Shields allots time to fundraise

Rachael Shaff and Gerrad Frei

September 27, 2012

Chancellor Dennis Shields has devoted 50 percent of his work week to “touch” potential donors nine times. His efforts are for the Foundation’s capital campaign for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. The capital...

UWP joins online carpool system

Kayla Heise, Staff Writer

September 27, 2012

The University of Wisconsin- Platteville has launched a network for transportation and ridesharing. Zimride is an online carpool managing system that allows users to post where they are going and when they want to go. The Zimride...

Faculty reports 3 thefts in offices

Kaleigh Dunn, Staff Writer

September 20, 2012

Three cases of theft struck campus last week, resulting in stolen cash from University of Wisconsin-Platteville faculty. Two thefts took place Sept. 11 in Gardner and Warner halls, and one theft occurred Sept. 13 in Doudna...

Athletics spends $418,500 on facility upgrades

Rachael Shaff, News Editor

September 20, 2012

The Athletics Department spent approximately $35,000 for pressbox renovations at Ralph E. Davis Pioneer Stadium last summer. The renovations were paid by the athletics’ stadium maintenance account, which is funded from student...

Permit parking, shuttle service to combat parking issues

Gerrad Frei, Assistant News Editor, Features Editor

September 13, 2012

The City of Platteville and the University of Wisconsin-Platteville continued to collaborate on parking concerns after the completion of Rountree Hall. In 2011, the City of Platteville approved plans for UW-Platteville to construct...

Parking concerns discussed between community leaders, Downtown Parking Alliance

Rachael Shaff, News Editor

September 13, 2012

Platteville’s Downtown Parking Alliance expressed their frustrations with community officials during a meeting Tuesday evening. “I feel like I am hitting a brick wall,” said Lori Erschen-Bahr, co-owner of Erschen’s...

Scavenger hunt opens campus resources to students

Rachael Shaff, News Editor

September 9, 2012

Pioneers are exploring the campus to complete the First Year Experience scavenger hunt list. The scavenger hunt was created as a part of Welcome Week and extends until 4:15 p.m. Friday. “We wanted to get students to go...

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