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Fiscal responsibility starts with initiative

Matthew Ahasay, Opinion Editor

October 4, 2012

Filed under Opinions

Wu Tang Clan once said, “Cash rules everything around me” and as any college student who has ever had to scrounge for change to do laundry knows, they were right. The word budget has negative connotations...

Career fair, useful for life after college

Caroline Lundberg, General Reporter

October 4, 2012

Filed under Features

Students and potential employers got the chance to connect at the Fall 2012 Career Fair. Businesses set up booths in Ullsvik Hall on Sept. 25, 26 and 27 to get in touch with students and possibly hire interns or employees. Students...

Wingra Woodwind Quintet puts on world class recital at UWP

Sarah Kessler, General Reporter

October 4, 2012

Filed under Features

The Wingra Woodwind Quintet played a selection of classical pieces including Greek, French, Spanish and Rumanian songs in the Nohr Art Gallery on Sept. 30. The Wingra Woodwind Quintet was founded in 1965 and is an ensemble-in-residence...

Volunteering, part of life and school

Alyssa Bloechl, Student Life Editor

October 4, 2012

Filed under Features

Class, work, class, write, class, study, exam, work, homework, bed. Sound familiar? As college students we have shown ourselves capable of balancing the above example with a social life, recreation, Facebook and whatever else...

What is the RUSH?

Jessica Mueller, General Reporter

October 4, 2012

Filed under Features

Posters for Rush have been papered across campus since fall session commenced. The common question among students has been, “What is Rush?” Many members of the Greek community were happy to answer this question, and a few...

We Shot The Moon shows skill

Shelby LeDuc, General Reporter

October 4, 2012

Filed under Features

We Shot the Moon, an indie-rock band, took the stage at University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Pioneer Crossing on Sept. 26. Band members include vocalist Jonathan Jones, drummer Ben Hilzinger, bassist Andy Bruno and guitarist...

UWP pioneers social media

Natalie Braun, Staff Writer

September 27, 2012

Filed under News

Communication Technologies is no longer a major at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. The department name was changed to the Department of Media Studies last summer. “Media studies more adequately describes this...

Shields allots time to fundraise

Rachael Shaff and Gerrad Frei

September 27, 2012

Filed under News, Top Story

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...

UWP joins online carpool system

Kayla Heise, Staff Writer

September 27, 2012

Filed under News

The University of Wisconsin- Platteville has launched a network for transportation and ridesharing. Zimride is an online carpool managing system that allows users to post where they are going and when they want to go. The Zimride...

West’s ‘Summer’ hot and cold

Colten Bartholomew, Guest Columnist

September 27, 2012

Filed under Opinions

Released: Sept. 18, 2012 Label: Getting Out Our Dreams, Inc. / The Island Def Jam Music Group   Kanye West Presents Good Music Cruel Summer is the first album from the hip-hop group “Good Music,” a group that incl...

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