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Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Stephanie Smith, Staff Writer

Easy on the tequila At approximately 1:38 a.m. Sunday, a campus police officer was walking out of the office when she observed a silver SUV stopped in the middle of Governors Lot with the exterior lights...

March 15No Comments

Student Senate recognizes the university’s carbon footprint

Student Senate recognizes the university’s carbon footprint

March 15

Student Senate reviewed a bill pertaining to a student organization’s upcoming trip from last week and a resolution about the university’s carbon footprint...

Blugolds look ahead to spring break

Blugolds look ahead to spring break

March 15

Spring break is a time of relaxation, reconnecting with family, earning some extra cash, traveling or simply socializing with friends all week long. As...

One hundred reasons to celebrate: week 20

One hundred reasons to celebrate: week 20

March 13

Each week The Spectator will showcase organizations, departments, majors or other aspects of UW-Eau Claire as a part of the centennial celebrations eve...

UW-Eau Claire students lobby for student interests with legislators

UW-Eau Claire students lobby for student interests with legislators

March 12

Editors note: Staff Writer Hillary Smith will be campaigning for Student Senate this spring. The Spectator does not endorse Student Senate activities or ...

‘Now I Feel Adored’ by genuine folk musician at The Cabin

Faith Hultman, Op/Ed Editor

John Sunde, known musically as J.E. Sunde, introduced his newest album “Now I Feel Adored” at The Cabin last Saturday night. His self-described musical style is “indie songwriter music with a...

March 14No Comments

The effects of following the famous and invading their privacy

The effects of following the famous and invading their privacy

Sydney Purpora, Currents Editor

Staying updated on a famous person because you believe they are good at what they do and support them in their work is one thing; but nowadays, celebrities are being followed too closely, hurting their...

March 14No Comments

The Lakely’s jazz quintet shows the power of musician networks

The Lakely’s jazz quintet shows the power of musician networks

March 14

Performing for a full dinner crowd at The Lakely on Saturday Night, five musicians collaborated for a night of jazz as the sun set in downtown...

The growing debate surrounding transgender athletes

The growing debate surrounding transgender athletes

Scott Procter, Freelance Writer

Texas high school wrestling championships don’t normally make national news, but this year was an exception. The tournament headlined 17-year-old Mack Beggs, a transgender boy, who won his weigh...

March 15No Comments

The faceoff: Should sports be viewed live or on television?

The faceoff: Should sports be viewed live or on television?

Stephanie Smith and Sam Farley

On television Many sports fans argue there is no better way to watch a game than in person. However, this statement could not be further from the truth. Last year, tickets for Super Bowl 50 sold for an av...

March 15No Comments

Color Commentator: Steroids and the Hall of Fame

Color Commentator: Steroids and the Hall of Fame

March 15

Baseball is America’s pastime. It needs to remain pure. Those are words plenty of baseball purists s...

Women’s gymnastics falls short

Women’s gymnastics falls short

March 13

The UW-Eau Claire women’s gymnastics team finished their last home dual meet of the season with a ...

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