Eau Claire’s fast food abundance doesn’t mean you should eat it

Meghan Hosely, Staff Writer

February 12, 2014

Filed under Opinion

To some, college is time spent on a limited budget, and not having time  (or desire) to cook meals. This combination can produce lethal results: students are tempted to take the easy way out and spend less time in the grocery... Read more »

An educated stance on education

Karl Enghofer, Graphic Designer

February 12, 2014

Filed under Opinion

A college education used to be a no-brainer if you wanted to succeed. It got you a solid profession, out of your parents’ home and into one of your own. Today, however, those who can afford the increasing tuition (first qualifying... Read more »

NFL head injury lawsuits becoming a recurring problem

Trent Tetzlaff, Staff Writer

February 6, 2014

Filed under Opinion

As I read this week’s sports headlines I sifted through numerous articles on Kevin Durant being unstoppable and Richard Sherman talking too much, all things you would expect to see. But as I came across a headline reading ... Read more »

Faith the new medicine?

Danielle Pahl, Multimedia Editor

February 6, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Last week, Marathon County Circuit Judge Greg Huber handed down a sentence to a Wausau couple convicted of homicide in 2009. Dale and Leilani Neumann each serve ten years on probation and 30 days in jail separately, every year f... Read more »

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 Brain, 45 percent of American... 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 »