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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

River Falls Police Officer Lesa Woitas patrols the Career Fair and acts as security for the booths on Wednesday, Oct. 15.

‘Ides of October’ passes without incident, but not without bravery, fear

October 16th, 2014

The Ides of October has come and gone, but the campus threat has left its mark on the university, at least for now. Chancellor Dean Van Galen assured all community members via an email around 1 p.m. on Tuesday, that the threat will, no matter what, be dealt with.

Drag Show entertains, emphasizes acceptance

October 17th, 2014

Strobe lights, music and cheering broke the silence of the UW-River Falls streets last Friday night as the “Drag Show” celebrated its four-year anniversary on campus.

It’s on Us campaign pledges to stop campus sexual assault

October 17th, 2014

The “It’s on Us” campaign and pledge is a national campaign to stop sexual assault on college campuses.

Vinehout and Pittman compete for Senate

October 17th, 2014

The Wisconsin 31st District Senate election is well underway; which candidate do you support to be your voice in local and state government?

Political science department launches roundtable discussions on elections

October 17th, 2014

The UW-River Falls political science department is starting something new: political roundtable discussions.

Second senior art exhibit displays artistic skills

After months of work, Masquers club performs ‘Reckless’

MBA program to host open house next week

Health Services plans for Ebola outbreak

UW System Regents approve revenue fund


Students bike through River Falls trails

October 17th, 2014

There are definitely no mountains around River Falls, but that doesn’t mean that mountain biking isn’t possible. In fact, students have the possibility to break out mountain bikes every Monday.

Falcon Center construction begins in spring

October 10th, 2014

It may just be a giant hole in the ground now, but construction for the Falcon Center is right on track. The new $64 million health and human performance building is one of the biggest projects in UW-River Falls history.

Strong Falcon defense falls short against UW-Stevens Point

October 10th, 2014

The old saying goes, “defense wins championships.” On Saturday the Falcons played hard-nosed defense, but it wasn’t enough to come out with a victory in the UW-River Falls’ home opener.

Women’s volleyball team shines in first two home WIAC matches

UW-River Falls adds the Glow Run to Homecoming 2014 activity list

UW-River Falls women’s tennis improves immensely this season


Popular ‘based on a true story’ films provide more fiction than fact, but are worthwhile

October 17th, 2014

If you are a movie lover, you will know that there are a number of movies out there that are “based on a true story,” but what does this really mean?

‘The Boxtrolls’ fails to meet lofty expectations

October 10th, 2014

Another stopmotion feature film out in theaters is a refreshing sight to see. “The Boxtrolls,” while being an enjoyable film, is still a far reach from the past works done by its production studio.


Editorial: Students forced to take empty credits with college physical education

October 17th, 2014

UW-River Falls is currently in the minority among U.S. universities regarding its policy which requires that students take physical education courses before they can graduate, according to a 2013 special report by USA Today.

Worrisome ‘Ides of October’ threat brings heightened security, caution

October 17th, 2014

The events on campus in the past week have taken an unexpected turn; twice the campus police have informed students and staff of a shooting threat against the campus community, planned for Wednesday, Oct. 15.

Leadership organization brings students together

October 10th, 2014

I don’t want to exclude other UWRF student organizations because they all have dedicated their time to integrate students to become better leaders, thinkers and citizens, but for me, there is one particular student organization that changed my life: UWRF Students Today, Leaders Forever.

Internships allow students to connect with major, earn real-life experience

Local car crashes provide reminder for campus safety

Letters to the editor

First Wisconsin Governor debate examined

October 17th, 2014

Last Friday evening I watched Wisconsin Public Television’s coverage of the first debate between Governor Scott Walker and his challenger, Democrat Mary Burke.

Drug testing a bad idea for unemployed benefits

October 17th, 2014

“If you require drug testing for unemployment insurance claims are you going to drug test farmers for crop insurance next?” the Colfax farmer asked the candidate.


River Falls Update

May 2, 2014

Watch the May 2, 2014, edition of “River Falls Update,” a Web-based news show created by UW-River Falls journalism students. Featured are stories about the Finals Fest concert, UWRF being placed on a one-year probation after an NCAA investigation, and the Take Back the Night observance in River Falls.


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