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From panties to paper

From panties to paper

Sara Newquist, Editor in Chief
October 23, 2014
Filed under Local, Local, Showcase, Top Story

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville students pulped panties into paper to support bringing an end to sexual and domestic violence for the second year in a row. The event took place on Oct. 13-14. “Last year, UW-P had the highest turn out for the project of any UW-System college,” director... Read more »

Double feature Stand-Up Saturday

Double feature Stand-Up Saturday

Allie Parker, General Staff
October 23, 2014
Filed under Local, Local, Showcase, Top Story

Approximately 200 people, ranging from students to adults, gathered at the Crossing in the Markee Pioneer Student Center on this past Saturday night to see comedians Chloé Hilliard and Roy Woods Jr. perform at Stand-Up Saturday. Students never seemed to stop laughing at the jokes these two comedians... Read more »

New Businesses Open on Main Street

Sara Newquist and Regina Neenan
October 23, 2014
Filed under Local, Local, Showcase, Top Story

Julie's Da Vine Wine & Stein ... Read more »

Enrollment numbers skyrocket 11 percent over five years at UW-Platteville

Brissa Hammel, General Staff
October 23, 2014
Filed under Local, Local, Showcase, Top Story

This academic school year is seeing the highest number of students in the University of Wisconsin-Platteville history. The number of enrolled undergraduate students has increased one-percent since last year. The campus takes a count of how many students are enrolled at UW-P on the first day of classes;... Read more »

Students learn about living, learning in Peru, Scotland

Sara Myers, General Staff
October 23, 2014
Filed under Local, Local, Showcase, Top Story

Have you ever wondered what it is like to study abroad? Or even what it is like to be a professor in a new teaching environment? Michael Momot and Bob Schmitt, engineering professors at The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, held an open forum on Oct. 15 in the Markee Pioneer Student Center where students... Read more »

Microsoft Outlook to debut after fall break

Ricardo Ruelas Jr., General Staff
October 23, 2014
Filed under Local, Local, Showcase, Top Story

The switch to UW-Platteville’s new email system, Microsoft Office 365: Outlook, will be taking place during fall break, and there will be a complete shut down during that weekend, making it impossible to access university e-mail until the switch is complete. In August 2013, as the five-year contract... Read more »

Platteville city ordinance specifies boarding, cycling, skating zones

Brissa Hammel, General Staff
October 23, 2014
Filed under Local, Local, Showcase, Top Story

Skateboards, longboards, bicycles, in-line skates and roller skates allow students to travel more quickly than walking, but many of the bike, skate and board owners are unaware of the laws, statutes and ordinances in place to keep riders, drivers and pedestrians safe. The Platteville City Ordinance... Read more »

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 »