The Spectator

Let the campaigns begin: Presidential hopefuls declare candidacy

February 15, 2001

A subtle hint from the Student Senate president of Wednesday's noon deadline for petitions for students running for positions on Senate for the fall semester served as a reminder of the fast-approaching elections. Four different...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Downloading days are numbered: Napster Inc. must stop illegal distribution of copyrighted music files on its site

February 15, 2001

Let the emergency downloading begin - or continue. After a weekend that consisted of millions of online users frantically downloading free music files in preparation for the worst, a federal court ruled Monday the Internet company,...

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...

Free to speak: People can express their views on campus grounds

February 12, 2001

American Nazi Party leader George Lincoln Rockwell has been invited to speak on campus. Despite his extreme, offensive views, the packed crowd in Zorn Arena sits in silence throughout the speech. That's what happened in 1967...

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 ...

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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