Foundation receives $7,000 grant for course

Alyssa Bloechl, Editor in Chief

January 31, 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Safe walk duties expand to meet security needs

Shelby LeDuc, General Reporter

November 29, 2012

The University of Wisconsin- Platteville’s Safe Walk service has successfully run for the past two years. This academic year proves to be filled with changes to better this program. In an all-campus email, Scott Marquardt,...

Student elected county board representative

Kathleen Laughlin, General Reporter

November 29, 2012

Sophomore Brandon Behlke, of Galena, Ill., was elected to the Jo Daviess County Board representing District II. In order to be elected, candidates had to receive a petition from the Jo Daviess County Clerks Office and return...

Campus PD reminds drivers to yield for pedestrians in crosswalk

Gerrad Frei

November 16, 2012

On November 8, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Update Notice sent a campus wide e-mail informing students and staff of the ramifications for drivers not allowing pedestrians in crosswalks the right-of-way. The penalty...

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