TV5 finalist in NBASAERho competition for play-by-play

Elizabeth Niehaus, General Reporter

March 14, 2013

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s video production organization, TV5, is a finalist in the National Broadcasting Society Alpha Epsilon Rho’s annual competition. The play-by-play video production featuring a Feb. 15,...

Women in EMS increases membership by 40 percent

Katie Martin, General Reporter

March 14, 2013

Members of the Women in Engineering, Mathematics and Science Program have increased in numbers by 40 percent throughout the program and 30 percent in engineering alone since 2010. The WEMS program at University of Wisconsin-Platteville...

Music groups seek $16,000 for a new marimba

Shelby LeDuc, General Reporter

March 7, 2013

The Department of Performing and Visual Arts hopes to make a new addition to their musical instrument collection: a modern version of their old marimba. Originating from South American cultures, the marimba is part of the percussion...

Track sending 5 to nationals

Brayde Schmit, General Reporter

March 7, 2013

With only one chance left to qualify for the NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships, the men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams attended last chance meets last weekend at University of Wisconsin-Madison...

Faculty Senate delays release of audio recording

Shawn McClain and Gerrad Frei

February 28, 2013

After a two-week delay, Faculty Senate released audio records of the Feb. 12, 2013 Senate meeting.  The Exponent had requested the audio recording, which is routinely created at Senate meetings, on Feb. 12. The last item o...

Faculty Senate faces compression, inversion in salary distribution

Shawn McClain, Assistant News Editor

February 16, 2013

Faculty Senate and administration work to increase faculty wages to competitive levels. The Faculty Senate Policy on Faculty Salary Adjustments passed by the Senate would use $150,00 to increase faculty salaries to a level...

Pioneer sets record at UW-Platteville Invite

Calvin Gatch III

February 14, 2013

Cheers erupted at Williams Fieldhouse last weekend when senior Chas Spangenberg vaulted 16 feet 2 inches, breaking the previous university pole-vault record by a quarter of an inch and improving his ranking from fourth place to...

Local cleaners damaged in vehicle crash

Gerrad Frei and Marissa Dow

February 7, 2013

Officers from the Platteville Police Department responded to a call from a fellow officer who came across the damage at 250 W. Main St. at 4:13 a.m., according to the police department. “I got a call from the police a little...

Sparkles show power of inclusion, the word ‘yes’

Colten Bartholomew, Sports Editor

February 7, 2013

Lakyn Merfeld, 18, Dubuque, Iowa, stood in front of her cheerleading teammates at midcourt during halftime of the Pioneer men’s basketball game Jan. 26. Merfeld and seven other special-needs students have just completed their...

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