Valerie Plame Wilson addresses UW-P

Shawn McClain, Lead News Reporter

April 25, 2013

he University of Wisconsin-Platteville presented former Central Intelligence Agency operative Valerie Plame Wilson as this year’s distinguished lecturer. Plame Wilson gave an impassioned speech that focused on her betrayal...

UW-P’s RecycleMania succesful, spurs local community’s recycling rate

Jared Schultz, General Reporter

April 18, 2013

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville participated in RecycleMania, a contest designed to encourage better recycling, from Feb. 5 to March 31. This is the fourth year UW-Platteville has been involved with the event, beginning...

Softball splits weekend twin bills

Colten Bartholomew, Sports Editor

April 11, 2013

Inconsistency has been a central theme of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville softball season.  After sweeping the No. 25 University of Wisconsin-River Falls on Saturday, the Pioneers were swept by University of Wisconsin-Stout...

Main Street Program seeks to revive downtown business

Alyssa Bloechl, Editor in Chief

April 4, 2013

Downtown Platteville attracts residents and students from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville with small shops, unique attractions and a charming historical atmosphere.  A bike store, movie theater, hair salons and places...

Predaina accuses Student Senate of violating open meetings law

Gerrad Frei, News Editor

March 21, 2013

    Johnathan Predaina addressed a hushed Student Senate March 18, saying that actions taken during their previous meeting violated the Wisconsin Open Meetings Law. The actions Predaina referred to were t...

Bar Etiquette

Matthew Ahasay, Opinions Editor

March 21, 2013

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...

Mazur speaks about Everest climb, rescue

Shelby LeDuc, General Reporter

March 21, 2013

Contemporary mountain climber Dan Mazur visited the University of Wisconsin-Platteville on March 12 where he spoke about his mountain climbing adventures and involvement in helping create charities for the surrounding communities...

Dining Services offers blog, seeking student opinion

Elizabeth Broadbent, General Reporter

March 21, 2013

Being on a college campus does not always give someone the best food choices. That is why the University of Wisconsin-Platteville has created a new health blog, allowing any UW-Platteville student to be open to sharing their...

UWP student pop-punk band composes original music

Rachael Schneider, General Reporter

March 21, 2013

The Start Up, a pop-punk band out of Platteville, strives to connect with their fans while creating memorable music. According to their Facebook page, “(The band is) not preoccupied with tight jeans and glamorous egos, but...

Regalia allowed for 2013 graduation

Marissa Dow, General Reporter

March 14, 2013

On Feb. 13 Student Senate passed a new policy allowing the display of regalia items for the May 2013 University of Wisconsin - Platteville graduation ceremonies. “We came to the conclusion that commencement should be a celebration...

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