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Szerlong ‘equipped’ to serve in Wisconsin Assembly

October 22, 2018

What qualities and experiences does Gabriel Szerlong possess that would make him worthy of your vote on November 6th? I met Gabriel Szerlong this past July. I have found him to be a man of depth and wisdom....

UW-W students take part in annual volunteer project

UW-W students take part in annual volunteer project
At least 1,300 service hours contributed during this year’s event
April 30, 2018

Hundreds of UW-Whitewater students rallied after the Spring Splash festivities last weekend to participate in a clean-up effort throughout the City of Whitewater and the City of Janesville. Make A Difference...

Death to female journalists: a reporter’s perspective

April 5, 2016

April 5, 2016 I’m not a political writer, but as a photographer and journalist I was still excited to cover the Donald Trump rally when he made a stop in Janesville last week. I knew it was going...

Trump’s campaign demonstrates “red flags”

April 5, 2016

April 5, 2016 Donald Trump’s TV makeup might paint him orange, but the warning flags I got from his Janesville rally were red. It took his campaign five days to get Royal Purple Photo Editor Amber...

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...

Trump still entitled to freedom of speech

March 29, 2016

Royal Purple Staff Opinion March 29, 2016 Donald Trump is scheduled to roll through Janesville on Tuesday afternoon and following suit with his previous rallies around the country, protests against the...

Save the Piggy Bank: autumn fun for fewer dollars

October 21, 2015

By Angelic Thompson By Vesna Brajkovic Oct. 20, 2015 The change of season is marked by pumpkin cravings, hay rides and long nights after haunted houses. All of this fun adds up in cost and can empty...

People of Whitewater: Nicholas Kliminski

Former Kappa Delta Pi president, Nicholas Kliminski, gets honored at a national level as the chapter continues to grow under new leadership. 

Photo by Amber Levenhagen
October 21, 2015

By Ashley McCallum Oct. 20, 2015 This fall, Nicholas Kliminski went from a Warhawk to a Falcon as he started his first year as a seventh grade teacher at Franklin Middle School in Janesville. Although...

Metal bands rock Janesville concert

Commentary by Brad Allen Biz & Tech Editor
October 13, 2015

Oct. 13, 2015 Although it hasn’t even been three weeks since the 2015 JJO Sonic Boom concert, I can’t wait for the lineup next year. At this year’s Sonic Boom, I saw one of my all-time favorite...

Funding lost for public transit

September 16, 2015

By Vesna Brajkovic Managing Editor   Weekday public transportation will no longer service Whitewater – effective January 1, 2016 – after the loss of funding from a local sponsor. The...

Outside the wire: Cavalry Scout on a mission to inspire others through wellness and fitness

Amber Levenhagen Photo
November 13, 2014

Nov. 12, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic At first glance, Thomas Slaten looks like a typical college student: casual and relaxed, sporting a hoodie and sweats. The only thing that could possibly give him...

UW-W Students go MADD for volunteering

UW-W Students go MADD for volunteering
April 30, 2014

Make a Difference Day supports the surrounding communities April 23, 2014 By Michael Riley Senior Katelyn Wurtz has been involved in UW-Whitewater’s Make a Difference Day for the past five years,...

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