Royal Purple

Be inclusive with holidays

Be inclusive with holidays

Royal Purple, Editorial Staff Opinion

April 2, 2018

Aspects of Christian faith intersect with many areas of our lives and daily routines. Most of us are guaranteed a few days off work and school each year without question, and even our calendars are structured around the major Christian holidays. It’s fairly easy to understand why, too. A majorit...

Natural gas leak causes brief evacuations at UW-W campus

Brad Allen, Managing Editor

February 6, 2018

A natural gas leak near Starin Road caused brief evacuations from several campus buildings at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, university officials and campus police confirmed. Upham Hall, Ambrose Health Center and the University Bookstore were placed under evacuation orders just after 1 ...

UW System restructuring official

Nicole Aimone, News Editor

November 15, 2017

The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents voted to continue forward with the restructuring of the University of Wisconsin-Systems during a Nov. 9 meeting at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Chancellor Beverly Kopper and other UW-Whitewater administrators visited staff and faculty at UW-Roc...

Letter to the Editor: Technology ruins youth and education

April 26, 2016

April 27, 2016 What is the purpose of school? We, as a society have lost track of the purpose of school. Technology has gotten in the way of what’s really important. School is about learning, listening to the teacher, showing respect, participating in class and working together, not against each...

Ask Alyssa: Getting back into the school groove

April 1, 2015

April 1, 2015 By Alyssa Kirchen [typography font="Cantarell" size="25" size_format="px"]Q: After spring break I always feel myself “checking out.” How do I get back into the rhythm of school? [/typography] A: Coming back from spring break is really tough after having a little taste of...

Education cuts bad for Wisconsin

March 11, 2011

Gov. Scott Walker’s budget proposal will affect numerous aspects of Wisconsinites’ lives including one UW-Whitewater holds near and dear to it’s heart:     Education. With a strong education program at UW-Whitewater, students might fear they will see the students they will one day teach face struggles in the upcoming years. Also, a decrease...

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