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Local musician brightens Eau Claire with unique voice

  By Alyssa Anderson   It is late in the evening as an unassuming blonde pushes through crowds of drunk, sweaty college students. She steps up to the microphone, guitar in hand, and takes a deep breath. It’s show time. As … Continue reading

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Job Shadow: Magazine editor balances work, performance, life

By Alyssa Anderson Eric Christenson leads a hectic life, to say the least. With his many duties as managing editor at Eau Claire’s Volume One Magazine, performing comedy or music by night, and taking care of a rambunctious cat named Mikey, … Continue reading

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Civil rights activist calls students to enact social change

  By Alyssa Anderson A former child foot soldier of the voting rights movement called University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire students to action while recounting her experiences on Bloody Sunday. “I have hope that this generation will change the world,” Joanne … Continue reading

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Media treatment of Miley Cyrus perpetuates slut-shaming

The media’s critical treatment of Cyrus leads to toxic attitudes towards women By Alyssa Anderson Ever since the young age of 15, Miley Cyrus has been labeled a “slut” by the media. The media’s attack on Cyrus began in 2007, … Continue reading

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