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Forums offer campus climate solutions

Forums offer campus climate solutions

March 30, 2016


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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 spring break. The forums were the result of the Feb. 23 Action Forum and feedback from students, faculty an...

Campus climate talks continue

March 15, 2016


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By Kimberly Wethal March 16, 2016   Twenty-six letters. It only takes that many letters to “help or hurt someone,” senior diversity advocate Betsy Jordan said at last week’s Residence Hall Association (RHA) meeting, continuing the discussion of campus climate at UW-Whitewater. RHA cut i...

Administration’s actions censor press

March 1, 2016


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March 1, 2016 As you read through the story about last week’s Action Forum, you might not take notice of the fact that we had photos of the event. We weren’t supposed to. The media was told that we couldn’t take photographs or video of the event because the UW-Whitewater Campus Climate Working Grou...

Publication note from editor in chief

Publication note from editor in chief

March 1, 2016


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March 1, 2016 I woke up to a Facebook message from a former Royal Purple editor in chief, three emails threads and one really anxious news editor, the morning of Feb. 17. Through the night, the social media post with 1,115 shares sparked conversation on race and the campus climate, and the world seemed t...

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