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Author archive: Zach Bares

April 19, 2017

UWRF men’s, women’s rugby teams suspended over hazing, other violations

After a long and at times difficult investigation by the Student Conduct & Community Standards office at UW-River Falls, both the men’s and women’s rugby teams have been suspended for the next several years.

April 10, 2017

As some big stores close, UWRF professors urge looking for opportunities

Several large retail stores around the region have closed in recent years or are undergoing major restructuring because of shifting consumer needs. Business and marketing departments at UW-River Falls are aware of the changing landscape and are teaching adaptation.

April 5, 2017

UWRF summer sports camps help budget, community connections

With summer right around the corner, UW-River Falls coaches are getting ready to host their summer sports camps.

February 22, 2017

UWRF’s Accounting Society prepares to offer tax clinics again this year

Every year the Accounting Society, a student-run organization at UW-River Falls, puts on a clinic to help individuals prepare for tax season.

February 15, 2017

First group of entrepreneurs graduates from UWRF program

The first student entrepreneurs have graduated from the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-River Falls and the program is preparing for the next group.

February 8, 2017

Two top scorers help make UWRF basketball championship contender

It’s no secret that the UW-River Falls men’s basketball team has been on a tear this season. A major key to its success has been the play of the team’s two most consistent scorers, Alex Herink and Garret Pearson.

December 7, 2016

Fantasy football takes some blame for lower NFL television viewership

A recent decline in NFL television viewership has been blamed on a number of factors — including fantasy football and its fixation on the final result, rather than the nuances of the game.

November 30, 2016

UW-River Falls pledges to increase diversity in athletics department

UW-River Falls is among universities that have signed on to the NCAA’s presidential pledge to increase diversity in their sports programs.

November 16, 2016

County rankings continue to show Pierce, St. Croix among state’s healthiest

Pierce and St. Croix counties continue to rank among the top 10 in the state in terms how healthy they are, according to a national program that evaluates a variety of factors.

October 26, 2016

DECA chapter at UWRF, despite being young, does well in competitions

The UW-River Falls DECA chapter got off to a surprisingly good start in its first year of competition in 2015. The team placed five individuals in the top 10 at an international conference in Washington, D.C.