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More than just a holiday

More than just a holiday

Royal Purple Staff, Royal Purple Staff

February 12, 2018

Valentines Day is a scary day for couples everywhere. But it shouldn’t be. ABC News estimated that a whopping $18.2 billion would be spent last year on the holiday of Cupid, equating to just over $136 a person. While it’s understandable that people want to please their significant other...

Campus day of giving

Nathan Kober, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2017

The University of Wisconsin Whitewater held its first Day of Giving on Tuesday Nov. 8. The campaign was organized to support student programs on campus, including scholarships and undergraduate research, as well as faculty support. “Each donation funds vital student programming,” said Vice Cha...

Holiday spending is younger and more online

Garret Kluever, Biz and tech Editor

November 29, 2017

The mega deals of Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are winding down but a trend is growing among young consumers. While a majority of consumers, 54%, say they will spend more than they did last year, a survey by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics show t...

Halloween celebrations make holiday unique

October 27, 2015

Oct. 27, 2015 The thing I love the most about Halloween is the decorations because I love seeing the creativity of Halloween lovers around the community. If nothing else, the spooky decorations always get me in the Halloween spirit. The second thing I enjoy about Halloween is the different costumes...

Consider This! Shopping Smart

December 7, 2011

With the holiday season right around the corner, everyone is wondering what to buy their family, friends and significant others as a gift. Before you jump into the first store you see and spend more cash than you intend, it’s important to take a few points into consideration 1. Do your re...

Consider This! Sticking to a workout plan

November 16, 2011

How do I motivate myself to keep up with a workout plan before the holidays? With the holiday season right around the corner, everyone is looking forward to the abundance of delicious food. All of these carbohydrates and calories can be really hard to balance without a workout routine. First, let me s...

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