Mifflin gone but not forgotten

Matthew Ahasay, Opinion's Editor

May 9, 2013

Normally, waking up at 9 a.m. the day of the Mifflin Street Block Party in Madison would be considered sleeping in; however, this year was an exception in more than one way. The nationally renowned celebration and local tradition,...

UW-P sucessful without UC

Matthew Ahasay, Opinions Editor

April 18, 2013

What could you do with $50,000? Every student at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville pays three dollars a semester in segregated fees, equating to approximately $50,000, for the advocacy group United Council.  What does...

Student voters drive governance

Matthew Ahasay, Opinions Editor

April 11, 2013

Voting is the heart of a democratic system of governance.  It allows the people to choose for themselves who will lead, shape and represent them.  Whether school, local, state or federal, an American’s right to vote is what...

Choices and consumer anxiety

Matthew Ahasay, Opinion Editor

April 4, 2013

In America we are graced with an abundance of freedoms that are not always available or guaranteed in other countries. In addition to America’s cherished freedoms granted to citizens, modern Americans have the most freedom and...

Bar Etiquette

Matthew Ahasay, Opinions Editor

March 21, 2013

Green hats, shirts, and beverages: this was the theme of the weekend-long event that was St. Patrick’s Day in America.  All weekend partygoers were quick to remind those without green attire of their lapse in memory with a...

Unsung heroes of UW-Platteville

Matthew Ahasay, Opinions Editor

March 14, 2013

Universities: a stoic symbol of higher education that serve as the first step for many bright-eyed young adults to achieve the ever-elusive American dream. At face value, the make-up of the typical American university seems pretty...

Spring break indulgences

Matthew Ahasay, Opinions Editor

March 7, 2013

Sun-kissed skin, 30 packs of beer and group photos on a packed beach with drinks in hand. Stories proclaiming crazy adventures, parties and conquests consolidated together after an epic three days in a beachfront city for spring...

De-stress between tests

Matthew Ahasay, Opinions Editor

February 21, 2013

Three tests, a quiz and a plethora of chapters that require digestion all while making your meetings on time, while still managing to be prepared: living a hectic life is a common problem among students and could be called an...

Hockey Club wins MACHA Silver Division

Matthew Ahasay, Opinions Editor

February 21, 2013

With a roster full of freshman and a new training regimen, there was doubt among the veterans of the Pioneer Hockey Club that the team could reach their goal of winning their MACHA Division III conference championship. In a...

Editorial: Two year residency policy

Editorial Board

February 21, 2013

College is a time of new found independence, growth and responsibility. Universities are well aware of the challenges and freedoms that college undergraduates face and to a certain extent, are responsible in aiding the acclamation...

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