Category Archives: News

UW-Eau Claire plays host to 2017 National Collegiate Table Tennis Championship

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

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Community leaders continue organizing support, hold peaceful picket

By Lara Bockenstedt Leaders in the interfaith prayer service group, as well as Joining Our Neighbors Advancing Hope (JONAH) and city councilman Andrew Werthmann have been organizing events intended to offer support following the recent Presidential election and series of executive orders. The first event, “Eau Claire Coming Together,” was a candlelit event at Phoenix

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Earning While Learning is New Normal for College Students

By Jack Martinek For many students, working in college is not just a choice, it’s a financial necessity. For others, it’s a chance to jump start their career or learn some valuable life skills. Whatever the reasons, according to a 2015 Georgetown University national study, for more than 70 percent of college students nationwide, earning while

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TV-10 Station Manager Looks To Keep Moving Forward

By Maxwell Inskeep As long as she can remember, Anna Wischmann wanted to be involved with broadcasting. “Coming in as a freshman, I wanted to be in sports broadcasting,” said the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire senior. “Being a part of TV-10 made me realize that that’s not the career path I want to take. But

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Entrepreneur promotes feminism, community with store

By Samantha West If someone had told Rebecca Cooke a few years ago that she was going to open a home goods store in her hometown, she swears she wouldn’t have believed it. “I think a few years ago, I wasn’t here … and I think being home inspired this mindset,” said Cooke, 28. But

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City Considers Backing Neighborhood Redevelopment Project

By Jack Martinek City officials say recommendations to create a neighborhood development corporation could help revitalize downtown Eau Claire neighborhoods. The Neighborhood Revitalization Task Force was created specifically to look at revitalization of the aging central neighborhoods of Eau Claire, and members were drawn from the residents and businesses that call those neighborhoods home. In

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Eau Claire Mexican community rejects Trump’s wall

By Mackenzie Amundsen As Donald Trump claims his spot as the Republican nominee in the presidential race, his recent campaign stop in Eau Claire takes on new significance. More than 1,600 people attended his rally at Memorial High School. The crowd chanted in support of his plans to build a wall and stop the flow

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UW-Eau Claire football player signs NFL contract

By Mackenzie Amundsen From the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, to Carson Park in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, to the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, football has played an integral part in Isiah Cage’s life.  The Uni versity of Wisconsin-Eau Claire senior made Blugold history on Saturday night after getting the phone call so many athletes

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