Memories in Focus: Stories about why we are how we are

Alyssa Anderson, Staff Writer

It’s the first day of school. Exchange students walk to class anxious, not knowing what to expect. As they step into the classroom for the first time, surrounded by strangers and the professor is speaking...  Read More »

April 28, 2016 • 0 comments

Junior CSD student Emmy Gerome poses for a photo with the Autism Speaks mascot at the 11th annual 24-hour event for the Epsilon Alpha chapter of Alpha Xi Delta.

Alpha Xi Delta teeters up and down while speaking out

April 28, 2016

Editor’s note: Courtney Roszak currently serves as the public relations intern for The Spectator. It’s not the easiest to teeter-totter for 24 h...  Read More »

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Devroy Forum 2016: foresight and reflection

April 28, 2016

Amidst the memories, lessons and reflections of UW-Eau Claire’s most prominent journalist, the 19th annual Ann Devroy Memorial Forum offered not only...  Read More »

McNair alumni panel discussion held in Centennial. Alumnis’ shared their stories and life experiences with the help of the program to faculty and students.

Next stop: Graduate school

April 28, 2016

For students from struggling backgrounds, maybe the greatest challenge is to envision themselves as an innovator, expert or leader of their field when...  Read More »

Prince listened to an audience roar while jamming on a purple guitar.

Purple Reign

April 28, 2016

After Prince’s death was confirmed on April 21, fans mourned the loss of the 57-year-old pop star. Students at UW-Eau Claire were among those left behind...  Read More »

UW-Eau Claire celebrates Robert Frost and American Poetry

UW-Eau Claire celebrates Robert Frost and American Poetry

Sydney Purpora, Staff Writer

UW-Eau Claire hosted its third annual Frederick G. and Joan Christopherson Schmidt Robert Frost Celebration of American Poetry to commemorate Frost’s work Monday. Acquired in 2013, the Frederick and...  Read More »

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Students organize ‘Break the Silence: A Concert’

Students organize ‘Break the Silence: A Concert’

Stephanie Kuski, Staff Writer

It all started with a day of silence. For those who have heard bitter words of disapproval. For those who have felt ostracized and invalidated. For those who have endured the unbearable weight of the...  Read More »

April 27, 2016 • 0 comments

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The Coffee Grounds opens a new microbrewery

April 27, 2016

Students at UW-Eau Claire often enjoy a cup of coffee from Racy’s, a snack from Just Local Foods or local beers from the Lazy Monk Brewery,...  Read More »

Clubbing at the top

Clubbing at the top

Ellis Williams, Sports Editor

Some were out on the court looking for competitive play, others to make history, some considered legacy and some for the love of the game. But every single UW-Eau Claire men’s club volleyball player...  Read More »

April 28, 2016 • 0 comments

Take it from me

Take it from me

Thomas Hensen, Chief Copy Editor

When I was in middle school and high school, I was the biggest slacker when it came to swimming. I was the kid at the opposite end of the pool from my coach, avoiding him and either pretending to fix my...  Read More »

April 28, 2016 • 0 comments

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Men’s tennis finishes season strongly

April 28, 2016

Ever since men’s and women’s tennis coach Tom Gillman began coaching at UW-Eau Claire, he noticed...  Read More »

Transfer shortstop Evie Schaller has anchored the Blugolds both the defensively and offensively  this season.

Former state champion and local legend returns home to play for Blugolds

April 28, 2016

As political campaigns and elections are beginning to heat up, many politicians are under scrutiny for...  Read More »