Monthly Archives: October 2017

Learning Log #2

Before joining this Beginning Journalism course I had no idea what a proper cutline was. I knew photos had captions, of course. I grew up thinking that pictures were only meant to have “captions,” and when we write those captions … Continue reading

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Independent filmmaker offers story of his success

By Lucas Semb Award winning independent filmmaker Miguel Coyula, of Cuba, spoke last night at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire as part of the school’s Latin American Study Week. The Cuba native touched on his start in filmmaking … Continue reading

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Coffee shop attracts many with modern vibes

By Gretchen Reese Eau Claire Downtown Coffee (ECDC) is a popular spot to enjoy specialty coffee drinks in a modern space. The coffee shop is attached to The Lismore Hotel and is located on Barstow Street in downtown Eau Claire.

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Chippewa Falls hosts 15th annual Oktoberfest

By Grant Geier Chippewa Falls held their 15th annual Oktoberfest over the weekend.  There were a variety of attractions, events, and food for those of all ages to enjoy.

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Towers South construction begins at UW-Eau Claire campus

By Ben Petersen The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire began renovation construction on one of the campus dorms, Towers South, on Sept. 6, and plan to complete the project by fall of 2019.

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Local YMCA hosts children’s triathlon

By Lucas Semb Eau Claire hosted a children’s triathlon through the YMCA, where both parents and kids could be involved. Some parents assisted their young kids through the course while parents of the older kids cheered on from the finish … Continue reading

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The Eviction Epidemic

  By, Kelsey Lorraine Smith Professor, author and codirector of the Justice and Poverty Project Matthew Desmond gave a speech on the complex topics of poverty and profit in American society Thursday, Oct. 19 in Schofield Auditorium to a crowd … Continue reading

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Owen Park of Eau Claire

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By Kiersten Clifford Owen Park is a staple for any outdoor lover in Eau Claire. Though not as frequently visited as it’s bigger neighbor Phoenix Park it still has a lot of offer. There is many things to do for … Continue reading

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Award-winning researcher finds evictions fuel poverty in U.S.

By Rachel Schmidt America is the richest democracy with the worst poverty and one in four Americans spend 70 percent of their income on housing, said an urban sociologist and 2017 Pulitzer Prize winner who is working to end poverty. … Continue reading

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Evicted: Pulitzer winner discusses poverty and housing inequality

By Cole Edgell A Pulitzer Prize winning author and Professor of Sociology at Princeton University discussed the topic of poverty and housing inequality in the United States last night at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. “I tried to put myself … Continue reading

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