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Bringing awareness to unknown struggles

Evan Halpop, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

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 that individuals with Employment. While getting into a career takes effort for anyone, it can be ...

Say hello to second semester

Staff Editorial, Royal Purple Staff

January 21, 2019


Filed under Opinion

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 the fall semester each year is filled with new challenges and new classes. It means surviving...

US backs out of TPP; is NAFTA repeal next?

US backs out of TPP; is NAFTA repeal next?

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under Biz & Tech

Machinery, medical supplies, energy and electric materials and dairy goods. The top four industries of the badger state will not see increases in exports due to a recent executive action that could harm Wisconsin’s economy. A proposed free trade deal between the U.S. and 11 other nations that would...

State senators hurt families, block CBD bill

April 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion

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 the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Cannabidio...

Tipping culture should change over time

March 15, 2016


Filed under Opinion

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 so fortunate. Quite a few of us work as bartenders and servers, and the “luck of the Irish”...

Trump antics reflect negative campus climate

March 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion

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 candidates, one an “email-deleter” and the other a “socialist,” are politely disagr...

Colgate ad endorses helpful initiative

Colgate ad endorses helpful initiative

February 23, 2016


Filed under Opinion

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 and a decent burger. When with a group of rowdy men drinking beer, boasting about last night’s drunke...

Terminally ill have right to die with dignity

October 20, 2015


Filed under Opinion

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 physician-assisted suicide. Four other states have already passed similar legislation, inclu...

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

October 6, 2015


Filed under Opinion

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 student loans to afford it. After students are done with college for two to four years as an underg...

Letter to the Editor: Planned Parenthood not the only option

October 6, 2015


Filed under Opinion

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 Parenthood has incurred.  According to the Planned Parenthood 2013-14 annual report, in 2014 alone Pl...

Intervention necessary in Syrian conflict

September 22, 2015


Filed under Opinion

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 supposed to result in stability and democracy, Syria has been trapped in a brutal civil war for th...

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