The official student newspaper of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire since 1923.

Cheers to 25 years

Stephanie Kuski, Staff Writer

After 25 years as the program assistant for Student Senate, Colleen Bader is calling it a career. Bader said she will be retiring at the end of July. She began her journey in 1987 as a limited-term...  Read More »

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Discussion became heated when members of the University Senate participated in a long, volatile discussion Tuesday regarding the fate of the Resolution in Support of the Wisconsin Idea.

University senate fails to vote on UW System resolution

May 12, 2016

Instead of closure, Tuesday’s session only offered more questions and frustration for members of UW-Eau Claire’s University Senate as it failed to...  Read More »

Gov. Scott Walker celebrating National Travel and Tourism Week as he announces the 2015 impact tourism has had on Wisconsin’s economy on April 29 at Visit Eau Claire.

Governor Walker promotes tourism

May 12, 2016

Editor’s Note: Erickson and Lenzmeier are enrolled in Zeitler’s tourism geographies course. With tourism spending up to nearly 4.5 percent in Wisco...  Read More »

Steven Terwilliger shared how solar power is stored in his presentation May 4 in Oak Room of the Davies Center.

Eau Claire shows potential for more solar panels

May 11, 2016

Steven Terwilliger recently found out Eau Claire can install more solar panels on rooftops of homes and businesses than originally thought. He showed his...  Read More »

National pizza making contestant Nick Kotecki prepares for the “Skin Sprints” competition this June by making pizzas as quickly as he can at the local Toppers Pizza.

Local Toppers Pizza employee hopes to be the fastest pizza maker in the country

May 11, 2016

When Nick Kotecki started making pizzas at toppers he had no idea 11 years later he would be competing to be the fastest national Toppers Pizza maker. On...  Read More »

Sights with Sami

Sights with Sami

Sami West, Currents Editor

As I’m nearing the completion of my second year at UW-Eau Claire, I’ve come to the conclusion that quality ice cream is hard to come by in this town. Yes, there’s a Dairy Queen, a Coldstone Creamery,...  Read More »

May 11, 2016 • 0 comments

Eau Claire’s newest home goods and accessories store is expanding

Eau Claire’s newest home goods and accessories store is expanding

Sydney Purpora, Staff Writer

Simple, timeless and functional. These are three words store owner Rebecca Cooke hears her customers say as they step into her shop. Red’s Mercantile is a newly opened home goods and accessories store...  Read More »

May 11, 2016 • 0 comments

The sixth Sculpture Tour Eau Claire unveiled 34 new sculptures from artists around the world. Ron Simmer’s piece, “What the Nose Knows” is at the intersection of North Barstow and East Madison Street.

New sculptures unveiled for next Sculpture Tour

May 11, 2016

The coming of May not only brings a fresh new look to Eau Claire with the rolling green fields and blossoming of trees and flowers, but a new...  Read More »

The end’s not near, it’s here

The end’s not near, it’s here

Trent Tetzlaff & Ellis Williams, Sports Editors

Seven semesters; 3 1/2 years. In my short 22 years, I’ve experienced a handful of lasts and final moments: 8th grade graduation, my last high school football and basketball games. Six months ago I...  Read More »

May 12, 2016 • 0 comments

Blugold of the Week

Blugold of the Week

John Mattison, Online Editor

Evie Schaller earned WIAC Co-Position Player of the Year honors after leading the conference with 52 hits, 43 RBIs, 15 doubles and 79 total bases. Schaller was also second in the conference in overall...  Read More »

May 12, 2016 • 0 comments

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Starting fresh

May 12, 2016

A learning experience. That’s how first-year UW-Eau Claire football coach Dan Larson said his first...  Read More »

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(Fore)ward into the future

May 12, 2016

As the 2015-16 UW-Eau Claire men’s and women’s golf seasons come to an end, there is only one golfer...  Read More »

The official student newspaper of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire since 1923.
The official student newspaper of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire since 1923.