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To Say, or Not To Say

June 21, 2016

Term “Radical Islam” will not remedy domestic, foreign terrorism Dusty Hartl June 22, 2016   Since the mass shooting at an Orlando gay nightclub last week, there’s been an overwhelming...

Too dangerous for planes, but not for your rights

Eric Thayer, The New York Times
June 16, 2016

The ‘no-fly,’ FBI watch lists needs legislation behind it Kimberly Wethal June 16, 2016   “And yes, if you’re too dangerous to get on a plane, you are too dangerous to buy...

Q&A: College Democrats and College Republicans give their opinion on State of the Union address

Q&A: College Democrats and College Republicans give their opinion on State of the Union address
January 28, 2015

Jan. 28, 2015 By Michael Riley In front of the new Republican Congress, President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union address Jan. 20 unveiling his Democratic agenda. The Royal Purple asked...

Obama’s free community college pays off

Obama's free community college pays off
January 28, 2015

Jan. 28, 2015 Royal Purple Editorial Staff Opinion In the State of the Union address last week, President Barack Obama discussed a new plan which would make community college free. Obama said he...

UW-Whitewater students take stance on State of the Union

State of the Union Student Reactions
February 5, 2014

Feb. 5, 2014 Information compiled by Michael Riley Information compiled by Alexandria Zamecnik   The Royal Purple interviewed three different student political leaders on campus; Shane...

Is America still a ‘city on a hill’?

Is America still a ‘city on a hill’?
September 25, 2013

By Michael Riley   As the debate over involvement in Syria continues, the question of whether the United States is the most exceptional country has surfaced again. Yes, said President Barack...

It’s not a popularity contest

November 12, 2012

  “A body of electors chosen by the voters in each state to elect the president and vice president of the United States.” This is the definition of the Electoral College on Dictionary.com....

Obama visits Milwaukee

October 3, 2012

President Barack Obama, who visited Milwaukee last Saturday, delivered a campaign re-election speech touching on the economy, creating jobs and improving education. Joseph Bucklley from Racine, Wis.,...

Rare opportunity, rare experience

September 26, 2012

The only way I can think to describe President Obama’s speech is to say that it was exactly like a rock concert. I have been to countless other events at the Summerfest Grounds, which is where Obama’s...

Tensions between Iran and United States could affect college students

January 24, 2012

Every semester at UW-Whitewater seniors graduate and new students enroll. Those who leave UW-Whitewater are embarking on their first steps into the real world. While this is often celebrated, today’s...

Obama’s jobs bill raises questions

September 28, 2011

  By Zach Hicks Earlier this month President Barack Obama proposed to Congress the American Jobs Act, a bill that is geared towards putting Americans back to work and jumpstarting the economy. As...

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