Civically engaging with Alex Zank

Alex Zank, OP/ED Editor

January 23, 2014

Filed under Opinion

I think the hardest argument I have ever had — one that repeats, and with many different people ­­­— is convincing someone why they should pay attention to politics. I’ve studied the subject at UW-Eau Claire for about... Read more »

The other kind of politics

David Heiling, News Editor

April 24, 2013

Filed under Opinion

When I think of politics, a lot of things come to mind. Barack Obama, Washington, D.C., lobbyists and leaders to name a few. But there is a different type of politics. An idea that is not decided on votes, popularity or ideas... Read more »

Blugolds on the ballot

Taylor Kuether, Managing Editor

January 31, 2013

Filed under Student Life

Two UW-Eau Claire students are running for city council seats in the April 2 election. Spectator Managing Editor Taylor Kuether interviewed each candidate on their views and goals for the position. Michael Turner, 33, has l... Read more »

The ambition to secede

Ryan Spoehr, Copy Editor

November 15, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Barack Obama securely earned another four years in the Oval Office on Election Day Nov. 6. He did so in the middle of an era in the United States of America that is becoming more and more divided ideologically, seemingly by the... Read more »

Student Senate, United Council at odds

Alex Zank and Chris Reinoos

November 7, 2012

Filed under News

The relationship between Student Senate and the United Council of UW Students has hit a bit of a rough patch this semester, but this is not a new topic. It all started well before this semester, with the referendum that took... Read more »

An election education

An election education

November 1, 2012