The Spectator

Dance team recognized on national level at Disney World

January 31, 2001

The crowd may not have known how to pronounce Eau Claire, but the university's dance team made its presence known with a fourth-place finish on Jan. 13 at the 2001 College Dance Team National Championship at Disney World in Orlando,...

Students say goodbye to governor on his way to Washington D.C.

January 31, 2001

As Tommy Thompson rounds out his 14-year tenure as governor of Wisconsin, the transition has allowed students to focus on what Thompson has - and hasn't - done to affect students, especially students in the UW System. And to...

Student contributes program to Planetarium

January 31, 2001

The usual Planetarium programs are getting a jolt with the addition of a show written by a student. Senior Kevin Bartig, a physics major, is writing the program as part of a directed study and getting credit for it. Bartig's...

Ice storm causes classes to be canceled

January 31, 2001

Matthew ResenhoeftThe university's provost and vice chancellor, Ron Satz, barely made it to his car Monday night without slipping and falling down. And that's when he knew he and the other university officials had made the righ...

University to offer online courses again this summer

January 31, 2001

The university is again offering Web-based courses to students looking to take care of a few credits without staying in Eau Claire this summer. The pilot program of entirely online courses was successful last summer, said Janice...

Scarlet Runner to open for Big Wu Friday in Davies

January 31, 2001

Life's not easy when you're trying to make it as a band. Just ask Scarlet Runner frontman Jason Christensen. For the past seven years, the band from Waterloo, Iowa has been away, night after night, trying to make a name for itself....

Blaze in student neighborhood causes $90,000 in damage

January 28, 2001

A fire Thursday night at 106 Catherine St., an area many UW-Eau Claire students live in, has displaced the three men who lived there and caused extensive damage to the house. Paul Sveum and Kyle Biolek, former Eau Claire student...

Job fair promotes service

January 28, 2001

Community Action Day, a gathering of community organizations in search of volunteer help, is scheduled to take place Thursday. The event features a job-fair atmosphere in which students can meet with representatives and discuss...

Summer jobs add to resume

January 28, 2001

Students staying in Eau Claire this summer and wanting to work outside might consider working for Eau Claire's Parks and Recreation Department. Starting in June the department will provide several jobs working with children as...

BOB nine-year membership recruitment fair expects success

January 28, 2001

The Blugold Organization Bash, a member recruitment fair for student organizations, is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Council Fire Room of Davies Center. More than 170 organizations on campus are scheduled...

Study-abroad trip delayed by fire

January 28, 2001

An electrical fire at the Dalkeith Palace in Edinburgh, Scotland has delayed the departure of students scheduled to study abroad there, but officials say the program will continue as planned with minor changes. Students enrolled...

Geriatric education center to be built following large donation

January 28, 2001

A new geriatric education center is in the works following the donation of a $50,000 subcontracted grant to UW-Eau Claire. The Minnesota Area Geriatric Education Center at the University of Minnesota has donated the money to...

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