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Tweets not punishable

September 10, 2018

Dear Chancellor Kopper: I am a veteran of dangerous military and (paid and unpaid) civilian service, a holder of a UW degree, well (better?) educated via the Milwaukee County Public Library System and the “school of hard knocks”, and a most intense defender of all of the bill of rights. Therefore, I ...

Top Stories for the Week of January 25th!

January 24, 2017

Welcome back to the new semester! Check out this week's top stories of the Royal Purple. It includes new stories, new editors, and more fun!

Letter to the Editor: Meeting rules of conduct

April 19, 2016

April 20, 2016 The Chair will be running all the Department meetings. She will conduct them as she sees appropriate. If you have concerns about how meetings are being conducted, you should schedule an appointment to meet with her and discuss your concerns. Email is not an appropriate method of commu...

Talk is cheap, but free speech is not

January 21, 2015

Jan. 21, 2015 Royal Purple Editorial Staff Opinion With recent events such as the threats from the Sony hackers due to the release of “The Interview” as well as the attack on the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, the topic of freedom of speech is everywhere. It is apparent that Americans...

Editor In Chief takes stance on Charlie Hebdo

Editor In Chief takes stance on Charlie Hebdo

January 21, 2015

Jan. 21, 2015 By Michael Riley As an aspiring journalist and consumer of an unhealthy amount of media, I tend to find myself at an intersection: trying to understand more about Muslims and all the stereotypical impressions involved with that, but also being an artist with an even more unhealthy...

Both sides of recall should be able to speak freely

April 25, 2012

As the state’s political tensions turn to a boil, it’s important that everyone’s right to express political views is respected by both sides of the aisle. On March 15, a custodian at Whitewater High School was sent home because of complaints from faculty that she had a bumper sticker on her...

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