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

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

The Spectator

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

The Spectator

Walker spoke as his current role of president of Young America’s Foundation.
News
Scott Walker speaks on campus
Former WI Governor talks about free speech on college campuses
Story by Toby Mohr, Managing Editor • April 17, 2024
Forum to feature Patrick Marley and announcement of 2024 Devroy Fellow.
News
Ann Devroy Forum to be held on April 25
Forum to feature Patrick Marley and announcement of 2024 Devroy Fellow
Story by Ambrosia Wojahn, Staff Writer • April 17, 2024
The two camps discuss why they should be the next student body president.
Student presidential candidates debate
Story by Mady Leick, Copy Editor • April 17, 2024
All of the Faculty Forum presentations are held in the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, or CETL.
News
Neurodivergence and professionalism presentation
Final Faculty Forum presentation discusses professional communication
Story by Cade Fisher, News Editor • April 17, 2024
The campus mall brings more students outside to experience a silver ranked sustainable campus.
News
UWEC campus receives silver sustainability ranking
AOS submitted sustainability information to STARS organization for the first time
Story by Ambrosia Wojahn, Staff Writer • April 17, 2024
The poster advertising the Swiftology course preview event from March 11, 2024. During this event, interested students could talk to Jacob Stansberry, who will teach Swiftology as his first classroom course, about the course alongside other provided activities. (Image used with permission from Heather Fielding)
News
Swiftology to enter the honors curriculum
A new course analyzing the pop sensation’s music will take Taylor Swift into the UWEC classroom
Story by Jayson Coleman, Freelance Writer • April 17, 2024
Senate passes resolution in support of EDI
Student Senate
Senate passes resolution in support of EDI
Following Board of Regents decision, senate supports EDI
Story by Mady Leick, Copy Editor • April 17, 2024
Many dogs frolicked in the Campus Mall during the event.
News
How the Sue Strowig Memorial Bark Break came to be
Bark Break takes place on Campus Mall
Story by Madison Moris, Social Media Manager • April 16, 2024
Third-year Morgan Dekan sets up for a backhand at a previous match.
Photo by Spencer Flaten from UWEC Sports Information used with permission.
Sports
UWEC women’s tennis clashes with Wartburg College
The women continue recent success, delivering a clean 9-0 sweep
Story by Ethan Heidtke, Staff Writer • April 16, 2024
Mr. Kitty’s Cat Cafe & Boutique, located at 502 S Farwell St, recently opened and it is so adorable. A ticket to see the cats comes with a three dollar credit that can be used for tea, cold beverages or fresh baked goods.
Multimedia
Mr. Kitty’s Cat Cafe
A new place to get your cat fix in Eau Claire
Story by Madison Moris, Social Media Manager • April 16, 2024
The Banbury Spring Market was held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 6 at their Galloway Street location. Vendors sold crafts and attendees could listen to live music and eat various foods.
Multimedia
Banbury Place Market holds spring market
The Banbury Spring Market is an event to add to your calendars
Story by Taylor Boggess, Copy Editor • April 16, 2024
Diego Caicedo against UW-Whitewater throwing a baseball.
Photo by Shane Opatz from UWEC Photography used with permission.
Sports
UWEC baseball falls to Warhawks in doubleheader
UWEC baseball losses against UW-Whitewater in home opener
Story by Taylor Boggess, Copy Editor • April 16, 2024
First-year Breann Blanchard slides home safely on a sacrifice bunt in game two.
Sports
Blugolds split weekend doubleheader with UWSP
Three runs in the 6th inning propels Blugolds to game one victory
Story by Erik Mikalofsky, Staff Writer • April 16, 2024
The UW-Eau Claire Commencement Office held a drop-in event for graduating students to prepare for the May 18 spring commencement.
Multimedia
UWEC graduating students prepare for commencement
Commencement Office kicks off ‘Farewell to Zorn’ with ‘Countdown to Commencement’
Story by Maddie Kasper, Editor-in-Chief • April 12, 2024
HTHAZE reacting to the album “Calico” by Ryan Beatty.
Opinion
HTHAZE is my best friend
He doesn’t know that I exist
Story by Elyse Braun, Chief Copy Editor • April 11, 2024
The cat distribution system has treated me very well.
Opinion
Cats versus dogs
Why I will forever be a cat person
Story by Madison Moris, Social Media Manager • April 11, 2024
Princess Peach in five of the 10 featured costumes. She’s cute, I’ll give her that. (Photo from Nintendo)
Opinion
Quarter Muncher: Princess Peach: Showtime isn’t worth the price of admission
Maybe wait for the Off-Broadway run
Story by Noah Tolbert, Staff Writer • April 11, 2024
My friends from high school and I posing for a picture before a game between the San Francisco Giants and Milwaukee Brewers. I made the amateur decision of buying tickets directly in the sun and not bringing sunglasses with me to the game.
Opinion
Nostalgialistic: Another day at the ballpark
The life-long love for the game of baseball
Story by Erik Mikalofsky, Staff Writer • April 11, 2024
Cloud Strife from 1997 and 2024. Look at that Buster Sword! (Photo from Square Enix)
Opinion
Final Fantasy VII is still worth experiencing almost 30 years later
I’m sure the remake is worth it, but the legacy had to start somewhere
Story by Noah Tolbert, Staff Writer • April 11, 2024
Opinion
Nostalgialistic: The sound of childhood
Transported back to the park across the street
Story by Jamie Orozco, Staff Writer • April 11, 2024

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