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Autism Awareness Month brings light to employment hardship
April 3, 2019

It is no joke that individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have a harder time reading nonverbal social cues than neurotypicals or nonautistic individuals, and on top of that, there is another barrier...

Say hello to second semester

January 21, 2019

School is upon us once again. The winter break is officially over, and with classes beginning Tuesday it’s time to hit the books. Winter break is much needed and well deserved for students considering...

Should immigrant workers fear ICE?

Many farms rely on immigrant workers, some of whom are undocumented citizens. Some are concerned that deportations could leave farms shorthanded.
Although not targets, workers’ fears persist
May 3, 2017

The United States government is not “rounding up illegal immigrants,” some officials say, but many farm workers – some of whom are undocumented citizens – still hold fears regarding the prospect...

State senators hurt families, block CBD bill

April 5, 2016

Royal Purple Staff Opinion April 5, 2016 Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that can cause some people to have as many as 100 seizures in a single day, and it affects more than 450,000 children across...

Tipping culture should change over time

March 15, 2016

Royal Purple Staff Opinion March 15, 2016 With St. Patty’s Day approaching, many students are searching their closets for last year’s shamrock t-shirt and matching leprechaun hat, but others aren’t...

Trump antics reflect negative campus climate

March 8, 2016

March 8, 2016 For college students, the presidential    campaign seems like a far-off land where a rich bigot and two career politicians are in a street brawl for the GOP nomination, and the two Democratic...

Colgate ad endorses helpful initiative

Column by 
Amber Levenhagen
Photo Editor
February 23, 2016

Feb. 23, 2016 I didn’t watch the Super Bowl, unlike 111.9 million other people. Even though every TV at the bar was playing the event, I was busy celebrating a friend’s 21st birthday with craft beer...

Terminally ill have right to die with dignity

October 20, 2015

Royal Purple Staff Opinion Oct. 20, 2015 California passed a bill last month that will allow physicians to prescribe life-ending medication to terminally ill patients, making it the fifth state to legalize...

Letter to the Editor: Student loans a government investment in the future

October 6, 2015

Oct. 6, 2015 Why can’t the government find a way to stop colleges from charging thousands of dollars for students to go to college? Not all students can afford to go to college and some have to take...

Letter to the Editor: Planned Parenthood not the only option

October 6, 2015

Oct. 6, 2015 This topic was brought up in the first place from the issue of morality that is present when babies are murdered to harvest their organs for a profit.  And profits are just what Planned...

Intervention necessary in Syrian conflict

September 22, 2015

Royal Purple Staff Opinion A wave of revolutions swept across the Middle East and Northern Africa in 2011, earning the name the “Arab Spring” for future history books. While these uprisings were...

Outrage roars across social media

September 15, 2015

Royal Purple Staff Opinion A lion-killing dentist sounds like a character you might find sitting around Ted Nugent’s poker table, but here in America, that dentist has become the new most-hated man...

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