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Graduate goodbyes: Experience lands summer internship

May 3, 2016

May 4, 2016 It’s hard to believe this semester is coming to a close. Being the lifestyle editor has made the time fly. For me, the position made the last few months go by so fast because taking on...

Graduate goodbyes: Special shout out to the RP couch

May 3, 2016

May 4, 2016 So, my time here at the ol’ UW-Whitewater is at its end, and I was told to write something about it. I wish that I had something to say, but, as usual, I have nothing to give. Sentimentality...

Graduate goodbyes: Friendships, mentors and average grades

May 3, 2016

May 4, 2016 Before I say goodbye to the Royal Purple, I have to clarify one thing. I spend a lot of time mulling things over in my head. Not that that makes me unique or special or anything like...

Graduate Goodbyes: Heart will remain in Whitewater

May 3, 2016

May 4, 2016 Being a journalist is the most important thing I will ever do, and I am so grateful that every week for the past four years I have been able to learn and grow alongside so many talented,...

Graduate Goodbyes: Future unknown; gratitude certain

May 3, 2016

May 4, 2016 I closed my camera bag today for the indefinite future. It’s a bittersweet feeling to know that graduation is so close and that the start of my life is here, but I can’t help but...

Graduate Goodbyes: Bylines do not matter; coworkers and people do

May 6, 2015

May 6, 2015 The temptation to be cliché and impersonal when writing a goodbye letter such as this is hard to avoid if you are not careful.  That is my problem. Four years at the Royal Purple has...

Graduate Goodbyes: Cherish every moment because it goes by too fast

May 6, 2015

May 6, 2015 It is hard to believe that my four years at UW-Whitewater are coming to an end. I am leaving a very different person than I arrived. I chose this university because, as an eager high...

Graduate Goodbyes: The lessons learned and the memories made will stay forever

May 6, 2015

May 6, 2015 When I first walked into the Royal Purple office, I did not know what to expect. I was excited because I was finally getting the opportunity to pursue my dream career as a journalist. As...

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