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Breaking the Binary

By Rosa Gómez Alok Vaid-Menon speaks with Dorothy Chan during the question and answer portion of an online forum with the UW-Eau Claire community for the “Racing Towards Justice” series, sponsored by the Center for Restorative Justice.  © 2020 Rosa … Continue reading

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Job shadow: Andee Erickson, news reporter on Duluth News Tribune

By Evelyn Nelson “One of the best things about being an introverted and sometimes shy, journalist with reticent curiosity and a vested interest in the lives of others is being forced to speak up and reach to learn the ways … Continue reading

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Job Shadow: Evan Hong, WQOW Multimedia Journalist

By: Samantha Geiger There is no stopping UW-Eau Claire Alum and WQOW Multimedia Journalist, Evan Hong, not even a global pandemic, from doing what he loves. Reporting. Hong first started at WQOW a few years back as an intern. He … Continue reading

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UW-Eau Claire Women’s Basketball: Parent’s Night

By Kassy Wolfe Despite out shooting the Duhawks from both the field and from the three-point line, the Blugolds fell short with a score of 79-76. After an evenly matched first quarter, Loras surged ahead in the second to take … Continue reading

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What is one solution to climate change? Talk about it

By Ta’Leah Van Sistine When it comes to climate change, an atmospheric scientist said many people do not think it will affect them personally. “We often don’t think the impacts matter to us,” Katharine Hayhoe, the atmospheric scientist, said. However, … Continue reading

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Climate scientist offers tips on ways to discuss climate change

By Lea Kopke As an April snowstorm fell, a crowd of 250 gathered at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire to listen to a climate scientist speak about the impacts of climate change, on both a local and global … Continue reading

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A Fun Night at McPhee

By Rachel Clepper McPhee Fun Night is celebrated every fall at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire hosted by the UW-Eau Claire Recreation to promote student involvement at McPhee Center. The event on Oct. 17 consisted of a Wellness and Sports … Continue reading

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Rick Steves, A European Take on America’s War on Marijuana

By being informal and animated, Steves was able to easily relate to the crowd With many European countries legalizing marijuana, Rick Steves, travel writer, says the U.S. should follow suit. “I’m not trying to promote drug use,” Steves said. “I’m trying … Continue reading

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Travel writer advocates drug law reform at 75th Forum Series

By Hannah Pitzl The criminalization of marijuana in the United States creates more harm than good, and the drug itself isn’t the issue, travel-writer Rick Steves said during a speech advocating the reform of the nation’s marijuana laws. “I’m not in … Continue reading

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Rick Steves European Approach To Marijuana

By Melanie Turkowitch Rick Steves does not promote the use of marijuana rather he promotes the idea that the nation should enforce less punishable laws for users. “If your advocating for the change of law you’re not advocating the breaking … Continue reading

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