The Spectator

Eau Claire is one of 12 counties in the state of Wisconsin which won the Democratic majority in the 2020 presidential election. The election was held on Nov. 3 and Wisconsin’s results were declared Nov. 4.

Wisconsin voters flip state blue

Story by Evelyn Nelson, Chief Copy Editor
November 5, 2020
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Story by Evelyn Nelson, Chief Copy Editor
November 4, 2020
Election Day 2020 took place on Tuesday, Nov. 3.

Election day 2020: hoping for the best

Story by Ashlie Fanetti, Staff Writer
November 4, 2020
President Trump held a rally in Mosinee, Wisconsin on September 17 to a large gathering of supporters.

Enthusiasm for Trump holds despite pandemic

Story by Spencer Kristof, Staff Writer
September 21, 2020
 Impeachment proceedings were initiated on Sept. 24.

Taking a side during the impeachment proceedings

Story by Madeline Fuerstenberg, Freelance Writer
December 11, 2019
On Wednesday, Oct. 30, CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, made several claims to cease the production of 2020 political ads on the app. This comes as a response to recent Facebook statements about not moderating political advertisements.

An end to political persuasions

Story by Evelyn Nelson, Chief Copy Editor
November 6, 2019
“The white supremacist resurgence is driven in large part by the rise of the alt-right, the newest segment of the white supremacist movement,” the ADL said.

Racist acts are becoming more common across the country

Story by Hayley Jacobson
October 16, 2019
Vice President Mike Pence’s new press secretary, Katie Waldman has admitted to stealing newspapers in her college days.

Katie Waldmen stole newspapers in college

Story by Robin Armagost, Copy Editor
October 16, 2019
The four panel leaders and Jan Larson, a professor of journalism at UW-Eau Claire, discuss their opinions on the impact of social media on news.

Local journalists discuss the impact of social media on reporting

Story by McKenna Dirks, Currents/ Sports Editor
October 8, 2019
 Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigators search for answers about Trump's possible attempts to gain political influence during the 2016 presidential campaign.

Could the Mueller report spark a presidential impeachment?

Story by Hannah Angell
April 24, 2019
Senator Eric Swalwell said “(I) was thrilled to be interviewed by @ChrisEvans for his new civic engagement project, A Starting Point. I like Chris’s interview style of straight to the point, no BS, and just the real. Excited to see it launch!”

Chris Evans takes steps to promote bipartisanship

Story by Tiana Kuchta, Op/Ed Editor
April 10, 2019
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