The Spectator

City Council presidential hopefuls campaign

February 19, 2001

Meet Jane Tappen, Howard White and Gerald Wilkie. Like recent UW-Eau Claire graduate Mike Steffens, the three Eau Claire community members also are seeking election as City Council president. Tappen has been a member of the...

Student vocal groups bring home awards

February 19, 2001

The 12 vocalists of Fifth Element and Impromptu competed against some of the best collegiate a cappella groups in the Midwest Feb. 10. The six men of Fifth Element and the six members of the coed group Impromptu, both UW-Eau...

Habitat for Humanity plans trip

February 19, 2001

For many college students, spring break is a time for lying in the sun, partying all night and getting wild. But for a group of 35 UW-Eau Claire students, spring break might be more meaningful this year. The organization Habitat...

Candidates make their points: McGuiness, Klimek want to address Davies expansion, parking concerns

February 19, 2001

Pat McGuiness has considered running for president of Student Senate for "quite a while," and for a variety of reasons the junior history major decided to go for it a few weeks ago. "I don't think a lot of people know what Senate...

`First-class citizenship’: Meredith says proper English is key to success of blacks

February 19, 2001

Matthew ResenhoeftPutting his message of "first-class citizenship" for all people in the context of his historical life, James Meredith spoke to a near- capacity crowd at Zorn Arena on Thursday evening. Meredith is a civil-rights ...

Student input needed on computing environment survey

February 19, 2001

If all goes according to plan, about 2,000 students will receive an e-mail next week containing a link to a survey regarding the student computing environment at UW-Eau Claire. "Hopefully we'll get it out by next week," said...

Let the campaigns begin: Presidential hopefuls declare candidacy

February 15, 2001

A subtle hint from the Student Senate president of Wednesday's noon deadline for petitions for students running for positions on Senate for the fall semester served as a reminder of the fast-approaching elections. Four different...

Downloading days are numbered: Napster Inc. must stop illegal distribution of copyrighted music files on its site

February 15, 2001

Let the emergency downloading begin - or continue. After a weekend that consisted of millions of online users frantically downloading free music files in preparation for the worst, a federal court ruled Monday the Internet company,...

Creative dating program offers relationship advice to students

February 15, 2001

When you're sick, you go to the doctor. When you need a date? Try the doctor again. The dating doctor, that is. David Coleman, also known as the dating doctor, is scheduled to perform his Creative Dating program at 7:30 p.m....

Officials studying needs for new or renovated building

February 15, 2001

Student input will be a factor as university officials continue a campus-wide study to resolve space problems and make decisions regarding a building that could replace the campus school. The study began in the fall after a budget...

Virus hits computers: Fake photo of tennis star sent electronically Monday

February 15, 2001

A computer virus that posed as a photo of Russian tennis star Anna Kournikova and spread rapidly across Europe, North America and Asia, made its way into the e-mail lists of students at UW-Eau Claire Monday morning. The virus...

Improving diversity in education: James Meredith previews Forum at panel discussion

February 15, 2001

Matthew ResenhoeftEarly during Wednesday afternoon's panel discussion on education and diversity, James Meredith shared what he believes is the single most important factor when it comes to education: language. "In the inner city, th...

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