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Editorial: How anxiety manifests for me

Morgan Hays, [email protected]

November 21, 2019

My mom asked me, “What is anxiety?” and I didn’t know how to answer her question. Not because I didn’t know, but because I didn’t think she would like my answer. My mom knew I was diagnosed with anxiety when I was a...

Editorial: Why We Should Not Publish Police Reports

Dr. Pip Gordon, [email protected]

October 23, 2019

Last week, Stephanie Johnson made a thoughtful case for why the “Exponent” includes police reports and, more generally, the role of newspapers in reporting on crime for the good of a local community. Simultaneously, an Exponent...

Editorial: The purpose of police reports

Stephanie Johnson, [email protected]

October 16, 2019

The Platteville Police Department has been very helpful letting the “Exponent” access incident reports, and for that I am thankful. One of the most prominent arguments against police reports in our paper seems to be that they...

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