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Royal Purple staff goodbye letters

May 9, 2012

By Katherine Watson I remember moving in on my first day of freshman orientation, and thinking I had such a long road ahead of me. Well, I’m almost at the end now, and I just wanted to thank a few people before I walk across the stage and graduate: Mom and Dad: Thanks for loving me and supporting ...

Katherine and Quartz

May 9, 2012

Imagine your college experience lacking one of your five senses. Would it have gotten in your way? For senior Katherine Watson, being blind hasn’t slowed her down in the least. As a journalism major, Watson decided she wanted to work at the Royal Purple. She started out as a writer for the lifestyle section and then got hired as a copy-ed...

A thank you for listening

February 8, 2012

Dear Mr. Frank Bartlett: I would like to thank you for responding to my article, “Making UW-W More Accessible to Everyone,” published in the October 12, 2011 issue of “The Royal Purple.”  As a result of your proactive response, the HawkCard Purple Points machine in the laundry room of ...

Beyond The Résumé

February 1, 2012

1.   Dress Professionally. Wear business-casual clothing, and ladies, paint your nails with clear nail-polish. 2.   Look up Interview Questions. Think not only of what the interviewer might ask you, but of what you should ask the interviewer about the job. The interview shouldn’t be an interrogation;...

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