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Rachyl Houterman
Rachyl Houterman is a senior journalism student with a political science minor. She enjoys traveling and visiting national parks as well as hiking and photography. In her free time, she likes to read and be outdoors.

Rachyl Houterman, Freelance Writer

Mar 19, 2019
Student Senate passes bill to fund campus arboretum (Story)
Mar 12, 2019
Senate passes resolution in support of proposed State street redesign (Story)
Mar 07, 2019
Student Senate approves constitutional amendments to include Barron County branch campus (Story)
Mar 07, 2019
Student-run software company provides high-impact experience for students (Story)
Feb 27, 2019
City Council passes bike share ordinance, program coming to Eau Claire this spring (Story)
Feb 19, 2019
Student Senate passes three resolutions (Story)
Feb 12, 2019
Student Senate passes resolution in support of new science building, tuition freeze (Story)
Dec 11, 2018
Student Senate passes resolution in opposition to proposed Title IX changes (Story)
Dec 04, 2018
Student Senate hears introductions to five bills (Story)
Nov 27, 2018
Student Senate opposes proposed amendment to lower quorum (Story)
Nov 22, 2018
Student Senate passes resolution to improve relationship between students of marginalized identities and university police (Story)
Nov 13, 2018
Student Senate approves creation of ‘It’s On Us’ committee (Story)
Nov 06, 2018
Student Senate passes resolution in support of conversion therapy ban (Story)
Oct 30, 2018
Student Senate approves funding for LED lighting in Davies Center (Story)
Oct 23, 2018
Student Senate passes resolution in support of voting education (Story)
Oct 16, 2018
Student Senate passes resolution in support of Fall legislative priority summary (Story)
Oct 09, 2018
Student Senate passes revised ‘Twelve Points’ (Story)
Oct 02, 2018
Student Senate passes bill to adjust Blugold Commitment distribution (Story)
Sep 25, 2018
Bill to adjust distribution of Blugold Commitment grants introduced to Student Senate (Story)
Sep 25, 2018
Policy requires students to disclose felony convictions and expulsions for study abroad, away and university housing (Story)
Sep 23, 2018
Makerspace invites students, faculty and staff to harness creativity (Story/Media)
Sep 19, 2018
Student Senate passes resolution in support of revised ordinance (Story)
Sep 11, 2018
Student Senate in favor of removing and updating campus emergency phones (Story)
May 10, 2018
‘Reclaim the UW’: students and faculty speak out against budget cuts (Story)
May 08, 2018
Student Senate confirms director appointments for 62nd Session (Story)
May 01, 2018
Branden Yates and Maddie Forrest sworn into office (Story)
Apr 25, 2018
Election results: ‘A long time coming’ (Story)
Apr 24, 2018
61st Session wraps, welcomes 62nd Session (Story)
Apr 17, 2018
Student Senate tables bill regarding restructuring (Story)
Apr 11, 2018
Student Senate Elections: A breakdown of the candidates (Story)
Apr 10, 2018
Student Senate tables bill regarding proposed restructuring (Story)
Apr 03, 2018
Student Senate passes resolution in support of student veteran advisor (Story)
Mar 27, 2018
Student Senate approves 2018-19 Differential Tuition spending plan (Story)
Mar 13, 2018
Bill to include UW-Barron County in Student Body Constitution withdrawn (Story)
Mar 07, 2018
Student Senate approves funding for new water bottle filling stations (Story)
Feb 27, 2018
Student Senate opposes policy limiting lodging options (Story)
Feb 21, 2018
Student Senate passes 2018-19 Organized Activities Budget (Story)
Feb 14, 2018
Tuition increases for nonresident students (Story)
Feb 14, 2018
Student Senate opposes tuition increase (Story)
Feb 12, 2018
Ninth annual Banbury Art Crawl returns to Eau Claire (Media)
Feb 06, 2018
Student Senate allocates more than $1,000 to a campus organization (Story)
Jan 30, 2018
Student Senate passes resolution in support of meal plan donation program (Story)
