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Organization aims to make students financially smarter

Jenae Winter, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2014

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The It Make$ Cents organization is unique to UW-La crosse, as no other of the like can be found in the UW system. It offers help to students in the finance world, according to Amanda Gasper, the Financial Literacy Coordinator...

New bill proposes double-sided printing as default setting on campus printers

Alex Johnson, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2014

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Senator Brady Gross, along with Director of Sustainability Becca Conn, are currently in the final stages of implementing a bill to change the default settings of campus printers to print double-sided. Both a part of the UW-La...

UW-L senior tackles managing business and school

Stephanie Koss, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2014

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Many college students want to get in great shape and have fun doing it. Stephanie Helmers, a senior at UW-La Crosse, can help out with that. In addition to being a full-time student at UW-L, Helmers also manages her own fitness...

UW-L’s Lions Club seeks to aid third-world nations with donated glasses

Victoria Sayaovong, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2014

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300 pairs of glasses is the anticipated goal for glasses to be collected on the UW-La Crosse campus for the Glasses Campaign.  The purpose of this campaign is to collect used glasses from people who no longer have a need for...

UW-L Professor receives 2014 Wisconsin Professor of the Year

Cassie Tritt, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2014

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UW-La Crosse biology professor Scott Cooper is this years recipient of the 2014 Wisconsin Professor of the Year Award. Cooper is recognized by Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for the Advancement...

Professor Emeritus presents research on local environments

Morgan Post, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2014

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UW-La Crosse Emeritus Professor James Theler shared with the faculty and students of UW-L all about his 30 years studying ancient people and environments of the Coulee Region and Midwest. Theler received his Ph.D. in 1983 from...

Cultural Coffee Hour shares stories from Britain, Slovakia

Victoria Sayaovong, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2014

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It was all business talk on Nov. 11 during the Cultural Coffee Hour at UW-La Crosse.  Students and faculty alik joined together in Centennial in the Hall of Nations to discuss business. “This event really is meant for students,...

Experts consider sustainability features of new science labs

Haley Sites, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2014

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Not only will there be a new student union in the near future, UW-La Crosse Eagles can look forward to a new science lab building, field house, additions to the REC center and more. Talk of adding new labs to the current Cowley...

Campus organizations team up to promote World AIDS Day, safe sex

Stephanie Koss, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2014

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For many years, Sigma Tau Gamma and the Black Student Unity Organization (BSU) have teamed up to promote safe sex awareness during World AIDS week. This year, Sigma Tau Gamma will be assisting the BSU in the events held on World...

Resolutions underway to make student safety on East Avenue a priority by 2017

Zach Olson, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2014

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The UW-La Crosse Student Senate approved a request for the city to enhance safety and commutability on East Avenue. On Wednesday, Nov. 12, the Student Senate gathered to hear a resolution proposal written by three of its senators....

Athletic department-sponsored Veterans Day events honor 800 vets

Alex Johnson, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2014

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This past Monday, Nov. 11, UW- La Crosse celebrated the sacrifice and honor of over 800 veterans and their spouses. Sponsored by the Freedom Flight of America and the UW-L athletic department, the veterans were treated to a breakfast...

UW-L students pose nude for “Green is Sexy” calendar

Jenae Winter, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2014

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Students for Sustainability has been a club on campus for many years, though it was previously known as the Environmental Council when it was established in 2007. This year, it has a new name and more on the checklist than ever....

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