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Restaurant Review: Playmakers Bar & Grill

Monica Baltich

November 11, 2010

Filed under Currents

As someone who sadly doesn’t explore the area around campus as much as I should, considering I’ve lived in this city going on three and a half years now, I was excited to get out and try the new Playmakers Bar and Grill, 101...

Student wants baseball back

Frank F. Pellegrino

November 10, 2010

Filed under News

A UW-Eau Claire student and member of the UWEC Baseball Club is making the latest attempt to reestablish a varsity baseball team since it was originally cut in 1995. Junior Ben Krings, one of the captains and secretary of the...

Rookie’s Guide to Sports: Racquetball

Brian Miller

November 10, 2010

Filed under Sports

As the least sporty person on The Spectator staff, I’m not sure how I missed the opportunity to play several less intense ‘sports’ for The Rookie's Guide. But on Tuesday night I dug out a pair of athletic shorts and tried...

Volleyball falls to Platteville in finals

Thom Fountain

November 10, 2010

Filed under Sports

It was closer than it looked. After mounting a few comebacks and keeping right behind UW-Platteville, the Blugolds lost the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament Championship 3-1 Saturday afternoon. “We...

Magic in the air

November 10, 2010

Haley’s Comments: Diagnoses aren’t the quick fix people think they are

Haley Zblewski

November 10, 2010

Filed under Opinion

More and more people, especially  young adults, are being diagnosed with some sort of mental disorder. From depression and anxiety, to Attention Deficit Disorder and bipolar disorder, mental disorder diagnoses are convenient....

How-To: Properly appreciate a glass of wine

Eric Larson

November 10, 2010

Filed under Currents

Ah, sophistication… a term that’s almost always synchronized with wine. If you’re anything like me, then you have difficulty understanding the seemingly strange techniques that encompass the “proper” way to enjoy the...

Music Review: Sidewalks by Matt and Kim

Eric Christenson

November 10, 2010

Filed under Currents

Dear Matt and Kim, Back in 2009, I considered myself an adult.  In my quest to be an adult, I decided to change the music I listened to a little bit.  I threw out all of the novelty songs like “I Wanna Be Like You” from...

Research incorporated into pilgrimage

Eric Larson

November 10, 2010

Filed under News

On April 4, 1968, shots rang out across the Lorraine Motel parking lot in Memphis, Tenn., as Martin Luther King, Jr., one of the prominent leaders of the civil rights movement, was shot and killed on the balcony outside his room. Although...

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