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Workers throw rager at MPSC

Tits McGee, Antagonist
October 31, 2013
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Several witnesses observed loud and obnoxious noise coming from the Pioneer Crossing of the Markee Pioneer Student Center at 11 p.m. Saturday Oct. 27. The incident occurred on a night when much of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville student body was celebrating the annual Halloween festivities... Read more »

Extra seats added to Stations’ kitchen

Extra seats added to Stations’ kitchen

Stan Still, Antagonist
October 31, 2013
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During a Student Senate meeting three weeks ago, a student complained of the limited seating in the Stations Dining Hall in Bridgeway Commons.   After looking into the space available, Dining Services decided to place a table of five near the burger grill.   “Most fine-dining... Read more »

Column: Are squirrels friend or foe?

Big Poppa Pumb, Antagonist
October 31, 2013
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Many of you may have noticed that the squirrels on this campus are quite friendly, perhaps too friendly.  These fuzzy critters are adorable with their attempts to gain snacks and friendship from unsuspecting students.  Many have been seen approaching young freshmen new to campus, following them to... Read more »

Wu Tang Clan sues hockey club

Wu Tang Clan sues hockey club

Dunkin Disorderly, Antagonist
October 31, 2013
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Rap group Wu-Tang Clan has filed suit against the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Hockey Club for copyright and trademark infringement due to T-shirts the club team made this year.   “This conflict is nothing new to us,” de-facto leader of Wu-Tang Clan RZA said. “We cause more family... Read more »

Actual murder in crime scene house used for annual demonstration

Ann Thrax, Antagonist
October 31, 2013
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An 18-year-old prospective freshman student’s body was found by Campus Police Saturday, murdered in the crime scene house located at Pioneer Farm. The student, whose identity has not been released, is believed to have been touring the facility.  His group accidentally left him in the partially-unfinished... Read more »

St. Joe Kluever

St. Joe Kluever

Rick James, Bitch, Antagonist
October 31, 2013
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Two years ago, The Antagonist wrote a profile of a fantastic young sophomore named Joe Kluever. That young man has grown into the student body president of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. While the picture of Kluever that readers got from that profile was slightly exaggerated with... Read more »

Pioneer Pete attempts escape

Pioneer Pete attempts escape

Sue Purb, Antagonist
October 31, 2013
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Campus Police found the missing windscreen of Pioneer Pete in a ditch Monday night. Sometime between Oct. 15-16, police had believed someone stole the fence cover from the stadium, leaving Pioneer Pete’s feet behind. “The hack job just proved that it was some student trying to get a cool decoration... Read more »

Tampons for the apocalypse

Killa B.
April 4, 2013
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Students at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville are suffering from another six percent increase in tuition along with Student Senate’s decision to increase segregated fees for a new luxury bathroom and kitchen in the Pioneer Involvement Center. In response to the students digging out of the... Read more »

Electronic cigarettes help alleviate stress for mankind and machines alike

Orville Frattenbacher
April 4, 2013
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Looking at the clock in the office and it informs you that it is 3:30 pm  and your cubicle has begun to close in on you. Five supervisors have come through periodically  asking for the same report with the same corrections. You are a part of the 19 percent of Americans who use tobacco, you really need... Read more »

And on St.Patty’s Day we wear RED

Peter North
April 4, 2013
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Saint Patrick’s Day is celebrated each year on March 17 in remembrance of the Patron Saint of Ireland. It was initially created by the Roman Catholic Church in Ireland as a holy day of obligation, however, this holiday is also widely celebrated as a secular celebration of the Irish culture. The shamrock’s... Read more »