The Spectator

Symposium on East Europe begins Friday

April 4, 2001

The university will welcome a plethora of speakers from East Europe to bring to life the realities of people from that area during the seventh annual Symposium on East Europe Friday and Saturday. Ten years ago the Soviet power...

Study on gender differences in academic performance shows women winning battle of sexes

April 4, 2001

Heidi Plato Anything men can do women can do better - at least when it comes to academic success at UW-Eau Claire, according to a recent study by a university counseling psychologist. Dick Boyum of Counseling Services conducte...

Green Party gubernatorial candidate visits campus

April 4, 2001

Matthew Resenhoeft The Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate for the Green Party, Jim Young, visited Eau Claire Tuesday night to discuss why he is running for governor, what the Green Party is about and his campaign platform. Young stre...

Changing of the guard: Oettinger, Witkowski ready to reform process of academic advising, select members of their staff

April 1, 2001

Heidi Plato When Student Senate President Justin Hentges steps aside during tonight's Senate meeting, he and Vice President Erin Brandt will give way to the new regime of student-leaders for the next 12 months. The transitio...

19th annual race scheduled for April 28

April 1, 2001

The UW-Eau Claire chapter of the American Marketing Association has found a way to combine working out, donating to charity and partying. AMA is having its 19th annual Fun Run on April 28. The race is held to raise money for...

Plan to redevelop Chippewa river bank raises concerns

April 1, 2001

Plans for a $950,000 redevelopment project on campus for the south side bank of the Chippewa River were presented to the University Senate on March 27 by Vice Chancellor Andy Soll, raising some faculty concerns. The state-funded...

City Council elections set for Tuesday; polls open all day

April 1, 2001

The Eau Claire City Council elections are set for Tuesday with the seats of council president and five other council members on the line. Voters can vote for council president and one representative from their ward. Polls will...

Program to adopt park under way

April 1, 2001

The Eau Claire Parks and Forest Department is teaming up with university student organizations to provide the community with service through a new program called Adopt-a-Park. The park to be adopted is Big Falls County Park,...

Career Week features session for students choosing majors

March 29, 2001

With registration approaching, many students find themselves taking a closer look at what they want to do after graduation, and for some, what they want to major in. Career Services has found a way to assist students in making...

As their term of leading Student Senate comes to a close Hentges, Brandt look ahead

March 29, 2001

Matthew ResenhoeftJustin Hentges had heard the advice before. But when Eric Kasper, UW-Eau Claire's previous student body president, explained to Hentges what he would experience during his stay in office, all Hentges did was s...

Madison’s seg fee distribution still under fire

March 29, 2001

Another ruling has been handed down in the court battle, that already has gone before the U.S. Supreme Court, about dispersing student fees at UW-Madison. Changes made by Madison in how it distributes student fees aren't enough,...

If bill ends reciprocity agreement, out-of-state tuition will be charged

March 29, 2001

Freshman and Minnesota native Krista Adler was relieved to know she would not have to pay higher tuition to come to UW-Eau Claire last fall. "I liked what (Eau Claire) had to offer," she said. "But there's no way I would've came...

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