Back-to-School Advice from the Top

Need some academic motivation? We asked local university and college leaders for their top tips

Before they reached the heights of academia, the leaders of UW-Eau Claire and UW-Stout were students themselves, facing the same academic and social challenges that today’s undergraduates do. We asked the leaders of these local campuses to offer some ...

Making a Promise: New UW System Program Aimed at Underserved Students

goal is boosting number of Wisconsinites with bachelor’s degrees

Attention Wisconsin students: UW System President Jay Rothman recently announced the creation of the Wisconsin Tuition Promise, a new initiative starting in fall 2023 to ensure underserved Wisconsin students can attend any UW System university without ...

E.C. Businesses That Will Give You a Student Discount

rounding up some of the places that offer discounts when you show your student ID

Your Student ID is a lot of things: a form of identification, a key, a debit card, and a library card. But to a lot of businesses in Eau Claire, it’s also a good way to get a discount on food, shopping, and services. We’ve compiled a list of some of the businesses in the ...

Get Back Into the Academic Groove With These Superior Study Spots

Looking for a fresh place to study? Check out these popular study spots near UWEC, CVTC, and UW-Stout

It’s that time of year again: school supply wastelands in Target and last-minute scrambles to the bookstore. It’s a stressful time, we know. We’re here to help ease your transition back into study groups and procrastination-induced all-nighters with the best study spots on these local campuses ...

MASCOT SMACKDOWN: Sizing Up University Mascots Blaze and Blu

They’re blue, made of foam, and spirited. But which mascot is the baddest of all?

Step onto the campuses of UW-Eau Claire or UW-Stout, and you’re likely to see one of these giant-headed but good-natured creatures. Here’s a rundown ...

Here’s What You Need to Know About Local School and College COVID-19 Guidelines

a roundup of tips to staying safe at school this fall, thanks to local school districts and campuses

We hope you’re all rested and ready from a relaxing summer, because the first day of school – whether that means kindergarten or college – is right around the corner. The last school year was a maze of frequently changing pandemic guidelines, and the coming school year will likely be the same ...


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