The Spectator

Senate supports captive campus cell signal upgrade

Story by Nate Beck, Copy Editor

September 26, 2013

Student Senate passed a resolution at its meeting Monday supporting improved cell phone reception on campus, after talks with local cell providers ground to a standstill. The university met last year with local cell phone companies...

Experience outweighs financial gain

Story by Katy Macek, Staff Writer

September 26, 2013

For many majors at UW-Eau Claire, an internship is required in order to graduate. But not all internships are paid, which makes deciding to take an internship difficult for some students. Gina Loeffel, a recent graduate from...

Freeze puts Blugold Commitment on hold

Story by Nate Beck, Copy Editor

September 19, 2013

The last stage of Blugold Commitment funding was scheduled to kick in this fall. But when state legislators passed a UW system tuition freeze in the 2013-2015 state budget this summer, Blugold Commitment funds froze also. “It’s...

Senate backs bill giving students more say

Story by Nate Beck, Copy Editor

September 12, 2013

Student senate unanimously supported a bill that could give statewide student government a bigger voice in picking UW-system student reps at its first meeting of the year, Monday. Senate supports Wisconsin Senate bill 157 --...

Student-athlete only part of the equation

Story by Andy Hildebrand, Staff Writer

November 29, 2012

The level of dedication it takes to be a collegiate athlete is no small undertaking. There’s conditioning, meetings and practices which all lead to game time. Add the responsibility of maintaining a full course load and good...

Student athletes a special breed

Story by Andy Hildebrand, Staff Writer

September 13, 2012

Sophomore Alex Anderson, like many of his classmates, has a lot on his plate. Balancing school work, the occasional roommate scuffle and a healthy social life is enough to keep any college student’s calendar chock-full. Anderson...

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