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Letter to the Editor: Coalition works for tobacco-free campus

March 4, 2015

March 4, 2015 Wisconsin will soon celebrate five years of healthier, smoke-free workplaces.  On the eve of that milestone, it seems appropriate to also recognize the 25th anniversary of the U.S. law...

Letter to the Editor: Prevent sexual assualt; practice restraint

March 4, 2015

March 4, 2015 In her hit song “Timber,” music artist Kesha suggests to her male counterpart that they “make a night you won’t remember,” since she will be “the one you won’t forget.”...

Letter to the Editor: UW-W administration should be ashamed

February 25, 2015

Feb. 25, 2015 The now closed sexual assault case has shed new light upon UW-Whitewater and its practices. Not the whole college party scene but rather the Athletic Department. Here at UW-W it is no...

Letter to the Editor: RP reader responds to copy editor column

February 25, 2015

Feb. 25, 2015 Boo-Hoo Justin Schultz! So you had a bad roommate, but why am I reading this “Facebook Status,” of a…well…to be honest, I do not have the slightest clue what this is. I read the...

Letter to the Editor: Councilmember decries attendance for ‘A’

February 25, 2015

Feb. 25, 2015 My name is Stephanie Abbott.  I am 24 years old and I graduated from UW-Whitewater in May 2013.  In November 2011, I was appointed to (and continue to hold a position with) the Whitewater...

Practice critical thinking

January 28, 2015

Jan. 28, 2015 The Paris terrorist attacks show that social problems badly need competent, “critical” thinking. But does current education (yours?) provide a robust repertoire? Like: Comprehensiveness:...

Student disputes WSG decision to vote down smoking ban on campus

November 6, 2014

Dear Editor, I am a concerned student looking out for the health and well being on those within our campus community. I feel this is my obligation since it is my last semester to speak out and voice...

WSG’s vote must be reconsidered

November 6, 2014

Dear Editor, Recently there has been a movement at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater to become a tobacco-free campus. The WSG decided to vote against the university becoming tobacco free, even...

Environment and health at risk without university-wide tobacco ban

November 6, 2014

Dear Editor, I am a senior at UWW and currently enrolled in the Health Message and Advocacy capstone course. The basis of our class is to help accelerate the policy of a tobacco free campus here...

UW-W students respond to WSG President’s explanation

November 6, 2014

Mr. Perry, Thank you for the letter. However, prohibiting tobacco use on campus preserves everyone’s right to breathe clean air and learn in an environment that supports health for both smokers...

WSG President addresses student tobacco policy vote

November 6, 2014

Dear Students, Thank you for sharing your opinion. For the past three years, WSG has been participating in addressing the issue of reducing tobacco use on campus. Members of WSG have volunteered...

Alumna encourages students to vote for referendum

October 30, 2014

Oct. 29 2014 I commend the RP for covering the 2nd gubernatorial debate in the Oct. 22nd issue of the paper.  I was also pleased to see the strong editorial about being an informed voter.    I would...

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