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Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Stephanie Smith, Staff Writer

One foggy night At approximately 10:33 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 14 campus police were vehicle patrolling the Bollinger Field area when the officer noticed a vehicle parked with fogged up windows. According to the...  Read More »

Feb 22 • No Comments

Water Street area left without power due to transformer fire

Water Street area left without power due to transformer fire

February 22, 2017

This past Monday, more than 800 people were left without power in the Eau Claire area due to a transformer catching fire near Lake Street. The incident...  Read More »

Familiar Faces

Familiar Faces

February 22, 2017

As temperatures begin to rise, the need for a toasty beverage (hand warmer) diminishes, but that doesn’t mean students stop frequenting The Cabin. While...  Read More »

Senate to vote on special funding bill for CPAC trip

Senate to vote on special funding bill for CPAC trip

February 22, 2017

Student Senate added a bill to the agenda during Monday’s meeting, pertaining to the allocation of funds for the College Republicans. Senators opted...  Read More »

100 reasons to celebrate: week 17

100 reasons to celebrate: week 17

February 20, 2017

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

The digital world’s impact on theatre attendance

The digital world’s impact on theatre attendance

Alexandria Martin, Staff Writer

Arts and entertainment have been an enjoyment of many people around the world. Not only do big name stars blast through our radios and headphones everyday, but people are attending shows and supporting...  Read More »

Feb 22 • No Comments

‘Easy A’ in review

‘Easy A’ in review

Deanna Kolell, Staff Writer

Before donning her primary-colored dresses and dancing in abandoned parking lots in “La La Land,” Emma Stone had to survive high school like everyone else. In the 2010 film “Easy A,” Stone played...  Read More »

Feb 21 • No Comments

2017 Fire Ball: ‘Pulse’

2017 Fire Ball: ‘Pulse’

February 20, 2017

A night drenched in bold reds, pulsating with powerful music and accompanied by intricate acts enriched with an impactful message. The UW-Eau...  Read More »

Should parents allow their child to play tackle football?

Should parents allow their child to play tackle football?

Parker Reed, Sports Editor

Football is about taking hits, showing no mercy for the player opposite you on the goal line and never showing a single sign of weakness. It is also the most dangerous major sport in the United States. According...  Read More »

Feb 22 • No Comments

UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team to compete in the first round of the playoffs

UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team to compete in the first round of the playoffs

Erica Jones, Chief Copy Editor

This weekend, the UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team will face UW-Stevens Point in the WIAC semifinals. On Eau Claire’s home ice, the two opponents will compete for the W both Friday and Saturday afternoons...  Read More »

Feb 22 • No Comments

UW-Eau Claire men’s soccer team participates in tournament over the weekend

UW-Eau Claire men’s soccer team participates in tournament over the weekend

February 20, 2017

This weekend wasn’t about winning for the UW-Eau Claire Men’s soccer team as they participated in...  Read More »

Blugold men’s basketball comes out on the wrong side of a nailbiter

Blugold men’s basketball comes out on the wrong side of a nailbiter

February 20, 2017

The UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team lost a close one against UW-Whitewater on Saturday, Feb. 18...  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.