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Letter to the Editor: Cyberbullying an issue at UW-W

March 19, 2014

March 19, 2014 “If we took just five minutes to recognize our beauty instead of attacking each other’s differences... it’s not hard. It’s actually an easier way to live. And ultimately, it saves lives.” This inspiring quote was spoken by Ellen Page, as she talks about how harsh people and...

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 here the implication in the article that the instructor in question, Monique Liston, did something...

Letter to the Editor: Biddle’s comments unfairly criticized

March 13, 2014

The characterization by Fox News of the events reported on in the Royal Purple's March 5 article "From UW-W classroom to national media” suggests that something inappropriate happened in the classroom.  In citing the UW System policy on political campaign activities, the Royal Purple writer...

Letter to the Editor: Students must focus on safety on St. Patrick’s Day

March 12, 2014

March 12, 2014 With Saint Patrick’s Day right around the corner, it is essential to keep in mind the different ways to stay safe if you are under the influence.  Many collegiate students have been involved in situations in which they or somebody they are with has drank too much, has gotten into...

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 for different reasons than some. Liston had asked Biddle to speak to the topic of power and politics,...

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 and “white rage.” First, I want to point out that Mr. Biddle is a candidate for public office, as...

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