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Trick-or-treating knows no age limitation

Trick-or-treating knows no age limitation

October 30, 2014

Oct. 29 2014 It’s that time of year again. Pumpkins are being carved. Candy corn has filled the store’s shelves. Children are begging their parents for the most expensive costumes to wear for trick-or-treating. Halloween is here. When the night of the 31st arrives, kids of all ages will be...

Students need to be informed before voting

Students need to be informed before voting

October 23, 2014

Oct. 22 2014 Royal Purple Editorial Staff Opinion With the gubernatorial elections quickly approaching on Nov. 4, most of Wisconsin’s citizens have been considering who they believe deserves their vote: Scott Walker or Mary Burke. The past month, UW-Whitewater students have been registering...

Under the cover of night: Safety concerns

October 16, 2014

Oct. 15 2014 Royal Purple Editorial Staff Opinion Night is a time that brings a tingling feeling of insecurity. The noises of daytime are gone. People are usually tucked safely in their homes and aren’t often found wandering the streets. Shadows play tricks on the mind. The darkness offers better...

Skills to save a life are easily available

October 9, 2014

Oct. 8 2014 Royal Purple Editorial Staff Opinion You are sitting in class taking notes when suddenly you hear a thumping. Looking up you realize the noise is coming from the student next to you. As the student’s gaze is fixed, movements rigid, what can you do? In that moment of life or death,...

Abuse within a relationship sees no gender

Abuse within a relationship sees no gender

October 2, 2014

Oct. 1 2014 Royal Purple Editorial Staff Opinion It’s been a problem in our country for plenty of years now, but one that’s not getting addressed as often as it should: Domestic violence. Both men and women alike are victims to this — capable of immersing themselves in a situation that...

Student informants: a dangerous escape

Student informants: a dangerous escape

September 25, 2014

Sept. 24 2014 Royal Purple Editorial Staff Opinion Students caught dealing drugs have a choice when it comes to the consequences. They can accept the charges against them or go down a different route that wipes their crimes to a clean slate: become informants. In simpler terms, arrested individuals...

More can be done to remember 9/11

September 18, 2014

Sept. 17 2014 Royal Purple Editorial Staff Opinion It’s been 13 years since the 9/11 terrorist attack on the United States. Thirteen years spent remembering that devastating day and honoring the people we lost and the people who fought for those lives. Sept. 11 occurred in all of our lives....

Emoticons make texting “OK :D”, not “>:(”

Emoticons make texting “OK :D”, not “>:(”

September 11, 2014

Sept. 10 2014 Royal Purple Editorial Staff Opinion We’ve all been in that position before: You send someone a text; they reply with nothing but a blunt “Ok”—two treacherous letters that glare out at you and make you wonder just what the sender meant by them. Was it a neutral “ok?”...

A new UW-Whitewater tradition worth beginning

September 5, 2014

Sept. 3 2014 Royal Purple Editorial Staff Opinion A new Whitewater tradition has stirred into existence that promises to repeat itself in many years to come. On September 2nd, a crowd of Warhawks—both new and returning—packed into the Kachel Field House to cheer on hip-hop star Bobby Ray...

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