The Spectator

University Bookstore outsourced to country’s largest academic retailer

January 24, 2001

Matthew ResenhoeftBarnes and Noble College Bookstores, the country's largest academic retailer, will begin operating the University Bookstore next month. Last year a Bookstore Evaluation Committee recommended the university out...

Copyrighted music concerns continue

January 24, 2001

Some of the best things in life are free - but copyrighted online music doesn't seem to be one of them. On Dec. 13 the university's room connectivity services sent an informational e-mail to students living in the dorms, reminding...

Former graduate named director of alumni relations

January 24, 2001

A 1981 graduate of UW-Eau Claire, John Bachmeier, has been named the university's director of alumni relations. Bachmeier is expected to replace former Alumni Relations Director Suzanne Slota on Feb. 5. As director of alumni...

Budget discussion scheduled

January 24, 2001

As expected at Student Senate's first meeting of the semester, Finance Director James Hanke introduced the organized activities budget for 2001-2002. It is scheduled to be discussed at Senate's next meeting Monday. "It's a very...

Fire destroys Camaraderie

January 21, 2001

Matthew Resenhoeft With the beginning of a new year came the end of a piece of history for Eau Claire residents as they watched the Camaraderie go up in flames. Smoke was seen coming from the Camaraderie, 442 Water St., at 10:35 a.m. S...

Murder brings reminder of safety issues

January 21, 2001

The murder of a 22-year-old woman is the second in Eau Claire in the past year, and police are reminding students of proper safety precautions. Angelina Wall, an employee of McDonald's, 1513 S. Hastings Way, left the restaurant...

Hockey coach’s decision results in suspension

January 21, 2001

A tumultuous five weeks for the men's hockey team came to an end Jan. 13 when coach Marlin Muylaert returned following his one-month suspension. The suspension stemmed from events during a Dec. 9 game at Augsburg College (Minn.)....

Student tenants escape injury from Camaraderie fire

January 21, 2001

For senior Tony Bluske, one of three people sleeping in the apartments above the Camaraderie when it caught fire the morning of Jan. 7., his Sunday morning actually started out on a positive note. "I don't know why, but I just...

Racy’s gets exemption from non-smoking law

January 21, 2001

Breathe in the air at Racy D'Lene's Very Coffee Lounge, 404 Riverside Ave., and you'll notice something that's back - smoking. Racy's received a one-year exemption to the law prohibiting smoking in all restaurants in the city,...

Former graduate named director of alumni relations

January 21, 2001

A 1981 graduate of UW-Eau Claire, John Bachmeier, has been named the university's director of alumni relations. Bachmeier is expected to replace former Alumni Relations Director Suzanne Slota on Feb. 5. As director of alumni...

Senate leads inquiry

December 13, 2000

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

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...

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