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All content by Karl Enghofer
Class of 2015, where did the time go?

Class of 2015, where did the time go?

Story by Katy Macek, Currents Editor
May 13, 2015

Dancing toward a better life, one student at a time

Story by Katy Macek, Currents Editor
April 29, 2015
A change 50 years in the making

A change 50 years in the making

Story by Katy Macek, Currents Editor
March 10, 2015
A new way to get dressed in the morning

A new way to get dressed in the morning

Story by Katy Macek, Currents Editor
March 3, 2015
FILE PHOTO

Lakes vs. Rivers

Story by Katy Macek and Lauren Kritter
March 3, 2015
A hands-on experience

A hands-on experience

Story by Katy Macek, Currents Editor
February 18, 2015
Don’t let the winter blues keep you indoors

Don’t let the winter blues keep you indoors

Story by Katy Macek, Currents Editor
February 17, 2015
El Patio is set to open in a few weeks at its new location on Water Street. The old location, pictured here, holds memories for many UW-Eau Claire students.

Burritos, tequila and salsa dancing, oh my!

Story by Katy Macek, Currents Editor
February 3, 2015
The woman behind the music

The woman behind the music

Story by Katy Macek, Currents Editor
January 27, 2015
Macek

Cabaret in review

Story by Katy Macek, Currents Editor
January 27, 2015
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RHODES LESS TRAVELED: Tayo Sanders II is a materials science major at UW-Eau Claire. Because of his Rhodes Scholar honor, he has an opportunity to study at Oxford University

Rhodes to success

Story by Katy Macek, Currents Editor
December 4, 2014
Explore your world, one camera lens at a time

Explore your world, one camera lens at a time

Story by Katy Macek, Currents Editor
November 11, 2014
Submitted Photo

A dream is a wish your heart makes

Story by Katy Macek, Currents Editor
November 11, 2014
A Bonner-fide good time

A Bonner-fide good time

Story by Katy Macek, Currents Editor
November 10, 2014
from left to right: Steven, Derek and Drew. - Photo by Anna Mateffy

There’s an app for that

Story by Katy Macek, Currents Editor
November 4, 2014

You’re amazing just the way you are

Story by Katy Macek, Currents Editor
October 15, 2014
The Chippewa Valley Regional Airport was awarded a $150,000 grant to devise new marketing plans, Charity Speich, the airport manager, said.

Airport gets grant

Story by Katy Macek, Currents Editor
October 7, 2014
Co-executive directors Ellen Mahaffy and Pam Forman introduce filmmaker blair dorsh-walther and guest start Renata Hill before the screening of dorosh-walthers documentary Out in the Night.

Bringing the darkness to light

Story by Katy Macek, Currents Editor
October 2, 2014

The challenges and rewards of student internships

Story by Katy Macek, Currents Editor
September 24, 2014
A scandalizing affair

A scandalizing affair

Story by Katy Macek, Currents Editor
September 23, 2014
UW-Eau Claire professor BJ Hollars released his latest book earlier this month.

Drowning in the truth

Story by Katy Macek, Currents Editor
September 15, 2014
Democracy 101

Democracy 101

Story by Katy Macek, Currents Editor
September 10, 2014
Local group The Larry Past Trio performed at the Sounds Like Summer concert series July 27 in Phoenix Park.

Finding the rainbow in the rain

Story by Katy Macek, Currents Editor
September 2, 2014
SCHOOL SPIRIT: Seniors Brittany Schalow and Cassie Zopfi informed students about “The Power of And” branding campaign at the April 16 unveiling ceremony in the Davies Center. © 2014 Nate Beck, The Spectator

What’s your ‘And?’

Story by Katy Macek, Copy Editor
April 23, 2014
RAISING AWARENESS: The display case on the first floor of Hibbard Humanities Hall shows students of Hmong heritage with signs refuting racial stereotypes. © 2014 Elizabeth Jackson, The Spectator

Connecting the past to the present

Story by Katy Macek, Copy Editor
April 23, 2014
PAINTING THE PICTURE: Senior Aaron Suggs performs as Allooloo, the lead character, in a practice before Skylines opening night Friday. © 2014 Elizabeth Jackson, The Spectator

Use imagination, travel through time

Story by Martha Landry, Editor in Chief
April 16, 2014
DOOMSDAY: Dessa Darling is a writer, slam poet, hip-hop artist and general word-smith of the Doomtree Collective hailing from the Minneapolis hip-hop scene. © Bill Phelps

The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree

Story by Katy Macek, Copy Editor
April 16, 2014
GREEN AT LAST: The fences around the campus mall in front of the brand-new Centennial Hall are expected to be removed in the earlier part of summer. For the first time since 2011, campus will not be under construction. © 2014 Elizabeth Jackson

Almost back to normal

Story by Martha Landry, Editor in Chief
April 9, 2014
Graphic by Karl Enghofer, The Spectator

War of the prose

Story by Katy Macek, Copy Editor
April 9, 2014
 Landry is a senior journalism major and Editor in Chief of The Spectator. Landry can be reached at landrymm@uwec.edu or @MarthaLandryy.

