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Proposed state budget changes SAGE program

March 29, 2001

Area residents gathered at Chippewa Valley Technical College on Wednesday to express their views about Gov. Scott McCallum's proposed 2001-03 state budget to members of Wisconsin's Joint Finance Committee. The committee is traveling...

Bill for election review passes

March 29, 2001

As expected, Student Senate passed a bill calling for the formation of an Elections and Campaign Procedures Review Committee during its weekly meeting Monday night. Senate President Justin Hentges stepped down for the bill's...

Tubist honors women’s month

March 29, 2001

World-renowned tubist Velvet Brown graced the stage of Gantner Concert Hall Monday night when she performed in honor of Women's History Month. During the concert, Brown demonstrated that she has made a name for herself and succeeded...

Survey will identify student activities

March 15, 2001

A survey that examines an individual's activities and level of involvement at UW-Eau Claire is in the mailboxes of 1,400 students. Meeting students' needs is one of the goals for using a student survey, said Ronald Satz, Eau...

Research by professor, students appears in journal

March 15, 2001

The results of research on an antifungal drug by several UW-Eau Claire students and a chemistry professor was published in January in a science journal. Professor Scott Hartsel has been researching amphotericin B, a drug used...

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

March 15, 2001

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 15, 2001

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 15, 2001

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 15, 2001

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...

Postcards ask governor to change budget

March 12, 2001

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 12, 2001

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 12, 2001

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...

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