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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

McGuine smiles with her teammate in the pool.
Photo by Shane Opatz from UWEC Photo used with persmission
Sports
McGuine and Massie take home WIAC Scholar-Athlete Awards
McGuine won the women’s swimming and diving scholar-athlete award while Massie won the wrestling scholar-athlete award
Story by Erik Mikalofsky, Staff Writer • March 1, 2024
Across the Pond visual made by Maggie O’Brien.
Across the Pond
Across the Pond
A glimpse of the lovely memories I’ve made in Winchester, Dublin and Edinburgh
Story by Maggie O'Brien, Freelance Writer • February 28, 2024
Glass Cupboard holding different types of small plants.
A blooming business
Story by Jamie Orozco, Staff Writer • February 28, 2024
Coach Siverling honoring fourth-year Nolan Blair for senior night during both of their last game with UW-Eau Claire mens basketball.
UWEC men’s basketball coach resigns
Story by Cade Fisher, News Editor • February 27, 2024
The intersection of AI, free speech and societal implications.
News
Menard Center and pre-law club host discussion regarding AI and Free Speech
Leading experts discuss the implications of free speech and artificial intelligence
Story by Wyatt Voelker, Staff Writer • February 28, 2024
The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning in Vicki Lord Larson 1142.
News
New resource group for faculty and staff
The Mental Health Resource Group has second meeting about self-care
Story by Taylor Boggess, Copy Editor • February 28, 2024
The Teams battled for supremacy. (Photo used with permission from Katie McCoy/TV-10)
The Tator
The Tator
Blugold Radio Sunday and The Spectator go head to head in a battle over campus media supremacy
Story by Mady Leick, Copy Editor • March 4, 2024
Fourth-year Eden Gruber slices the puck towards goal.
Photo used with permission from Chico La Barbera.
Sports
Back to the final: Blugold women’s hockey beat UW-Superior to reach eighth consecutive WIAC Championship match
No. 9 ranked Blugolds now will face No. 1 ranked UW-River Falls in next Saturday’s Championship game
Story by Rafael DaCosta, Staff Writer • February 29, 2024
Spec Sing-Along Power Hour
Spec Sing Along Power Hour
Spec Sing-Along Power Hour
Notable music releases this week in history
Story by Madison Moris, Social Media Manager • February 28, 2024
EC Eats
EC Eats
EC Eats
Family dinner takes on a whole new meaning
Story by Elyse Braun, Chief Copy Editor • February 28, 2024
Fireball had over 700 seats in the Ojibwe Ballroom and a new diagonal stage for performers, compared to a straight stage in past years.
Arts & Life
UWEC hosts 13th Fireball drag show
Performers from the Eau Claire area and greater country perform on one stage
Story by Cade Fisher, News Editor • February 28, 2024
Max Foland stands atop the podium after coming in first overall at the heptathlon. Photo by Autumn Krause from UW-Whitewater Athletics used with permission
Sports
Blugold men’s indoor track team stands tall at the heptathlon despite shortcomings
Stiff competition stunts Blugolds to 3rd place overall in WIAC Championships
Story by Russell Teske, Staff Writer • February 28, 2024
Blugolds Anna Schueth and Mikayla Hady take their places on the podium. Photo by Autumn Krause from UW-Whitewater Athletics used with permission
Sports
Women’s indoor track compete in WIAC Championships
Blugold Mikayla Hady discusses third place indoor track performance
Story by Eli Benes, Staff Writer • February 28, 2024
Madison Moris loves many things, including her cat Mr. Cheese.
Arts & Life
Tastemakers
Social Media Manager Madison Moris is a self-proclaimed music nerd and an East Coast enthusiast
Story by Madison Moris, Social Media Manager • February 27, 2024
Blugold Radio Sunday
Blugold Radio News
Brought to you by Blugold Radio Sunday
Story by Willow Pawlisch, Staff Writer • February 27, 2024
A group of reporters form around Scott Boras as he speaks to the crowd at the winter meetings. (Photo by Daniel Clark for USA Today Sports)
Opinion
Scott Boras is not the only one to blame for MLB free agency slump
The pace of free agency and why this starts with front offices and owners
Story by Eli Benes, Staff Writer • February 27, 2024
Adam West and Burt Ward as Batman and Robin (Photo from 20th Century Fox)
Opinion
Opinion: Batman can juggle being goofy and edgy
Sometimes, he can even do both in the same series
Story by Noah Tolbert, Staff Writer • February 27, 2024
Student Senate passes legislation in support of gun legislation
News
Student Senate passes legislation in support of gun legislation
Senate discusses FASFA, gun legislation and parliamentary process in eventful meeting
Story by Mady Leick, Copy Editor • February 27, 2024
Blugolds celebrate the overtime winner.
Sports
Blugolds drop series opener against UW-Stout but win 5 hour contest in finale, advancing to WIAC Championship
Szmul wins game in double overtime to advance Blugolds to Championship next weekend
Story by Erik Mikalofsky, Staff Writer • February 27, 2024
My beloved cat Peep.
Opinion
The story of Peep and me
My emotional support animal was the best decision I have ever made
Story by Shaylin Jochum, Staff Writer • February 27, 2024
Athlete Students: How much do college students walk?
Sports
Athlete Students: How much do college students walk?
Walking through college: 47 minutes and 3 seconds at a time.
Story by Willow Pawlisch, Staff Writer • February 27, 2024

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