The Spectator

College and backpacks go hand in hand: The academic luggage is a staple for toting textbooks to and from campus. Since 1938, zippered packs have provided students an outlet for outward expression — showcasing styles with clean lines or elaborate embellishments. Aside from the functionality, personal choice in backpack design is surely a timeless trend on campuses across the nation.

On the street with Kendall Ruchti

Story by Kendall Ruchti, Photo Editor
December 5, 2017
Nothing depicts holiday fashion better than a thick sweater and traditional festive vest. Enveloped in layers, UW-Eau Claire students opted out of the classic winter coat and gravitated toward a cozy cover-up. Paired with wool mittens and a woven hat, this minimal layer is sure to keep you warm during these lighter seasonal temperatures.

On the Street with Kendall Ruchti

Story by Kendall Ruchti, Photo Editor
November 28, 2017
The first signs of snow have graced the grounds of Eau Claire, causing students to unleash their favorite winter weapon: Combat boots. While some may be at war with the chilly weather, the lace-up footwear is said to provide good traction and versatility, making it the perfect pairing for midwest temperatures. The boot can be worn in shades of black or brown, folded up or down, but the one irrefutable constant is the undeniable parallel of comfort and style.

On the street with Kendall Ruchti

Story by Kendall Ruchti, Photo Editor
November 7, 2017
The students of UW-Eau Claire had one trend on the brain this week: baseball caps. A fad once limited to sports fanatics has impressed the masses, proving prominence among the student body. While viewed by most as a staple in American history, the rounded-crown reigns supreme in the eyes of college fashion.

On the street with Kendall Ruchti

Story by Kendall Ruchti, Photo Editor
October 17, 2017
Load More Stories
Activate Search
The official student newspaper of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire since 1923.
on the street