Royal Purple

‘No matter who won, we lost’

Kimberly Wethal, Co-Editor in Chief December 2, 2016

  At 3 a.m. on Nov. 9, tears were shed, emotions were raw and jaws were picked up off the floor, as Republican nominee Donald Trump surpassed the projected 270 electoral college vote to be...

Forums offer campus climate solutions

Forums offer campus climate solutions

March 30, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal and Maddy Scheel March 30, 2016 The UW-Whitewater Campus Culture Working Group discussed  short- and long-term plans for campus betterment during open forums   the week before...

Letter to the Editor: Tobacco task force promotes health

November 3, 2015

Nov. 3, 2015 Last week, Kyle Brooks raised concerns about the proposed recommendation to have a tobacco-free campus. I hope to respond to some of those concerns by providing information about the Chancellor’s...

Letter to the Editor: Smoking ban infringes on personal liberties

October 27, 2015

Oct. 27, 2015 “The right to swing my fist ends where the other man’s nose begins.” This quote from Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. encompasses the essential idea of American liberty. If an individual...

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Faculty Senate responds to classroom recording

April 2, 2014

By Alexandria Zamecnik April 2, 2014   The UW-Whitewater Faculty Senate unanimously passed a resolution on March 11 to prohibit students from recording in class and other curricular activities...

Letter to the Editor: Liston not at fault in Brooks case

March 19, 2014

March 19, 2014 While the events described in the Royal Purple article, “From UW-W classroom to national media,” raise a number of concerns for me about academic freedom, I am compelled to address...

Letter to the Editor: Brooks vs. Biddle

March 12, 2014

March 12, 2014 Like many others on campus, I am troubled by the incident involving former Milwaukee county supervisor Eyon Biddle’s visit to Monique Liston’s general education class, but perhaps...

Column: Videotaping speaker unnecessary and borderline unethical

March 12, 2014

March 12, 2014 Commentary by Lucas Wimmer Recently, a speaker at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus stirred controversy and garnered national attention, but should this have been an issue? Freshman...

Letter to the Editor: Kyle Brooks speaks on his decision to videotape speaker

March 12, 2014

March 12, 2014 I am writing to discuss the viral video I took of a recent lecture in my GenEd 130, in which candidate for Milwaukee alderman Eyon Biddle is featured speaking about Republican racism...

Guest speaker cites white rage in 2010 elections

Guest speaker cites ‘white rage’ in 2010 elections

March 5, 2014

Student captures controversial comments by guest speaker March 5, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik   A speaker whose comments stirred up controversy in a general education class has pushed...

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