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UW-L Campus gets connected with Ugetconnected

Elena Montanye, Copy Editor

October 7, 2015

In past years, the UW-La Crosse staff have updated the community agency guide once per school year to introduce students to non-profit organizations seeking volunteers. Although the project had all the right intentions, it qu...

La Crosse MTU planning new bus route

Stephanie Koss, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2015

Many UW-L students have probably used the city bus system here in La Crosse at some point or another during their time in college. The La Crosse MTU has always been a great option for students and La Crosse residents alike, simply...

Ray Cross visits UW-L

Jenae Winter, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2015

There have been previous forums about the budget, however none so important that the sound of cameras were clicking was underneath almost every word spoken. The conversations about the budget have been nonstop since November,...

Active Minds Lights Up Clock tower for Suicide Prevention

Alex Johnson, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2015

Active Minds, an organization on the UW-La Crosse campus promoting the discussion of mental health on college campuses, held Light Up A Life: Suicide Awareness at Hoechler Clock tower for the second year in a row. Lighting up...

Increasing enrollment causes dorm-living concerns

Haley Sites, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2015

With changes in enrollment come changes in student living situations, and this coming year will welcome a fewof those changes. As of now, there are 3,517 on campus beds, and there is a target housing student number of 3,783. However,...

Annual event promotes foreign language exploration

Stephanie Koss, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2015

UW-La Crosse’s annual Festival of Languages was held on April 9 in the Centennial Hall of Nations. Designed as a way to encourage students of all backgrounds to get involved in foreign language speaking or culture classes, the...

UW-L to rewelcome Chartwells as returning food service provider

Jenae Winter, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2015

For quite some time now, a rumor has been going around campus that UW-La Crosse will be hiring a new dining company after this semester. As was assured by Mary Beth Vahala, the Associate Director at University Centers, that the...

Increasing enrollment causes dorm-living concerns

Haley Sites, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2015

With changes in enrollment come changes in student living situations, and this coming year will welcome a fewof those changes. As of now, there are 3,517 on campus beds, and there is a target housing student number of 3,783. However,...

Three-part program aims to change racial inequality

Stephanie Koss, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2015

ds of being comfortable with the campus climate are 88 percent lower for non-white students.” These surveys indicated that there are some definite race-related issues and concerns from students, explained Laurie Cooper Stoll,...

State Reps. weigh in on effects of budget cuts

Jenae Winter, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2015

Since the budget was announced earlier in the 2014-15 academic year, it has been quite the topic of conversation and debate among students and public alike. As it appears, both groups are looking to negative impacts. With the...

Student Association President and Vice President candidates talk dorm improvements

Alex Johnson, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2015

After announcing the decision to run for UW-La Crosse Student Association President and Vice President, Christopher Rudolph and Quinn Burzynski, UW-L sophomores by credit, decided to focus their platform on improving dorm life....

Budget discussions continue, projects come to a halt

Alex Johnson, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2015

As the budget proposal drafted by Governor Scott Walker draws nearer, university staff and faculty met this past Wednesday to discuss potential problems and solutions. These discussions were aimed at alleviating the $8 million...

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