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On the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s campus just 10 percent of students are of color according to the admissions office. Of that 10 percent, many are Southeast Asian students looking to live within U.S. society all while maintaining their cultural roots. One way students strive to maintain these roots, are through programs and events highlighting and promoting their
When they first began stand-up comedy at The Plus, Clear Water Comedy Club members Jordan Duroe and Christina Wolff remember their small post in the corner of the restaurant. Duroe recalls the initial crowds, and credits the Eau Claire community’s devotion to the arts for the growth in support. Now, between 30-40 people attend each event
The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s Forensics team is one of the most accomplished organizations the campus has to offer. By holding national titles and winning tournaments more than 30 years in a row, the team has focused a lot of time and energy to be the best they can be. Their years of success continue
By Gabriel Lagarde Members of the UW-Eau Claire came together for the first Robert Frost Celebration of Poetry. Monday’s event in the Dakota Ballroom served as the awards ceremony for the UW-Eau Claire Centennial Poetry Competition featuring cash prizes for the winning entries from a number of past and present Blugolds. The event also showcased the
By Jack Martinek Last weekend, the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire and Eau Claire Jazz, Inc., brought the city and the campus together for a two day jazz experience. The 52nd Jazz Festival filled multiple venues with competitions between college, high school, and middle schools bands of every size, and had dozens of performances by
The Viennese Ball that took place April 7 and 8 at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire provided attendees with the chance to dance while listening to polka, jazz and symphony orchestra music. Many aspects of the event hold fast to the first ball in 1974.
The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s basketball season had an impressive season this year, prompting many to look back on the “glory days” of Blugold Men’s basketball. It was a time that saw many pro-bound players and countless titles won. It was the era of head coach Ken Anderson. Inside Eau Claire’s Bree Meier, has the
Having a child is a big responsibility, especially if the expecting mother is pursuing her college education at the same time. So how do universities help pregnant women on campus? Inside Eau Claire reporter Kiri Salinas looks into how the Eau Claire community as a whole accommodates pregnant women. Institute for Women’s Policy Research 2014
By Jack Martinek After many months of planning, site visits, and feedback sessions, the latest of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s major campus modernization projects is underway this spring: the $12.4 million Garfield Avenue redesign. By the end of 2018, a pedestrian mall from Putnam Hall all the way to Park Avenue will take the
By Gabriel Lagarde Hundreds of athletes converged on the UW-Eau Claire campus over the weekend. From April 7-9, ping pong phenomes duked it out in the McPhee center for the right to say they were the best college players from both Canada and the United States. Our reporter, Gabe Lagarde, was able to attend the
By Gabriel Lagarde Home security is reaching an intersection where the quality of the products rise and their prices steadily decrease to the point where it’s both practical and affordable for a large chunk of the population to purchase – and Eau Claire County residents are taking advantage. Garrett Lewis and Hunter Braatz, co-owners of
The American Legion Riders of District 10 hosted their first ever chili cook-off Saturday to raise money for Veterans and their families. The Legion Riders raised over $1,000 to go towards the Legacy Scholarship Fund, which assists children of veterans in paying for college, and Camp American Legion. Fifteen types of chili were cooked up