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STANDOUT STUDENT: Yuexin Cao

Brayde Schmit

February 14, 2013

Filed under Features

Yuexin Cao, junior mathematics major with an emphasis in actuarial science, from Wuhan, China, is one of the approximately 125 international students who attend the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. What makes Cao stand...

The Exponent Faceoff: The Players Code

Matthew Ahasay and Colten Bartholomew

February 14, 2013

Filed under Opinions

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...

Religion forum open to all beliefs First discussion covers religion in daily life

Nicole Gartner

February 14, 2013

Filed under Features

A series of religious discussions hosted by People of the Book will cover the different religions in practice.  The first forum will cover religion in daily life at 7 p.m., Feb. 19 in the Platteville East of the Markee Pioneer...

Players perform “Death and the Maiden”

Shawn McClain, Lead Reporter

February 14, 2013

Filed under Features

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Pioneer Players will perform a psychological thriller from 7:30-10 p.m. Wednesday Feb. 20 through Sunday Feb. 24. “Death and the Maiden,” a controversial 1990 play written by Chilean...

Manning, Stocki help Pioneers earn Senior Day win over Eagles

Katie Martin

February 14, 2013

Filed under Sports

The Pioneer men’s basketball team defeated University of Wisconsin-La Crosse with the help of five players scoring in the double-digits on Senior Day, 77-70,   on Feb. 9 at Bo Ryan Court. Sophomore forward Jake Manning scored...

Exponent wins at Associated Collegiate Press Conference

Alyssa Bloechl, Editor in Chief

February 14, 2013

Filed under News

Colten Bartholomew, junior communication technologies major, was awarded for his writing skills from the Associated Collegiate Press’ Best of the Midwest College Journalism Convention. Bartholomew, current Sports Editor on...

Big Buddy program assists children in need

Shawn McClain, Lead Reporter

February 14, 2013

Filed under News

Over 100 Grant County children need someone they can call their buddy.  While their backgrounds are as individual as their personalities, they all long for one thing: someone to admire and trust. The Big Buddy program, implemented...

The Unlock Lockdown

Matthew Ahasay, Opinions Editor

February 14, 2013

Filed under Opinions

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...

Pioneer sets record at UW-Platteville Invite

Calvin Gatch III

February 14, 2013

Filed under Sports, Top Story

Cheers erupted at Williams Fieldhouse last weekend when senior Chas Spangenberg vaulted 16 feet 2 inches, breaking the previous university pole-vault record by a quarter of an inch and improving his ranking from fourth place to...

Faculty Senate passes proposal to increase faculty pay

Shawn McClain, Lead Reporter

February 14, 2013

Filed under News

Faculty Senate passed a proposal that would use $150,000 to increase faculty base pay from funds the administration has said are available for pay raises. The Campus Faculty Salary Base Building Policy was drafted by mathematics...

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