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Guest speaker cites ‘white rage’ in 2010 elections

Guest speaker cites ‘white rage’ in 2010 elections

March 5, 2014

Student captures controversial comments by guest speaker March 5, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik   A speaker whose comments stirred up controversy in a general education class has pushed the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater into the national spotlight. Former Milwaukee county supervisor...

Faculty donate talents to raise money

Faculty donate talents to raise money

November 20, 2013

Music Mosaics has supported scholarship program since 2002: By Lea Staedtler   Faculty members of the department of music have teamed up to raise scholarship money for incoming and continuing music students, and help students better afford school. Now in its 11th year, the Music Mosaic...

UW-W hosts bands from around the world

UW-W hosts bands from around the world

September 18, 2013

By Elise McArdle   Want to travel the world without leaving campus? On Sept. 18, three diverse bands from different countries will perform at the World Music Festival in the Young Auditorium. Playing at 6 p.m. is Kardemimmit, a band composed of four young women from Finland. Kardemimmit...

Students should accept gender diversity on campus

March 7, 2012

Growing up, we were taught there are two kinds of genders: boys and girls. It made sense, the two anatomical sexes of male and female coincided with the genders succinctly, and we followed this information obediently, not ever questioning it. But being taught that was incorrect—at least partially...

A reminder to our readers

February 8, 2012

If there’s one thing I’ve been working on this semester, it’s having tougher skin. But when it comes to the Royal Purple, I tend to take things straight to heart. Last semester, an anonymously critiqued paper was slipped under our office door filled front to back with hand-written notes and corr...

Greek Recruitment (photo gallery)

September 22, 2011

During the recruitment process, the Greek fraternities and sororities hosted events for potential new members.  The Greeks also attracted new members at the UW-Whitewater Involvement Fair. Photos by: Kelsey Welke

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