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Dutch dairy students milking authentic relationships at UWRF

April 18, 2018

Not knowing a single American student on campus, three Dutch students arrived at UW-River Falls in January, and they had already made plans for May to spend a few weeks exploring places in America such as San Francisco, Las Angeles and possibly Texas before returning to the Netherlands on June 3.

UWRF to feature ‘Year of Canada’

April 25, 2018

This upcoming school year the UWRF campus will shift its focus from the country of South Korea to our neighbor to the north. For the 2018-2019 school year, the UWRF “The ‘Year of’ Strategic Implementation Committee” has decided to feature the country of Canada. The selection committee is made up of the Provost, the director of the library, director of student life, director of global connections, a food service representative, chair of student senate and two or more faculty or staff from the University.

Relationship between U.S. and Canada set to be explored next year

April 25, 2018

The university will celebrate the Year of Canada during the 2018-19 academic year. The northern-most country bordering the United States has many influences that can be seen in health care, trade, agriculture products and presidential visits.

University partnership gives students from China experience in American culture – the good and bad

April 18, 2018

These students are here as a part of the partnership that UWRF and Zhejiang International Studies University have maintained for 30 years. The program allows ZISU students to complete their junior year at UWRF and gain valuable elementary education experience. Though the program has many advantages, participants also experience challenges including: language barriers and difficulties adjusting to American cultures.

Six students vying to represent their college in SGA elections this week

UWRF receives gold rating in STARS sustainability evaluation

SGA presidential elections focus on Greek life, campus safety

Students develop a company that helps restore dignity to senior citizens

URSCA office helps allow for applied research in CAFES

Sports

Falcons softball splits weekend series against Whitewater and Platteville

April 25, 2018

The UW-River Falls softball team was finally able to get back on the field this past weekend, splitting two series against UW-Whitewater and UW-Platteville to open up WIAC play.

Texas fistfight brings Canadian athlete to UWRF in time for Year of Canada

April 25, 2018

Sometime after the fight, Savidant’s new friend Singerhouse chose to attend UWRF to play on the hockey team, and he convinced Savidant to join him in doing so. With Savidant being the only Canadian player on the UWRF men’s team, he hopes next year’s Year of Canada theme will bring more excitement to the game of hockey for both fans and players.

Diversity efforts in Athletics Department go beyond ethnicity

April 18, 2018

When senior basketball player Devin Buckley began school at UW-River Falls as a freshman, he said everybody mainly just went with the flow and there weren’t many conversations about diversity in the predominately Caucasian Athletics Department.

Now, the Athletics Department is driven to increase diversity efforts on campus and aren’t afraid to talk about those challenging topics that are tough to have, Buckley said.

Joe Mauer: How to feel about the Minnesota native

Minnesota Timberwolves fandom finally paying off

The worst five-year run in sports

Etcetera

‘Tragedy girls?’ More like strategy girls

April 25, 2018

It gets 4/5 stars. It didn’t have the make outs my heart desired, but it had the murders I needed to make it through the week.

Beth’s trailer predictions: movies to maybe see this summer

April 18, 2018

On that note, it’s been a fairly stressful week in roomhold (just my room, which is just me). Therefore, we are going to look towards the sweet cheesy future at movies I will maybe (probably not) see.

Viewpoints

Editorial:
Videoclip reveals unsettling truths about media in the U.S.

April 11, 2018

Around two weeks ago, a videoclip started circulating social media that painted a chilling picture of modern television news.

Danger and harassment can be around any corner for women

April 25, 2018

Nearly everywhere I go, especially when it is dark out, I get that familiar sense of anxiety and acute awareness of the people around me. That horrible dawning feeling of dread that creeps over me when I am out in the world is not unique to my experiences however. This is a pretty universal feeling felt by all women.

Horoscopes by Beth: It’s hot and my brain is melting

April 25, 2018

You’ve been wondering where your horoscope has been on and off for the past month, and this week most of all you needed it. Don’t worry, young Aries (or professor); I heard you call and here I stand.

Notes on travel: why it’s worth the cost

Choose healthy coping methods as finals approach

Letters to the editor

Referendum on office of State Treasurer is approaching

March 21, 2018

I’m writing to alert readers to a state-wide referendum item on the ballot when we go to the polls on April 3. This referendum has gotten too little coverage in state media. It’s urgent that voters understand what’s at stake.

Tax reform bill comes at the expense of most Americans

December 13, 2017

Anyone who has been paying attention knows that the GOP tax “reform” bill in its House and Senate versions is basically a massive give-away to the richest Americans at the expense of everyone else.