Faculty Senate debates time between classes, computer lab surveys

Lennie Ballosh , balloshl@uwplatt.edu
April 16, 2015
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A mandatory survey for all who use campus labs and increasing passing time between classes and were discussed at the Faculty Senate meeting Tuesday. Tonya Stappert, of Information Technology Services, brought forth a lab survey which students could be required to fill out before logging onto the computer... Read more »

Former police officer talks officer misconduct

Justin Fey, feyj@uwplatt.edu
April 16, 2015
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Police chief turned pastor David Couper came to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville to discuss police misconduct in the United States. With events such as the Ferguson Riots and recent officer-involved shootings in Madison and South Carolina, Couper shared his views on changing the police force for... Read more »

Smith discusses combat, ‘coming out’

Hannah Helwig, helwigh@uwplatt.edu
April 16, 2015
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Rob Smith challenged students to seek different perspectives, create change and improve campus environments with examples of his life as an LGBT person. Smith, an Iraq war veteran, author and journalist, planned to speak about his experiences as an LGBT person in the U.S. Army April 8, sponsored by... Read more »

Official Platteville vote count in

Clare May, maycl@uwplatt.edu
April 16, 2015
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Platteville spring election tallies are in regarding judicial and municipal positions and school district proposals. Residents from all four districts were encouraged to vote April 7 for justice of the Supreme Court, circuit court judge, alderperson-at-large and a state referendum. Additionally, districts... Read more »

Suicide loss survivors unite in Platteville

Hannah Helwig, helwigh@uwplatt.edu
April 16, 2015
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A support group for those who have lost loved ones to suicide recently began holding meetings in Platteville. The group meets every second Tuesday of the month from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Mound City Motor Bank Branch. The Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group held its first meeting in March, inspired... Read more »

Snow, after effects cause rescheduling, extra work

Jeremy Calvert, calvertje@uwplatt.edu
April 1, 2015
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Snow has been the main factor hindering spring Pioneer athletics, including baseball, softball, track and lacrosse, and every year the teams must adjust accordingly. The schedule for certain sports can change with one snowfall, causing games to be cancelled and change practice schedules. Platteville... Read more »

Meet your Student Senate Candidates

Meet your Student Senate Candidates

Sara Newquist, newquists@uwplatt.edu
April 1, 2015
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Sydney Bend and Joe Sigwarth are running for Student Senate president and vice president for the 2015-16 academic year with the campaign slogan, “Your Voice, Your Vote.” Bend, a junior media studies major with an emphasis in public relations and minor in journalism, is running for Student Senate... Read more »

Web Exclusive: “Clearing the Haze”

Shannon Fischer, fischersha@uwplatt.edu
March 12, 2015
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“Clearing the Haze,” held on March 5, was not a political discussion, but rather a scientific presentation. The main goal of the night was to educate students on both the positive and negative effects of marijuana use in a safe environment. “We’re not here to tell you what to do, we’re here... Read more »

Web Exclusive: Criminal Justice Career Fair

Web Exclusive: Criminal Justice Career Fair

Exponent Staff, uwpexponent@gmail.com
March 12, 2015
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Peace officers, forensics employees and correctional officers came to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville campus Tuesday to take part in the 42nd Annual Criminal Justice Career Day, one of the largest criminal justice career fairs in the upper Midwest region. Since 1972, the number of agencies... Read more »

Web Exclusive: Stand Up Saturday

Exponent Staff, uwpexponent@gmail.com
March 12, 2015
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It was a house full of laughs Saturday night March 7 as comedian Arvin Mitchell took the stage at the Markee Pioneer Student Center. Campus Programming and Relations organized the event as part of the Stand-Up Saturday series. Mitchell has been a comedian since 2003, and performed throughout the United... Read more »