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Seniors prepare for graduation

Casey Carignan, General Reporter

March 21, 2013

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Tina Holst, senior agribusiness major, prepared to graduate at Countdown to Commencement on March 13 with the same friends that she shared her first class with. “It has been a beautiful experience at this University, and...

Students create new business plans at workshops

Casey Carignan, General Reporter

March 21, 2013

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The second Business Planning Workshop was held March 12 in the Markee Pioneer Student Center. Roughly 25 students attended the interactive workshop, where they networked with professionals in the business industry. Brock...

Irish Fest features Celtic Fiddler

Krystal Francis, General Reporter

March 14, 2013

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The annual Irish Festival was held in honor of Saint Patrick from 5 -10 p.m. Friday, March 8, at St. Augustine’s Church in Platteville. “The festival was held at St. Mary’s for the last three years, and this is the first...

Women in EMS increases membership by 40 percent

Katie Martin, General Reporter

March 14, 2013

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Members of the Women in Engineering, Mathematics and Science Program have increased in numbers by 40 percent throughout the program and 30 percent in engineering alone since 2010. The WEMS program at University of Wisconsin-Platteville...

Dodgeball Club wins tournament

Marissa Dow, General Reporter

March 14, 2013

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville fraternity Sigma Tau Gamma hosted a double elimination dodgeball tournament Saturday, March 9, at Bo Ryan Court in the Pioneer Athletic Center. Registration started at 10 a.m., and the...

Teams count their steps for wellness

Alexander Graham, General Reporter

March 14, 2013

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Student Health Services is hosting a walking challenge that has teams of five counting their every step. The 10,000 Steps Challenge will last for four weeks starting April 1. As the title suggests, the goal of each person...

Music groups seek $16,000 for a new marimba

Shelby LeDuc, General Reporter

March 7, 2013

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The Department of Performing and Visual Arts hopes to make a new addition to their musical instrument collection: a modern version of their old marimba. Originating from South American cultures, the marimba is part of the percussion...

Club brings Asian culture to UW-P

Casey Carignan, General Reporter

March 7, 2013

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The Asian Students in Action club shared Asian culture and traditions with the University of Wisconsin-Platteville during their annual Asian American night March 2. During the event, a Chinese-American dance group from Minnesota...

Film festival shows Academy Award-winning “A Separation”

Bonnie Allen, General Reporter

February 28, 2013

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Students and faculty gathered at the fifth annual Liberal Arts and Education International Film Festival Monday in Ullsvik Hall’s Nohr Gallery. The event started with a reception that ran from 4:30-6 p.m., followed by the...

Student breaks fighter stereotypes

Rachael Shaff, Student Life Editor

February 28, 2013

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When she is out of the ring,  the young female kickboxer with 14 years of competitive experience and a championship title seems like any fun-loving college student. While her personality is warm and endearing, her kicks are...

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