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‘No Matter Who Won, We Lost’

Junior Casey Dean, a U.S. Coast Guard veteran, says he worries about the divisions in our country created by the election

Kimberly Wethal, Co-Editor in Chief

December 3, 2016

At 3 a.m. on Nov. 9, tears were shed, emotions were raw and jaws were picked up off the floor, as Republican nominee Donald Trump surpassed the projected 270 electoral college vote to be deemed the country’s President-elect in an upset victory against opponent Hillary Clinton. It’s been three w...

CDC’s alcohol guidelines are an insult to women

Kimberly Wethal
News Editor

February 16, 2016

Feb. 16, 2016 If you missed the familiar feeling of the government telling a woman how she should behave and what she shouldn’t do, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) had your back in recent weeks. In what seemed like a good-hearted attempt to raise awareness of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Sudden...

Letter to the Editor: Planned Parenthood essential for cancer screenings

October 20, 2015

Oct. 20, 2015 Oct. is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  In Oct., we see this awareness everywhere, including the color pink on clothing, social media and even in the National Football League (through their campaign partnered with American Cancer Society “A Crucial Catch”).  This awareness month promo...

Letter to the Editor: Planned Parenthood not the only option

October 6, 2015

Oct. 6, 2015 This topic was brought up in the first place from the issue of morality that is present when babies are murdered to harvest their organs for a profit.  And profits are just what Planned Parenthood has incurred.  According to the Planned Parenthood 2013-14 annual report, in 2014 alone Pl...

Fetal tissue research benefits everyone

September 29, 2015

Royal Purple Staff Opinion Carly Fiorina and the rest of the Republican Party are full of beans. There are no Planned Parenthood videos that show aborted fetuses, hearts still beating on the operating table, while doctors harvest their brains for tissue research, as she claimed in the last GOP debate....

Hey lovebirds, got lovebugs?

February 12, 2014

  Feb. 12, 2014   It’s almost Valentine’s Day, so there’s no better time to talk about improving your love life. Love life doesn’t just mean sex; intimacy is an important part of it. No matter which one you prefer, doing it safer is better. Safety may bring to mind the awkw...

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