The Spectator

Building bridges between cultures

Story by Nicole Miller, Staff Writer

March 7, 2013

The act of experiencing diversity in culture is part of everyday life. From dining out at ethnically unique restaurants, to admiring new clothing trends or turning on the radio and listening to broadcasted music, diversity...

Quick hit: Another split for men’s tennis

Story by Steve Fruehauf, Copy Editor

February 25, 2013

The UW-Eau Claire men’s tennis team went 1-1 this weekend after beating St. Norbert Friday and losing to Lawrence University Saturday. Both games were in Green Bay. Junior  Ryan Vande Linde led the team against St. Norbert,...

Quick hit: Blugolds gymnasts best Gusties

Story by Nate Beck, Staff Writer

February 25, 2013

UW-Eau Claire gymnastics capped their last home meet this season with a win against Gustavus Adolphus College (Minn.) Feb. 22, trouncing the Gusties 183.000 to 174.575 on senior/parent night. The Blugold win marked their third...

Both swim and dive teams finish fourth at WIAC

Story by Courtney Kueppers, Copy Editor

February 21, 2013

After three days in the pool, the UW-Eau Claire swim and dive team took fourth overall at the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships on both the men’s and women’s sides. The championships...

Outright champs

Story by Haley Zblewski, Chief Copy Editor

February 14, 2013

After defeating UW-Superior 4-1 on Saturday night, the Blugolds men’s hockey team no longer has to worry about sharing their first Northern Collegiate Hockey Association championship with St. Norbert College (Wis.). The weekend...

Bingea reaches milestone during final home game

Story by Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

February 14, 2013

When Sarah Bingea walked to the free throw line to seal a pivotal win against I-94 rival UW-Stout, Zorn Arena was in a frenzy. Two made shots from the charity stripe meant that the four year starter would eclipse 1,000 points...

Quick Hit: Blugold wrestlers continue to improve

Story by Brittni Straseske, Staff Writer

February 10, 2013

Three Blugolds made it to the final round of their 13-team tournament, wrestling against Division I and II schools as well as Division III. Freshman Zach Sirny lost to UW-La Crosse wrestler Quenten Fisher in the final round...

Quick Hit: Blugolds send seniors out on high note

Story by Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

February 10, 2013

During their recent losing streak, the UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team was either starting games out slow or closing them poorly.  But after an 81-70 romp over UW-Stout on Senior Night Saturday at Zorn Arena, letdowns...

Quick Hit: Men’s basketball falls to Stout

Story by Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

February 10, 2013

Any hopes of the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team making the WIsconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament were crushed Saturday afternoon after a 70-54 loss to UW-Stout at Zorn Arena. Nick Craggs recorded a...

Quick Hit: Blugolds claim NCHA championship outright

Story by Haley Zblewski, Chief Copy Editor

February 10, 2013

After defeating UW-Superior 4-1 on Saturday night, the Blugolds men’s hockey team no longer has to worry about sharing their first Northern Collegiate Hockey Association championship with St. Norbert. The weekend started...

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