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Enrollment of Science and Health field growing, Liberal Arts dropping

Zach Olson, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2014

Merely thinking about the cost of college can create a shiver of fear for most students.  Attending an institution of higher education has never been more important, but unfortunately, it’s never been so expensive, either....

Student Life Office provides solace for sexual assault victims

Alexander Johnson, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2014

“If you want to keep a secret, you must also hide it from yourself,” said George Orwell in his novel, 1984. Everyone possesses a secret that they hold close to themselves, to avoid the pain or embarrassment of others finding...

The Students for a Free Tibet talk the pillars of control in modern Tibet

Stephanie Koss, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2014

On Tuesday, Oct. 7, the Students for a Free Tibet organization at UW-La Crosse hosted a presentation in the Centennial Hall of Nations featuring political freedom activist, Tenzin Dolkar, who spoke on the issue of repression for...

The Victory Garden Initiative promotes Urban Agricultur

Victoria Sayaovong, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2014

Too often has the connection between products in food and the impact it has on communities gone unnoticed.  On Oct. 8, Gretchen Mead, the Founding Director of the Victory Garden Initiative, spoke at UW-La Crosse about the effects...

Field house proposal stirs discussion of segregated fees

Nick Bezier, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2014

The recent referendum on the construction of a new field house on campus sparked conversation and debate among students. One of the central points of contention was a yearly segregated fee increase of $132 on the student bill. Segregated...

Study Abroad Fair offers international adventures

Jenae Winter, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2014

Set up in a small, casual atmosphere in Valhalla Center, was the Study Abroad Fair on Oct. 9. Tables that had banners of numerous countries were arranged in a circle in which people were itching to tell those interested about...

Five year graduation rate becoming the norm

Cassie Tritt, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2014

There has been a growing trend among students attending the UW-La Crosse who take five years to complete their Bachelor’s degree, than the typical four. With the pressure to graduate on time and higher tuition than ever, it...

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,...

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