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West’s ‘Summer’ hot and cold

Colten Bartholomew, Guest Columnist

September 27, 2012

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Released: Sept. 18, 2012 Label: Getting Out Our Dreams, Inc. / The Island Def Jam Music Group   Kanye West Presents Good Music Cruel Summer is the first album from the hip-hop group “Good Music,” a group that incl...

A warning to the watched, the watching

Kaleigh Dunn, Assistant Opinion Editor

September 27, 2012

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Last week, Student Senate asked for student input concerning the implementation of security cameras. With the growing amount of thefts on the University of Wisconsin-Platteville campus, security cameras seem like an easy idea...

Student support fosters better play, stronger community

Matthew Ahasay, Opinion Editor

September 20, 2012

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It’s a Wednesday night in the Pioneer Athletic Center, and the men’s basketball team leaves Bo Ryan Court down 33-20 at half time during the first round of the WIAC playoffs.  643 people occupy the stands, the majority of...

From one percent to 47 percent: The fall of Romney

Matthew Ahasay, Opinion Editor

September 20, 2012

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Mitt Romney is usually associated with one percent disassociating him with the general public, but thanks to a video that was recently released from a Romney fundraiser in May, 47 percent may be the magic number that seals the...

Eastwood’s speech politically inappropriate

Kaleigh Dunn, Assistant Opinion Editor

September 13, 2012

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Clint Eastwood’s speech was humorous and entertaining. And that’s exactly what was inappropriate about it. The lines that separate politics and entertainment became muddled when Clint Eastwood’s speech at the Republican...

Imitation and innovation: A false dichotomy

Matthew Ahasay, Opinion Editor

September 13, 2012

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Author Charles Caleb Colton said, “Imitation is the most sincere form of flattery.” If that’s the case then Apple should feel flattered by Samsung Mobile. As you may have heard on Aug. 24, Korean consumer electronics giant...

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