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Update: office hours still up for debate

Lennie Ballosh, General Staff
November 25, 2014
Filed under Local, Showcase, Top Story

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
Filed under Local, Showcase, Top Story

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
Filed under Local, Showcase, Top Story

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
Filed under Local, Showcase, Top Story

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 »

UW-P waves good-bye to Badger Camp Telethon

Lennie Ballosh, General Staff
November 13, 2014
Filed under Local, Showcase, Top Story

After 41 years, Wisconsin Badger Camp will be losing its additional funds raised during the annual Badger Camp Telethon hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. This year will be the last year that Media Technology Services will host the telethon. “I’m... Read more »

Proposal to change office hours discussed

Lennie Ballosh, General Staff
November 13, 2014
Filed under Local, Showcase, Top Story

Faculty Senate considered two proposals from faculty members on the appropriate ways to gauge whether instructors are available for consultations with students. The proposals were discussed at length during the Nov. 11 meeting. The current system only considers whether... Read more »

Platteville votes blue in Republican Wisconsin

Platteville votes blue in Republican Wisconsin

Regina Neenan and Lennie Ballosh
November 13, 2014
Filed under Local, Showcase, Top Story

Election results are in and Wisconsin is solidly Republican. The City of Platteville, however, swung blue in the gubernatorial and senatorial races. Trending in line with the red state, Grant County voted for incumbent governor Republican Scott Walker as he won the election... Read more »

Platteville supports Mary Burke in Republican Wisconsin; Voters favor Transportation Fund

Regina Neenan
November 11, 2014
Filed under Local

Election results are in, and Wisconsin is solidly Republican. The City of Platteville, however, swung blue in the governor and State Senate races. Trending in line with the red state, Grant County voted for incumbent governor Republican Scott Walker as he won the election with 50 percent of the vote.... Read more »

Pickard Hall Fright Fest features “Superheroes Gone Bad”

Pickard Hall Fright Fest features “Superheroes Gone Bad”

Samantha Way
November 11, 2014
Filed under Local, Showcase, Top Story

It was Thursday evening, chilly and dark. Students from around campus waited anxiously in line. Hearing the screams of their fellow students, the excitement rose as their turn came closer to experiencing Fright Fest.  One hundred... Read more »

Instructional Center provides research assistance, tutorials

Amy Warrichaiet, General Staff
November 11, 2014
Filed under Local, Showcase, Top Story

The Instructional Center for Educational Technologies, or ICET, is available to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville students or instructors in need of assistance with Desire 2 Learn and other computer applications. “Our... Read more »