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Sports In Brief

January 31, 2013

Filed under Sports

Dillman tabbed Athlete of Week University of Wisconsin-Platteville senior sprinter Deidre Dillman was named WIAC Women’s Track Athlete of the Week for Jan. 20-27. Dillman took first in the 400-meter run with a time of 59...

Exponent writers win awards for stories

Alyssa Bloechl, Editor in Chief

January 31, 2013

Filed under News

Colten Bartholomew, junior communication technologies major, and Gerrad Frei, senior communication technologies major, were awarded for their writing skills from the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation (WNAF) in the Collegiate...

Pioneer Pete comes alive

Shelby LeDuc, General Reporter

January 31, 2013

Filed under Features

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s official mascot, Pioneer Pete, made his first in-person debut in more than two decades during the men’s home basketball game Saturday. Following the first full time out, a spirit...

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...

Foundation receives $7,000 grant for course

Alyssa Bloechl, Editor in Chief

January 31, 2013

Filed under News

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Foundation received a $7,000 grant award from AT&T on January 28 to improve the cyber security course within the UW-Platteville Criminal Justice Department.  The grant will also be...

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...

Buddy program reinstated, seeks volunteers

Shawn McClain, Lead Reporter

January 31, 2013

Filed under News

Grant County Social Services seeks volunteers for a new program to aid disadvantaged local children. The Big Buddy program matches volunteers looking to make a difference with children in need of a positive role model.  Many...

UWP out of flu vaccine

Gerrad Frei, News Editor

January 31, 2013

Filed under News, Top Story

Student Health Services distributed 330 free flu vaccinations during Fall 2012, depleting their supply of the vaccine for what is likely the remainder of the academic year. The amount of ill students with influenza calling into SHS ...

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