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Ballroom Dancing Club open for all students

Jared Schultz, General Reporter

February 28, 2013

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The Ballroom Dance Club offers the opportunity for University of Wisconsin-Platteville students to make new friends and learn new dance styles. The club is not just for dancers.  Anyone looking to meet new people is welcome. The...

Students try out for Pioneers Got Talent

Shelby LeDuc, General Reporter

February 21, 2013

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville held auditions for Pioneers Got Talent on Feb. 18 and 19. The auditions, previously known as Pioneer Idol, took place in the Haus, and were coordinated by Campus Programming and Relations. Pioneers...

Runners get nearly naked for charity

Rachael Shaff, Student Life Editor

February 21, 2013

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Runners will give back by stripping down to their skivvies at 6:30 p.m. Thursday night. The Alumni Association and University of Wisconsin-Platteville Student Ambassadors are hosting a run where participants show up wearing...

A capella group to perform at UW-P

Brayde Schmit, General Reporter

February 21, 2013

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The a cappella group Traces will perform  at 7 p.m.  Tuesday, Feb. 26 in the Pioneer Crossing, located in the Markee Pioneer Student Center. Traces, which consists of five African American women, has performed nationally...

STANDOUT STUDENT: Yuexin Cao

Brayde Schmit

February 14, 2013

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Yuexin Cao, junior mathematics major with an emphasis in actuarial science, from Wuhan, China, is one of the approximately 125 international students who attend the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. What makes Cao stand...

Religion forum open to all beliefs First discussion covers religion in daily life

Nicole Gartner

February 14, 2013

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A series of religious discussions hosted by People of the Book will cover the different religions in practice.  The first forum will cover religion in daily life at 7 p.m., Feb. 19 in the Platteville East of the Markee Pioneer...

Players perform “Death and the Maiden”

Shawn McClain, Lead Reporter

February 14, 2013

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Pioneer Players will perform a psychological thriller from 7:30-10 p.m. Wednesday Feb. 20 through Sunday Feb. 24. “Death and the Maiden,” a controversial 1990 play written by Chilean...

Every Woman removes gender barriers

Megan Williams

February 14, 2013

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The organization, Every Woman, bridges the gap between women on campus by focusing on issues  that women face within society. “Every Woman helps to create unity for all women of all ethnicities and create a more diverse...

Chinese Festival inspires cultural diversity

Shelby LeDuc, General Reporter

February 7, 2013

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville played host to its fifth annual Chinese Festival Sunday. Held in Velzy Commons located in Ullsvik Hall, this event is coordinated to promote campus diversity and increase cultural awareness. A...

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