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Flint’s water crisis lacks accountability

February 2, 2016

Royal Purple Staff Opinion Feb. 2, 2016 Imagine turning on your sink and watching stinking brown water flow from the faucet. We’re guessing you’d have to be dying of thirst or monumentally hungover to drink brown tap water. Residents of Flint, Michigan faced a similar situation as high levels of lead were...

Whitewater hosts primary candidate forum

April 25, 2012

UW-Whitewater College Democrats will be hosting a candidate forum tonight for multiple political offices. Eight democratic candidates will be speaking at a public forum 7 p.m. in Timmerman Auditorium in Hyland Hall. Bryant Plank, a junior studying political science, is chair of the College Democrats...

Walker visits Whitewater Generac plant, company announces 400 new jobs

November 7, 2011

Gov. Scott Walker was at Generac Power Systems in Whitewater this morning where CEO Aaron Jagdfeld announced the creation of more than 400 jobs over the next year. Most of the new jobs, from entry level to management, will be in Whitewater, Waukesha, and Eagle. The others will be at Magnum Pro...

UW System should remain united

March 2, 2011

At UW-Whitewater, every student, faculty and staff member is part of a community. Likewise, UW-Whitewater is a member of a greater family: the UW System. With the recent push of Gov. Scott Walker’s budget-repair bill, many concerns have come to light, one of which would split the family apart. Withi...

Time for state politicians to grow up

February 24, 2011

In light of growing political tensions in Madison, both political parties have failed Wisconsin voters. Neither political party has handled the progression of Gov. Scott Walker’s budget-repair bill proposal in a mature and professional manner. Both sides have acted childish, interrupting the democratic ...

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