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Local cleaners damaged in vehicle crash

Gerrad Frei and Marissa Dow

February 7, 2013

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Officers from the Platteville Police Department responded to a call from a fellow officer who came across the damage at 250 W. Main St. at 4:13 a.m., according to the police department. “I got a call from the police a little...

Student Senate seeks governance restructuring

Morgan Budde, General Reporter

February 7, 2013

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The President’s Council brought the Student Governance Structure Referendum 2012 to the attention of University of Wisconsin-Platteville students last semester. The referendum consists of four proposals including moving the...

Exponent writers win awards for stories

Alyssa Bloechl, Editor in Chief

January 31, 2013

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Colten Bartholomew, junior communication technologies major, and Gerrad Frei, senior communication technologies major, were awarded for their writing skills from the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation (WNAF) in the Collegiate...

Foundation receives $7,000 grant for course

Alyssa Bloechl, Editor in Chief

January 31, 2013

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Foundation received a $7,000 grant award from AT&T on January 28 to improve the cyber security course within the UW-Platteville Criminal Justice Department.  The grant will also be...

Buddy program reinstated, seeks volunteers

Shawn McClain, Lead Reporter

January 31, 2013

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Grant County Social Services seeks volunteers for a new program to aid disadvantaged local children. The Big Buddy program matches volunteers looking to make a difference with children in need of a positive role model.  Many...

UWP out of flu vaccine

Gerrad Frei, News Editor

January 31, 2013

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Student Health Services distributed 330 free flu vaccinations during Fall 2012, depleting their supply of the vaccine for what is likely the remainder of the academic year. The amount of ill students with influenza calling into SHS ...

Bridgeway Commons to be completed Fall 2013

Shelby LeDuc, General Reporter

December 13, 2012

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The Department of Residence Life at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville gave students living on campus the opportunity to both submit suggestions and vote for the official name of the new residence hall that is scheduled to...

Senate, Common Council propose extension of shuttle bus hours for bar time crowd

Shawn McClain, General Reporter

December 13, 2012

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The Student Senate and the Platteville Common Council are seeking a new way to help students get back to campus safely after bars close. The plan calls for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville shuttle system to pick up students...

Senate weighs options: Gender issues, diversity positions may merge

Paul Larson, General Reporter

December 13, 2012

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The Student Senate discussed the possibility of merging two executive board positions, gender issues director and diversity director, during meeting Monday. If the merger is passed, it would be effective starting next semester. ...

Senate supports play vehicles on campus

Jessica Mueller, General Reporter

December 6, 2012

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In coming months, Amy Seeboth, sustainability coordinator, and the Student Senate will work with The University of Wisconsin-Platteville police chief Scott Marquardt to put a policy into place that will address the issue of non-motorized...

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