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Drug testing for welfare a waste of tax dollars

November 17, 2015

Royal Purple Staff Opinion Nov. 17, 2015 Gov. Scott Walker recently approved an administrative rule that will allow the state to drug test people who receive public benefits. The rule took effect on Nov. 9 and has brought our state one step closer to requiring welfare applicants to take a drug...

Drunk driving laws need to be stricter

Graphic by Alyssa Miles

April 2, 2014

April 2, 2014 Royal Purple Editorial Staff Opinion Many statistics about drinking in Wisconsin get passed around social media as something to laugh about. For example, there is a graph showing that Wisconsin has more bars than grocery stores, and there is a statistic showing that Wisconsin has...

New bench adorns University Center

The life-size sculpture of Willie the Warhawk leans on the back of an attached bench outside of Beans 
coffee shop. The bench cost about $40,000. Funding came from multiple sources, including gift funding.

November 20, 2013

Nov. 20, 2013 By Jacqueline Schaefer The most recent art installation on campus is one that exemplifies school spirit, former athletic director Paul Plinske said. And what better to symbolize UW-Whitewater pride than the bird himself: Willie the Warhawk. A life-size bronze statue of Willie the Warhawk leaning on a benc...

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