From one percent to 47 percent: The fall of Romney

Matthew Ahasay, Opinion Editor

September 20, 2012

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...

Lavish living for those within Rountree Commons

Shelby LeDuc, General Reporter

September 20, 2012

Welcome Weekend at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville introduced a new class full of school spirit. It was not all about the blue and orange this time around, but rather a new color scheme: blue and green. This fall semester...

Eastwood’s speech politically inappropriate

Kaleigh Dunn, Assistant Opinion Editor

September 13, 2012

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...

Imitation and innovation: A false dichotomy

Matthew Ahasay, Opinion Editor

September 13, 2012

Author Charles Caleb Colton said, “Imitation is the most sincere form of flattery.” If that’s the case then Apple should feel flattered by Samsung Mobile. As you may have heard on Aug. 24, Korean consumer electronics giant...

Student body leadership reaches out

Alyssa Bloechl, Student Life Editor

September 12, 2012

Within the thousands of students that attend the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, there is one with a name we should all know: William Kuehni. Kuehni is better known as “Willie” or the student body and senate president,...

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