The Racquet

Volleyball team digs deep, but comes up short to UW-Superior

Nicole Witt, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2014

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Players and over 300 fans alike gathered in pink to support the Women’s Volleyball team and Breast Cancer Awareness on Friday, Oct. 11, in Mitchell Hall. The Eagles played a WIAC conference game against UW – Superior. There...

Eagles fumble our of second WIAC confrence game

Dustin Skolaski, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2014

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UW-La Crosse dropped its second straight game of WIAC conference play Saturday afternoon to the Titans of UW-Oshkosh.  Leading the majority of the game, a few questionable calls and a defensive lapse allowed the Titans to steal...

Don’t let test stess wreck your brain

Tyler Frickson, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2014

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College is the time in a person’s life where one chooses to push themselves in order to further their education.  It is a wonderful achievement to be able to take the next step to find a school, pick an area of study and expand...

Women’s soccer team falters in match against nationally-ranked team

Alexis Zuel, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2014

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UW-La Crosse Women’s soccer dropped a conference match, 2-1, to the nationally ranked UW-Whitewater on Saturday, Oct. 11,at Veterans Memorial Field Sports Complex. UW-L has been playing both non-conference and conference games...

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,...

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