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New nutrition trends differ between genders

Parker Reznor , Journalist February 27, 2022

Social media and influencers have made information on health and nutrition abundant. Nowadays it is nearly impossible to scroll through a social media platform and not see an ad for a new workout supplement,...

From left, Greg Cook, interim chancellor of UW-Whitewater, Rahenya Anderson, a sociology major and president of the Black Student Union, and members of Whitewater Student Government affirm unity as Kenny Yarbrough, right, assistant vice chancellor of equity, diversity and inclusion, concludes his remarks. On behalf of BSU, Anderson presented Cook with a working list of actions to better the experiences of students of color on campus. The UW-Whitewater 2020 Unity Walk for Black Lives Matter culminated with a program at Perkins Stadium, where students and administrators spoke on the themes of unity and community, on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. (UW-Whitewater photo/Craig Schreiner)

Voters’ choices swayed by students’ voices

Brooklyn Stevenson, Lifestylist Jornalist October 31, 2021

As a student at UW Whitewater, there are many different ways to be active in advocation for different policies and rights as elections are around the corner. Even if someone is not voting or are unable...

Tweets of the week

Tweets of the week

Dr. Sumin Shin, Assistant Professor of Advertising September 26, 2021

The Icarus Account plays for a packed house in the Down Under of the University Center Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021.

The Icarus Account returns for packed performance

Bree Lurvey, Campus News Editor September 26, 2021

The Icarus Account, a band made up of twin brothers Ty and Trey Turner, performed live for an excited crowd in the Down Under of the school's very own University Center this last Thursday, Sept. 23. After...

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Small business supports community causes

Kylie Jacobs, Managing Editor November 1, 2020

Small businesses have taken up just about every corner of social media pages, with owners advertising on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and even Tik-Tok. These small businesses offer a wide variety of items,...

How we learned to love TikTok

How we learned to love TikTok

Makayla Fedler, Assistant Biz & Tech Editor March 9, 2020

“Renegade,” Charli D’Amelio, The Hype House. All these things have one thing in common: TikTok. TikTok is the latest trending social media app that has trudged its way into everyone’s lives. Vine...

Control your media usage, don’t let it control you

Ben Yang, Web Editor November 4, 2019

Imagine that you just got out of class and head to your favorite spot to tackle some homework. You sit down, pull out your homework from your backpack and ready yourself for some hardcore thinking. Before...

Poet Kyla Lacey performs her work on Feb. 22 at the Down Under in the University Center.

Poetry as an outlet

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor February 26, 2018

Some topics are hard to talk about, but as poet Kyla Lacey says, “the conversation may stop, but the racism continues.” This was one of the ideas behind her poem titled “White Privilege,” which...

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...

Observe Earth Day with practical initiatives

April 19, 2016

April 20, 2016 Royal Purple Staff Opinion Earth Day is about more than planting trees, Woody Guthrie songs and picking up trash off the highway. It’s about coming together as cohabitants of our natural...

Letter to the Editor: Students shoud be leery of posting online

April 19, 2016

April 20, 2016 Nearly 65 percent of American citizens utilize some form of social networking. However, amidst the countless cat videos, family photos, news, and other common postings, are comments and...

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Vesna Brajkovic
Editor in Chief

Publication note from editor in chief

March 1, 2016

March 1, 2016 I woke up to a Facebook message from a former Royal Purple editor in chief, three emails threads and one really anxious news editor, the morning of Feb. 17. Through the night, the...

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