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WIAC Friday Events- Women’s Article

May 9, 2015

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The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse women’s track & field leads after the beginning day of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Outdoor Championships Friday located at the Roger Harring Stadium at Veterans...

Alley-oop!

May 9, 2015

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The excitement here at UW-Lacrosse last weekend was the REC’s intramural outdoor 3 v 3 basketball tournament. It consisted of both men and women teams. It took place from 10-4 on the outdoor basketball courts outside of Coate...

Food Labels

May 9, 2015

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Most people go grocery shopping. From there, everyone shops in various ways. They depend on price, brand label or food labels. Those who have shopped depending on the food labels might be a bit misinformed and are now to find...

UW-La Crosse softball off to a strong start

Nicole Witt, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2015

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UW-La Crosse’s women’s softball team opened their Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) season nothing short of successful right here in La Crosse last Saturday, April 11. Over 175 enthusiastic fans had packed...

Baseball team falls to 9th ranked UW-Stevens Point

Dustin Skolaski, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2015

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Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) baseball play returned to Copeland field Tuesday, April 7, as UW-La Crosse fell in its opening game 6-1 to 9th ranked UW-Stevens Point.  The match was originally scheduled...

4th Annual Battleship event at UW-La Crosse

Alexis Zuel, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2015

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Many know Battleship as a board game played by two people. These two people guess where the other’s ships are on their grid and try to guess where the entire ship is. In other words, try to “sink” them. On Friday, April...

Men’s and Women’s Track and Field open outdoor season with a victory

Tyler Frickson, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2015

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Both the UW-La Crosse men’s and women’s track & field teams opened their 2015 outdoor season with victories in the 3rd Annual Ashton May Invitational Friday night, April 3, at the Roger Harring Stadium at Veterans Memorial...

Flaming Hot Cheetos qualify as healthy?

Alexis Zuel, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2015

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About little less than two years ago, elementary, middle and high schools were forced to change their standards for “Smart Snacks.” Smart Snacks are snacks that are sold at lunch in a la carte lines, vending machines and...

Addressing Endometriosis

Nicole Witt, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2015

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Girls learn about bodily changes pretty quickly once they begin puberty. Along with physical changes, they learn to face both mental and physical challenges, too. Once they begin menstruation, they have to learn how to care for...

Eagles baseball splits weekend doubleheader

Tyler Frickson, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2015

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The UW-La Crosse baseball team ended up splitting a non-conference doubleheader against The College of St. Scholastica (MN) Sunday afternoon at Copeland Park during UW-L’s home opener. The Eagles managed to win the opener with...

Gymnastics team caps season with national championship

Alexis Zuel, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2015

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The UW-La Crosse hosted the 2015 National Collegiate Gymnastics Association (NCGA) this past weekend. On Friday, March 27, UW-L captured the Team Championship, giving them a record 16th national school title. Gymnastics coach,...

Pour some salt on it

Dustin Skolaski, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2015

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It is one of earth’s essential elements, it is a part of one of the tongue’s sensations, it is also onyour dinner table. It is salt. The debate about sodium intake has been ongoing with the general consensus being that too...

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