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From left, Greg Cook, interim chancellor of UW-Whitewater, Rahenya Anderson, a sociology major and president of the Black Student Union, and members of Whitewater Student Government affirm unity as Kenny Yarbrough, right, assistant vice chancellor of equity, diversity and inclusion, concludes his remarks. On behalf of BSU, Anderson presented Cook with a working list of actions to better the experiences of students of color on campus. The UW-Whitewater 2020 Unity Walk for Black Lives Matter culminated with a program at Perkins Stadium, where students and administrators spoke on the themes of unity and community, on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. (UW-Whitewater photo/Craig Schreiner)

Voters’ choices swayed by students’ voices

Brooklyn Stevenson, Lifestylist Jornalist October 31, 2021

As a student at UW Whitewater, there are many different ways to be active in advocation for different policies and rights as elections are around the corner. Even if someone is not voting or are unable...

Its voting time!

It’s voting time!

Dauntae Green, Managing Editor October 31, 2021

The time for voting is just around the corner with Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 2. The city of Whitewater has a helpful process in place for citizens to vote on the big day. With a little preparation...

Follow polls at your own discretion

Follow polls at your own discretion

Carina Lopez, News Editor October 18, 2020

Political science professors took to the stage Oct. 8 with the League of Women Voters of Whitewater Area to help others better understand how polling and forecasting assist in collecting data for elections.  Eric...

Beth Drew

Listen. Care. Do.

October 18, 2020

Dear Editor: Beth Drew is a candidate for State Representative in the 43rd Assembly District.  Her motto is Listen. Care. Do.  There are many reasons for this motto.   First of all, that is exactly...

The Irvin L. Young Memorial Library is located at 431 West Center St. in Whitewater Wisconsin.

Virtual event prepares voters for election

Ben Yang, Journalist September 20, 2020

The Irvin L. Young Memorial Library and the League of Women Voters of Whitewater Area banded together to put on a virtual event to help educate community members on how to vote in the Nov. 2 election titled...

Election 2020: Here’s what you need to know

December 2, 2019

You probably know that 2020 is a presidential election year. Next November, Americans will decide whether to rehire President Trump for four more years, or give the job to a Democratic challenger....

graphic by Elliot Weld / Graphic Editor

Organization navigates students through voting

Shannan Lojeski, Assistant News Editor October 29, 2018

As the general election gets closer, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students are constantly reminded to prepare and register to vote. Warhawks Vote, an organization that has been active since 2007,...

Szerlong ‘equipped’ to serve in Wisconsin Assembly

October 22, 2018

What qualities and experiences does Gabriel Szerlong possess that would make him worthy of your vote on November 6th? I met Gabriel Szerlong this past July. I have found him to be a man of depth and wisdom....

Voting is a crucial part of our democracy

Voting is a crucial part of our democracy

Royal Purple Editorial Staff , Royal Purple Editorial Staff February 26, 2018

Casting a ballot during elections -- whether that’s at local, state or federal level -- is a vital duty all citizens share to help uphold our nation’s democracy. Last week, Wisconsin voters hit...

Five things to know before heading to the polls

April 2, 2016

Compiled by Kimberly Wethal April 2, 2016   Depending on whether you know who you’re voting for or not, drawing a line to connect the arrow on your ballot is the easy part of voting come...

Time to vote: The future depends on you

October 30, 2014

Oct. 29 2014 Attention all college students – the time is here. Your opportunity to help set your future in employment and life is NOW. A little history fact is that the life style of most of you...

Students need to be informed before voting

Students need to be informed before voting

October 23, 2014

Oct. 22 2014 Royal Purple Editorial Staff Opinion With the gubernatorial elections quickly approaching on Nov. 4, most of Wisconsin’s citizens have been considering who they believe deserves their...

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