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Zedd reimagines electro with ‘Clarity’

Matthew Ahasay, Opinion Editor

October 25, 2012

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Released: October 9 Label: Interscope After an extensive summer of touring festivals worldwide, a steady release of singles starting with the letter ‘s’ and multiple youtube leaks, 23 year old producer and DJ Anton Zaslavski...

Epic Staff Battles of the Exponent: Should freshman be allowed parking

Alyssa Bloechl and Matthew Ahasay

October 19, 2012

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Senators, representatives, government budget cuts, long walks, waiting, it all sounds like a bunch of excuses to me. A car allows students the freedom to go to work, go home, go shopping, go to class or even help their friends...

Hunting a tradition in environmentalism

Caroline Lundberg, Guest Columnist

October 18, 2012

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The leaves are falling, midterms are approaching and the weather is turning cool. For many, this is a sign that winter will soon return. However, for 10 percent of Wisconsin residents, this means hunting season is upon us. The...

Appreciate school, sports equally

Kaleigh Dunn, Assistant Opinion Editor

October 11, 2012

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Cardale Jones’s tweet stating that “classes are pointless” is the exact reason why athletic scholarships are highly controversial. His recent suspension from the upcoming Ohio State game is just a slap on wrist for a third...

V.P. debates have impact

Matthew Ahasay, Opinion Editor

October 11, 2012

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On Thursday the Vice Presidential debate will be broadcasted to the public. While it is essentially the equivalent of a division II football game, Vice Presidential debates can make a difference despite the less seasoned orators’...

UW-Plattevillians: The battle within

Matthew Ahasay, Opinion Editor

October 4, 2012

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Homecoming is as American as apple pie and tailgating football, and is steeped in even more tradition. It unites groups of people un- der a common banner, sparks rivalries and instills a sense of pride in one’s community...

Fiscal responsibility starts with initiative

Matthew Ahasay, Opinion Editor

October 4, 2012

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Wu Tang Clan once said, “Cash rules everything around me” and as any college student who has ever had to scrounge for change to do laundry knows, they were right. The word budget has negative connotations...

West’s ‘Summer’ hot and cold

Colten Bartholomew, Guest Columnist

September 27, 2012

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Released: Sept. 18, 2012 Label: Getting Out Our Dreams, Inc. / The Island Def Jam Music Group   Kanye West Presents Good Music Cruel Summer is the first album from the hip-hop group “Good Music,” a group that incl...

A warning to the watched, the watching

Kaleigh Dunn, Assistant Opinion Editor

September 27, 2012

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Last week, Student Senate asked for student input concerning the implementation of security cameras. With the growing amount of thefts on the University of Wisconsin-Platteville campus, security cameras seem like an easy idea...

Student support fosters better play, stronger community

Matthew Ahasay, Opinion Editor

September 20, 2012

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It’s a Wednesday night in the Pioneer Athletic Center, and the men’s basketball team leaves Bo Ryan Court down 33-20 at half time during the first round of the WIAC playoffs.  643 people occupy the stands, the majority of...

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