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The Spectator

On-campus and local artists showcase their talents at GEEKcon 2017

Macey, VanDenMeerendonk

December 11, 2017No Comments

Last Saturday, creators from many different fields, ranging from traditional arts and crafts to knitting, comic drawings, lego buildings and video game design came to showcase their talents at GEEKcon...

Chancellor’s Roundtable: Discussing the UW System restructuring

Chancellor’s Roundtable: Discussing the UW System restructuring

December 8, 2017

Dialogue and transparency are key goals moving forward in the partnership between UW-Eau Claire and UW-Barron County, Chancellor James C. Schmidt said Wednesday...

Police Blotter

Police Blotter

December 6, 2017

How did I get here? At 1:07 a.m. on Dec. 3, an on-campus police officer was contacted by a Horan Hall front desk employee regarding to an intoxicated male s...

A UW-Eau Claire student is running for County Board to bring a student’s perspective into local politics

A UW-Eau Claire student is running for County Board to bring a student’s perspective into local politics

December 6, 2017

On April 3, 2018, the Eau Claire County Board elections will take place with a UW-Eau Claire student among the candidates vying for a seat. Lydia Boerb...

Student Senate introduces four new organizations

Student Senate introduces four new organizations

December 5, 2017

Student Senate introduced four new organizations on Monday that were approved by the Campus Affairs commission. The four organizations were first approved...

‘The Nerd’ comes to Riverside Theatre this week

Taylor Reisdorf, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017No Comments

A small-casted comedy about a young architect and his unexpected visitor is coming to UW-Eau Claire’s Riverside Theatre this week. “The Nerd,” which is set in Terre Haute, Indiana in 1979, follows...

The Book Report

Erica Jones, Chief Copy Editor

December 6, 2017No Comments

Saving the bees seems like a trendy thing to do these days, but does anyone actually spend time to consider their worth? For one girl, bees are a sign of hope and freedom. Lily Owens, the young protagonist in Sue Mon...

‘Let It Glow’ kickstarts holiday celebrations

‘Let It Glow’ kickstarts holiday celebrations

December 6, 2017

People filled the streets of downtown Eau Claire with holiday cheer for the “Let it Glow” tree lighting ceremony Friday night. The event started...

Swimming and diving finishes off strong in Rochester

Elizabeth Gosling, Currents Editor

December 5, 2017No Comments

The UW-Eau Claire men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams finished off a competitive weekend in Rochester with fourth and seventh place team titles, respectively. The University of South Dakota won the meet ...

Wisconsin Badgers football finishes historic season with disappointing loss to Ohio State Buckeyes

Seth Abrahamson, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017No Comments

The UW-Madison Badgers football team has had the most successful season in school history. The Badgers have been playing for over 100 years but have never had an undefeated regular season until this...

The women’s basketball team takes their seventh win of the season

The women’s basketball team takes their seventh win of the season

December 5, 2017

The UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team achieved yet another win this past Saturday on their home...

Men’s hockey defeated UW-River Falls for the fifth time in a row

Men’s hockey defeated UW-River Falls for the fifth time in a row

December 5, 2017

The UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey team defeated the UW-River Falls Falcons 4-0 on Saturday at Hobbs Ice...

The official student newspaper of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire since 1923.
The official student newspaper of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire since 1923.