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A home away from home

English Learning Academy students work together on group homework after their Thursday morning classes

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

September 24, 2019

The English Language Academy (ELA) is celebrating its fifth year of giving international students a home away from home. Former Chancellor Telfer first poposed an initiative for the program, which was founded in 2014. His idea was to increase the global community of the UW-Whitewater campus, which...

Letter to the Editor: Discussion on hate/bias policies should continue on campus

May 4, 2016

May 4, 2016 In his letter to the editor in the April 20 issue of The Royal Purple “Incident Reporting Left Unclear,” Dr. Mark Zunac raises important questions relating to the implementation of the Hate/Bias Incident Reporting Form and measures being contemplated in response to the blackface incident ...

Campus climate talks continue

March 15, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal March 16, 2016   Twenty-six letters. It only takes that many letters to “help or hurt someone,” senior diversity advocate Betsy Jordan said at last week’s Residence Hall Association (RHA) meeting, continuing the discussion of campus climate at UW-Whitewater. RHA cut i...

UW-Whitewater loses an inspirational teacher


January 30, 2013

Influence, passion, good intent and commitment are qualities chosen by UW-Whitewater students and administrators to describe the late Tomas Garrett-Rosas, a former sociology professor. Garrett-Rosas, 38, passed away Jan.  6. Garrett-Rosas shared his inspiring life story with his students and colleagues. He w...

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