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Breast cancer, brother’s drug addiction or another crisis: Liza Vann shows no fear

March 14, 2001

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Matthew ResenhoeftAs the seventh child in a family of 12, Liza Vann sees herself at the top of the bottom half. She attributes her knowledge and experiences to her place in the family. Because she was one of the only children...

On-campus population for next school year increases

March 14, 2001

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Heidi PlatoThe addition of Chancellors Hall seems to have lived up to the goal of enticing students to stay on campus -264 more students chose to return to the dorms last week than at this time last year. Last week, 2,021 stude...

Chancellor’s office closes campus for second time due to weather

March 14, 2001

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When history lecturer Oscar Chamberlain heard that the university would be closing at 4 p.m. last Monday due to weather conditions, he had one thought in his head. Not again. Chamberlain teaches History 202 from 5 to 7:45 p.m....

Student Senate begins 45th session with storm

March 14, 2001

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The regularly scheduled Student Senate meeting was postponed because of Monday's snowstorm, so the first meeting of the 45th session instead was held Wednesday evening. Senate President Justin Hentges said he decided to postpone...

Campus closes early

March 11, 2001

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UW-Eau Claire closed at 4 p.m. Monday due to unfavorable weather conditions, according to the Chancellor's office. It was the second time this semester that Monday evening classes were cancelled. On Jan. 29, Ron Satz, provost...

Minority scholar to visit campus

March 11, 2001

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The UW-Eau Claire English department, the McIntyre Library and the Visiting Minority Scholar/Artist program are sponsoring several presentations by Dr. Femi Ojo-Ade from Monday to Thursday. "Issues of Culture and Colonialism"...

Postcards ask governor to change budget

March 11, 2001

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With the hopes of showing Madison-based lawmakers that Eau Claire students are worried about the state's funding of the UW System in Gov. Scott McCallum's proposed budget, Student Senate has started a postcard campaign. "We've...

Women’s History Month offers variety of events

March 11, 2001

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With women's history month under way, the UW System conducted a conference Friday to discuss the status of women at its universities. Louise Root-Robbins, coordinator for Status of Women, conducted the meeting from Madison. The...

Porter plays for home crowd

March 11, 2001

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Matthew ResenhoeftGuitarist and singer Willy Porter, a former student at Eau Claire from 1983 to 1988 played to a packed crowd Friday night. Porter, along with former Cabin regular Michael Jerling and current Cabin performer jun...

Student nurses visit Capitol

March 11, 2001

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The Eau Claire Student Nurses Association sent 24 nursing students from Eau Claire and Marshfield to Madison's annual Nurses Day on Tuesday at the Capitol. The event, sponsored by Wisconsin Nurses Association, is held so registered...

Economist presents changing roles in work force and labor

March 11, 2001

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Experience is a teacher for many women, as one speaker for Women's History Month illustrated Friday in a classroom in Schneider Hall. Marianne Ferber, professor emerita of economics and women's studies from the University of...

ERC week will promote center’s use

March 7, 2001

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For most students, the acronym ERC has little or no meaning. But coordinators of next week's Equality Resource Center Awareness week hope they can change that. The ERC, located in Davies Center, is a resource that Krista Schweiner,...

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