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“Money Couple” analyzes money in relationships

Stephanie Koss, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2015

On Wednesday, Feb. 11 in Valhalla, “The Money Couple,” Scott and Bethany Palmer, gave a presentation on how money affects relationships today and provided suggestions for not letting money become a source of conflict between...

Transportation project disects La Crosse

Haley Sites, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2015

Fall semester of 2014 at UW-La Crosse, Associate Professor James Longhurst was recruiting volunteers to collect data in order to apply for national League of American Bicyclists Bicycle Friendly University recognition. Over this...

State representatives discuss budget proposal

Jenae Winter, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2015

Since the budget cut was proposed for the UW by Governor Scott Walker, there has been some unrest on UW campuses. In the Ward Room of Cartwright Center Feb. 13, a meeting specifically about the concerns for the new budget proposal...

CBA Dean candidates give insight on department improvement

Alex Johnson, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2015

Laura Milner and Don Gudmunson, two more candidates who took part in a continued process of interviews this week, introduced their designs for the now vacant College of Business Administration Dean position. Taking office effective...

Candidate for vacant CBA Dean positon expresses oportunities for change

Stephanie Koss, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2015

On Tuesday, Feb. 3, UW-La Crosse Economics professor Michael Haupert spoke as a candidate for the vacant College of Business Administration dean position. Haupert explained for the first fifteen minutes of the forum why he believed...

Battling PTSD: the war continues

Haley Sites, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2015

Silouan Green led a workshop for the UW-La Crosse Diversity Dialogues series. Diversity Dialogues takes place annually and is sponsored through Campus Climate and Diversity. This particular session was titled “Understanding...

Walkers’ budget cuts creates plethora of difficulties

Alex Johnson, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2015

Tuesday night, Governor Scott Walker revealed his biennial budget plan for the 2015-2017 fiscal years. Although the fine details have yet to be fully laid out, a proposed $300 million cut to the UW System has been noted by many...

Stewart receives on-campus leadership award

Alex Johnson, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2015

Barbara Stewart, a driving force on the UW-La Crosse campus, received the Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership award. The award has been given to a UW-L faculty member every year since 2009. Now, Barbara Stewart adds her name to...

Gow makes history as longest running chancellor

Stephanie Koss, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2015

Sunday, Feb. 1, marked the eighth year Chancellor Joe Gow will be UW-La Crosse’s chancellor, making him the longest running chancellor in UW-System history. Since Feb. 1, 2007, Gow has represented UW-L and advocated for the...

Wife starts scholarship in husband’s name

Cassie Tritt, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2015

The Larry & Edith Nutter Chemistry Scholarship Endowment Fund gives deserving UW-La Crosse chemistry students annual scholarships. The chemistry department gives a total of around $450,000 a year to academically thriving students...

IT hackers thriving off students lack of awareness

Haley Sites, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2015

Students at UW-La Crosse have recently received a barrage of spam emails asking for usernames and passwords. Tracing spam artists and finding specific people or businesses that attacked this institution proves to be extremely...

Recovering skinhead focuses on finding inner strength

Morgan Post, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2014

Frank Meeinks, a recovering skinhead, came to UW-La Crosse on Nov. 18. Meeinks shared his personal story of becoming involved in the white racist movement and how much it affected his life. His talk was nearing the end when Meeinks...

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