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Racing Toward Justice with Trans Indian-American Alok Vaid-Menon

By Timika Miner A gender-nonconforming writer and performance artist joined UWEC’s Racing Toward Justice series on Tuesday evening to explore themes of gender, race, trauma, and belonging in an oppressive society. “I want to dedicate this event tonight to the … Continue reading

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Job Shadow: Theresa Gómez, Public Health Manager

By Rosa Gómez “Great childhoods begin at home,” said Theresa Gómez when she was describing the significance of the pinwheel in her profession. It symbolizes the home visiting model her program uses. Gómez is the Public Health Manager of Dakota … Continue reading

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Job Shadow: Briquelle Neyens, Digital Content Creator

By Timika Miner Briquelle Neyens graduated from UW-Eau Claire with a degree in Integrated Strategic Communications, Public Relations, and a minor in Psychology in May of 2018. Before pursuing a professional career, Briquelle had a great amount of on campus … Continue reading

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Job Shadow: Tracey Lemke-Schleihs, Software Product Analyst

By Kassy Wolfe Sentry Insurance, what is it and where is it?  Sentry Insurance is a large company with thousands of employees who sell insurance, design the company website, and connect with customers to gain feedback.  I got the opportunity … Continue reading

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Job Shadow: Sarah Winkelmann, WEAU News Reporter

By Grace Olson Sarah Winkelmann, a daytime reporter for WEAU News starts her days at 3:30 a.m. to be ready for the first air of the news show at 4:30 a.m. She reports her story for the day which takes … Continue reading

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Fixing climate change means learning to talk about it

By Anna Sveiven Uncommon snow fall and icy conditions on an April day set the scene for a speech about global warming from an atmospheric scientist. “Climate change effects where we live,” said Katharine Hayhoe, a political science professor at … Continue reading

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Job Shadow: Samantha Thompson – Social Media Manager

By Erin Liebeck Samantha Thompson is a 2013 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire graduate and has worked as their Social Media Manger for the past year and a half. After graduating with a degree in advertising, Thompson initially began working at … Continue reading

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Job Shadow – Julian Emerson

By Madeline Fuerstenberg Julian Emerson, a University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire graduate, has worked at the Leader-Telegram for 24 years. The Leader-Telegram is Eau Claire’s primary daily newspaper. After graduating from UWEC, Emerson began working at a weekly newspaper … Continue reading

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Job Shadow: Life Behind The Camera

By Marin Munos When I first picked up a camera, I knew I wanted to be a photojournalist, so it would only make sense that I did my job shadow with a photojournalist. Liz Flores is a photojournalist for the … Continue reading

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Students get invloved at B.O.B.!

By Marin Munos The Blugold Organization Bash is a campus sanctioned event that allows students to get a feel for what campus organizations they would like to get involved with. B.O.B was held on the campus mall on September 12, … Continue reading

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