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Letter to the Editor: Incident reporting left unclear

April 19, 2016

April 20, 2016 Last week’s memo announcing the Hate/Bias Incident Reporting Form takes us one step closer toward the erasure of prejudice. Huzzah. With this new protocol, perhaps now offending students won’t feel compelled to issue tearful videotaped confessions of their alleged crimes. However, ...

Letter to the Editor: Domestic Violence a prominent issue on campus

November 17, 2015

Nov. 17, 2015 With the launching of UW-Whitewater’s “It’s On Us” campaign and the investigation into the university’s compliance with Title IX, an important discussion about sexual assault began on campus. This discussion, while tremendously important, has for the most part failed to include much men...

Second Title IX complaint for UW-W: Student files lawsuit against UW-W following assault

November 10, 2015

Compiled by Kimberly Wethal Nov. 11, 2015   The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is facing its second Title IX complaint in 18 months after a sexual assault survivor filed a federal lawsuit in July earlier this year. The information about the most recent federal lawsuit filed with the Departm...

Stop the stigma: Addressing the ‘F’ word

Stop the stigma: Addressing the ‘F’ word

March 4, 2015

March 4, 2015 Royal Purple Staff Opinion It’s time to talk about the “F” word. That’s right… Feminism. Why do we treat feminism like it’s a bad word? So many people are willing to say they support the very things that feminists stand for, yet refuse to identify as a feminist themselves....

UW-Whitewater listed in federal sex violence investigation

May 1, 2014

May 1, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik   The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released a list of 55 higher education institutions under investigation for possible violations of Title IX or  federal law over the handling of sexual violence and harassment compla...

UW-Whitewater to D-II? Not so fast

April 22, 2014

  April 23, 2014 By Paul Bressler UW-Whitewater Interim Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Amy Edmonds put to bed any rumors that the Warhawks would make the jump to Division-II, at least for the near future. “We definitely believe in the Division-III philosophy,” Edmonds said....

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