The Spectator

Murder brings reminder of safety issues

January 22, 2001

The murder of a 22-year-old woman is the second in Eau Claire in the past year, and police are reminding students of proper safety precautions. Angelina Wall, an employee of McDonald's, 1513 S. Hastings Way, left the restaurant...

Hockey coach’s decision results in suspension

January 22, 2001

A tumultuous five weeks for the men's hockey team came to an end Jan. 13 when coach Marlin Muylaert returned following his one-month suspension. The suspension stemmed from events during a Dec. 9 game at Augsburg College (Minn.)....

Student tenants escape injury from Camaraderie fire

January 22, 2001

For senior Tony Bluske, one of three people sleeping in the apartments above the Camaraderie when it caught fire the morning of Jan. 7., his Sunday morning actually started out on a positive note. "I don't know why, but I just...

Ruling could affect seg fee distribution

December 14, 2000

A federal judge ruled that the way University of Wisconsin System distributes student fees to fund campus organizations is unconstitutional because it has no guarantee that the funding decisions are viewpoint neutral. Eight months...

Senate leads inquiry

December 14, 2000

Surprised and frustrated by Health Services' request for a $100,000 increase in its student segregated fee budget, on Monday Student Senate asked for a departmental review of the program. On Dec. 6, the Senate Finance Commission...

Groups tackle graduation requirements

December 14, 2000

Service-learning has long been a hot topic around the UW-Eau Claire campus. Some students and faculty see it as a pain, while others see it as a great way to integrate the school with the community. Now a focus group has been...

Assault focus of final Roundtable

December 14, 2000

Butch McCartneySexual assault was the main topic of discussion at the semester's final Chancellor's Roundtable Wednesday night. Questions arose concerning how UW-Eau Claire handles sexual assault issues. "A lot of students are...

School bookstore contract goes to national chain

December 14, 2000

The University Bookstore will outsource the operation of the store early next year. Barnes and Noble will take over operation of the bookstore when the contract begins in February 2001. It ends June 30, 2007. Student Senate President...

Listen up

December 14, 2000

An enhanced version of the music department's listening lab will be available to students and faculty this spring, with one major change. It will be located in McIntyre Library instead of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The new...

Friend raising

December 14, 2000

The first annual Blugold Open, a fund-raising event scheduled for Feb. 3 in Zorn Arena, stemmed from an idea that, fittingly enough, the tennis team came up with. The event, a table tennis tournament with a $5 entry fee, is open...

Faculty pay to increase

December 14, 2000

Student tuition would increase by at least 3 percent in 2002 if the measure for a faculty and academic staff pay raise is passed by the state Legislature. The tuition hike may not be all bad, said Student Senate Vice President...

Breaking the fall

December 14, 2000

Three-day weekend - a phrase that is music to a college student's ears. During an afternoon meeting Tuesday, University Senate debated the issue of giving students an extra day off in the fall of the 2002-2003 school year. The...

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