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Gov. Scott Walker gives his State of the State address to Wisconsin legislators earlier this month. With a theme of “working and winning for Wisconsin,” Walker announced plans for a third UW tuition freeze and an unspecified cut for in-state students for the ’17-19 state biennial budget during his address.

Benefits of Walker tuition proposal unknown for UW-W

Upcoming budget will provide insight on student, campus impact
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...

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,...

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...

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,...

Obama visits Milwaukee

October 3, 2012

President Barack Obama, who visited Milwaukee last Saturday, delivered a campaign re-election speech touching on the economy, creating jobs and improving education. Joseph Bucklley from Racine, Wis.,...

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...

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...

UW System should remain united

March 2, 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...

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