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PETA’s methods, mission cause for concern

Shelby LeDuc and Alyssa Bloechl

May 2, 2013

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The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, is an ani­mal rights organization that has long been publicly supported by communities, large businesses and more recently, celebrities. PETA ‘rescues’ thousands of animals...

The worth of studying abroad

Marissa Dow, General Reporter

April 25, 2013

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Studying abroad is a great experience that can give you so much more than credits.  Students are immersed into a different culture full of possibilities and people. They are able to strengthen their education as well as traveling...

UW-P sucessful without UC

Matthew Ahasay, Opinions Editor

April 18, 2013

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What could you do with $50,000? Every student at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville pays three dollars a semester in segregated fees, equating to approximately $50,000, for the advocacy group United Council.  What does...

Editorial: Smoke Free Campus Survey

Editorial Board

April 18, 2013

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A random sample of students, faculty and staff at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville were invited to fill out an online survey based on the interests of a Wisconsin State-supported program called Spark from March 11-22. ...

Student voters drive governance

Matthew Ahasay, Opinions Editor

April 11, 2013

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Voting is the heart of a democratic system of governance.  It allows the people to choose for themselves who will lead, shape and represent them.  Whether school, local, state or federal, an American’s right to vote is what...

Choices and consumer anxiety

Matthew Ahasay, Opinion Editor

April 4, 2013

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In America we are graced with an abundance of freedoms that are not always available or guaranteed in other countries. In addition to America’s cherished freedoms granted to citizens, modern Americans have the most freedom and...

Shooting zombies, making friends

Caroline Lundberg, Assitant Opinion Editor

April 4, 2013

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For a growing number of gun enthusiasts across the United States, target practice and shooting competitions have taken a turn to the undead. Americans have a continuously increasing infatuation with zombies thanks to movies...

Bar Etiquette

Matthew Ahasay, Opinions Editor

March 21, 2013

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Green hats, shirts, and beverages: this was the theme of the weekend-long event that was St. Patrick’s Day in America.  All weekend partygoers were quick to remind those without green attire of their lapse in memory with a...

Editorial: Concealed Carry on Campus

Editorial Board

March 21, 2013

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When Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed the bill to allow concealed carry of weapons in the state July 8, 2011, Wisconsin became the 49th state to make such a law. The law required applicants to be 21 or older, complete...

Unsung heroes of UW-Platteville

Matthew Ahasay, Opinions Editor

March 14, 2013

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Universities: a stoic symbol of higher education that serve as the first step for many bright-eyed young adults to achieve the ever-elusive American dream. At face value, the make-up of the typical American university seems pretty...

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