The Racquet

Working for an education: A vicious cycle

Cody Fortney, Associate Reporter

October 13, 2014

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In college, they say you have to pick two: social life, good grades or sleep. You can’t be successful in all three. What’s forgotten in this equation, though, is work. I would argue good grades and work are the most essential...

The Open Forum

October 13, 2014

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Dear Editor, I am writing regarding the new indoor field house proposal for the UWL campus. As a student athlete on both the UWL cross-country and track teams I can say firsthand that the indoor track in Mitchell Hall is insufficient...

Sharknado has nothing on Shark Week

Taylor Pasell, Associate Reporter

October 13, 2014

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The haunting week in mid-August has come and gone. The eerie song of Jaws and images of large white teeth are no longer in view. The famous Shark Week is over for this year, but the excitement is still in the air. If you are...

Oktoberfest cut too short?

Tia DeHaan, Associate Reporter

October 13, 2014

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Shortened celebration, heightened spirits and beautiful La Crosse weather - all that UW-La Crosse students could hope for on the historic Oktoberfest weekend…or was it?  La Crosse is well known for its celebration of Oktoberfest...

Letter to the Editor 10/2/2014

October 1, 2014

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Dear Editor, Many of you are aware of the alleged sexual assault case that took place in a UW-L Residence Hall on Thursday, September 4th. Students were not made aware of this event until Wednesday, September 10th, after the...

Wisconsin budget and our future

Nick Bezier, Associate Reporter

October 1, 2014

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A year and a half ago, I participated in a summit with my fellow student government colleagues, listening to a presentation from a senior UW System official about the state of UW System. During a pause, someone announced the Legislative...

The horrors of The Hive

The horrors of The Hive

October 1, 2014

Chaos in the Cellar

Ben Derks, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2014

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As the old saying goes, “If nothing is wrong, leave it alone.” With the new year in full swing, there are new changes to Sodexo, the food program on campus.   There are a number of significant changes in the Cellar, one...

House parties: Can we be careful enough?

Emily Schulz, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2014

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On Sept. 12, Tau Kappa Epsilon, a fraternity at UW-Milwaukee, hosted a party at their house where three underage women were admitted to the hospital for having drugs slipped into their drinks. The men hosting the party were...

Letter to the editor

September 23, 2014

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Dear Editor, Another school year means another string of bike thefts already happening in the La Crosse community and on the UWL campus. What is it about bikes that make so many people want someone else’s? Obviously the...

From the Editors: The super senior generation

Jordan Batchelor, News Editor

September 17, 2014

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Freshman year I would have scoffed at the idea of not graduating within four years. I assumed those who couldn’t get their bachelor’s degree by their senior year had failed, skipped and slacked off in classes. Unless you were...

From the Editors: Sexual assault hits home for UW-L

Nicole Laegeler, Editor-In-Chief

September 17, 2014

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Last week, some terrible news overshadowed the greatness of being deemed the number four best public college in the Midwest. A, now former, UW-La Crosse student walked in behind a Sanford Hall resident and followed her up to the...

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