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Saturday, October 25, 2014

From left to right, Maria Pieper, Joshua Butler, Matthew Linehan, Tim Borgardt and Professor Steven Kelm participated in the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin.

Judging team places sixth at World Dairy Expo

October 24th, 2014

The UW-River Falls Dairy Cattle Judging Team took sixth place this year at the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin, which took place between Sept. 30-Oct. 4. This is quite an accomplishment considering the vast amount of competition that attends the expo; 21 teams competed this year.

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

Sports

Women’s hockey team faces high expectations

October 24th, 2014

After a slow start to the 2013-2014 hockey season, the Women’s hockey team turned it around and finished the season the third best team in the nation.

Volleyball team hopes to halt seven-match losing streak

October 24th, 2014

After a fast start to the 2014 season, the UW-River Falls women’s volleyball team seems to be in a rut as they have lost its last seven matches.

Women’s soccer wins ‘Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Game’

October 24th, 2014

It was the “Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Game” at Ramer Field on Saturday evening as the UW-River Falls women’s soccer team defeated the UW-Platteville Pioneers by a score of 3-1.

Falcon Center construction begins in spring

Strong Falcon defense falls short against UW-Stevens Point

Broomball becomes popular activity for UW-River Falls students

Etcetera

Movie poster

‘The Book of Life’ offers heartwarming entertainment, along with unique plot

October 24th, 2014

The newest film in theaters, “The Book of Life,” manages to show beauty in the dead coming back, though the dead could maybe be a bit slower, so we can appreciate them.

Viewpoints

Editorial: Halloween is but a week away

October 24th, 2014

Oh how times flies when one is immersed in a sea of papers, midterms, campus threats and part-time jobs; put your pencils down and buy that Rick Grimes or Jack Torrance outfit you have been eyeing because Halloween is but a week away.

New York protest breaks record

October 24th, 2014

Last spring, I took a trip to Washington, D.C. with the UW-River Falls Environmental Corps of Sustainability to protest in front of the White House. 398 people got arrested, setting a record.

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

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

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.

Multimedia

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.

Poll

Which 2014 election race is most enticing?

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