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...

Student Senate seeks governance restructuring

Morgan Budde, General Reporter

February 7, 2013

The President’s Council brought the Student Governance Structure Referendum 2012 to the attention of University of Wisconsin-Platteville students last semester. The referendum consists of four proposals including moving the...

UWP out of flu vaccine

Gerrad Frei, News Editor

January 31, 2013

Student Health Services distributed 330 free flu vaccinations during Fall 2012, depleting their supply of the vaccine for what is likely the remainder of the academic year. The amount of ill students with influenza calling into SHS ...

Meth ingredients catch fire in Rountree

Rachael Shaff and Matt Ahasay

November 16, 2012

Emergency personnel from Platteville and Cuba City responded to a wastebasket fire in room 429b of Rountree Commons at 1:08 a.m. Saturday. The small fire ignited from the attempted production of methamphetamine, according to...

Wrestling falls to No. 5 Warhawks

Colten Bartholomew, Sports Editor

November 15, 2012

The Pioneers put up a fight, but the talent of the no. 5 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Warhawks wrestling team prevailed 31-9. The dual was the Pioneers WIAC and home debut this season, and the young squad started the...

Pioneers down Devils on Senior Day

Topher Scheeler, Assistant Sports Editor

November 13, 2012

Senior Day was a day for the record books with the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Pioneers 62-20 rout of the visiting University of Wisconsin-Stout Blue Devils. The win brought the team’s record to 7-2 overall, 4-2 in...

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