The Spectator

Forensics team wins weekend competition by 50 points

January 25, 2001

While many students were spending last weekend sleeping in, 13 members of the UW-Eau Claire forensics team were in Iowa sweeping first place in both parts of the Iowa Swing. "I think this tournament was really good for us," said...

Allotted grant money raised to help students

January 25, 2001

In May 2000, 1,500 UW-Eau Claire students were involved with a nationwide effort to obtain more federal funding for college student grants. And somewhere along the legislative line, lawmakers must have taken note. Effective July...

Otto first student to run for Eau Claire City Council seat

January 25, 2001

Nate Otto says he has a good answer to why he is running for City Council as a student. He sees the city of Eau Claire as a doughnut. "We have a hole in the middle of the city," says the UW-Eau Claire senior. "That hole is the...

University Bookstore outsourced to country’s largest academic retailer

January 25, 2001

Matthew ResenhoeftBarnes and Noble College Bookstores, the country's largest academic retailer, will begin operating the University Bookstore next month. Last year a Bookstore Evaluation Committee recommended the university out...

E-mail options allow more access

January 25, 2001

In January 2000, discussion of phasing out Eudora, then UW-Eau Claire's primary e-mail program, began. With the introduction of Outlook, a Web-based Microsoft program students are being trained to use, the plan to rid the university...

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...

Racy’s gets exemption from non-smoking law

January 22, 2001

Breathe in the air at Racy D'Lene's Very Coffee Lounge, 404 Riverside Ave., and you'll notice something that's back - smoking. Racy's received a one-year exemption to the law prohibiting smoking in all restaurants in the city,...

Former graduate named director of alumni relations

January 22, 2001

A 1981 graduate of UW-Eau Claire, John Bachmeier, has been named the university's director of alumni relations. Bachmeier is expected to replace former Alumni Relations Director Suzanne Slota on Feb. 5. As director of alumni...

Fire destroys Camaraderie

January 22, 2001

Matthew Resenhoeft With the beginning of a new year came the end of a piece of history for Eau Claire residents as they watched the Camaraderie go up in flames. Smoke was seen coming from the Camaraderie, 442 Water St., at 10:35 a.m. S...

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.)....

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...

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