The Exponent Faceoff: The Players Code

Matthew Ahasay and Colten Bartholomew

February 14, 2013

Go Against the Code: Matthew Ahasay Vince Lombardi said, “Winners never quit, and quitters never win.” In the case of Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano, this is certainly true. Despite a below .500 record of 7...

The Unlock Lockdown

Matthew Ahasay, Opinions Editor

February 14, 2013

Typically, the word unlock has positive connotations.  You unlock your car, your house and your briefcase.  The idea is to keep your personal possessions yours; you paid for them after all. Likewise is the case with unlocking...

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...

Black Friday turning consumers black and blue

Matthew Ahasay, Opinion Editor

November 29, 2012

Thanksgiving has always been for gluttons. Over eating and oversimplification of the history of the holiday have been adopted into the American culture, but the message remains the same. Give thanks. Unfortunately the one day...

Superstorm Sandy provides educational experience on existence of climate change

Matthew Ahasay, Opinion Editor

November 8, 2012

Global warming has often times been brushed aside as a theory or a phenomenon. In lieu of recent events, the people of New Orleans and New York surely have a dissenting opinion on the matter. After two once in a century storms...

A walk down State Street’s Freakfest

Matthew Ahasay, Opinion Editor

November 1, 2012

Walking down State Street Madison is typically a unique experience. The shops, restaurants and colorful patrons make it an attraction year round. But for one night in late October the street is taken over by the freaks. Your...

Zedd reimagines electro with ‘Clarity’

Matthew Ahasay, Opinion Editor

October 25, 2012

Released: October 9 Label: Interscope After an extensive summer of touring festivals worldwide, a steady release of singles starting with the letter ‘s’ and multiple youtube leaks, 23 year old producer and DJ Anton Zaslavski...

Epic Staff Battles of the Exponent: Should freshman be allowed parking

Alyssa Bloechl and Matthew Ahasay

October 19, 2012

Senators, representatives, government budget cuts, long walks, waiting, it all sounds like a bunch of excuses to me. A car allows students the freedom to go to work, go home, go shopping, go to class or even help their friends...

V.P. debates have impact

Matthew Ahasay, Opinion Editor

October 11, 2012

On Thursday the Vice Presidential debate will be broadcasted to the public. While it is essentially the equivalent of a division II football game, Vice Presidential debates can make a difference despite the less seasoned orators’...

UW-Plattevillians: The battle within

Matthew Ahasay, Opinion Editor

October 4, 2012

Homecoming is as American as apple pie and tailgating football, and is steeped in even more tradition. It unites groups of people un- der a common banner, sparks rivalries and instills a sense of pride in one’s community...

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