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Closer look at Wisconsin farms

Closer look at Wisconsin farms

Olivia Storey, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019

The traveling exhibit The Lands We Share made its way to Andersen Library this week, showcasing farming and culture across Wisconsin. “This exhibit is the result of collaborative research from faculty and students at four UW campuses (UW-Whitewater, UW-Oshkosh, UW-Milwaukee, and UW-Madison),” said Sarell...

Regents approve tuition raise

April 12, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal April 13, 2016   There’s plenty of differences between college tuition hikes and a campus climate task force, but at the most recent UW System Board of Regents meeting, one of those differences became the length of discussion. The Regents spent a considerable amount of time near...

Democratic debate lacks student presence

February 23, 2016

Royal Purple Staff Opinion Feb. 23, 2016 With both Democratic candidates trying to get an endorsement from millennial voters, you’d think the audience at their UW-Milwaukee debate two weeks ago would have reflected that demographic. But it did not. Instead, UW-M students were given the chance to w...

Debate allows students to make their voices heard

February 16, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal, Andrew Eppen and Emily Lepkowski Feb. 17, 2016 Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) were the only two candidates on stage at the Democratic primary debate on Feb. 11, but that didn’t stop past and present UW students from fighting to h...

Young journalist finds place on News Team

Young journalist finds place on News Team

February 16, 2016

Feb. 16, 2016 If someone told me I would be covering a national event as huge as a Democratic Debate this early in my journalism career, I would have laughed. Not because it’s unimaginable, but because opportunities like these don’t happen easily for 18-year-olds.    I had no idea what to ex...

Democratic primary debate hosted at UW-Milwaukee

February 12, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal Feb. 11, 2016   Just days after the New Hampshire caucus, the two remaining Democratic candidates held their sixth presidential primary debate in the heart of the midwest. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) discussed their di...

Tax teams head to first regional competition

Tax teams head to first regional competition

November 10, 2015

Nov. 10, 2015 By Brad Allen Working on understanding tax, compiling data, tracking financial changes and presenting their findings were all part of the weekend for two student teams from UW-Whitewater. The two student teams participated in a regional event dedicated towards giving college students...

Rare relief maps kept safe in Upham Hall

Rare relief maps kept safe in Upham Hall

February 18, 2015

Feb 18, 2015 By Vesna Brajkovic [dropcap]T[/dropcap]hrough the years, Upham Hall has undergone upgrades and renovations pushing for an “out with the old, in with the new” mentality. But it takes a scientific-eye to spot when the ‘old’ is an irreplaceable, rare and book-subject worthy...

Adaptive Transportation

Adaptive Transportation

January 28, 2015

The students behind the pick-up, drop-off bus service of the Center for Students with Disabilities.  Jan. 28, 2015 By Vesna Brajkovic It’s almost 15 minutes to 11 a.m. and Kyle Crossett scoops up a ring of keys and a two-way radio and heads outside to one of the three vans marked “Warha...

Student government a necessity at all universities

Student government a necessity at all universities

April 9, 2014

With tuition rates and student loan interest rates as high as they are, students deserve to have a say in the policies and procedures of the university they attend. Unfortunately, UW-Milwaukee has recently taken steps that reduce its student body’s collective voice. After allegedly having issues...

Despite student concern, UW-Whitewater remains open in cold

Despite student concern, UW-Whitewater remains open in cold

February 12, 2014

Feb. 12, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic   With campus closings and class cancellations throughout Wisconsin due to dropping temperatures and harsh wind chills, some students are wondering why UW-Whitewater held out and left its doors open during the harsh conditions. The first few weeks of...

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