The Spectator

Albrent’s Believe It or Not – 04/11

Story by Emily Albrent, Op/Ed Editor

April 11, 2013

Woof, woof I mean I don’t know about you, but mixing up a poodle and a ferret is kind of … idiotic.  Just really though, raise your hand if you know the difference. Kidding, don’t do that, you will look weird. Apparently...

Equal pay: a 95-year (and ongoing) battle

Story by Haley Zblewski, Chief Copy Editor

April 11, 2013

Last week I went out to the bars with two of my guy friends, both of whom happen to be interested in politics, and one of whom at least dabbles with the idea of calling himself a feminist. Which is why when they both tried...

Meet your Student Senate candidates

April 11, 2013

In order for UW-Eau Claire students to have as much information on Student Senate candidates as possible before voting begins April 15, The Spectator allowed every candidate to send in a short biography of themselves and what...

Local bands extended unique opportunity

Story by Zack Katz, Copy Editor

April 11, 2013

After weeks of arrangements and tireless calculations among a team of writers, recorders and sound engineers, a local composer’s vision boils down to a single recording session lasting only a couple hours. And then it’s...

What’s in your mug?

Story by Katie Bast, Staff Writer

April 11, 2013

As finals week approaches, many students will rely on coffee to keep them awake through study sessions. But how often do they actually think about where their coffee came from or how it’s made? That’s what UW-Eau Claire...

What does peace mean to you?

Story by Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

April 11, 2013

John Noltner wanted to do more with his photography career. He wished to carry his own voice and make a difference in the world. Noltner, a 1990 graduate of UW-Eau Claire, has indeed gone down his own path to create an exhibit...

Student Body Presidential election to be contested for first time in years

Story by Martha Landry & Alex Zank, Currents Editor & News Editor

April 11, 2013

When UW-Eau Claire students go to the polls for the spring Student Senate elections starting April 15, they will have a choice to make for the first time in four years between two tickets for Eau Claire Student Body President...

New student-organized program to bring farm-fresh food to city employees

Story by Elizabeth Jackson, Photo Editor

April 11, 2013

When Crispin Pierce, associate professor of environmental public health at UW-Eau Claire arrived back in the United States from a semester in Finland, he had a culture shock of the health and food variety. “I did a Fulbright...

National Conference of Undergraduate Research to feature plenty of Blugolds

Story by Nicole Miller, Staff Writer

April 11, 2013

Students working on research projects in collaboration with faculty have the opportunity to present their work this week at the National Conference of Undergraduate Research. UW-Eau Claire is among 300 universities who will...

Ruth Marcus to speak at April 25 Devroy Forum

Story by Rita Fay, Staff Writer

April 11, 2013

The Washington Post opinion and editorial writer Ruth Marcus will be making a visit to Eau Claire at 7 p.m., April 25th in Schofield Auditorium. Marcus will be the featured speaker at this years Ann Devroy Memorial Forum. Chair...

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