Dec 13, 2017
Student leaders work on bringing bike share to Eau Claire (Story)
Dec 12, 2017
Senate passes resolution supporting new initiatives for The Hub (Story)
Dec 05, 2017
Student Senate introduces four new organizations (Story)
Dec 04, 2017
Serving students remains priority goal as merger moves forward (Story)
Nov 28, 2017
Student Senate withdraws resolution in support of Blugold veterans (Story)
Nov 22, 2017
Senate passes resolution in continued support of Hmong New Year (Story)
Nov 14, 2017
Student Senate passes resolution in opposition to transit fare increases (Story)
Nov 13, 2017
Board of Regents passes UW System Restructuring proposal (Story)
Nov 10, 2017
First students walk through Confluence Arts Center (Story)
Nov 07, 2017
Student Senate approves eight new organizations (Story)
Nov 02, 2017
Speaking for the bees (Story)
Nov 01, 2017
Student Senate funds Second Chair of Equity in Student Matters Commission (Story)
Oct 24, 2017
Student Senate allocates funds to the Confluence Arts Center (Story)
Oct 17, 2017
Student Senate passes resolution in response to Freedom of Expression policy (Story)
Oct 16, 2017
Folk music fills The Cabin (Story/Media)
Oct 13, 2017
UW System proposes merging two-year colleges with four-year institutions (Story)
Oct 13, 2017
UW System Board of Regents passes policy that punishes students who disrupt freedom of expression (Story)
Oct 10, 2017
Student Senate funds Events Coordinator Position (Story)
Oct 05, 2017
Expiration of Federal Perkins Loan Program puts college affordability into question (Story)
Oct 04, 2017
Student Senate’s 61st Session swears in three new senators (Story)
Sep 27, 2017
Increasing outreach opportunities with The Hub (Story)
Sep 26, 2017
International Fall Fest cultivates community (Story)
Sep 26, 2017
Student Senate passes two resolutions and one bill (Story)
Sep 20, 2017
Senate amends Chapter X of Student Senate Bylaws (Story)
Sep 12, 2017
Student Senate proposes amendment to Chapter X in Student Senate Bylaws (Story)
Sep 07, 2017
Lawsuit results in Service-Learning Policy change (Story/Media)
May 10, 2017
Housing code revisions aim to improve rental properties in Eau Claire (Story)
May 02, 2017
Student Senate: Katy McGarry and Nick Webber take office (Story)
Apr 25, 2017
Student Senate suspends indefinitely special allocation bill to Delta Tau Delta (Story)
Apr 18, 2017
Student Senate passes bill to adopt new bylaws and transitions to 61st Session (Story)
Apr 13, 2017
McGarry and Webber take the election (Story)
Apr 11, 2017
Familiar Faces: Ashley Sukhu and Colton Ashley (Story)
Apr 10, 2017
Clear Water Comedy features Andy Haynes at The Plus (Story/Media)
Apr 06, 2017
Student Senate Elections: What you need to know about the candidates (Story)
Mar 29, 2017
Fired UW-La Crosse dispatcher wants $250,000 settlement after being reinstated (Story)
Mar 28, 2017
Familiar Faces: ‘Chancellor Jim’ (Story)
Mar 15, 2017
Renovations for Haas and Governors Hall postponed (Story/Media)
Mar 14, 2017
Freedom of the press is fundamental for American democracy (Story)
Mar 11, 2017
Syrian Interfaith speaker reiterates importance of faith in the face of Syrian crisis (Story/Media)
Mar 04, 2017
Transgender supermodel holds forum on UW-Eau Claire campus (Story/Media)
Feb 15, 2017
UW-Eau Claire sophomore to compete in 2017 World Junior Curling Championship (Story)
Feb 13, 2017
Eau Claire community rallies to support Planned Parenthood (Story)
Feb 08, 2017
Students reject UW-Madison Chancellor’s call for criminal background checks (Story)
Feb 07, 2017
Tangled Up In Hue displays ‘Portal of Lights’ for First Fridays event (Story)
Jan 31, 2017
Two UW-Eau Claire students sue for violation of constitutional rights (Story)
Jan 25, 2017
Scott Walker’s UW System tuition cut proposal raises concerns about funding (Story)
Jan 23, 2017
Students respond to President Donald Trump’s inauguration (Story)
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