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Stay thankful this holiday season

Stay thankful this holiday season

December 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion

We love Thanksgiving here at the Royal Purple. The holiday means good food with people we love, and it also serves as a reminder that through all the crazy, stressful things that happen in life, there is still plenty to be thankful for. Let’s make sure that thankfulness doesn’t end in the last wee...

Trump’s campaign demonstrates “red flags”

April 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion

April 5, 2016 Donald Trump’s TV makeup might paint him orange, but the warning flags I got from his Janesville rally were red. It took his campaign five days to get Royal Purple Photo Editor Amber Levenhagen and I our press credentials. His rally started with a notice telling a thousand adoring supporter...

Trump antics reflect negative campus climate

March 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion

March 8, 2016 For college students, the presidential    campaign seems like a far-off land where a rich bigot and two career politicians are in a street brawl for the GOP nomination, and the two Democratic candidates, one an “email-deleter” and the other a “socialist,” are politely disagr...

Bike thefts in Whitewater cause frustration

March 1, 2016


Filed under Opinion

March 1, 2016 Imagine enjoying a movie with your girlfriend on a Sunday morning, and your roommate bursts into the house asking if you had brought your bike inside for the winter. This is the exact situation I found myself in last weekend. Confused, I said no. In response, he informed me that both m...

That’s what (S)He said…

November 14, 2012


Filed under Uncategorized

Should people take part in “No-Shave November?”  SHE SAID Commentary by Abbey Bowen Fall is my favorite time of year, because everything turns pumpkin flavored, families get to stuff their faces at Thanksgiving and men become outrageously hairy. Ah, No-Shave November. I can’t speak for all...

Local artist creates book of paintings

October 31, 2012


Filed under Lifestyle

  Karolyn Alexander Tscharnack decided she would finally become an artist in April 2003. Today she is an accomplished local artist who published her first book. Tscharnack’s book, “Watercolor Cookbook – Recipes for Mixing Delicious Color,” features not only instructions on how to...

Take a Break! November

November 2, 2011


Filed under Lifestyle

As November approaches and the intensity of class work hits a high, the desire for a well-deserved break becomes more needed than ever. RATING SCALE *        Not distracting **      A little distracting ***     Distracting ****    Pretty distracting ***** Very distracting VIDEO...

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