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The fight over chronic Lyme disease in Wisconsin

The fight over chronic Lyme disease in Wisconsin

Zhen Wang, Contributor March 13, 2022

If life had gone as planned, Maria Alice Lima Freitas would be in medical school, inspired by the career of her father, a surgeon who practiced in Brazil. But instead of changing careers, the 49-year-old...

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 from March 10th, 2020 when UW-W College Republicans hosted Elisha Krauss of The Daily Wire for a guest lecture

UWW College Republicans

November 1, 2020

The 2020 election is fast approaching and as many political pundits will note, the youth vote will have an important role in this year’s election, especially here in Wisconsin. The UW-Whitewater College...

Republicans aim to hinder free speech

Republicans aim to hinder free speech

Dusty Hartl, Opinions Editor January 25, 2017

In Arizona, two Republicans, Rep. Bob Thorpe (R-6 District) and Rep. Mark Finchem (R-11 District), have proposed a bill that, if passed, would limit free speech on college campuses across their state....

Top Stories for the Week of January 25th!

January 24, 2017

Welcome back to the new semester! Check out this week's top stories of the Royal Purple. It includes new stories, new editors, and more fun!

VIDEO: Warhawks Weigh In on Ballots

November 8, 2016

Check out exclusive interviews on UWW students after voting for this year's presidential election!

Eric Thayer, The New York Times

Too dangerous for planes, but not for your rights

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...

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Life after Bernie

June 15, 2016

Third-party alternatives worth considerating   Dusty Hartl June 15, 2016 If you are like me, a “Bernie Bro,” then you must be having a hard time in this primary. With Sen....

Wisconsin ‘votes blue’ for sixth consecutive time

November 12, 2012

  GOP regains control of state Senate, now  has control of entire state government:   It is finally safe to watch television, listen to the radio and drive down the interstate without...

Judgment on Walker should wait until 2014

April 5, 2012

The recall against Gov. Scott Walker has some of Wisconsin’s and America’s core principles at stake. When you elect an official, you’re stuck with them. Sometimes it’s a harsh and unfortunate...

New voter ID bill is great for all Wisconsin voters

November 9, 2011

The state legislature recently passed a bill that will require all registered voters to present a photo I.D. at the polls. The bill also says that voters cannot register on election day but instead must...

Letters to the Editor

March 2, 2011
Opinions expressed in letters to the editor and staff commentaries do not reflect the views of the Royal Purple.

Time for state politicians to grow up

February 24, 2011
In light of growing political tensions in Madison, both political parties have failed Wisconsin voters. Neither political party has handled the progression of Gov. Scott Walker’s budget-repair bill proposal in a mature and professional manner.
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