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Field house proposal stirs discussion of segregated fees

Nick Bezier, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2014

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The recent referendum on the construction of a new field house on campus sparked conversation and debate among students. One of the central points of contention was a yearly segregated fee increase of $132 on the student bill. Segregated...

Study Abroad Fair offers international adventures

Jenae Winter, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2014

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Set up in a small, casual atmosphere in Valhalla Center, was the Study Abroad Fair on Oct. 9. Tables that had banners of numerous countries were arranged in a circle in which people were itching to tell those interested about...

Five year graduation rate becoming the norm

Cassie Tritt, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2014

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There has been a growing trend among students attending the UW-La Crosse who take five years to complete their Bachelor’s degree, than the typical four. With the pressure to graduate on time and higher tuition than ever, it...

Q & A on voter registration

Nick Bezier and Kaylee Otterbacher (Student Association President)

October 8, 2014

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Q: Why should I register? A:Voting is an important civic responsibility that we share as citizens of the United States. Additionally, as students, our elected leaders will pay more attention to issues that impact us if we ...

UW-L offers resources for anxiety, depression

Alexander Johnson, Associate Reporter

October 8, 2014

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Nearly every college student knows someone suffering from a mental illness; unbeknownst to them, it may even be a best friend, coworker or classmate. According to the UW-La Crosse Counseling and Testing Center 2013-2014 Annual...

Annual Wheels For All event continues to impact those with and without disabilities

Victoria Sayaovong, Associate Reporter

October 8, 2014

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Wheels for All celebrates 7th annual tournament Oct. 25 marks the 7th annual Wheels for All tournament here at UW-La Crosse.  The Wheels for All tournament features four on four wheelchair basketball and, added just this year,...

Traveling speaker gives lecture on Afro-Puerto Ricans, Hispanic Heritage Month

Spencer Janes, Associate Reporter

October 8, 2014

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This past Thursday, Oct. 2, the La Crosse community was given a great opportunity to learn about the roots of racial equality in both the United States and the world. Anne Garland Malher traveled all the way from the University...

Seven inducted into UW-L Wall of Fame

Jenae Winter, Associate Reporter

October 8, 2014

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“I was speechless. Quite stunned,” Laura Pastore Ziegler said  of hearing the news that she was going to be inducted on the Wall of Fame here at UW-La Crosse on October 12. “I’m completely honored by this and proud of...

UW-L Police Chief says goodbye after 16 years

Elena Montanye, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2014

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UW-La Crosse Police Chief Scott Rohde bid farewell to UW-L on Sept. 30 as he begins his new position as director of public safety at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. Rohde, who has held the title of Police Chief...

Furthered tuition freeze possible with Walker re-election

Haley Sites, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2014

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The UW System has been on a tuition freeze for the past two years. This means that the tuition was unable to be increased for any reason. However, housing, food and other miscellaneous expenses on campuses were able to increase. With...

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