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 »

Web Exclusive: Springo

Web Exclusive: Springo

Mike Loney
March 12, 2015
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Campus Programing and Relations spring-themed bingo night had over 80 participants, with the grand prize being two Dustin Lynch tickets. Taylor Carlson, senior mechanical engineering major, walked away the lucky winner. Though not much of a bingo fan, Carlson attended last year’s bingo night but walked... Read more »

Web Exclusive: Recyclemania

Exponent Staff, uwpexponent@gmail.com
March 12, 2015
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Recyclemania Tournament, a worldwide recycling challenge that takes place during an eight-week span, began on Feb. 1 and continues through March 28. The goal of the event is to promote waste reduction on college campuses. The University of Wisconsin-Platteville has been involved in Recyclemania for... Read more »

Web Exclusive: Nearly Naked Run 2015

Exponent Staff, uwpexponent@gmail.com
March 12, 2015
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It is not often you see someone running around campus in nothing more than boxer shorts or spandex. The Nearly Naked Run hosted by Student Ambassadors on March 5 gave participants the opportunity to run nearly naked around campus for a good cause. “Participants donate generously used clothes and... Read more »

Faculty art showcased at Nohr Gallery

Faculty art showcased at Nohr Gallery

Brittany Schmidt, schmidtbri@uwplatt.edu
March 11, 2015
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The faculty art exhibit in the Nohr Art Gallery opened on March 3 and will be open until April 2. Senior Art Lecturer Carole Spelić organized the exhibit with the help from Art Gallery Manager Tom Cabezas. Spelić had three large pieces on display made from mixed fibers and other elements. She received... Read more »

UBIT member causes bias incident

Sara Newquist, newquists@uwplatt.edu
March 11, 2015
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In the words of one Faculty Senate member, Interim Human Resources Director John Lohmann “hijacked” the March 10 Senate Meeting and used his spot on the agenda to read a statement from the University Bias Incident Team. Lohmann, who was on the announcements and reports agenda to talk about a new... Read more »

UW-Platteville prepares for $10M budget cut

Regina Neenan, neenanr@uwplatt.edu
March 11, 2015
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Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services Robert Cramer and his team are preparing for an additional $5 million cut to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville budget in addition to the ongoing $5 million structural deficit base cut already in place. Chancellor Dennis Shields said the university is... Read more »

Web Exclusive: Blood Drive donations hit record high

Vanessa Neumann, neumannv@uwplatt.edu
March 5, 2015
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Students, faculty and staff at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville set a new record for units of blood donated during a blood drive on campus with a total of 907 units. The spring American Red Cross Blood Drive, hosted by the Residence Hall Association (RHA) and National Residence Hall Honorary... Read more »