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Traditional Hmong Thanksgiving draws crowd

Traditional Hmong Thanksgiving draws crowd

Sammi Yingst, General Staff
December 4, 2014
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Students and staff absorb the Hmong culture at the 23rd Annual Hummong Thanksgiving Tradition with performances including a fashion show, musical instruments and dancing on Friday evening. Tickets were sold out two days prior to the event with people eager to experience a different culture. ... Read more »

Alliance hosts annual Rainbow Rave

Alli Parker, General Staff
December 4, 2014
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Professionals and students dressed in drag at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville to show their support for the LGBT community and equality on campus. The annual Rainbow Rave Drag Show hosted by the Alliance took place on Nov. 22. The event was held in Velzy Commons and drew a crowd... Read more »

Campus helps celebrate Veteran’s Day by hosting Battle of the Bands

Campus helps celebrate Veteran’s Day by hosting Battle of the Bands

Amy Warrichaiet, General Staff
December 2, 2014
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On Veteran’s Day, students continued to honor those that have served in the United States Armed Forces with musical performances and free food in the Markee Pioneer Student Center at the Battle of the Bands. There were around 100 people in attendance at the start of... Read more »

Irish Christmas tours to campus

Irish Christmas tours to campus

Gavin Jensen, General Staff
December 2, 2014
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Although Thanksgiving is just around the corner, looking outside at the snow leaves the impression that the holidays are right around the corner and that is what An Irish Christmas brought to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville on Nov. 12. Sponsored by Kerry Records... Read more »

New technique informs counselors, assists students

Ricardo Ruelas, General Staff
December 2, 2014
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An electronic form is helping meet students’ needs and facilitating counseling on campus. The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Counseling Services is requiring students to fill out a form prior to setting up a counseling appointment. “Students... Read more »

University creates new Portuguese Program

University creates new Portuguese Program

Brent Landrum, General Staff
December 2, 2014
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The start of the academic year brought forth a new foreign language program and an increase in the number of Brazilian students on the University of Wisconsin-Platteville campus. While there are similarities to the Spanish language, Portuguese is its own distinct language and is spoken... Read more »

Update: office hours still up for debate

Lennie Ballosh, General Staff
November 25, 2014
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Professors’ office hours and availability may soon be subject to change. Faculty Senate has invited to the table two proposals for the change in office hours. These proposals, which would make a policy change to the number of required hours professors must be in their... Read more »

Batman’s first confession

Batman’s first confession

Sarah Newquists, Editor in Chief
November 25, 2014
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When the creator of UW-Platteville Confessions created the page in Feb. 2013, he chose to keep his identity a secret and go by Batman. On Nov. 12, 2014, Batman revealed his identity. Batman is better known as Ryan Kuster, a senior agricultural business major from Potosi. ... Read more »

Comedian Vestal heats up UW-Platteville

Samantha Yingst
November 13, 2014
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The seats were filled on Saturday when students came out to see comedian Brandon Vestal at Stand-Up Saturday in the Pioneer Crossing.  Vestal provided the audience with personal stories that were relateable. ... Read more »

Pioneer Jazz Orchestra, Jazz 1 compete in CFA

Pioneer Jazz Orchestra,  Jazz 1 compete in CFA

Samantha Way, General Staff
November 13, 2014
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Pioneer Jazz Orchestra director, Keith Lienert, challenged Jazz 1 to an impromptu duel in the Center for the Arts Nov. 6. The two participating ensembles competed by playing similar pieces. Austin Rohan, junior instrumental music education major and third-year trumpet... Read more »