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Young Auditorium performs online

Young Auditorium performs online

Olivia Enriquez, Assistant Arts & Rec Editor April 20, 2020

Despite the cancellation of shows due to COVID-19, the Young Auditorium is keeping engaged with audiences at home by posting every day to its Facebook page including links to live-streamed performances...

Facebook goes to Washington

Facebook goes to Washington

Garrett Kluever , Biz & Tech Editor April 9, 2018

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify on to the Senate and House next week on Tuesday, April 10 and Wednesday, April 11. Zuckerberg will appear in front of the Senate judiciary and the commerce...

UW-W Military Coordinator discusses online recruiting

Garrett Kluever, Biz and Tech Editor November 8, 2017

Military recruitment changed greatly over the last decade with the introduction of social media and the easy connections people are capable of making with each other. Richard Harris, the Coordinator...

Letter to the Editor: Technology ruins youth and education

April 26, 2016

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...

Protesters should remain cautious at Trump event

March 29, 2016

March 29, 2016 When I first heard the news a week ago that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was scheduled to make an appearance in my hometown of Janesville on March 29, I was surprised. Without...

Snapchat video inspires student to speak out

March 8, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal March 9, 2016 Sophomore Shaun Raymond has decided no one makes him “the butt of their joke” after a Snapchat video of him gained popularity last week. Raymond was unknowingly...

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Publication note from editor in chief

March 1, 2016

March 1, 2016 I woke up to a Facebook message from a former Royal Purple editor in chief, three emails threads and one really anxious news editor, the morning of Feb. 17. Through the night, the...

Transparency over tobacco ban is essential

November 3, 2015

Royal Purple Staff Opinion Nov. 3, 2015 Student demonstrators gathered outside the University Center last week, calling for the preservation of shared governance, holding protest signs and pretending...

Journalism classes benefit all majors

October 13, 2015

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...

Privacy settings aid fearless self-expression

March 11, 2015

March 11, 2015 Royal Purple Staff Opinion As college students preparing to enter the professional work force, we are constantly being warned about the consequences of our actions. Thanks to social...

Online networking provides way to secure employment

January 21, 2015

Jan. 21, 2015 By Rumasa Noor With increasing competition in the job market, it has become extremely vital for candidates to look for more than one ways to acquire employment. Networking is one of...

New social networking site a threat to Facebook?

October 8, 2014

Oct. 8, 2014 By Rumasa Noor Social networking websites have become increasingly popular in the past few years. They have become a major medium of communication as more and more people are using them...

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