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Gender ratio flops to 6:1 in favor of females

Gender ratio flops to 6:1 in favor of females

Tits McGee
November 11, 2014
Filed under Antagonist, Showcase, Top Story

According to a recent survey conducted by the Wisconsin Public Institute of Education, it is estimated that by 2016 the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s gender ratio will be 6:1 in favor of women. This statement was released... Read more »

Try not to laugh when you see the male staff

Try not to laugh when you see the male staff

Barbie
November 11, 2014
Filed under Antagonist, Showcase, Top Story

The ever-wise Cady Heron, from the 2004 hit film Mean Girls, once said, “In the regular world, Halloween is when children dress up in costumes and beg for candy. In Girl World, Halloween is the one night a year when a girl can dress like a total ... Read more »

University develops new major for college of EMS: Chemical Synthesis

University develops new major for college of EMS: Chemical Synthesis

Lucy Earthrunner
November 11, 2014
Filed under Antagonist, Showcase, Top Story

As enrollment rates continue to increase, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville will introduce another major, hosted by the Chemistry Department in the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science. The new major, Chemical... Read more »

Division III adopts Fantasy Football

Division III adopts Fantasy Football

Wayne Kurr
November 11, 2014
Filed under Antagonist, Showcase, Top Story

The Pioneer football team is eagerly looking forward to proving their talent in this upcoming game against the undefeated University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Warhawks. Not only are the athletes impatiently awaiting kickoff, but the fans are overwhelmed with excitement as well. This Division... Read more »

Zombies spotted on campus, students urged to stay safe

Zombies spotted on campus, students urged to stay safe

Regina George
November 11, 2014
Filed under Antagonist, Showcase, Top Story

The mid-October Red Cross Blood Drive turned bloody as mutated students, faculty, staff and community members raided Velzy Commons in Ullsvik Hall, relieving the blood drive staff of some of their harvestings. Red blood cell-rich... Read more »

Bozo the Clown to run the show

King of the Monkeez
November 11, 2014
Filed under Antagonist, Showcase, Top Story

The university has hired its first Ring Master. After an international search and consulting with consultants, this new, desperately needed position will be filled by Bozo the Clown. Chancellor-Lord Shields, in his first on-campus appearance since the May Commencement,... Read more »

University creates College of WARTS: Witchcraft, Alchemy, Runes, Transfiguration, Sorcery

University creates College of WARTS:  Witchcraft, Alchemy, Runes, Transfiguration, Sorcery

Seymour Butts
November 11, 2014
Filed under Antagonist, Showcase, Top Story

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is adding a new college this fall to attempt to boost enrollment numbers and accumulate more money from tuition and student housing. In addition to the current colleges of BILSA, LAE and EMS, the university will be adding the College of Witchcraft,... Read more »

Workers throw rager at MPSC

Tits McGee, Antagonist
October 31, 2013
Filed under Antagonist

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
Filed under Antagonist

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
Filed under Antagonist

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 »