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Emergency Services respond to Greenwood accident

Emergency Services respond to Greenwood accident

Jeremy Cieslewicz, cieslewiczj@uwplatt.edu
January 29, 2015
Filed under Events, Local, Local, Showcase, Top Story

Platteville police, fire and emergency services were dispatched to the scene of a one-vehicle crash on Greenwood Avenue Monday evening. Platteville police confirmed the crash, which occurred on a steep hill west of the university baseball stadium. Police also confirmed that two occupants were in the... Read more »

UW-Platteville faces budget shortfall

Regina Neenan, neenanr@uwplatt.edu
January 29, 2015
Filed under Local, Local, Showcase, Top Story

The UW-Platteville open budget forum Monday morning brought into sharp relief the magnitude of the crisis that is facing the university and the University of Wisconsin System at large. The point of the forum was to begin a campus-wide discussion on a list of 86 budget-cutting recommendations developed... Read more »

Still no decision on office hours, third proposal added

Lennie Ballosh, General Staff
December 4, 2014
Filed under Local, Showcase, Top Story

After weeks of debate, three initiatives are sitting on the table. A new proposal for office hours was brought to the Faculty Senate meeting on Nov. 25. The proposal, collaborated by mathematics professor Benjamin V.C. Collins and director of the School of Agriculture... Read more »

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 »