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Meth ingredients catch fire in Rountree

Rachael Shaff and Matt Ahasay

November 16, 2012

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Emergency personnel from Platteville and Cuba City responded to a wastebasket fire in room 429b of Rountree Commons at 1:08 a.m. Saturday. The small fire ignited from the attempted production of methamphetamine, according to...

Senate, UGC evaluate GAR

Anna Strasser, General Reporter

November 8, 2012

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The Greek Community has expressed concerns over the Greek Achievement Report to the Student Senate and the United Greek Council. The achievement report is collected from individuals in the Greek community to judge each chapter’s...

Free flu vaccinations offered to students

Corey Straubhaar, Staff Writers

October 25, 2012

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University of Wisconsin-Platteville Health Services is offering free flu vaccines to students this fall. Administrative Director Vickie Dreessens said this is the second consecutive year that Student Health Services is offering...

Enrollment increases 5 percent

Jesse Veek, Staff Writers

October 25, 2012

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is the fastest growing comprehensive university in the UW System. A record-breaking 8,621 students are enrolled this year, a near 5 percent increase from last year.  Admission and Enrollment...

BILSA memo reminds faculty of full-time work responsibilities

Gerrad Frei, Assistant News Editor, Features Editor

October 25, 2012

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On Sept. 21, Wayne Weber, dean of the College of Business Industry Life Science and Agriculture, released a memo to the college regarding the attendance of full-time faculty and academic staff members. The memo restates the...

Fitness lab created to benefit physical education, health promotions students

Zack Butson, Staff Writers

October 18, 2012

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Beginning this semester, a new fitness lab is open to the students of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Since 2005, the department chair of the physical education department and associate professor Colleen McCabe has...

Student Senate prioritizes constituent feedback

Jesse Veek and Priscilla Breininger

October 18, 2012

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In an effort to facilitate greater communication between Student Senate and its constituents, the senate has incorporated a new e-mail feedback system. “We as Student Senate can’t get out there and know all the problems,”...

House cat mistaken for cougar

Caroline Lundberg, Staff Writer

October 18, 2012

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A trail camera photograph of a possible cougar was investigated by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in September. The trail camera is privately owned and located near the University of Wisconsin-Platteville campus. DNR...

Entrepreneur minor created to complement all majors

Zack Butson, Staff Writer

October 11, 2012

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Beginning Spring 2013, students across all majors at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville will have the opportunity to minor in entrepreneurship. “We needed to be more entrepreneurial.  This is just a part of that recipe,”...

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