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The Exponent Faceoff

February 28, 2013

  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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Sensationalized Journalism king of media

Matthew Ahasay, Opinions Editor

January 31, 2013

Casey Anthony, Adam Lanza and Manti Te’o. These names have become synonymous with murder and scandal, all while having their faces shown on every conceivable outlet of news, sparking major debate and in the case of Lanza, dividing...

Did Michael Jordan hurt the NBA?

Colten Bartholomew, Sports Editor

December 13, 2012

Let me preface this column by saying that I do think Michael Jordan was the best player in NBA history, but I think this idea should be considered. He is literally the most famous athlete ever. His iconic brand, his countless...

Future of the Internet is up for discussion

Matthew Ahasay, Opinion Editor

December 13, 2012

Sept. 4 kicked off an international meeting at the World Conference on International Telecommunications that could be the beginning of end of the Internet as we have come to know it. While some claim that the meeting is an...

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