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Freshman legal studies major Orin Smith (right) smiles candidly at senior communication major Alex Koon (left) as they protest speaker Matt Walsh with other students outside the University Center, Monday evening, Oct.4, 2021.

Controversial commentator riles up campus

Carina Lopez, Assistant Campus News Editor October 10, 2021

The UW-Whitewater College of Republicans hosted conservative commentator Matt Walsh,  who presented “The War on Reality: Why the Left has set out to redefine life, gender and marriage” to over 290 attendees Monday,...

photo by Brad Allen

Anti-abortion messages spark student protest

Brad Allen, Assistant Copy Editor September 19, 2018

Scores of students stopped outside the University Center Sept. 19 to converse with a group of anti-abortion activists representing Abolish Abortion Wisconsin, who came to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater...

You have a right to sit, stand or kneel

You have a right to sit, stand or kneel

Royal Purple, Editorial Staff September 26, 2017

People are taking a stand by not standing. When at least 200 NFL players knelt, locked arms or neglected to appear during the National Anthem at all, they were protesting President Donald Trump's comments...

Death to female journalists: a reporter’s perspective

April 5, 2016

April 5, 2016 I’m not a political writer, but as a photographer and journalist I was still excited to cover the Donald Trump rally when he made a stop in Janesville last week. I knew it was going...

Trump still entitled to freedom of speech

March 29, 2016

Royal Purple Staff Opinion March 29, 2016 Donald Trump is scheduled to roll through Janesville on Tuesday afternoon and following suit with his previous rallies around the country, protests against the...

Students support the citizen protesters in Venezuela

Students support the citizen protesters in Venezuela

February 26, 2014

Feb. 26   By Vesna Brajkovic   The unrest in Venezuela led one UW-Whitewater student organization to shed light on the student protests that broke out this month. Students protesting...

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