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North Central College dominates Pioneers round two

North Central College dominates Pioneers round two

Shelby LeDuc, Sports Editor
September 26, 2014
Filed under Local, Sports

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Pioneer football team suffered a loss, similar to last season’s playoff game, to the fifth-ranked North Central College Cardinals, Saturday. In the first quarter the Pioneers found themselves down after a slew of North Central gains, beginning with a 67-yard... Read more »

Automotive Enthusiasts Club hosts spring car show

Automotive Enthusiasts Club hosts spring car show

Mathea Durica, Local Features Editor
May 8, 2014
Filed under Local, Showcase, Top Story

The Automotive Enthusiasts Club, an automotive club at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, held its spring car show on May 3 in the Country Kitchen parking lot, welcoming students and surrounding community members. In 2008, the Automotive Enthusiasts Club was established by five UW-Platteville... Read more »

2014 MS Walk raises $25,000

2014 MS Walk raises $25,000

Shannon Fischer, Student Writer
May 1, 2014
Filed under Local, Showcase, Top Story

Held at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, the 2014 Walk for Multiple Sclerosis gained attention and raised an astonishing $25,000, surpassing their original goal of raising $16,000. As defined by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, “multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable, often disabling... Read more »

DeltaFest raises money for Veteran’s Honor Roll

Mathea Durica, Local Features Editor
May 1, 2014
Filed under Local, Top Story, Web Exclusives

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Delta Sigma Phi fraternity partnered with Greeks Advocating the Mature Management of Alcohol on April 25 in order to host a charity band festival called DeltaFest. The goal for this event was to raise money for the Veteran’s Honor Roll, where the proceeds... Read more »

University professors discuss Venezuelan Crisis

Janessa Ryan, Student Reporter
May 1, 2014
Filed under Local, Top Story

Students, faculty and Platteville community members attended an open discussion about the current crisis in Venezuela on April 23 at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, which was sponsored by Students for Peace and Justice. Melissa Gormley, Richard Waugh and Mark Evenson held presentations about... Read more »

Police Reports 4-24-14

Colten Bartholomew, Web Editor
April 24, 2014
Filed under Local

April 6 (Made public April 21) Kyle Crayton, 20, La Crosse, was cited for underage drinking, disorderly conduct and resisting an officer after officers were led to Crayton who was passed out between McGregor and Royce Halls. April 15 Paula J. Soderstrom, 55, Dodgeville, was cited... Read more »

Deltafest celebration to support veterans

Shelby Le Duc, Editor-in-Chief
April 24, 2014
Filed under Local, Top Story

The Delta Sigma Phi fraternity will be hosting its first public event since their probationary charges were removed, which stemmed from incidents that occurred two years ago. Plans for Deltafest began in early December and have since evolved into a night jam-packed with activities. Delta Sigma... Read more »

Reverse Career Fair involves 30 UW-P students

Reverse Career  Fair involves 30  UW-P students

Luke Pritchard, Student Reporter
April 24, 2014
Filed under Local, Showcase, Top Story

Students majoring in business administration at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville had the unique opportunity to turn the tables on the typical career fair by attending the Reverse Career Fair in order to practice their professional skills with potential employers on April 16. The Reverse Career... Read more »

Campus theft, attempted robbery still mystery

Shelby Le Duc, Editor-in-Chief
April 17, 2014
Filed under Local, Top Story

Two crimes were reported on the University of Wisconsin-Platteville campus during the first week of April. UW-Platteville Chief of Police Scott Marquardt and Director of Information and Communications Paul Erickson sent campus-wide texts and email notifications to students and faculty members through... Read more »

Stand-Up Saturday features California native, comedian Olivia Harewood

Stand-Up Saturday features California native, comedian Olivia Harewood

Alexander Graham, Staff Reporter
April 17, 2014
Filed under Local, Showcase, Top Story

Comedian Olivia Harewood visited the University of Wisconsin-Platteville for Stand-Up Saturday on April 12. The California native graduated from Stanford University and currently tours the nation, participating in various events and hosting her own stand-up performances. While Harewood is typically... Read more »