The Spectator

Music is pertinent during election time

Story by Hannah Pitzl, Staff Writer

March 16, 2016

The terms “politics” and “music” aren't words usually thought of together, but UW-Eau Claire assistant professor of political science, Eric Kasper explores how music and politics can go hand in hand.   With...

New generation of politics

New generation of politics

September 30, 2015

Civically engaging with Alex Zank

Story by Alex Zank, OP/ED Editor

January 23, 2014

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...

The other kind of politics

Story by David Heiling, News Editor

April 24, 2013

When I think of politics, a lot of things come to mind. Barack Obama, Washington, D.C., lobbyists and leaders to name a few. But there is a different type of politics. An idea that is not decided on votes, popularity or ideas...

Blugolds on the ballot

Story by Taylor Kuether, Managing Editor

January 31, 2013

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...

The ambition to secede

Story by Ryan Spoehr, Copy Editor

November 15, 2012

Barack Obama securely earned another four years in the Oval Office on Election Day Nov. 6. He did so in the middle of an era in the United States of America that is becoming more and more divided ideologically, seemingly by the...

Student Senate, United Council at odds

Story by Alex Zank and Chris Reinoos

November 7, 2012

The relationship between Student Senate and the United Council of UW Students has hit a bit of a rough patch this semester, but this is not a new topic. It all started well before this semester, with the referendum that took...

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