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Benefits of Walker tuition proposal unknown for UW-W

Benefits of Walker tuition proposal unknown for UW-W

Kimberly Wethal, Co Editor-In-Chief

January 25, 2017

In his seventh State of the State address earlier this month, Gov. Scott Walker promised that the upcoming ’17-19 state biennial budget wouldn’t just include a third UW System tuition freeze, but also a tuition cut for in-state students. Until the budget numbers are released around mid-February,...

Resident tuition freeze delays inevitable

April 26, 2016

April 27, 2016 Royal Purple Staff Opinion The cost of college education is high and going up – especially if you’re a nonresident undergraduate or graduate student at UW-Whitewater. Next semester, nonresident UW-W students can expect their tuition to raise by 3.4 percent, about $500. For...

Letter to the Editor: Online degrees create competition for colleges

October 6, 2015

Oct. 6, 2015 I find myself asking the question of what would I do if my college education was not paid for by someone else, and how would I be able to survive and support my family? I say this because recently I have been reading a lot of articles in the large newspapers like Forbes, the New York Time...

Letter to the Editor: Inflation, a burden for students

October 6, 2015

Oct. 6, 2015 College is extremely expensive in this day and age, as opposed to years back. Growing up, I was always told that “education is the key to your future,” and I believe that wholeheartedly, but I am very disappointed in our nation because of how high tuition is. Higher education is said...

Consider This

September 5, 2012

With school being so expensive, how can I be financially responsible and not overspend? Every college student is aware of the expenses involved with furthering their education. With the beginning of the school year, students are purchasing food, supplies and items for their apartments, all while paying UW...

Tuition raised to ensure high standards of education

August 29, 2012

For the sixth consecutive year tuition will increase by 5.5 percent for the 2012-2013 academic year. James Bronson, associate professor of Management, has noticed students working longer hours at part-time jobs as tuition has increased. He also noted “as tuition goes up, state support has gone down...

UW System should remain united

March 1, 2011

At UW-Whitewater, every student, faculty and staff member is part of a community. Likewise, UW-Whitewater is a member of a greater family: the UW System. With the recent push of Gov. Scott Walker’s budget-repair bill, many concerns have come to light, one of which would split the family apart. Withi...

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