Tag Archives: UW-Eau Claire

Eau Claire resident impacts the local fitness community

By Kelsey O’Connor Heart pumping, sweat dripping down his face; he pushes with the last of his energy to get the bar back up one more time. He has reached muscle failure. Exhausted from today’s workout he grabs his gear and heads to the locker room to get ready for the rest of the school

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Trump visits UW-Eau Claire in final campaign push

By Bree Meier  Presidential hopeful Donald Trump visited UW-Eau Claire Tuesday, just one week before the national election. Supporters and protesters alike combined for a crowd of about 5,000 people who gathered outside Zorn Arena. Some arrived as early as 7:30 a.m. for Trump’s speech scheduled at 6 p.m. Campus parking lots overflowed with supporters

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UW-Eau Claire student tells story of self-discovery

Editor’s Note:  The video accompanying this story contains mention of  child abuse, alcohol abuse, suicide and transphobia. By Kessa Albright Annie Titus: mayor, parent, trucker, student, writer, woman. Titus has held all these titles in her life, but coming to terms with her identity as a transgender woman was the starting point of her journey to self-discovery. Titus

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Abused animals shape Eau Claire caretaker’s career

By Taylor Pomasl Tammy Schimmel gently lifted an injured cat from its kennel, the open wound on its back glistening. She held it in her arms for a few moments, kissing the animal’s forehead and laying her on the examination table. A bad case of ringworm had devastated the cat physically, and Tammy held in

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UW-Eau Claire Chancellor argues lawmakers have a ‘choice’

By Symone Foster A year after Wisconsin colleges were hit with a huge budget cut, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Chancellor James Schmidt said he hopes in the next few months state legislators and business leaders will say “We’ve gone too far.” Schmidt spoke in an open forum on April 12 where faculty, staff and

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Four presidential candidates rally for votes in Eau Claire

By Lauren French, Thomas Henson and Andee Erickson In the first of four visits from presidential hopefuls this weekend, Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders rallied for votes Saturday morning on the UW-Eau Claire campus and garnered an audience of over 3,000 people. After an introduction from Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon, Sanders promised a packed Zorn Arena

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