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Canine Companions. Photo taken by Hephzibah Ohihoin.
UWL celebrates the last day of classes with Spring Spectacular
Hephzibah Ohihoin, General Assignment Reporter • May 6, 2024

On Friday, May 3rd, the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse celebrated it's campus-wide end-of-the-year event, Spring Spectacular.  It was advertised as a way to celebrate the...

Students gathered in front of Hoeschler Tower
UWL students organize Pro-Palestine rally
Jackson Skarp, Student Government Reporter • May 5, 2024

On Friday, May 3, UWL students organized a Pro-Palestine rally on the lawn in front of Wittich Hall to make signs and organize themselves before rallying at the clock tower and...

The ceremony was held in Toland Theatre
CASSH Evening of Excellence: A celebration of the arts, social sciences and humanities
Hephzibah Ohihoin, General Assignment Reporter • May 3, 2024

On Tuesday, April 30, the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CASSH) celebrated its Evening of Excellence. The event ran from 6-8 p.m. with a reception from 6-6:30...

UW STUDENTS FOR PALESTINE in Chalk on UWL campus. Photo taken by Jackson Skarp.
Pro-Palestine student protests come to UWL
Isabel Piarulli, Executive Editor • May 1, 2024

On Tuesday, April 30, a group of University of Wisconsin-La Crosse students wrote pro-Palestine messages across campus in chalk. After a rain storm that evening students resumed...

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UWL Men's and Women's Track and Field teams celebrate WIAC outdoor titles
John Gaynor, Sports Reporter • May 7, 2024

This past weekend, the University of Wisconsin Men’s and Women’s Track & Field teams both collected Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Outdoor Championship...

Grace Willmott rushes the ball upfield.
UWL Women's Lacrosse plays for WIAC title and spot in NCAA tournament
John Gaynor, Sports Reporter • April 25, 2024

The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Women’s Lacrosse Team has wrapped up their regular season games with a win Wednesday night. The Eagles celebrate the end of another season...

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UWL Theatre and Dance presents “Orlando”
Ann David, Multimedia Editor • April 25, 2024

The final show in the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Theatre and Dance Department’s season is “Orlando” by Virginia Woolf and adapted...

Succulent planting
Photo Series: Earthapalooza
Trinity Rietmann, Photojournalist • April 29, 2024

On Friday, April 26, Earthapalooza brought together numerous different clubs and organizations in the Student Union to connect with students about sustainability. Some were...

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,...

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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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Jenasea Hameister. Photo taken by Trinity Rietmann.
Humans of UWL: Jenasea Hameister
Sophie Miller, Social Justice Reporter • May 14, 2024

The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse held their Spring Commencement Ceremony on May 12, 2024. Of those who graduated was Jenasea Hameister (she/her), a former employee of The...

Easton Moberg. Photo taken by Trinity Rietmann.
Humans of UWL: Easton Moberg
Isabel Piarulli, Executive Editor • May 12, 2024

As the spring 2024 semester came to an end at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, so did the role of an important member of The Racquet Press. Easton Moberg (He/him) began as...

Sophie Miller with the March edition of The Racquet Press. Photo taken by Trinity Rietmann.
Humans of UWL: Sophie Miller
Ann David, Multimedia Editor • May 12, 2024

Spring graduation came up quickly, and many students graduated this past weekend. It was a time of hustling to finish up finals and presentations, but also a time for looking back...

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