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The official student newspaper of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire since 1923.

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Taylor Reisdorf

Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer

Taylor Reisdorf is a graduate student in the English program who revels in both telling and engaging with compelling stories. This is her seventh semester with The Spectator. She prides herself in her adaptability and desire to continuously experience, learn, and appreciate new things.

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Mary Beth Ragsdale (Madison, WI) and her sister Bridgette Werner (Torrance, CA) were unable to physically attend their mother’s funeral due to COVID-19 mandates.

COVID-19 Statements

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
March 25, 2020
Dr. Warren Anderson — the new Vice Chancellor of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Student Affairs — kicks off his first semester at UW-Eau Claire as the keynote speaker at the third annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration.

Know the history, craft the legacy

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
February 13, 2020
Chasten Buttigieg, a UW-Eau Claire alumnus and husband of Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, spoke to students about his husbands campaign.

Potential first ‘first gentleman’ visits UWEC

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
October 17, 2019
Scott Mikulencak is one of the many individuals experiencing homelessness that turns to libraries for shelter, warmth, water and knowledge. He said he goes to McIntyre Library almost every single day.

Local library breaks down barriers

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
September 18, 2019
Artist Anthony Scholfield and The Pen Project director Keri White pose with three of the five printed issues of the art magazine.

Giving inmates a pen — and a voice

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
March 4, 2019
Final Spec Songs Playlist of the fall semester

Final Spec Songs Playlist of the fall semester

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
December 11, 2018
Spec Playlist: cued covers

Spec Playlist: “cued covers”

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
November 27, 2018
Boss Women: Highlighting businesswomen in Eau Claire

Boss Women: Highlighting businesswomen in Eau Claire

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
November 21, 2018
Spec Playlist: boy band bops

Spec Playlist: “boy band bops”

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
November 6, 2018
Spec Playlist: timeless songs

Spec Playlist: “timeless songs”

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
October 23, 2018
Even furry friends were entranced by the Blugold Marching Band.

Blugolds walked to demonstrate school spirit

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
October 10, 2018
Spec Playlist: rainy day

Spec Playlist: “rainy day”

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
October 9, 2018
Spec Playlist: fall feels

Spec Playlist: “fall feels”

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
September 26, 2018
Boss Women: Highlighting businesswomen in Eau Claire

Boss Women: Highlighting businesswomen in Eau Claire

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
September 17, 2018
Spec Playlist: walk to class hype songs

Spec Playlist: “walk to class hype songs”

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
September 13, 2018
NextGen Wisconsin Fellows Kessa Albright and David Edwardson stand by their stack of recently attained Pledge to Vote cards.

Organizing in the pursuit of systematic change

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
September 12, 2018
Boss Women: Highlighting businesswomen in Eau Claire

Boss Women: Highlighting businesswomen in Eau Claire

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
September 4, 2018
Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
May 9, 2018
Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
May 2, 2018
Dwayne Thomas and Gordon Altizer have been working together musically for four years.

Acoustic duo The Sixes takes on The Cabin

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
May 1, 2018
Campus and community organizations and businesses came together to show how students can make the Earth a better place.

Earth Claire promotes student sustainability

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
April 25, 2018
Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
April 25, 2018
Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
April 18, 2018
Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
April 11, 2018
Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
April 4, 2018
Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
March 28, 2018
Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
March 14, 2018
Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
March 8, 2018
Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
February 28, 2018
Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
February 21, 2018
Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
February 14, 2018
Center Colton Wolter, a senior, (pictured) had a solid weekend for UW-Eau Claire scoring his seventh goal of the season.

Men’s hockey lock up No. 2 seed in WIAC tournament

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
February 14, 2018
Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
February 8, 2018
The Campus Harvest Food Pantry is located in Room 4 of Schofield Hall.

Curbing food insecurity at UW-Eau Claire

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
January 31, 2018
Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
January 31, 2018
Member of the cast Emily Elliot said the play is “light-hearted with a feel-good message at the end.”

‘The Nerd’ comes to Riverside Theatre this week

Story by Taylor Reisdorf, Freelance Writer
December 11, 2017
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