The Spectator

Job fair promotes service

January 29, 2001

Community Action Day, a gathering of community organizations in search of volunteer help, is scheduled to take place Thursday. The event features a job-fair atmosphere in which students can meet with representatives and discuss...

Summer jobs add to resume

January 29, 2001

Students staying in Eau Claire this summer and wanting to work outside might consider working for Eau Claire's Parks and Recreation Department. Starting in June the department will provide several jobs working with children as...

BOB nine-year membership recruitment fair expects success

January 29, 2001

The Blugold Organization Bash, a member recruitment fair for student organizations, is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Council Fire Room of Davies Center. More than 170 organizations on campus are scheduled...

Study-abroad trip delayed by fire

January 29, 2001

An electrical fire at the Dalkeith Palace in Edinburgh, Scotland has delayed the departure of students scheduled to study abroad there, but officials say the program will continue as planned with minor changes. Students enrolled...

The Club gets a new look

January 29, 2001

The Club, formerly known as Sneakers, has taken on a new name and a new image. The new name is Higher Ground, a change effective since the beginning of the semester. During the last couple semesters the club had been making...

Geriatric education center to be built following large donation

January 29, 2001

A new geriatric education center is in the works following the donation of a $50,000 subcontracted grant to UW-Eau Claire. The Minnesota Area Geriatric Education Center at the University of Minnesota has donated the money to...

HOUSE Day to include 50 landlords

January 29, 2001

In what is expected to be the biggest turnout in HOUSE Day's brief history, more than 50 landlords are scheduled to be on hand Tuesday to meet with students face-to-face and make appointments to show rental properties. "This...

Blaze in student neighborhood causes $90,000 in damage

January 29, 2001

A fire Thursday night at 106 Catherine St., an area many UW-Eau Claire students live in, has displaced the three men who lived there and caused extensive damage to the house. Paul Sveum and Kyle Biolek, former Eau Claire student...

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...

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