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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...

Professor to give lecture as part of studying music in culture series

February 15, 2001

Tim Lane, an associate music professor at UW-Eau Claire, is scheduled to present "Dynamism in Aymara Indian Music" Monday at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library. The lecture is part of a series of presentations given on...

Senate debates online counseling

February 15, 2001

The University Senate debated a policy that includes the meaning of "counseling" for long-distance and online students Tuesday. The policy includes "placement and counseling" among the services provided to students of distance...

Former student Senator Mike `Bubba’ Steffens makes run for Eau Claire City Council president

February 12, 2001

Anna NelsonMike Steffens got two things from his freshmen football coach: a nickname that lasted him more than 10 years and a piece of lifelong advice. "Get in there next time, Bubba," the coach said after a play in football ...

Two programs replace LearningSpace

February 12, 2001

After five years of using LearningSpace as its dominant groupware product, UW-Eau Claire is making a transition to two new groupware programs. LearningSpace is financially supported by the UW System, but that support will end...

String students set to serenade sweethearts

February 12, 2001

Picture this: A woman is at work when a violinist enters, hands her a card from her boyfriend, then plays love songs to her. For most people, scenes like this don't happen outside of the movies. But as Valentine's Day approaches,...

Civil rights icon to speak

February 12, 2001

When James Meredith was in his late 20s, he decided he wanted to attend the University of Mississippi. But admission to Ole Miss was more than filling out an application and having good grades - it was 1962, and Meredith was...

Groups offers free help with taxes

February 12, 2001

Students don't have to be driven mad by the tedious chore of dealing with their taxes this year. The Student Accounting Society is working with the Internal Revenue Service to provide volunteer income tax assistance to students...

Pumping out gifts from the heart for good cause

February 12, 2001

This week students will have a chance to give a true gift from the heart. The university's chapter of Alpha Phi Omega and the American Red Cross are co-sponsoring a blood drive, something they have done on campus twice a year...

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