Street harassment season

Story by Martha Landry, Editor in Chief
April 9, 2014
BROTHERLY COMPETITION: Joe Krause, top left, a junior at UW-Eau Claire, played youth hockey on the same team as his older brother, Pete Krause, right, and his younger brother, Adam Krause. Submitted

Lighting up the lamp

Story by Karl Enghofer, Graphic Designer
April 2, 2014

Get to know Eau Claire: The Community Table

Story by Katy Macek, Staff Writer
April 2, 2014
CAPITAL BOUND: Eleven of the 19 DECA members qualified to attend the International Career Development Conference competition in Washington, D.C. this April. © 2014 Katy Macek

Planning for the future

Story by Katy Macek, Copy Editor
March 26, 2014
Kamen

Keeping the legend alive

Story by Katy Macek, Copy Editor
March 26, 2014

Making Changes

Story by Katy Macek, Copy Editor
March 26, 2014

Mayhem with Martha

Story by Martha Landry, Editor in Chief
March 12, 2014

Floating through the valley

Story by Katy Macek, Copy Editor
March 5, 2014
Landry is a senior journalism major and Editor in Chief of The Spectator. She can be reached at landrymm@uwec.edu or @MarthaLandryy.

An Editor’s Note:

Story by Martha Landry, Editor in Chief
March 5, 2014
LISTENING: ECLIPSE workers like the one above work with children to build early childhood literacy in the Eau Claire area. Submitted

Can you hear me now?

Story by Katy Macek, Copy Editor
March 5, 2014
Submitted: Jamie Hanson playing live with her group, Adelyn Roses album release show Saturday at House of Rock.

Adelyn Rose sophomore album features fresh tones

Story by Martha Landry, Editor in Chief
February 27, 2014

Spanking children teaches violence

Story by Katy Macek, Copy Editor
February 26, 2014
The all-female cast closed Fridays performance standing together against violence towards women. © 2014 Katy Macek

Empowering stories bond onstage actresses

Story by Katy Macek, Copy Editor
February 26, 2014

A stage for sexual assault stories

Story by Katy Macek, Staff Writer
February 19, 2014

Tech in classroom not always distracting

Story by Martha Landry, Editor in Chief
February 12, 2014

An educated stance on education

Story by Karl Enghofer, Graphic Designer
February 12, 2014
Kevin Midthun, a woodcarver out of Eau Claire, showing off a mantle that he is currently working on. © 2014 Katy Macek

Shop ‘til you crawl

Story by Katy Macek, Staff Writer
February 12, 2014

One month at a time

Story by Katy Macek, Staff Writer
February 6, 2014

Making the important moments count

Story by Katy Macek, Staff Writer
February 6, 2014

Life support is not death support

Story by Katy Macek, Staff Writer
January 29, 2014

Welcome back Blugolds

Story by Katy Macek, Staff Writer
January 23, 2014
Mary Beth Hipple, UW-Eau Claire senior, poses for a photo at Machu Picchu  in Peru, South America. Machu Picchu  is one of the seven wonders of the world. © 2014 Martha Landry.

Breaking the barriers of language

Story by Martha Landry, Editor in Chief
January 23, 2014

Campus workout facilities free for first week

Story by Martha Landry, Editor in Chief
January 23, 2014

A hopeful heroin fix

Story by Karl Enghofer, Graphic Designer
January 23, 2014

Remembering Nelson Mandela

Story by Katy Macek, Staff Writer
December 12, 2013

Eau Claire shifts gears

Story by Karl Enghofer, Graphic Designer / Staff Writer
December 5, 2013

Swimming finds groove against conference foes

Story by Martha Landry, Managing Editor
December 4, 2013

Diversity begins with the individual

Story by Katy Macek, Staff Writer
December 4, 2013

Professional bullies

Story by Karl Enghofer, Staff Writer / Graphic Designer
November 21, 2013

Transit center in need of face lift

Story by Katy Macek, Staff Writer
November 20, 2013

No room for nurses

Story by Karl Enghofer, Staff Writer/Graphic Designer
November 21, 2013
A personalized performace

A personalized performace

Story by Katy Macek, Staff Writer
November 20, 2013

Dating in the 21st Century

Story by Katy Macek, Staff Writer
November 14, 2013

Spring break that won’t break the bank

Story by Karl Enghofer, Graphic Designer / Staff Writer
November 14, 2013
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