2012 Homecoming King and Queen, Tyler Fisher and Emily Gartland represent UWP

Alyssa Bloechl, Student Life Editor

October 25, 2012

During homecoming week, two student leaders had a taste of what it means to be royalty, University of Wisconsin-Platteville style. On Oct. 18, Emily Gartland and Tyler Fisher were crowned the UW-Platteville Homecoming Queen and King. ...

Dominant defense spurs 31-0 victory

Topher Scheeler, Assistant Sports Editor

October 25, 2012

The Pioneers (5-2, 2-2 WIAC) posted their first shutout of the year in route to a 31-0 victory Saturday. The Pioneer defense smothered the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Falcons all afternoon giving the offense plenty...

House cat mistaken for cougar

Caroline Lundberg, Staff Writer

October 18, 2012

A trail camera photograph of a possible cougar was investigated by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in September. The trail camera is privately owned and located near the University of Wisconsin-Platteville campus. DNR...

UWP reveals new mascot

Alyssa Bloechl, Student Life Editor

October 18, 2012

It has been over 50 years since the University of Wisconsin-Platteville had a call from the Exponent to create a new, official mascot. Pioneer Pete represented the Pioneers until about the 1980s when the drawings were beginnin...

Women’s soccer team drops two against Warhawks, Blugolds

Julian Robertson, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2012

It was a tough week for the Pioneer women’s soccer team. The team suffered a hard-fought loss in their Oct. 3 matchup against University of Wisconsin-Whitewater  2-0 and fell Oct. 6 to University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire...

Shields allots time to fundraise

Rachael Shaff and Gerrad Frei

September 27, 2012

Chancellor Dennis Shields has devoted 50 percent of his work week to “touch” potential donors nine times. His efforts are for the Foundation’s capital campaign for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. The capital...

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