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Senate leads inquiry

December 13, 2000

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Surprised and frustrated by Health Services' request for a $100,000 increase in its student segregated fee budget, on Monday Student Senate asked for a departmental review of the program. On Dec. 6, the Senate Finance Commission...

Groups tackle graduation requirements

December 13, 2000

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Service-learning has long been a hot topic around the UW-Eau Claire campus. Some students and faculty see it as a pain, while others see it as a great way to integrate the school with the community. Now a focus group has been...

Assault focus of final Roundtable

December 13, 2000

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Butch McCartneySexual assault was the main topic of discussion at the semester's final Chancellor's Roundtable Wednesday night. Questions arose concerning how UW-Eau Claire handles sexual assault issues. "A lot of students are...

School bookstore contract goes to national chain

December 13, 2000

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The University Bookstore will outsource the operation of the store early next year. Barnes and Noble will take over operation of the bookstore when the contract begins in February 2001. It ends June 30, 2007. Student Senate President...

Listen up

December 13, 2000

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An enhanced version of the music department's listening lab will be available to students and faculty this spring, with one major change. It will be located in McIntyre Library instead of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The new...

Friend raising

December 13, 2000

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The first annual Blugold Open, a fund-raising event scheduled for Feb. 3 in Zorn Arena, stemmed from an idea that, fittingly enough, the tennis team came up with. The event, a table tennis tournament with a $5 entry fee, is open...

Faculty pay to increase

December 13, 2000

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Student tuition would increase by at least 3 percent in 2002 if the measure for a faculty and academic staff pay raise is passed by the state Legislature. The tuition hike may not be all bad, said Student Senate Vice President...

Breaking the fall

December 13, 2000

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Three-day weekend - a phrase that is music to a college student's ears. During an afternoon meeting Tuesday, University Senate debated the issue of giving students an extra day off in the fall of the 2002-2003 school year. The...

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