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The Olympic games debate

The Olympic games debate

December 13, 2017

Civically engaging with Alex Zank

Alex Zank, OP/ED Editor

January 23, 2014

Filed under Opinion

I think the hardest argument I have ever had — one that repeats, and with many different people ­­­— is convincing someone why they should pay attention to politics. I’ve studied the subject at UW-Eau Claire for about...

Federal government shuts down for first time in 17 years

Alex Zank, Freelancer

October 1, 2013

Filed under News

As a result of a partisan divide between the House of Representatives and Senate over what should be done with the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, the U.S. government shut down at midnight Tuesday with the failure to pass a c...

Blugolds on the ballot

Taylor Kuether, Managing Editor

January 31, 2013

Filed under Student Life

Two UW-Eau Claire students are running for city council seats in the April 2 election. Spectator Managing Editor Taylor Kuether interviewed each candidate on their views and goals for the position. Michael Turner, 33, has l...

Time’s up?

Michelle Enger, Chief Copy Editor

January 24, 2013

Filed under Opinion

The inauguration of President Obama on Monday marks the last ceremony he will swear in as president … or does it? New York congressman, Jose Serrano, recently reintroduced legislation that would abolish the presidential term...

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