Information isn’t cheap

Emily Albrent, News Editor

February 6, 2014

Filed under Opinion

I am confident in saying we all take the Internet for granted. We have infinite access to everything we have ever wanted and we don’t stop to think about it. There is something called net neutrality that I honestly had never... Read more »

A glimpse into Greek life

Mike Volk, Freelancer

February 6, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Greek life here at UW-Eau Claire is off to a great start, and the Greek chapters are excited to share all the upcoming events with the rest of campus. Greek Life in Eau Claire is making strides to better their community and themselves... Read more »

Stickin’ with Sochi

Becky Olson, Copy Editor

February 6, 2014

Filed under Opinion

For most sports fans like myself, the week after the Super Bowl is normally the worst week of the year. Football is on a seven-month hiatus, baseball hasn’t quite started spring training yet, NASCAR’s premiere of the Daytona... Read more »

Sheboygan Falls school suspension shows racism alive and well

Nick Erickson, Managing Editor

February 6, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Maybe you think civil rights and racial inequalities aren’t a pressing problem anymore. And if you do think it is an issue, maybe you think it’s more of a southern problem. If you think these things, you need to think again.... Read more »

Civically Engaging with Alex Zank

Alex Zank, Op/Ed Editor

February 5, 2014

Filed under Opinion

For those of you that are somehow completely unaware of the National Security Agency’s monitoring efforts and the whole national debate on privacy thing: starting last June, defense contractor Edward Snowden leaked startling... Read more »

Resolutions shouldn’t be just a New Years thing

Courtney Roszak, Staff Writer

January 29, 2014

Filed under Opinion

The new year is viewed as a time to forget the mistakes of 2013 and look toward all the good that has to come in 2014. It’s something each person thinks about on Jan. 1. According to Statistic... Read more »

Richard Sherman far from a thug

Ellis Williams, Staff Writer

January 29, 2014

Filed under Opinion

If you have a Twitter account or have been on some form of news website in the past week, chances are you know who Richard Sherman is. More importantly you probably have heard about what he did. On Jan. 19  in the NFC Championship... Read more »

Civically Engaging with Alex Zank

Alex Zank, OP/ED Editor

January 29, 2014

Filed under Opinion

The first raise I received was in high school, when federal minimum wage was increased to $7.25 an hour. I was working at a fast food restaurant, in an industry at the center of the minimum wage political battle. And I know... Read more »

Recent cold weather no reason for school closure

Katie Bast, News Editor

January 29, 2014

Filed under Opinion

As I bundled up for my walk to class early this week, I couldn’t help but be annoyed. After a long-sleeved shirt, sweatshirt, fleece jacket, down coat, fleece-lined leggings, jeans, two pairs of wool socks, snow boots, mittens,... Read more »

Life support is not death support

Katy Macek, Staff Writer

January 29, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Imagine watching your spouse’s unresponsive body deteriorate in a hospital bed right before your eyes, watching the life taken right out of them and not being able to do anything about it. That’s what I imagine it was like... Read more »

New California glove law unfairly holds hands of bartenders

Steve Fruehauf, Sports Editor

January 29, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Due to recent changes in California Retail Food Code, culinary workers have been banned, effective Jan. 1, from preparing food with their bare hands. But it’s... Read more »

Making noise for new musicians

Rachel Streich, Staff Writer

January 23, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Some bands and solo artists see free music downloads as the ultimate enemy in the fight against music piracy. Eminem made a public service announcement in November urging fans to buy his new album, rather than download the songs... Read more »