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Megan’s Recipe Corner: Caramel Apple Dip

Megan O'Connell, Contributing Staff

October 18, 2012

Filed under Features

Ingredients: 16 oz. cream cheese 1 and 1/2 cup powdered sugar 16 oz. caramel dip 1 cup toffee bits 12 apples 1 tbsp. lemon juice Directions: Beat the cream cheese and powdered sugar together and spread on...

Open mic night sings into the new school year

Natalie Braun, General Reporter

October 18, 2012

Filed under Features

  The first Open Mic Night of the academic year was held Wednesday, Oct. 10 at the Pioneer Haus in the Markee Pioneer Student Center. University of Wisconsin-Platteville students came out to participate and watch the event...

Oh, Snap! promotes healthy choices

Sarah Kessler, General Reporter

October 18, 2012

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“Oh, SNAP!” is not a phrase  typically thought of when students discuss ways to encourage the end of drug use and awareness of safe alcohol use on campus.  Students, faculty, staff and community members attended the Students...

UWP reveals new mascot

Alyssa Bloechl, Student Life Editor

October 18, 2012

Filed under Features, Top Story

It has been over 50 years since the University of Wisconsin-Platteville had a call from the Exponent to create a new, official mascot. Pioneer Pete represented the Pioneers until about the 1980s when the drawings were beginnin...

Wilgus and McGregor Halls host annual luau

Katy Albrecht, General Reporter

October 15, 2012

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Over 200 students gathered September 13 for the 14th annual Wilgus and McGregor Luau outside between the two dormitories. There were a variety of events that kept the Luau open until 9 p.m. “The Luau has always been a blast!...

Education Abroad Fair, informative

Laura Kloster, General Reporter

October 11, 2012

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The Education Abroad Fair, held in the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Markee Pioneer Student Center, offered information on over 700 programs in more than 50 countries that include over 200 areas of study. The fair was...

First Stand Up Saturday of year

Kathryn Albrecht, General Reporter

October 11, 2012

Filed under Features

  Campus Programming and Relations held the first Stand Up event for the year Saturday night in the Pioneer Crossing of the Markee Pioneer Student Center. Comedian Jessi Campbell performed her many jokes for over 200...

Annual car show brings local auto enthusiasts

Kathleen Laughlin, General Reporter

October 11, 2012

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Despite chilly temperatures, people of all ages made their way out to support the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Automotive Enthusiasts Club. On Saturday, October 6 the UW-Platteville Automotive Enthusiasts Club held...

Bo Burnham brought ‘Bo fo sho’ to UW-P

Alyssa Bloechl, Student Life Editor

October 11, 2012

Filed under Features

Fresh and interesting piano ballads, effectual lighting, singing wind chimes and glitter each made up a charismatic performance Friday night at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Bo Burnham, the Comedy Central superstar,...

Karrmann promotes banned books

Shawn McClain, General Reporter

October 11, 2012

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The Elton S. Karrmann Library hosted Banned Book Week to promote student awareness about the dangers of banning books. In a corner on the second floor of Karrmann Library sat a chair surrounded by over 100 books. Books like...

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