The Spectator

On the run

Story by Katie Bast, Staff Writer

May 9, 2013

Jared Choate ran across the country because he just didn’t have a reason not to. He was out of money, out of a job and out of excuses. He flew to Surf City, N.J. and ran the 3,000 miles to Santa Monica Pier, Calif. What he...

Teachers do more than teach

Story by Katie Bast, Staff Writer

May 1, 2013

It’s been almost three years since I graduated from high school, but one thing that is always on my to-do list when I go home is to visit my favorite English teacher. This one teacher in particular stood out to me as the...

Dealing with the streak

Story by Katie Bast, Staff Writer

April 24, 2013

Before the UW-Eau Claire women’s softball team starts any game, they come together on the field to do their pregame ritual. They huddle together and the seniors lead a chant that ends with the team shouting “Blugolds!”...

There’s only one victim here

Story by Katie Bast, Staff Writer

April 9, 2013

Pop quiz: if person A is violated by person B and person C, who is the victim? If you said person A, congratulations! You’re a decent human being. If you said persons B and C, well, unfortunately, you’re not alone. The media get away ...

When it comes to sitcoms, not all are created equal

Story by Katie Bast, Staff Writer

February 5, 2013

I’m not one to besmirch a style of television revolutionized by Lucille Ball, but recently the multiple-camera sitcoms have been lacking the laughs. First, a little production lesson. In television and cinema, there are two...

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