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Platteville Community gathers for campus’ annual Homecoming Parade

Platteville Community gathers  for campus’ annual Homecoming Parade

Lennie Ballosh, General Staff
October 15, 2014
Filed under Local, Showcase, Top Story

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville concluded this year’s homecoming with a parade on Oct. 11, starting on Hickory St. outside of Ullsvik Hall and continuing down Main St. towards downtown Platteville. The parade was a mix of Greek Organizations, Residence Halls and other student organizations... Read more »

Cuba’s New Now

Rachel Schneider, General Staff
October 8, 2014
Filed under Local, Opinions, Showcase, Top Story

Dr. Ernesto Dominguez Lopez, a history and political science professor at the University of Havana, Cuba came to talk about Cuba’s past and presence in the 21st century. Two unique things of Cuba’s past are that they are dependent on trade with other countries and they have fast migration in and... Read more »

University prepares for Homecoming Week 2014

Sara Myers, General Staff
October 8, 2014
Filed under Events, Local, Showcase, Top Story

Homecoming week is a time for students, alumni and the University of Wisconsin-Platteville to come together and celebrate. This year Homecoming Week is Oct. 5 through Oct. 11. This year’s theme is “UW-Platteville Goes to Hollywood.” One new event this year is Hunger Games Dodgeball. “We’ve... Read more »

MCIC attendees strengthen diversity

Lennie Ballosh and Amy Warrichaiet
October 8, 2014
Filed under Events, Local, Showcase, Top Story

The fourth annual Midwest Culturally Inclusive Conference was held last week on Oct. 2-3. This year’s theme was “Connect, Engage and Transform,” and was for leaders, teachers, students, administrators and staff that want to strengthen diversity throughout the Midwest and work together to resolve... Read more »

Open Talent Night:

Open Talent Night:

Michael Huttenhoff, General Staff
October 1, 2014
Filed under Events, Local, Showcase, Top Story

From Open Mic Night to Open Talent Night, Campus Programming and Relations is going a new direction to show off the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s student talent. This year they are starting something new by hosting Open Talent Night. Tuesday Sept. 23 was the first ever Open Talent Night.... Read more »

Two-hour parking limit on Main: City of Platteville officals speak

Allie Parker, General Staff
October 1, 2014
Filed under Local, Opinions, Showcase, Top Story

The two-hour parking time on Main Street has been a worry for local businesses. Customers may spend longer than two hours in some stores and there is a concern that two hours is not enough time. Main Street businesses have voiced that they do not think two hours is a sufficient amount of time. “The... Read more »

Marching, Dancing Pioneers to perform halftime at Lambeau

Marching, Dancing Pioneers to perform halftime at Lambeau

October 1, 2014
Filed under Events, Local, Showcase, Sports, Top Story

The UW-Platteville Marching Pioneers and the Pioneer Dance Team have an opportunity that comes around only once every six years: to perform at the Green Bay Packer halftime show. The marching band and dance team perform on Lambeau Field in the halftime show during the 7 p.m. Packers vs. Vikings game... Read more »

Students come together to participate in inaugural Sand Volleyball tournament

Ricardo Ruelas Jr.
September 26, 2014
Filed under Local, Sports

Mud turned to sand when this semester’s Mud Volleyball tournament had to be moved from Memorial Park to Circle Drive. The tournament, held on Sept. 20, had to be moved due to the trees and debris that remain in Memorial Park after this summer’s tornado. “The area [adjacent to Memorial Park]... Read more »

‘Run with the Cops’ supports Special Olympics Wisconsin

‘Run with the Cops’ supports  Special Olympics Wisconsin

Brisa Hammel
September 26, 2014
Filed under Events, Local

University of Wisconsin-Platteville Students and faculty, as well as community members joined together to not to run away from the cops, but rather run with them at the first annual Run With the Cops event to support the Special Olympics Wisconsin. The 1k Walk/5K Run was held outside of the Markee... Read more »

Farmer’s market offers local food, goods to students, community

Brent Landrum
September 26, 2014
Filed under Local

Buying locally supports the community and one way to do this is to shop at the local Farmer’s Market. Platteville Farmer’s Market, which began in 1980, is located on Market Street and is open every Saturday from 7 a.m. to noon from May through October. Local products such as flowers, vegetables,... Read more »