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Behind the gavel: The newest 13 UW System Regents

March 30, 2016

By Nathan Kober March 30, 2016   In recent years, the UW System Board of Regents has added some new faces in the years since Gov. Scott Walker has stepped into his role. Those faces are Walker appointees. Public records show many of them are campaign donors, and with many weaved into a web o...

Q&A with James Kates

March 15, 2016

  By Emily Lepkowski March 16, 2016 September marks the Centennial Anniversary of the Pulitzer Prize. The Royal Purple sat down with Dr. James Kates to discuss the history of the Pulitzer, personal experiences and journalism. Royal Purple: How did you get the opportunity to edit a Pulitzer w...

Bill proposal to allow guns in UW buildings

October 21, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal Oct. 21, 2015   A bill introduced last week would allow concealed carry inside the buildings and athletic complexes of all UW System campuses – but it doesn’t come without concerns from UW-Whitewater and UW System officials and legislators from around the state. R...

Alumnus helps win Pulitzer Prize

May 4, 2011

Lou Saldivar, graphic designer for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, was part of a team that won journalism’s most prestigious award, the Pulitzer Prize. The three-part series, published in the Journal Sentinel in December 2010, was titled “One in a billion: a boy’s life; a medical mystery.” Sald...

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