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Forensics team wins state competition

March 5, 2001

After eight consecutive years of winning, the UW-Eau Claire forensics team won its ninth Wisconsin State tournament. On Feb. 17, the team took 10 people to the state tournament at UW-Platteville and brought back many awards and...

Dinner to aid disaster survivors

March 5, 2001

Friday is an opportunity for students to make a big difference for a small price. From 6 to 8 p.m., UW-Eau Claire's India Abroad Association will host a fund-raising dinner with the proceeds going to help victims of the earthquake...

Statewide protest sparked by budget

March 5, 2001

A statewide effort to protest what some students believe is a lack of funding for the UW schools in next year's budget started Friday. A crowd that fluctuated from 20 to 50 students gathered in the Locust Lounge of Davies Center...

Senate passes long weekend break in October

March 1, 2001

A motion to keep the fall break of Friday, Oct. 4, passed at the University Senate meeting Monday. Senator Richard Boyum said he believed the date of Oct. 4 is too early in the semester. By Oct. 4, students will be on campus...

Referendum to decide if Eau Claire remains member of United Council

March 1, 2001

In addition to the candidates on the ballot for the Student Senate election Monday through Thursday, a referendum regarding UW-Eau Claire's affiliation with United Council also will be included. United Council is a student lobbying...

Rally motivated by proposed budget

March 1, 2001

Upset over Gov. Scott McCallum's proposed state budget, Student Senate has planned a rally to inform students and send a message to state legislators. The rally will start at 11 a.m. Friday in the Locust Lounge of Davies Center. On...

Miles of smiles: Group to collect money for Special Olympics

February 26, 2001

The Polar Plunge is over, but UW-Eau Claire students are continuing to take part in events to raise money for charities. The Eau Claire chapter of Phi Beta Lambda is sponsoring the third annual Special Olympics Mile of Quarters...

Student house damaged by fire

February 26, 2001

For the third time this semester, a fire in student housing has displaced its tenants. Sophomores Jamie Cleeremans, Jessica Hoppe, Jeanne Martin and Lindsay Van De Hei were relocated Saturday night after a fire broke out at their...

Wellness Fair promotes many aspects of healthy living

February 26, 2001

Junior biology major Nick Gronning seems to represent the typical college student when it comes to working out - he doesn't do it as much as he would like to. "I feel healthy, but I know there is always room for improvement,"...

Student places 17th in radio competition

February 26, 2001

A senior UW-Eau Claire broadcast journalism student placed among the top 20 students in the National Hearst Journalism Awards Program radio competition. Jay Olstad earned 17th place for his stories on an Eau Claire women's hockey...

Getting along: University liaison to meet with residents of Third Ward area

February 26, 2001

After living in their Third Ward home for more than nine years, Tom and Anne Utschig have a lot of positive memories to reflect on. But they'll never forget one night during spring finals week last year when they were awakened...

Senate presidential debate changes venue

February 26, 2001

Wednesday's presidential debate will be held in The Cabin instead of the space near Burger King from noon to 1 p.m., said President Justin Hentges at the Student Senate meeting Monday. Hentges noted logistical reasons for the...

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