The Spectator

Chippewa River recedes after flooding

April 12, 2001

Matthew Resenhoeft Despite high levels of the Chippewa River and heavy rainfall earlier this week, city officials remain optimistic that no major flood damage will occur because the water now is receding. Although Tuesday and ...

Grades to be sent via e-mail

April 12, 2001

Beginning in May, UW-Eau Claire students will receive their final semester grades via e-mail. The Registrar's Office is making the switch from paper mail to e-mail for various reasons. "Students are using electronic technology...

Prankster leaves April Fools gift

April 9, 2001

Senior Derek Wallen and his roommates usually can take a joke, but when it involves a dead deer in their living room, they're less inclined to laugh. "It's a damn good joke," Wallen said. "If it was anyone else, I'd be on the...

Earth Week brings environmental awareness

April 9, 2001

Wolves, litter cleanup and land preservation will be part of the Outdoor Recreation Center's Earth Week celebration at UW-Eau Claire starting after the April recess. Activities will begin on April 17 with a cleanup of the Chippewa...

Advising surveys ready for review

April 9, 2001

Degree audits aren't designed for recreational reading. But the documents, which are so important to students at the university, are one of the key reasons academic advisers are in place. This is one of the areas of academic...

Forum features discussion on race relations

April 9, 2001

For most students, the words "Saturday afternoon forum" probably don't spark excitement. But the Black and Latino Student Association's forum on race relations was considered a success by president Angelica Hambrick. "We had...

Student Impact member compares life without God to drowning, promotes Web site to get opinions

April 9, 2001

Matthew Resenhoeft More than 200 students gathered in Burger King Thursday to listen to a speaker known only to most of campus as "Jonathan." Whether they were just in the middle of lunch or drawn to the event by the ambiguous n...

Sexual assaults often go unreported

April 9, 2001

With more than 60 percent of the student population at UW-Eau Claire being female, sexual assault is an inescapable issue every student needs to be aware of. In 1998, there were 6,056 sexual assaults reported to the police in...

Chippewa River reaches flood stage; some trails closed

April 9, 2001

The Chippewa River reached flood stage Sunday afternoon, causing sections of the trail by the river to be closed, according to the Department of Public Works of Eau Claire. The section of the Chippewa River Trail behind the Haas...

Committee reviews McIntyre Library

April 9, 2001

A four-person library review committee spent Wednesday and Thursday evaluating the trends of the McIntyre library and looking for ways to improve it. "The library review is part of an ongoing routine process and part of the...

Senate gets new look

April 5, 2001

Sophomore Andy Oettinger and senior Kelly Witkowski officially took over the presidency of Student Senate during Monday's meeting, marking the beginning of their term in office. After being lauded by their peers for the majority...

Webmail to replace Eudora at university

April 5, 2001

Plans are under way for Microsoft Outlook Webmail to be the university's main e-mail system, meaning students would no longer have access through the Eudora program, a networking official said. Paul Diedrich, associate director...

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