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Chancellor should support victims, students

October 22, 2018

Retired professor Brian Kevin Beck posited last week that Chancellor Kopper should not step down because she has not failed in any of her responsibilities. Chancellor Kopper herself said that her primary responsibility as Chancellor has always been “ensuring that UW-Whitewater is a welcoming campus for...

Sexual assault reported on campus

Killian Jauch, News Editor

September 18, 2018

A sexual assault was reported to the Dean of Students office on Monday, Sept. 10. The alleged offender reportedly entered an unlocked dorm room, and the two involved reportedly know one another. The alleged incident was made known to students in a mass email announcement sent out with compliance of the...

‘Support the Arts’

‘Support the Arts’

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

September 10, 2018

Whitewater’s fifth annual Main Street Festival will return from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 15, featuring multiple events similar to previous years’ including street painting. “The event will not only support the arts [and] local artists but bring the community together with a great event,” said Deb...

Support from unexpected places

Support from unexpected places

Brad Allen, Managing Editor

February 12, 2018

After learning that two teenage girls in Whitewater had lost both their parents in one morning, community members in Whitewater collectively donated several thousand dollars to assist with funeral arrangements and emergency expenses for the teens. Pay It Forward, a local group that meets once each month to deci...

Letter to the Editor: Make suicide prevention essential

April 26, 2016

April 27, 2016 Suicide is a major issue that has been brushed under the rug all too often. Feelings of suicide not only occur in adulthood, but also can occur in years as early as grade school. I believe it is important to bring awareness and educate children in grade school about suicide and the...

7 Cups of Tea offers support

7 Cups of Tea offers support

February 4, 2015

Feb. 4, 2015 By Vesna Brajkovic 7 Cups of Tea is a website and free mobile app that offers people a way to anonymously chat one-on-one about their problems with a trained active listener. The online emotional support service does not aim to give advice, but rather provide an outlet for people...

A warhawk’s life down under

November 28, 2012

  Imagine waking up on your birthday and having to say goodbye to all of your friends and family before you leave the country for six months. That was me, heading to Australia to study abroad for one of my last semesters of college. As excited as I was to be able to embark on this incredible jou...

Support for tsunami relief needed

March 30, 2011

Though the uproar over Gov. Scott Walker's budget-repair bill has been a focus for many UW-Whitewater students, faculty and staff, we must take time to support a much larger issue. As of March 21, the combined toll of dead and missing was more than 21,000 people after an 8.9-magnitude earthqua...

To live life as a homosexual

March 11, 2011

Winner of the Royal Purple essay contest The following article was submitted to the Royal Purple as an entry for the writing contest promoted in the paper during the past couple weeks. The description for the contest required contestants to answer the question “What is the greatest challenge yo...

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