The Spectator

Stout students vote to end affiliation with United Council

February 4, 2001

The results of a referendum sponsored by the Stout Student Association were certified at the organization's most recent meeting, ridding the university of its affiliation with United Council. The $1.35 added to each student's...

Viennese dance lessons being offered

February 4, 2001

Dance lessons for the Viennese Ball in April at Davies Center are being offered to people of all ages and levels of dance experience. The lessons will be held every Tuesday and Thursday starting March 29, and conclude the evening...

Mash gets recognition in farewell speech

February 4, 2001

Former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson said farewell to Wisconsin in his state of the state address on Jan. 31. In the process of doing so, he recognized UW-Eau Claire through Chancellor Donald Mash. "It was a privilege and an...

Construction accident damages library; causes evacuation

February 4, 2001

Matthew Resenhoeft All sections of the McIntyre Library were open by Wednesday afternoon after a construction crane fell on the roof Monday morning, evacuating students and staff. A 100-ton crane owned by Dawes Rigging and Cran...

Grant program aims to raise number of bilingual students

February 4, 2001

When Charles Vue, UW-Eau Claire's Hmong and Southeast Asian program coordinator, approached senior Elic You last year, he let You know his grades were in line for the Wisconsin Refugee Children School Impact Project. Now You,...

Senior wins national award

February 4, 2001

A senior UW-Eau Claire geology student won a national award in November after two years of research. Katie Thornburg presented the results of her research on glacial geology mapping and clay mineral analyses at the national Geological...

Laptops could be mandated

February 4, 2001

In December UW-Stout announced it would initialize a program requiring all freshmen to have a laptop computer by fall of 2002. Stout was the first UW System school to require laptops for students, and now UW-Eau Claire is set...

A nice day for a swim

February 4, 2001

Matthew ResenhoeftJumping in freezing cold water is never recommended. Unless, of course, it's for a good cause. There were hundreds at the annual Polar Plunge Sunday at Half Moon Lake. Proceeds from the event went toward Indian...

HOUSE Day draws hundreds

January 31, 2001

Sixty-four landlords and more than 700 potential renters gathered Tuesday in the Council Fire Room of the Davies Center for the university's fourth annual HOUSE Day. HOUSE Day, sponsored by Student Senate, is an opportunity for...

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...

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