Bridgeway Commons to be completed Fall 2013

Shelby LeDuc, General Reporter

December 13, 2012

The Department of Residence Life at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville gave students living on campus the opportunity to both submit suggestions and vote for the official name of the new residence hall that is scheduled to...

Senate, Common Council propose extension of shuttle bus hours for bar time crowd

Shawn McClain, General Reporter

December 13, 2012

The Student Senate and the Platteville Common Council are seeking a new way to help students get back to campus safely after bars close. The plan calls for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville shuttle system to pick up students...

Senate weighs options: Gender issues, diversity positions may merge

Paul Larson, General Reporter

December 13, 2012

The Student Senate discussed the possibility of merging two executive board positions, gender issues director and diversity director, during meeting Monday. If the merger is passed, it would be effective starting next semester. ...

Did Michael Jordan hurt the NBA?

Colten Bartholomew, Sports Editor

December 13, 2012

Let me preface this column by saying that I do think Michael Jordan was the best player in NBA history, but I think this idea should be considered. He is literally the most famous athlete ever. His iconic brand, his countless...

Cole Ferguson highlighting young core of Pioneer wrestling

Lara Fairchild, General Reporter

December 13, 2012

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville wrestling team has seen its share of struggles this season, but freshman Cole Ferguson has been a bright spot in head coach Chris Walter’s lineup. Ferguson began wrestling at age 8...

Wellnitz’s scoring a needed boost for women’s basketball

Priscialla Breininger, General Reporter

December 13, 2012

Communication is a foundational aspect of the Pioneer’s women’s basketball team. A leading communicator and scorer for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s women’s basketball team this season is junior Kim Wellnitz. Wellnitz...

Men win WIAC home opener over Blugolds

Colten Bartholomew, Sports Editor

December 13, 2012

With 3:30 remaining and the Pioneers clinging to a six-point lead, junior forward Chas Cross blocked a shot, recorded a steal and then was fouled on a made lay-up, a sequence that sparked his teammates and the crowd, helping the...

Fall 2012 graduates prepare for commencement

Anna Strasser, General Reporter

December 13, 2012

Six hundred and two University of Wisconsin-Platteville students will graduate at the 2012 fall commencement on Dec. 15 in the Williams Fieldhouse gymnasium.  There will be two ceremonies, the first at 9 a.m. and the second at...

Future of the Internet is up for discussion

Matthew Ahasay, Opinion Editor

December 13, 2012

Sept. 4 kicked off an international meeting at the World Conference on International Telecommunications that could be the beginning of end of the Internet as we have come to know it. While some claim that the meeting is an...

Squirrel hunting, a beneficial tradition

Caroline Lundberg, Guest Columnist

December 13, 2012

For many hunters, the first memories of hunting are following an adult through the woods searching for squirrels. Unfortunately, this is becoming less and less common. The number of squirrel hunters has steadily decreased in...

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