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Robin Armagost

Robin Armagost, Copy Editor

Robin Armagost is a first-year English and Journalism student. She loves to play Pokémon and Super Smash Bros.

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After almost two years of being shut down, Club Penguin makes a return.

Club Penguin is back better than ever

Story by Robin Armagost, Copy Editor
April 15, 2020
Graphic by Hailey Thorsen

We pick three

Story by Robin Armagost, Copy Editor
March 11, 2020
The system failure affected many areas on campus, including the Hilltop Market.

System failure impacts campus

Story by Robin Armagost, Copy Editor
March 9, 2020
UW-Eau Claire’s indoor track and field teams competed at UW-Oshkosh for the Titan Challenge on Saturday, Feb. 22, with the women winning the meet with 112 points and men taking second place with 98.50 points.

Blugolds take the win at Oshkosh

Story by Robin Armagost, Copy Editor
March 5, 2020
The image had first appeared in the Vidette-Messenger in 1948 with brief caption claiming to exhibit the desperation of the Chalifoux family.

‘Sold on a Monday,’ in review

Story by Robin Armagost, Copy Editor
March 4, 2020
Fourth-year student Collin Miller breaks his own record of 53 seconds in the 100 yard breaststroke

Blugolds place 2nd at WIAC Championships

Story by Robin Armagost, Copy Editor
February 21, 2020
 “Black Girl in Suburbia” focuses on the troubles black girls face living in predominantly white communities.

‘Black Girl in Suburbia’ in review

Story by Robin Armagost, Copy Editor
February 20, 2020
UW-Eau Claire hires Aubri Neubert as the new women’s lacrosse coach

Blugold athletics gains a new sport

Story by Robin Armagost, Copy Editor
February 19, 2020
Native Americans have prepared fry bread for generations.

Eau Claire eats

Story by Robin Armagost, Copy Editor
February 17, 2020
 Women’s track and field team placed in the top three for three competitions.

Women’s track and field takes fifth at UWSP

Story by Robin Armagost, Copy Editor
February 11, 2020
Sonnentag Event Complex gains 1,000 seats

Sonnentag Event Complex gains 1,000 seats

Story by Robin Armagost, Copy Editor
February 6, 2020
Various music groups from UW-Eau Claire perform at the Pablo Center during the 45th annual holiday concert. Each group played two to three pieces total,  with 26 pieces performed in total.

Holiday tunes at the Pablo Center

Story by Robin Armagost, Copy Editor
December 12, 2019
Students and community members met on Friday, Dec. 6 at City Hall to protest against climate change.

Climate strike at City Hall

Story by Robin Armagost, Copy Editor
December 11, 2019
Shawn Smith, a first-year student, served food to attendees at the African Dinner event.

The ASA brings Africa to Eau Claire

Story by Robin Armagost, Copy Editor
November 18, 2019
A photo from The Spectator archives of Student Senate. Student Senate will be voting on a new piece of legislation, which addresses the racially charged Snapchat conversation between Blugold football players, on Monday.

Changes to come

Story by Robin Armagost, Copy Editor
November 14, 2019
University Senate discussing the resolution.

Expanding faculty of color

Story by Robin Armagost, Copy Editor
November 14, 2019
Michael Andrew performing at the 6th annual Gatsby’s Gala held on Nov. 8.

UW-Eau Claire hosts sixth annual Gatsby Gala

Story by Robin Armagost, Copy Editor
November 11, 2019
Protesters rally in the Alabama capital protesting the Alabama Abortion Ban.

Alabama abortion ban blocked

Story by Robin Armagost, Copy Editor
November 6, 2019
Zoe Roberts becomes first openly transgender county supervisor for Eau Claire County.

Zoe Roberts elected to County Board

Story by Robin Armagost, Copy Editor
October 30, 2019
Music Medley

Music Medley

Story by Robin Armagost, Copy Editor
October 29, 2019
Additional responsibilities for resident assistants include six additional front desk work hours allegedly without pay and no hazard pay when responding to COVID-19 related incidents.

Governors Hall to get a makeover

Story by Robin Armagost, Copy Editor
October 24, 2019
Vice President Mike Pence’s new press secretary, Katie Waldman has admitted to stealing newspapers in her college days.

Katie Waldmen stole newspapers in college

Story by Robin Armagost, Copy Editor
October 16, 2019
Student Senate passed three resolutions on Monday night: a resolution to support Indigenous People’s Day, a resolution to support National Coming Out Day and a resolution to support October as National Disability Employment Awareness month.

Student Senate passes three resolutions

Story by Robin Armagost, Copy Editor
October 11, 2019
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Nicholas Phillips, a professor of music, and Alastair Wright, a lecturer of music perform the piece “Chinese Ancient Dances.”

UWEC musicians host alumni gala

Story by Robin Armagost, Copy Editor
October 2, 2019
Finnish folk band Kardemimmit serenades the audience at Haas Hall.

Finnish musicians return to Eau Claire

Story by Robin Armagost, Copy Editor
September 18, 2019
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