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Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Stephanie Smith, Staff Writer

An overflow room overfilled with drug paraphernalia At approximately 9:38 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19 campus police cited five students for the use and possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia in...

April 26, 2017No Comments

Student Senate suspends indefinitely special allocation bill to Delta Tau Delta

Student Senate suspends indefinitely special allocation bill to Delta Tau Delta

April 25, 2017

Student Senate voted to table indefinitely the special allocation bill to Delta Tau Delta (DTD) that would have allocated the organization money for a...

Eau Claire community joins 600 marches across the nation dedicated to science

Eau Claire community joins 600 marches across the nation dedicated to science

April 24, 2017

To celebrate Earth Day in Eau Claire, nearly 300 people came together at 10 a.m. Saturday, in an effort to advocate for the scientific community in Eau...

Local business encourages female entrepreneurship through grant program

Local business encourages female entrepreneurship through grant program

April 20, 2017

A small shop located in downtown Eau Claire is known to offer U.S.-made home goods, accessories. And now: Female empowerment. At the end of May, Red’s Mercantile is giv...

Police Blotter

Police Blotter

April 19, 2017

Theft on Clairemont Avenue At approximately 11:11 a.m. on Saturday a UW-Eau Claire police officer assisted the Eau Claire Police Department (ECPD) in...

E.C. Beats

E.C. Beats

Sydney Purpora, Currents Editor

In a city with a large music scene, a local group is pushing the envelope with their own sound that takes a new approach on a traditional genre in an attempt to bring the community together through the...

April 26, 2017No Comments

Coloring book of Eau Claire hits shelves

Coloring book of Eau Claire hits shelves

Erica Jones, Chief Copy Editor

Phoenix Park; Acoustic Cafe; Lismore Hotel; L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library: Iconic scenes of Eau Claire, all of which are now memorialized forever in black and white lines in a coloring book of...

April 26, 2017No Comments

Revival Records and The Local Store celebrate Record Store Day

Revival Records and The Local Store celebrate Record Store Day

April 25, 2017

Years of following the band; months of listening to the music; weeks of learning the lyrics; hours of searching the internet and the hunt is...

Human trafficking and sports: how are they related?

Human trafficking and sports: how are they related?

Elizabeth Gosling, Copy Editor

Throughout history, the human race has been competitive in nature. In Athens, Greece, the Olympics allowed the greatest athletes compete for fame and glory, representing nations whose values were stron...

April 26, 2017No Comments

The mocking of Aaron Hernandez reflects the nature of football fans

The mocking of Aaron Hernandez reflects the nature of football fans

Parker Reed, Sports Editor

Football fans have been known to be aggressive, but recent events have shed a darker light on them than has been previously conceived. Aaron Hernandez was a professional football player in the National...

April 26, 2017No Comments

Eau Claire softball pulls out four straight victories over the weekend

Eau Claire softball pulls out four straight victories over the weekend

April 26, 2017

UW-Eau Claire women’s softball dominated over the weekend, pulling out two victories against both ...

Making a comeback

Making a comeback

April 26, 2017

The UW-Eau Claire men’s golf team traveled to Jordan, Minnesota on April 23-24 for the Bobby Krig Invite,...

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