college should not decide presidential elections

November 18, 2012

The dust has yet to settle from last Tuesday’s presidential election. President Obama was re-elected due to a dominant performance in the battleground states. In 2008, Obama won every battleground state. This election, he won every battleground state except North Carolina. Indiana was the only other...

It’s not a popularity contest

November 12, 2012

  “A body of electors chosen by the voters in each state to elect the president and vice president of the United States.” This is the definition of the Electoral College on Dictionary.com. If you’re at all familiar with the voting system we have in the United States, you know that the...

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 the threat of being bombarded with political ads. After months of fighting over a few key swing ...

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