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Life of a student after UWP

Kathryn Albrecht, General Reporter

December 13, 2012

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For many graduating students, finding a career can be exciting yet frustrating.  This is something that Richard Heyer, a University of Wisconsin-Platteville Alumni of May 2012, felt. Richard, a Waterford resident who majored...

Fall 2012 graduates prepare for commencement

Anna Strasser, General Reporter

December 13, 2012

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Six hundred and two University of Wisconsin-Platteville students will graduate at the 2012 fall commencement on Dec. 15 in the Williams Fieldhouse gymnasium.  There will be two ceremonies, the first at 9 a.m. and the second at...

Global holiday celebrations at UWP

Sara Seidel, General Reporter

December 13, 2012

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With final exams approaching, students are anticipating the academic break for the holidays. While Christmas is one of the most celebrated holidays of the year in the United States, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville has...

Telethon raises $62,000

Sarah Kessler, General Reporter

December 6, 2012

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville raised over $66,000 at its 40th Annual Christmas Telethon in support of Wisconsin Badger Camp on Dec. 1.  This year’s telethon included auctions of items donated from local businesses...

Photo 3 students use classroom techniques, concepts creatively

Alyssa Bloechl, Student Life Editor

December 6, 2012

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Starting last week, the Photography Three class presented an array of images in Nohr Gallery, titled “Photo 3: Captured.”  At 6 p.m. on Nov. 29, the class held an open house for the public to look at their work. Photo...

United We Stand lecture series ends with Wahls informing about bullying

Sarah Kessler, General Reporter

November 29, 2012

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On Jan. 31, 2011, Zach Wahls addressed the Iowa House Judiciary Committee in a public hearing regarding a proposed Constitutional Amendment to ban gay marriage in Iowa.  Wahls was 19 years old and is the son of a same-sex couple. ...

Wisc. native keynote Nabozny featured

Anna Strasser, General Reporter

November 29, 2012

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The Alliance brought in keynote speaker Jamie Nabozny for their annual Rainbow Rave event on Nov. 7.  Nabozny talked about his life story including his experiences with bullying. Laura Firgau, a junior majoring in psychology...

Rainbow Rave dressed to impress

Corey Straubhaar, General Reporter

November 29, 2012

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On Nov. 17, the Alliance hosted its annual Rainbow Rave drag show for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville campus. As night approached, Velzy Commons in Ullsvik Hall became packed with anxious people waiting for the performance...

Standout Student: Jessica Bahr

Kyle Saxe, General Reporter

November 28, 2012

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Jessica Bahr, senior business major with a supply chain management emphasis, participated in The Association for Operations Management (APICS) poster contest and won first place at the 2012 convention in Denver, Colo. Bahr won...

Standout Student: Casey Carignan

Alyssa Bloechl, Student Life Editor

November 28, 2012

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A three year undergraduate career, a 3.0 grade point average and national scholarship award winner are a few important things that describe University of Wisconsin-Platteville student Casey Carignan. Carignan is a senior double-major...

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