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Students React to UW System Budget Cuts
On “The West Side”

March 3, 2003

Two UW-Eau Claire students and a from UW-Stout will discuss Gov. Jim Doyle’s proposed $250 million cut to the UW System budget during Wisconsin Public Radio’s “The West Side” program this week.

The student side of the UW budget cuts will be the topic of conversation during the program that airs at 5 p.m. Monday, March 3, on 88.3 WHWC/Menomonie-Eau Claire.

Student guests include Rachel Boaz, a member of the UW-Eau Claire Student Senate and coordinator of a student effort to reduce the proposed budget cut; Nate Otto, chair of the UW-Eau Claire Student Senate Finance Committee; and Rome Cagle, president of the UW-Stout Student Association.

Callers wishing to ask questions or make comments during the show can do so by calling (800) 228-5615.

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Updated: March 5, 2003