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Controversial rape case discussed at UW-P

Controversial rape case discussed at UW-P

Alexander Graham, Staff Reporter
April 10, 2014
Filed under Local, Showcase, Top Story

On April 2, Distinguished Lecturers Ronald Cotton and Jennifer Thompson, co-authors of “Picking Cotton,” visited the University of Wisconsin-Platteville to share their personal, controversial story about a previous rape case. “Picking Cotton” chronicles the story of how Cotton was incarcerated... Read more »

CFA depicts Gospel’s parables from Matthew, Luke in “Godspell”

Kassi Nadig, Student Reporter
April 10, 2014
Filed under Local

Wading through the masses that filled the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Center for the Arts on April 4, audience members struggled to find open seats for the musical “Godspell.” According to the university’s website, the production of “Godspell” constitutes a series of parables... Read more »

WiSTEM plan to host St. Baldrick’s charity event

Santana Wilson, Student Reporter
April 10, 2014
Filed under Local, Top Story

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Women in STEM will continue to support St. Baldrick’s Foundation by hosting a head-shaving event on campus this spring. In the United States, more children die from cancer compared to any other disease and, worldwide, a child is diagnosed with cancer every... Read more »

Police Reports 4-10-14

Colten Bartholomew, Web Editor
April 10, 2014
Filed under Local

March 31 Connie L. Pinch, 32, Benton, was cited for driving with a suspended license after being stopped for not having license plates. April 1 Valerie N. Harris, 19, Platteville, will be mailed a citation for selling alcohol to an underage person while working at Kmart. April 2 Joseph C. Martinez,... Read more »

Dr. Mesut Muslu named interim dean of EMS

Sara Newquist, News Editor
April 10, 2014
Filed under Local, Top Story

Mesut Muslu, who has a Ph.D in electrical engineering, has been chosen to take on this position for EMS (Engineering, Mathematics and Science), which is the college at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville that holds over 3,000 students and 110 staff members. An interim dean’s job is to perform... Read more »

GAMMA hosts Adam Ritz Show

Kathryn Johnson, Student Reporter
April 3, 2014
Filed under Local, Top Story

From laughter to reality, audience members expressed a variety of different emotions at the Adam Ritz Show, which was held in the Markee Pioneer Student Center at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, March 26. Purdue University alumnus Adam Ritz incorporated the audience into a live radio show... Read more »

Theft of campus computer information threatens privacy of faculty, students

Regina Neenan, Staff Reporter
March 31, 2014
Filed under Local

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Information Technology Services Department and University Police Department consistently strive to enhance safety and security measures for the campus community, and the recent campus computer theft further emphasized important security measures. On December... Read more »

Sybarite5 bring their diverse sound to UW-P

Jordan Anderson, Student Reporter
March 13, 2014
Filed under Local

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Center for the Arts building was filled with the electric, powerful sound of Sybarite5, a unique, award-winning string quintet on March 4. Sybarite5, which consists of Sami Merdinian and Sarah Whitney on violin, Laura Metcalf on cello, Angela Picket on viola... Read more »

Police Reports 3-13-14

Colten Bartholomew, Web Editor
March 13, 2014
Filed under Local

March 4 Adam L. Christensen, 23, Platteville, was cited for failure to yield at an uncontrolled intersection after a two-car accident was reported to police. No injuries were reported, but heavy damage occurred to both cars. March 5 Jessie J. Morehead, 19, Platteville,... Read more »

Wife, faculty, friends remember Steve Swope

Wife, faculty, friends  remember Steve Swope

Shelby Le Duc, Editor in Chief
March 13, 2014
Filed under Local, Showcase, Top Story

Media studies Assistant Professor Steve Swope died at the age of 55, following a fall that took place in his home on March 7. Swope grew up in Dayton, Ohio, and was often referred to as a lover of academia. After graduating from high school in 1975, he earned his undergraduate degree from Wright... Read more »