The Spectator

Musings of an almost-graduate

Story by David Heiling, Editor in Chief

November 21, 2013

When I stepped on this campus nine semesters ago, I was afraid. I remember my mom, brother and girlfriend at the time walk out of my Sutherland Hall dorm room and there I was. A freshman with one friend on campus, about to...

Cash, not clothes

Story by David Heiling, Editor in Chief

November 21, 2013

Donate money, not non-perishable items. Americans need to be aware of their donations to the Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan wreaked havoc and devastation halfway across our planet. When devastation strikes a part of our globe,...

Triple Threat-Episode 8

October 27, 2013

LISTEN The usual crew of Nick Erickson,David Heiling, Steve Fruehauf and James Pfitzinger welcome athlete guests Alex Card, Kristin Peters and Maddie Gray of the swimming and diving teams. After getting to know the three swim...

Triple Threat-Episode 7

October 18, 2013

LISTEN Nick Erickson, David Heiling, Steve Fruehauf and James Pfitzinger are back for another week of Triple Threat. The four are joined in studio by the athlete guest of the week in Kate Engler of the women's golf team. Ka...

Fantasy football should be outlawed in the NFL

Story by David Heiling, Editor in Chief

October 17, 2013

Fantasy football runs many of our lives on the weekends, especially us nerds who sit on our asses every Sunday for 10 straight hours watching the games. We set up our TVs and our computers in a strategic row for maximum viewing capab...

UW-Eau Claire behind the technology curve

Story by David Heiling, Editor in Chief

October 10, 2013

UW-Eau Claire needs to give its students a computer with the programs they need most embedded into that computer. They can take the money needed to get the computers from the tuition costs we pay every semester. That’s how ...

Triple Threat-Episode 5

October 4, 2013

LISTEN Nick Erickson, David Heiling, Steve Fruehauf and James Pfitzinger sit down for another riveting episode of Triple Threat. The four are joined in studio by Blugold All-American running back Joel Sweeney for a while b...

Triple Threat-Episode 4

September 27, 2013

LISTEN The usual trio of Nick Erickson, David Heiling and Steve Fruehauf are joined all episode long by football player/Staff Writer Ellis Williams and former Blugold men's basketball player and sports editor of WUEC James Pfitzi...

Triple Threat-Episode 3

September 19, 2013

LISTEN Men's rugby player Jake Ellis jumps in the studio to join Nick Erickson, David Heiling and Steve Fruehauf to discuss his team's 62-0 victory over Michigan Tech last Saturday.  Later on, Staff Writer Ellis Williams co...

Mass shootings becoming an unbearable trend

Story by David Heiling, Editor in Chief

September 19, 2013

When Aaron Alexis walked his way onto the Washington Navy Yard grounds Monday, he brought to light that mass shootings unfortunately seem to be a growing fad. What we know about this guy is that he met his roommate in a Budd...

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