The Racquet Press

Q & A on voter registration

Nick Bezier and Kaylee Otterbacher (Student Association President)

October 8, 2014

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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...

UW-L earns diversity award second year running

Haley Sites, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2014

UW-La Crosse, along with 82 other universities in the United States, has been awarded with the HEED award for 2014 and will be recognized in the November issue of INSIGHT into Diversity. For the second year in a row, UW-L was...

Japanese exchange students saying their goodbyes

September 23, 2014

Japanese exchange students are nearing the end of their three-week visit to UW-La Crosse. While here, the Fukuoka University of Education students toured local sites and observed classrooms at area schools as well as at UW-L. The students did not take university cou...

$25 million field house proposal up for vote

Elena Montanye, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2014

UW-La Crosse’s Student Association is set to vote on a recent proposal to build a new field house at UW-L. According to Student Association President Kaylee Otterbacher, the field house would be open for student, intramural...

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