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Student Association verifies election results and reviews numerous resolutions
Jackson Skarp, Student Government Reporter • 4:14 pm

On Wednesday, April 17, the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Student Association (SA) met to hear from Cassandra Ziegler from the Green Fund and to review resolutions written...

Brooke Howard gets a hit. Photo taken by John Gaynor.
UWL Softball triumphs in home opener doubleheader against Saint Mary’s (Minn.)
John Gaynor, Sports Reporter • April 12, 2024

The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Softball team succeeded in winning both games of their 2024 season home opener against Saint Mary’s (Minn.). The games began at 2:30 p.m....

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Student Association President and Vice President Candidate Biographies
Emma Latus and Avery Winders April 10, 2024

President Candidates Emma Latus My name is Emma Latus, and I am running for Student Association President in the Spring election. I have been involved in Student Association...

ALANA’s Phenomenal Women’s Dinner: Honoring Herstory & the Women of Tomorrow
ALANA’s Phenomenal Women’s Dinner: Honoring Herstory & the Women of Tomorrow
Hephzibah Ohihoin, General Assignment Reporter • April 9, 2024

On Saturday, April 6, ALANA (Asian Latinx African Native American+ Womxn) had its annual Phenomenal Women's Dinner in the Bluffs Ballroom from 5:30-8 p.m. The event hosted keynote...

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Brooke Howard gets a hit. Photo taken by John Gaynor.
UWL Softball triumphs in home opener doubleheader against Saint Mary’s (Minn.)
John Gaynor, Sports Reporter • April 12, 2024

The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Softball team succeeded in winning both games of their 2024 season home opener against Saint Mary’s (Minn.). The games began at 2:30 p.m....

Jack Englehardt (left) and Shane Ryan (right). (Photo provided by Jack Englehardt.)
UWL Coach Jack Englehardt Qualifies for 2024 Olympic Trials
John Gaynor, Sports Reporter • April 8, 2024

Jack Englehardt is not just an Assistant Coach for the University of Wisconsin La Crosse Men’s & Women’s Swim and Dive team; he is also an Olympic-caliber swimmer. Englehardt...

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The Wildwoods Band.
The Wildwoods to perform at the La Crosse Pump House
Ann David, Arts and Entertainment Reporter • March 26, 2024

The Wildwoods, a folk/Americana trio originally from Lincoln, Nebraska, will be playing at the Pump House Regional Arts Center in downtown La...

Larry Guinn, Tatiana Tillery, Becky Guinn, and Paul Peterson (left to right). Photo taken by Trinity Rietmann.
Photo Series: Walk with an Eagle
Trinity Rietmann, Photojournalist • April 10, 2024

On Tuesday evenings, students can be seen strolling around the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse campus with older adults from the La Crosse community. They spend an hour walking...

General Assignment Reporter Hephzibah Ohihoin holds the paper over UWLs official logo. Photo taken by Isabel Piarulli.
Photo Series: The Racquet Press returns to print
John Gaynor, Sports Reporter • March 20, 2024

After nearly a decade, the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse student-led news publication, The Racquet Press has returned to publishing a physical newspaper. For more than a century,...

Candles in the Chapel. Photo taken by Trinity Rietmann.
Photo Series: Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Trinity Rietmann, Photojournalist • March 8, 2024

 The Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe hosts many visitors from across the United States, but residents of La Crosse are lucky to have this location right in our backyard. Some...

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Letter to the Editor: Vote Emma Latus and Avery Winders for Student Association leadership
Avery Winders, Guest Contributor • April 4, 2024

Want something to change at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse? Ready for Prairie Springs 2.0 to happen and Cowley's, let's say unique characteristics, to finally disappear?...

Grant Mathu speaking at the student open forum for the Chancellor Search-and-Screen Committee. Image submitted by Dawson Erken.
Letter to the Editor: UWL grad student’s chancellor forum suggestion should become a policy
Dawson Ekern, Guest Contributor • December 12, 2023

The student forum that the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Chancellor Search-and-Screen Committee offered a couple of weeks back was relatively low in attendance.  The faculty...

Letter to the Editor: Future demands unity in commitment to the Universities of Wisconsin
Letter to the Editor: Future demands unity in commitment to the Universities of Wisconsin
Sen. Kelda Helen Roys (D-Madison), Sen. Chris Larson (D-Milwaukee), and Sen. Jeff Smith (D-Brunswick) November 29, 2023

Wisconsin is rich with resources, and none are greater than our young people.  Our history of investing in higher education is perhaps our greatest commitment as a state. Since...

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HUWL: Joe Anderson
Ann David, Arts and Entertainment Reporter • March 1, 2024

Joe Anderson has been a professor of theatre and dance at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse for the last three decades. Anderson began teaching at UWL in 1991 and was Chair...

Sam Blaskowski in the 60m Final of the Mark Guthrie Invite. Photo by John Gaynor
Humans of UWL: Sam Blaskowski
John Gaynor, Sports Reporter • February 29, 2024

Fresh off his Men’s Indoor 60-meter title win at the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Meet (WIAC) this past weekend, Third-year University of Wisconsin-La Crosse...

Jesimiel Banjiram
Humans of UWL: Jesimiel Banjiram
Hephzibah Ohihoin, General Assignment Reporter • February 21, 2024

Jesimiel Banjiram works as the program coordinator of student leadership at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Leading up to this role, Banjiram completed most of his academic...

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