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Student Senate is proud to represent the student body of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire at the university, local, state, and federal levels, and allocate $17 million to improve student life every year. Commissions of the Student Senate work tirelessly to identify and improve university policies, and present legislation to the full Senate. 

Our ability to affect positive change is helped greatly by participation and feedback from our constituents- don't hesitate to contact us with questions, comments, or concerns. 

To learn more about Student Senate, please visit the About page.

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Legal services available to students for 14-15 academic year

Harry Hertel, attorney-at-law, will be available on campus during the 2014-15 school year and is sponsored by the Student Senate to help students with a variety of legal issues.

Hertel is on campus Tuesday evenings during the school year from 4-8 p.m., and routinely handles tenancy, alcohol, and traffic issues. Students who need legal advice may meet Hertel for a $10 fee, and a second meeting on the same subject is $5.

To make an appointment, contact Colleen Bader at 715-836-4646 or, or stop by Davies 220B Monday-Fridays from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Confluence Project Render

Student vote helps push the Confluence forward

The Eau Claire Leader-Telegram reported that on-campus voter turnout among students rose 210% over the previous year during the April 1 election. 

Students overwhelmingly supported a county referendum to give $3.5 million to the Confluence Project and defeated a city referendum to slow down the process for arts-based projects. For more information on the April 1 election, visit the Leader-Telegram website. To learn more about the Confluence Project, visit the University's FAQ page or Community for the Confluence.

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