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UW-L Police Chief says goodbye after 16 years

Elena Montanye, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2014

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UW-La Crosse Police Chief Scott Rohde bid farewell to UW-L on Sept. 30 as he begins his new position as director of public safety at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. Rohde, who has held the title of Police Chief...

Furthered tuition freeze possible with Walker re-election

Haley Sites, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2014

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The UW System has been on a tuition freeze for the past two years. This means that the tuition was unable to be increased for any reason. However, housing, food and other miscellaneous expenses on campuses were able to increase. With...

UW-L earns diversity award second year running

Haley Sites, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2014

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UW-La Crosse, along with 82 other universities in the United States, has been awarded with the HEED award for 2014 and will be recognized in the November issue of INSIGHT into Diversity. For the second year in a row, UW-L was...

Japanese exchange students saying their goodbyes

September 23, 2014

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Japanese exchange students are nearing the end of their three-week visit to UW-La Crosse. While here, the Fukuoka University of Education students toured local sites and observed classrooms at area schools as well as at UW-L. The students did not take university cou...

$25 million field house proposal up for vote

Elena Montanye, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2014

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UW-La Crosse’s Student Association is set to vote on a recent proposal to build a new field house at UW-L. According to Student Association President Kaylee Otterbacher, the field house would be open for student, intramural...

New Student Center set for operation in 2017

Bree Levine, Copy Editor

September 17, 2014

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Built in 1959, the Cartwright Center has been the Student Union on campus, hosting everything from club meetings to large events, such as Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to UW-L in 2012. It has also become a place to eat, socialize...

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