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Find the facts: move past the partisan fights

February 18, 2015

Feb. 18, 2015 The UW System will potentially see $150 million less per year for the next two years due to Gov. Scott Walker’s currently proposed cuts. There it is my fellow Warhawks. The line has been drawn in the sand. You must pick your side and go to battle. This is politics and if that...

Budget threatens DNR power

February 18, 2015

Feb. 18, 2015 By now, it is safe to assume a majority of Wisconsinites have heard about Gov. Scott Walker’s controversial budget proposal. The focus seems to be on the cuts to the UW System. Indeed, that’s what I was focused on since it was announced. Then this past weekend, I learned about...

Stand up, speak out, make a difference

Stand up, speak out, make a difference

February 18, 2015

Feb. 18, 2015 Royal Purple Staff Opinion Gov. Scott Walker proposed a 2015-17  budget plan on Feb. 3 to cut UW System funding by $150 million annually. Since then, there has been a widespread conversation and concern over the future of the UW System. In an email sent to UW-Whitewater students...

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...

Candidates debate a final time

Candidates debate a final time

October 22, 2014

Oct. 22, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik   Job growth and the economy took the stage as Gov. Scott Walker and Mary Burke squared off one last time before the 2014 Wisconsin Gubernatorial elections take place on Nov. 4. The incumbent, Walker, and Democratic candidate, Burke, debated at 7...

Let’s keep Wisconsin moving forward

October 2, 2014

Oct. 1 2014 The upcoming gubernatorial election presents two very different candidates and two very different paths for Wisconsin.  Through Governor Walker’s bold reforms and willingness to choose what is right over what is easy, our state has made a comeback. From eliminating a $3.6 billion budget...

Faculty bias an issue at UW-W

September 18, 2014

Sept. 17 2014 Many of us are familiar with the story from last semester of a student who recorded a guest lecturer’s outrageous rant in his Individual and Society class. The lecturer, Eyon Biddle, was caught on camera openly bashing Governor Scott Walker and those that voted for him. He blamed the...

Mary Burke will stand up for student loan borrowers

September 5, 2014

Sept. 3, 2014 Throughout his first term, the message Scott Walker has sent to students in Wisconsin is clear: college affordability is not a priority. That’s why young voters plan to choose Mary Burke for governor this November. Student debt is the only kind of household debt that continued to...

Transparency necessary in UW-W investigation

Transparency necessary in UW-W investigation

May 7, 2014

May 7, 2014 Royal Purple Editorial Staff Opinion On Thursday, May 1, the Department of Education released a list of 55 schools that are being investigated on a federal level for the mishandling of sexual violence and sexual harassment claims. There were 4,706 higher education institutions in the...

Gov. Mitt Romney visits West Allis, Wis.

November 4, 2012

Gov. Mitt Romney made his last stop in Wisconsin at West Allis last Friday, Oct. 2, four days before election.

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