The Spectator

Three candidates remain for LGBTQ Resource Center coordinator position

Story by Rita Fay, Staff Writer

April 17, 2013

The UW-Eau Claire Women’s and Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Questioning Resource Center is searching for a new coordinator for next year. Chris Jorgenson has held the position for the last three years and is one of the...

Registration reminder of advising pros, cons

Story by Brittni Straseske, Staff Writer

April 17, 2013

At a university that has four separate colleges, 80 degree programs and countless classes to choose from, it is easy to get lost in a four-year plan of classes. Advisers are here to help students navigate the waters of degree...

A story about stories: life experience are crucial for personal growth

Story by Alex Zank, News Editor

April 17, 2013

I was driving on Highway 53 Easter Sunday, avoiding congested interstate traffic and had the chance to see some of the Western Wisconsin landscape, with which I grew up surrounded by. It was sometime then I realized I no longer...

Protecting sources is vital for journalism

Story by Martha Landry, Currents Editor

April 17, 2013

As a journalist, one of the most important things we have is a trust with our sources. Shield laws protect the reporter’s privilege, and gives journalists protection from being forced to disclose information about confidential...

Police officers should be better utilized

Story by Zack Katz, Copy Editor

April 17, 2013

Although my dislike of the boys in blue isn’t necessarily as strong as the likes of, say, Tupac Shakur, I’ve truly never been a fan of the police or the ways in which they operate. Eau Claire in particular is no exception. As...

Racism cannot be fixed by a country song

Story by Andry Hildebrand, Sports Editor

April 17, 2013

I’m beginning to learn that sometimes in life, no matter how ridiculous or incomprehensible I find something, there will always be opposition. There will always be a group of people out there that disagree with me. That’s...

Albrent’s Believe It or Not: 04/18

Story by Emily Abrent, Op/Ed Editor

April 17, 2013

That’s just crummy Let’s be real. Baked good are AWESOME. Some doughy goodness is the perfect way to start out your day. You can eat bagels, you can eat toast, you can eat doughnuts, all of which I love the most. I got ...

Spectator Editorial Board: 04/18

April 17, 2013

UW-Eau Claire has implemented a new degree audit that is meant to make it easier for students to understand and to reach their academic requirements. The CampS system allows the new degree audit to have features that are more...

Q and A with new Chancellor Jim Schmidt

Story by David Heiling, News Editor

April 17, 2013

David Heiling: What are your plans on your first day of classes as UW-Eau Claire’s newchancellor? Jim Schmidt: I could tell on my visit that the energy on this campus is fantastic. For my first day I just want to immerse...

Confessions, admirers pages represent the failings of human interaction

Story by David Burish, Staff Writer

April 11, 2013

Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter, Snapchat and Youtube have become more than just neat technological tools to connect with the world: they have become part of a new society. I love technology and I think we can only progress as a soc...

New degree audit meant to ease process for students, advisors

Story by I-May Choo, Freelancer

April 11, 2013

This coming semester will be a fresh start for the students of UW-Eau Claire, at least when it comes to the registration process. By the fall, students will be using a brand new degree audit. The decision to change the degree...

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