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LEAP workshops teach students, staff tools for success

January 21, 2019

During winter break, some students and staff took a unique opportunity to expand upon their own knowledge through the Liberal Education and America’s Promise run workshops held right on campus. The organization, also known as LEAP, focuses on empowering students and giving students the necessary too...

Support systems are vital for people with autism

Support systems are vital for people with autism

Editorial Opinion, Royal Purple staff

April 8, 2018

There are 3.5 million truck drivers, homeless people and Evangelical Lutherans in the United States each, respectively. You would never say that people with any one of these traits are rare, or that people belonging to these groups don’t play an important role in our society. There’s another gr...

Committee navigates restructuring

Committee navigates restructuring

Nicole Aimone, News Editor

January 29, 2018

A steering committee, manned by 61 administrative staff, faculty, and students from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and University of Wisconsin-Rock County is overseeing the merging of the two schools, mandated to be completed by July 1. Last November, the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regen...

Liberal arts shouldn’t be on the chopping block

Royal Purple Editorial Staff

November 15, 2017

Sometimes it’s good to follow the trends. But there are some aspects of society that should stay consistent because following the trend is detrimental to society. In the case of University of Wisconsin-Superior, which just recently suspended a large number of its liberal arts and humanities programs f...

EIC says goodbye to departing staff

EIC says goodbye to departing staff

May 8, 2013

  The Royal Purple office is a fun place to be on Monday production nights. From “quote-board-worthy” conversations to kazoo serenades, we somehow find the fun on deadline. That being said, we are forced to say goodbye to four dedicated and talented students this semester. The missing presence ...

Royal Purple Staff Goodbye: Heena Ahmed

Royal Purple Staff Goodbye: Heena Ahmed

May 8, 2013

  I honestly can’t believe that I’m sitting here writing this trying to say goodbye to the people I’ve met here and marking an end to my journey here at UW-Whitewater. Like every aspect in life, this has been a beautiful learning experience with its share of ups and downs filled wi...

Royal Purple Staff Goodbye: Zach Hicks

Royal Purple Staff Goodbye: Zach Hicks

May 8, 2013

  After two years on the Royal Purple’s editorial staff, it’s finally time to say goodbye. It’s exciting to begin a new chapter as a young journalist, but my departure also comes with mixed emotions. I still remember my first section meeting as a sports writer, trying to inject my opi...

Royal Purple Staff Goodbye: Lynn Marolt

Royal Purple Staff Goodbye: Lynn Marolt

May 8, 2013

  I never knew that my college experience would be coming to a close so soon. To tell you the truth it hasn’t even hit me yet.  These past four years have gone by so quickly. But before I leave, there are so many people I need to thank. To God: Without you I would have never made i...

New Name, New Face, New Style

January 23, 2013

  Royal Purple Spotlight section gets new name:   “Imaginative, creative, and nonscientific branches of knowledge considered collectively.” That is the definition of the arts. “Activity done for enjoyment when one is not working.” That is the definition of recreation. ...

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