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TSA knife policy leaves airlines vulnerable

Chris Ankowicz, Guest Columnist

March 14, 2013

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The Transportation Security Administration has enacted a new policy that will begin April 25th, which allows airline passengers to carry pocketknives aboard airplanes. This decision by the TSA to alter U.S. airport security measures...

Spring break indulgences

Matthew Ahasay, Opinions Editor

March 7, 2013

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Sun-kissed skin, 30 packs of beer and group photos on a packed beach with drinks in hand. Stories proclaiming crazy adventures, parties and conquests consolidated together after an epic three days in a beachfront city for spring...

Editorial: Safe Walk Program

Editorial Board

March 7, 2013

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In the evenings, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville campus can become unusually quiet. A soft rustle of a tree limb or twig may trigger students to clench their keys tighter and walk faster. UW-Platteville Campus Police...

The Exponent Faceoff

February 28, 2013

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  For [email protected]   The recently popular UW-Platteville Confessions Facebook page may be filthy, degrading and downright unpleasant, but it is a freedom students at this and other universities ac...

De-stress between tests

Matthew Ahasay, Opinions Editor

February 21, 2013

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Three tests, a quiz and a plethora of chapters that require digestion all while making your meetings on time, while still managing to be prepared: living a hectic life is a common problem among students and could be called an...

Editorial: Two year residency policy

Editorial Board

February 21, 2013

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College is a time of new found independence, growth and responsibility. Universities are well aware of the challenges and freedoms that college undergraduates face and to a certain extent, are responsible in aiding the acclamation...

Drones infringe on Bill of Rights

Caroline Lundberg, Columnist

February 21, 2013

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The right to privacy, the right to due process and the right to a trial by jury have been staples of human rights enjoyed by citizens of the United States since the Bill of Rights was put into effect in 1791. Now, however,...

The Exponent Faceoff: The Players Code

Matthew Ahasay and Colten Bartholomew

February 14, 2013

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Go Against the Code: Matthew Ahasay Vince Lombardi said, “Winners never quit, and quitters never win.” In the case of Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano, this is certainly true. Despite a below .500 record of 7...

The Unlock Lockdown

Matthew Ahasay, Opinions Editor

February 14, 2013

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Typically, the word unlock has positive connotations.  You unlock your car, your house and your briefcase.  The idea is to keep your personal possessions yours; you paid for them after all. Likewise is the case with unlocking...

Spreading misinformation through a click

Caroline Lundberg, Assistant Opinions Editor

January 31, 2013

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Besides the droves of women who mistakenly believe they are waterfowl, doctors who refuse to operate on children unless they are “liked” enough and invitations to raise digital crops, social media websites like Facebook are...

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