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Eagle alert system promotes student success and achievement

Destiny Baitinger, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2016

There are numerous offices and professionals on-campus to assist students in their success, but nothing quite as collaborative as the Eagle Alert System. This System was implemented in 2013 and has recently resurfaced as an e...

South asian film festival courses through UW-L

Stephanie Koss, Senior Reporter

March 7, 2016

The first annual South Asian Film Festival, entitled “Who is India’s Daughter?” was held at UW-La Crosse starting on Mon., Feb. 29 and ending on Mon., March 7. A different film was shown every night in 1309 Centennial Hall. ...

Aguilera student housing on the rise for UW-L

Stephanie Koss, Senior Reporter

February 10, 2016

If you’re familiar with the area near the corner of West Ave and Badger Street, then you’ve most likely seen the new work-in-progress building behind Kwik Trip. Aguilera – the Spanish word for “eagle nest”, a connection...

Students get naked for Sustainability

Stephanie Koss, Senior Reporter

February 10, 2016

This past week, the Students for Sustainability (SFS) organization at UW-La Crosse hosted their third-annual fundraiser by selling their “Green is Sexy” calendars. This is the only fundraiser that SFS has for their organization,...

“Reaching Across Cultures” builds cultural awareness

Stephanie Koss, Senior Reporter

November 19, 2015

On Wednesday, Nov. 11, the College of Business Administration (CBA) sponsored a program entitled “Reaching Across Cultures: A Conversation with International Faculty” in the Cameron Hall of Nations in Centennial Hall. ...

Business author explores globalization, success

Clayton Kemp, Associate Reporter

November 4, 2015

UW-La Crosse and the College of Business Administration were honored to host Ram Charan, world-renowned business author and lecturer, on campus to speak this past Wednesday, Oct. 28, as part of the Russel G. Cleary Leadership...

City of the hawk, Hierankonpolis

Stephanie Koss, Senior Reporter

October 28, 2015

On Wednesday, Oct. 21, world-renowned archaeologist Dr. Renee Friedman gave a presentation in Graff Main Hall regarding her research at Hierakonpolis, one of the most important sites in the world for studying ancient Egyptian a...

Student Senate presents concealed carry debate

Clayton Kemp, Associate Reporter

October 28, 2015

A UW-La Crosse Student Senate meeting was held this Wednesday, Oct. 21 in the Cartwright Center to discuss the issue of whether to allow concealed carry on campus. Currently, concealed carry is not permitted in academic or resid...

“Little is Huge” speaker Tasha Schuh presents inspiration and purpose

Stephanie Koss, Senior Reporter

October 20, 2015

Imagine being a junior in high school, being extremely involved with extracurricular activities, having an extensive list of hopes and dreams for the future and then in the matter of ten seconds, something happens that complete...

Diversity and Exclusion?

Clayton Kemp, Associate Reporter

October 20, 2015

Dr. Christopher Stuart Taylor, Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator at the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General, paid a visit to campus this past Wednesday, Oct. 14. Taylor spoke on current diversity work policies and their fight a...

Peace Corps opportunities bridge international boundaries

Alex Johnson, News Editor

October 14, 2015

With over 250 volunteers straight from the UW-La Crosse campus, the United States Peace Corps has helped communities and people all across the globe. As part of the Fall Career Fair, Jason Lemberg, a Peace Corps Regional Re...

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