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Dining services raises $10,000 for charity

March 4, 2001

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UW-Eau Claire has raised more than $10,000 in donations for a local food charity since 1995 when it first held the biannual soup and bread night at the Hilltop cafeteria. "Soup's On" is a night when only soup and bread are sold...

Referendum to decide if Eau Claire remains member of United Council

February 28, 2001

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In addition to the candidates on the ballot for the Student Senate election Monday through Thursday, a referendum regarding UW-Eau Claire's affiliation with United Council also will be included. United Council is a student lobbying...

Rally motivated by proposed budget

February 28, 2001

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Upset over Gov. Scott McCallum's proposed state budget, Student Senate has planned a rally to inform students and send a message to state legislators. The rally will start at 11 a.m. Friday in the Locust Lounge of Davies Center. On...

Senate passes long weekend break in October

February 28, 2001

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A motion to keep the fall break of Friday, Oct. 4, passed at the University Senate meeting Monday. Senator Richard Boyum said he believed the date of Oct. 4 is too early in the semester. By Oct. 4, students will be on campus...

Miles of smiles: Group to collect money for Special Olympics

February 25, 2001

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The Polar Plunge is over, but UW-Eau Claire students are continuing to take part in events to raise money for charities. The Eau Claire chapter of Phi Beta Lambda is sponsoring the third annual Special Olympics Mile of Quarters...

Student house damaged by fire

February 25, 2001

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For the third time this semester, a fire in student housing has displaced its tenants. Sophomores Jamie Cleeremans, Jessica Hoppe, Jeanne Martin and Lindsay Van De Hei were relocated Saturday night after a fire broke out at their...

Wellness Fair promotes many aspects of healthy living

February 25, 2001

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Junior biology major Nick Gronning seems to represent the typical college student when it comes to working out - he doesn't do it as much as he would like to. "I feel healthy, but I know there is always room for improvement,"...

Student places 17th in radio competition

February 25, 2001

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A senior UW-Eau Claire broadcast journalism student placed among the top 20 students in the National Hearst Journalism Awards Program radio competition. Jay Olstad earned 17th place for his stories on an Eau Claire women's hockey...

Getting along: University liaison to meet with residents of Third Ward area

February 25, 2001

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After living in their Third Ward home for more than nine years, Tom and Anne Utschig have a lot of positive memories to reflect on. But they'll never forget one night during spring finals week last year when they were awakened...

Senate presidential debate changes venue

February 25, 2001

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Wednesday's presidential debate will be held in The Cabin instead of the space near Burger King from noon to 1 p.m., said President Justin Hentges at the Student Senate meeting Monday. Hentges noted logistical reasons for the...

New dean named: Clark will head up College of Professional Studies

February 21, 2001

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Chancellor Donald Mash announced Friday that Mark Clark has been chosen to be the new dean of the College of Professional Studies beginning May 1. Clark will replace interim dean Carol Klun. Since 1996 Clark has been the dean...

Tuition costs may be raised: Students will pay 75 percent of increase for UW System under budget proposal

February 21, 2001

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A smaller increase in funds to the UW System proposed by Gov. Scott McCallum in the 2001-03 budget address Tuesday could mean higher tuition costs for students, a UW System official said Wednesday. "We're concerned about what...

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