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...

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...

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