The Spectator

Nine million marks best year yet

Story by Nick Erickson, Sports Editor

September 11, 2013

Chancellor James Schmidt said 30 years ago almost 80 percent of public university finances were paid for by the state.  Now, he said the state only gives out 20 percent, and the students are picking up the rest. With that said,...

Eau Claire Polar Plunge sets fundraising record

Story by Katie Bast, Staff Writer

March 4, 2013

Thirty-two degrees may not sound all that warm, but  for onlookers of Eau Claire’s 14th annual Polar Plunge on Feb. 24, it felt like a spring day. Parkas were shed and sweatshirt sleeves were pushed up as the sun warmed the...

Eating for money

Eating for money

October 31, 2012

Foundation raises private funds for centennial

Story by Eric Christenson, Editor in Chief

October 25, 2012

Between student tuition, state money, grants, etc., there are a lot of ways UW-Eau Claire makes money. Plenty comes from the aforementioned, but one fundraising strategy is fixing to make a $60 million chunk for the university...

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