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Squirrel hunting, a beneficial tradition

Caroline Lundberg, Guest Columnist

December 13, 2012

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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...

By not counting defeats, children lose out

Colten Bartholomew, Guest Columnist

December 13, 2012

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The mother of the family that I live with during the summer, Barbra Cataldo, attended a soccer match of one of her first grade students in mid-June. At the match, another one of her students ran up to her and excitedly stated,...

A walk down State Street’s Freakfest

Matthew Ahasay, Opinion Editor

November 1, 2012

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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

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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...

Hunting a tradition in environmentalism

Caroline Lundberg, Guest Columnist

October 18, 2012

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The leaves are falling, midterms are approaching and the weather is turning cool. For many, this is a sign that winter will soon return. However, for 10 percent of Wisconsin residents, this means hunting season is upon us. The...

A warning to the watched, the watching

Kaleigh Dunn, Assistant Opinion Editor

September 27, 2012

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Last week, Student Senate asked for student input concerning the implementation of security cameras. With the growing amount of thefts on the University of Wisconsin-Platteville campus, security cameras seem like an easy idea...

Student support fosters better play, stronger community

Matthew Ahasay, Opinion Editor

September 20, 2012

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It’s a Wednesday night in the Pioneer Athletic Center, and the men’s basketball team leaves Bo Ryan Court down 33-20 at half time during the first round of the WIAC playoffs.  643 people occupy the stands, the majority of...

From one percent to 47 percent: The fall of Romney

Matthew Ahasay, Opinion Editor

September 20, 2012

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Mitt Romney is usually associated with one percent disassociating him with the general public, but thanks to a video that was recently released from a Romney fundraiser in May, 47 percent may be the magic number that seals the...

Eastwood’s speech politically inappropriate

Kaleigh Dunn, Assistant Opinion Editor

September 13, 2012

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Clint Eastwood’s speech was humorous and entertaining. And that’s exactly what was inappropriate about it. The lines that separate politics and entertainment became muddled when Clint Eastwood’s speech at the Republican...

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