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Student sculpts tribe’s ancestors

Rachael Shaff, Student Life Editor

April 11, 2013

Filed under Features

A University of Wisconsin-Platteville senior art major has been hired by the Santee Sioux Tribe in Nebraska to sculpt busts of 40 of their ancestors. The head sculptures will commemorate their death that was ordered by the...

Students, staff read Earth Charter

Marissa Dow, General Reporter

April 4, 2013

Filed under Features

aff met to read the “Earth Charter” outside the main entrance of Doudna Hall March 20. “(“Earth Charter”) is a document that offers ethical principles to build a just, sustainable, peaceful global society and future,”...

Peace Corps recruits at UWP

Elizabeth Niehaus, General Reporter

April 4, 2013

Filed under Features

Students from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh were given the chance to learn more about the Peace Corps and the opportunities the Peace Corps has for graduates at the “Life is...

Engineering students build school for 250 Ghanaian children

Nicole Gartner, General Reporter

March 21, 2013

Filed under Features

Engineers Without Borders is a student organization that takes on projects to help communities that may need structural fixtures but cannot afford them. Their current project is the construction of a school for 250 children...

System launches PR campaign

Elizabeth Niehaus, General Reporter

March 21, 2013

Filed under Features

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville has been a leader in helping to promote the University of Wisconsin System’s new public relations campaign, “Knowledge Powers Wisconsin.” When the @UWpowersMe Twitter account asked...

Mazur speaks about Everest climb, rescue

Shelby LeDuc, General Reporter

March 21, 2013

Filed under Features, Top Story

Contemporary mountain climber Dan Mazur visited the University of Wisconsin-Platteville on March 12 where he spoke about his mountain climbing adventures and involvement in helping create charities for the surrounding communities...

UWP student pop-punk band composes original music

Rachael Schneider, General Reporter

March 21, 2013

Filed under Features, Showcase, Top Story

The Start Up, a pop-punk band out of Platteville, strives to connect with their fans while creating memorable music. According to their Facebook page, “(The band is) not preoccupied with tight jeans and glamorous egos, but...

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