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Eileen Korenic gives her astronomy lecture to a crowd of students in Centennial Science Hall's Room 271.

Astronomy professor hosts popular series of talks and viewings

November 18, 2015

Tuesday night at 8 p.m. was the sight of a public Astronomy talk in the Centennial Science Hall. Professor Eileen Korenic spoke for half an hour about the gravitational constant, in one of a series of talks that she gives throughout the semester.

Educating young people about agriculture is goal of UWRF student

November 18, 2015

During the recent 2015 National FFA Convention and Expo, four UW-River Falls students won awards for their hard work. Among them was agricultural education freshman Ashley Zimmerman, who earned the 2015 National Agricultural Proficiency Award for two programs in her hometown. The event, organized by the National FFA Organization, took place Oct. 28-31 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Ending sexual assault is in everyone’s power, speaker tells UWRF audience

November 18, 2015

Everyone on a college campus has the power to fight sexual assault, an educator and scholar told an audience Nov. 11 at UW-River Falls. Keith Edwards, a Minneapolis-based speaker and educator on sexual assault prevention, spoke on the topic of “Ending Rape.” Edwards has made presentations about sexual assault at more than 90 colleges and universities during the past 15 years.

UW- River Falls researchers grow artificial tissue to study skin cancer

November 18, 2015

A UW-River Falls research laboratory has become the first to study melanoma by growing three-dimensional artificial tissue, according to the Tissue and Cellular Innovation Center (TCIC). Melanoma is a form of skin cancer.

Planning course schedule for next semester causes stress for some UWRF students

Eduroam makes accessing Wi-Fi on campuses easy, quick

Yik Yak app causes controversy for college campuses

Despite popular myth, alcohol will not stave off the cold

Community Solar Program will give River Falls residents options to go green


UWRF football falls to UW-Stevens Point in final game of the season

November 18, 2015

It was a disappointing end to a strong season for the Falcons, falling to the UW Stevens Point Pointers by a score of 44-0 this past Saturday.

UWRF alumnus discusses career with the NFL

November 18, 2015

Ryan Stridde lives a life on the weekends that most sports fans could only dream of, and he finally got to share his experiences with his alma mater this past Tuesday in the University Center.

Falcons basketball faces and falls to UW-Madison Badgers for exhibition

November 12, 2015

There’s buzz at the beginning of every basketball season, but this year the Falcon Men’s basketball team gets the opportunity to play one of the top teams in the nation.

Falcons fall to Whitewater on ‘Senior Day’ despite strong season

Falcons men’s hockey looks for win as new season begins

Falcons football falls against UW-Oshkosh


New Peanuts movie holds onto traditional story line with new animation

November 18, 2015

The child characters from the comic strips of Charles M. Schulz have returned to the big screen in The Peanuts Movie, which brings the old characters back but changes nothing about them; and that’s good.


Greek orgs should seek to be involved with It’s On Us

November 19, 2015

Last week was the It’s On Us Week of Action, a full week of events dedicated to sexual assault awareness and prevention on college campuses. Students of all organizations, including student athletes, made the effort to show their support to this worthy cause. One group that was blatantly absent during the Week of Action was UWRF Greek Life.

China’s ‘Singles’ Day’ a unique holiday that shows how strange the world can be

November 18, 2015

It has been a week with so much loss -senseless, violent, and unwarranted loss. The flow of information, video, pictures, eye – witness accounts, posts, tweets… has been overwhelming and dare I say even inescapable.

Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity explains occurrences in the universe

November 18, 2015

Four score and another score ago, Einstein introduced the idea of general relativity, well, that’s when he presented the results at the Prussian Academy of Science. Unlike previous models for gravity and such, this relativity thing actually accounted for reality.

Terrorist attacks in Paris brings back 9/11 memories

Volunteering can give insight to future internships and career opportunities

Letters to the editor

River Falls Pregnancy Helpline offers care for unplanned pregnancies

April 29, 2015

The River Falls Pregnancy Helpline is conveniently located right across from Family Fresh market. The center offers counseling and emotional support for women, men and families who are dealing with an unplanned pregnancy.

Student Senate lacks appropriate governmental documentation

April 22, 2015

I have been attempting to follow the actions of the UW-River Falls Student Senate through their records. Senate’s records as posted online aren’t complete and show alteration. For example, all of the agendas posted by Senate in 2014-2015 show as being posted at 9:02 a.m. on April 21. This makes it impossible for a citizen to ascertain if the agendas were posted late, changed after the fact or altered in some way. What should be an official government document now has no validity and is impossible to verify.


River Falls Update

November 20, 2015

Watch the Nov. 20, 2015, edition of “River Falls Update,” a Web-based news show created by UW-River Falls journalism students. Featured are stories about the seniors on the Falcons men's football team and an art exhibit that includes the work of military veterans.


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