The Spectator

Grey Larson at Horseshoe Canyon Ranch in Jasper, Arkansas.

Brothers reach new heights on Arkansas climbing excursion

Story by Anne Sandell, News Editor
March 29, 2017
Jansen is one of Eau Claire’s leading scorers, a position he said he is used to occupying on the roster.

Ice in his blood

Story by Parker Reed, Sports Editor
March 8, 2017
Sophomore Sydney Yantes has turned her passion into a life goal, with hopes of being a recruiter for Division One football after college graduation.

Breaking Boundaries

Story by Nicole Bellford, Copy Editor
March 7, 2017
Alexander Miller (far right) and three other cadets in the ROTC program, Ben Venner (far left), Josiah Wahl (left) and Taylor Steffen (right), got a chance to participate in a simulated military mission as part of their Military Science and Leadership 202 class.

UW-Eau Claire student shares his story and the repercussions of his condition

Story by Sydney Purpora, Currents Editor
February 22, 2017
Melanie Daas and Justice Varsho participate in Mortar Board, an honor society on campus for juniors and seniors.

Being smart isn’t everything for one honor society

Story by Elizabeth Gosling, Copy Editor
February 15, 2017
Course members stand in front of the Taj Mahal. The Blugold women’s studies students were studying in India over winterim for just shy of three weeks. After listening to lectures, participating in discussion and working in fieldwork projects, the students presented their findings to one another.

Women’s studies students learn about feminism and cultural differences in India

Story by Lara Bockenstedt, Managing Editor
February 9, 2017
Grace James and Taylor Limberg, both Eau Claire sophomores, are working toward creating a campus group called Student Advocates for Sexual Assault Survivors, where all students can learn more about sexual assault and rape culture and survivors can share their experiences.

Starting a conversation about sexual assault

Story by Erica Jones, Chief Copy Editor
February 1, 2017
Kimmy Neve won the entire showcase of “The Price is Right” October 20, 2016, but was contractually unable to tell any of her friends or family of her win until the episode aired last Wednesday.

Dumbfounded: How a Blugold won the entire showcase on ‘The Price is Right’

Story by Sami West, Editor in Chief
January 26, 2017
Boats and Bridges is one of the many bands Colburn has been part of throughout the years. They currently perform around Eau Claire and are looking to record their first album in January. (submitted)

Student musician branches out beyond university

Story by Hillary Smith, Staff Writer
December 14, 2016
A photo of Senczyszyn taken for her entry into the Blugold Hall of Fame.

Eau Claire swimmer sets records, leads by example

Story by Lara Bockenstedt, Op/Ed Editor
December 7, 2016
At the induction ceremonies, Forrest’s typical audience is between 1,200-1,300 people. Shown here is the singer conducting a soundcheck prior to her actual performance. (submitted)

Singer goes from passion to packed house

Story by Erica Jones, Staff Writer
November 30, 2016
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