2014 Political Commercials

Jeremy Williamson

November 11, 2014

Filed under Opinions, Showcase, Top Story

The 2014 Wisconsin gubernatorial election is here and it is clear that both parties are going negative with their advertising (as is with any political battle). The Republican candidate, Scott Walker, and the Democratic candidate, ...

Attendance: task or technique?

Brent Landrum, General Staff

October 8, 2014

Filed under Opinions, Showcase, Top Story

Class attendance can improve a grade, or it can lower a GPA. Professors are making attendance a part of a class’s final grade. The number of professors taking attendance has been on the rise, especially in the first two weeks...

Two-hour parking limit on Main: City of Platteville officals speak

Allie Parker, General Staff

October 1, 2014

Filed under Features, Opinions, Showcase, Top Story

The two-hour parking time on Main Street has been a worry for local businesses. Customers may spend longer than two hours in some stores and there is a concern that two hours is not enough time. Main Street businesses have...

Choices and consumer anxiety

Matthew Ahasay, Opinion Editor

April 4, 2013

Filed under Opinions

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...

Editorial: Two year residency policy

Editorial Board

February 21, 2013

Filed under Opinions

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...

Spreading misinformation through a click

Caroline Lundberg, Assistant Opinions Editor

January 31, 2013

Filed under Opinions

Besides the droves of women who mistakenly believe they are waterfowl, doctors who refuse to operate on children unless they are “liked” enough and invitations to raise digital crops, social media websites like Facebook are...

Sensationalized Journalism king of media

Matthew Ahasay, Opinions Editor

January 31, 2013

Filed under Opinions

Casey Anthony, Adam Lanza and Manti Te’o. These names have become synonymous with murder and scandal, all while having their faces shown on every conceivable outlet of news, sparking major debate and in the case of Lanza, dividing...

Did Michael Jordan hurt the NBA?

Colten Bartholomew, Sports Editor

December 13, 2012

Filed under Opinions, Sports

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...

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