By UW-Platteville Exponent
Exponent PodcastsNov 04, 2021
Censorship and Its Challenges
This podcast explores the challenges of censorship, with Professor Phillip "Pip" Gordon, within the educational system and the legal system. Produced by Connor Campbell.
History of Words: Why is there a 'd' in fridge?
In this episode of History of Words, we discuss why we spell fridge with a "d" and why we might use the word in the first place.
Produced by Elizabeth Dustman
Pig Dig Podcast
The Exponent interviewed Eric Fraser, an FBI special agent and Sara Getz, a professor at UW-Platteville who orchestrated the annual Pig Dig for Forensic Investigation students.
Produced by Connor Campbell
Interview with Chancellor Dennis Shields
The Exponent was able to ask Chancellor Shields about Homecoming and how everything came to be. The Chancellor highlights COVID-19 and what the campus is doing to encourage vaccination. Produced by Connor Campbell.
9/20 Student Senate Meeting
This podcast covers the topics from the Student Senate's meeting with the Dean of Students on 9/20. Produced by Connor Campbell.
Moose vs. Goose: The Plural Form Showdown
In this episode of History of Words, we discuss the reason why there is a difference in the plural forms of the words goose and moose. Produced by Elizabeth Dustman.
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