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Legality still a worry for senate

Gerrad Frei, News Editor

April 11, 2013

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Though the legality is still being debated, for now the spring referendum on April 17 through 19 will include the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s relationship with United Council. The purpose of the United Council is...

Main Street Program seeks to revive downtown business

Alyssa Bloechl, Editor in Chief

April 4, 2013

Filed under News, Top Story

Downtown Platteville attracts residents and students from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville with small shops, unique attractions and a charming historical atmosphere.  A bike store, movie theater, hair salons and places...

Student Senate’s violation of open meetings laws still uncertain

Gerrad Frei, News Editor

April 4, 2013

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Johnathan Predaina’s voice resounded within the walls of University Room North in the Pioneer Student Center on March 18, as a pointedly silent Student Senate listened with deliberate intensity. Predaina accused Senate of...

Predaina accuses Student Senate of violating open meetings law

Gerrad Frei, News Editor

March 21, 2013

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    Johnathan Predaina addressed a hushed Student Senate March 18, saying that actions taken during their previous meeting violated the Wisconsin Open Meetings Law. The actions Predaina referred to were t...

UUCC adds additional writing emphasis credits to undergrad

Shawn McClain, Assistant News Editor

March 21, 2013

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A new policy developed by the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s University Undergraduate Curriculum Commission will add six additional upper-division writing emphasis credits starting in Fall 2014. These credits will...

Regalia allowed for 2013 graduation

Marissa Dow, General Reporter

March 14, 2013

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On Feb. 13 Student Senate passed a new policy allowing the display of regalia items for the May 2013 University of Wisconsin - Platteville graduation ceremonies. “We came to the conclusion that commencement should be a celebration...

UUCC to modify course policy for undergraduates

Shawn McClain, Lead News Reporter

March 14, 2013

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s University Undergraduate Curriculum Commission reviews courses to change the policy on general education curriculum. The UUCC policy would change the current writing emphasis...

TV5 finalist in NBASAERho competition for play-by-play

Elizabeth Niehaus, General Reporter

March 14, 2013

Filed under News, Showcase, Top Story

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s video production organization, TV5, is a finalist in the National Broadcasting Society Alpha Epsilon Rho’s annual competition. The play-by-play video production featuring a Feb. 15,...

Senate neutral regarding Confessions

Alyssa Bloechl, Editor in Chief

March 7, 2013

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No legal discussion directly regarding the termination of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Facebook page has occurred between Student Senate members. For termination, there would be have to be a number of student complaints...

827 turn out for RHA/NRHH blood drive

Calvin Gatch III, General Reporter

March 7, 2013

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville held its three-day Residence Hall Association/National Residence Hall Honorary blood drive Feb. 26-28 in Ullsvik Hall. During the three-day event sponsored by the American Red Cross, 827...

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