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2014 festing leads to hospital stays and hefty fines

Dustin Skolaski, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2014

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In the 1960’s, the city of La Crosse was in need of a community-wide fun event for its residents and others to enjoy. Choosing to mirror the popular Munich festival, Oktoberfest was born. Throughout the years, the event has...

Students continue to eat poorly due to lack of funds

Alexis Zuel, Associate Reporter

October 8, 2014

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College students struggle everyday with deciding what to put on their plate to eat. There are unlimited amounts of unhealthy foods, but a limited amount of healthy foods at college dining halls. There are grocery stores and gas...

Volleyball team serves up well-fought sets

Nicole Witt, Associate Reporter

October 8, 2014

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Despite the chilly Friday evening on Oct. 3, competition was getting heated in Mitchell Hall during the Women’s Volleyball game. Fans filtered into the stands to watch the Eagles revisit the out-of-conference opponent, Luther...

Get your happy feet kickin’

Dustin Skolaski, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2014

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In the Declaration of Independence, penned in 1776, there stands a phrase that has often been quoted and cited as the principles of life, “Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.” While the debate about the first two...

Women’s Tennis gain wins against UW-Stout, UW-Steven’s Point

September 17, 2014

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UW-L Women’s Tennis had a doubleheader on Saturday facing UW-Stout at 9:30 a.m. and UW-Steven’s Point at 1 p.m. Both matches resulted in a loss 9-0.

Hamline beats UW-L soccer team, but hope lingers for future matches

Dustin Skolaski, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2014

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A chilly Wednesday evening saw the UW-La Crosse women’s soccer team drop an out -of-conference match to Hamline University. UW-L has been playing a series of matches against various opponents, both in state and out of state,...

Will rigorous football schedule provide improved record?

Andrew Vanden Boogard, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2014

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The UW-La Crosse Men’s Football Department will be attempting to accomplish something they have not done since their 2009 season: achieve a record at or above 0.500. The last three seasons, the Eagles have had a combined 10-20...

UW-L students show true grit during Ironman race

Patrick Griffith, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2014

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The air was quiet as athletes stared at blank ceilings, waiting for the alarm to go off to begin one of the biggest days of their lives. For 3,000 athletes, their Sunday was much more than a day of rest and hanging out; they were...

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