Ranney addresses media studies rumors

Ranney addresses media studies rumors

Art Ranney
February 26, 2015
Filed under Local

Let’s get a couple of things straight: Media Studies is not going away. Students in Media Studies will be able to finish their majors. Media Studies will continue to accept new students into the major, and anyone who declares the major will have the opportunity to finish it. We are undergoing a transformation... Read more »

Alchemy Wellness community art gallery open Feb. 28

Karlie Miller, millerkarl@uwplatt.edu
February 26, 2015
Filed under Local

Alchemy Wellness will be hosting an open house to show off their vamped up business Saturday, Feb. 28. All are welcome to partake in free chair massages, card readings, hand scrubs, and wellness tips along with the chance to win prizes from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.  One of the main events is a gallery exhibit... Read more »

Webinar teaches bystander intervention tips, safety

Brittany Schmidt, schmidtbri@uwplatt.edu
February 26, 2015
Filed under Local

Becky Bell, from the University of Arizona, gave a webinar presentation to a handful of students on Feb. 17 in the Platteville Rooms of the MPSC. During the webinar, Bell talked to the students about successful intervention and tips on how to approach difficult situations. She said that all it takes... Read more »

Conflict between Russia, Ukraine discussed Feb. 17

Clare May, maycl@uwplatt.edu
February 26, 2015
Filed under Local

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville held an open forum on Feb. 17, to address the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. The forum included insight from four panelists regarding the ramifications on foreign policy and global security as well as different perspectives on the issue. Panelists included:... Read more »

Career Fair hosts nearly 300 employers

Career Fair hosts nearly 300 employers

Hannah Helwig, helwigh@uwplatt.edu
February 20, 2015
Filed under Events, Local

Professionally dressed women and men were a common sight on campus last week, as students and potential employers had the chance to connect during University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s 15th Annual Spring Career Fair. It was one of the largest career fairs to date in terms of employers present, according... Read more »

Lee returns to UW-Platteville for Valentine’s Day performance

Lee returns to UW-Platteville for Valentine’s Day performance

Sara Newquist & Vanessa Neumann, newquists@uwplatt.edu, neumannv@uwplatt.edu
February 20, 2015
Filed under Events, Local

Wisconsin born comedian Pete Lee visited the University of Wisconsin-Platteville on Feb. 14 to participate in Stand Up Saturday. Lee grew up in Janesville and claims to know all the Wisconsin stereotypes. Lee joked about the Wisconsin accent, “Drinking Wisconsinably”, Packer Pride, and Wisconsin... Read more »

Web Exclusive: Shields visits residence halls

Shannon Fischer, fischersha@uwplatt.edu
February 20, 2015
Filed under Local, Web Exclusives

This academic year, Chancellor Dennis Shields has been taking the time to meet with each of the residence halls. He currently has four residence halls left to visit.  By attending the meetings, students are given the opportunity to ask the chancellor questions or voice concerns in a more relaxed and... Read more »

Speed Dating: two minutes to find love

Sydney Bend, bends@uwplatt.edu
February 20, 2015
Filed under Local

University of Wisconsin-Platteville students, myself included as a reporter for the Exponent, gathered on Valentine’s Day to participate in Speed Dating hosted by Campus Programming and Relations. There were approximately 30 women and 60 men who signed up for the event. According to CPR representative... Read more »

Web Exclusive: Chocolate Fest offers sweet opportunity

Clare May, maycl@uwplatt.edu
February 20, 2015
Filed under Local, Web Exclusives

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, University of Wisconsin-Platteville students joined with the Confucius Institute and local businesses, using chocolate to teach and unite unique families.  Family Connections of Southwest Wisconsin held its first “Family Date Night at Chocolate Fest” on Feb. 13.... Read more »

Women lose to Oshkosh, look to playoffs

Women lose to Oshkosh, look to playoffs

Ryan Schuster, schusterr@uwplatt.edu
February 12, 2015
Filed under Local, Sports

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville fell to UW-Oshkosh Titans, 60-47, on Wednesday, Feb. 4, but this loss did not spell an end to the season for the women’s basketball team. Within the first four minutes of the game, the Pioneers fell down by seven, until junior guard Rachel Cropp scored on a... Read more »