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Author archive: Hayden Bosch

March 1, 2016

UW-River Falls students have access to local services to protect sexual, reproductive health

UW-River falls has seen a large increase in risky methods of birth control among students, according to a triennial survey most recently conducted in 2015. However, services nearby are available to help those in need of it.

December 16, 2015

Response to column: ‘I am a straight white male’

Any single person can feel marginalized in this world regardless of their gender and skin color. It doesn’t matter what demographic you come from. Context matters. Women can have it hard, LGBT communities have it hard, Muslims have it hard, any race other than white have it hard in this country, but just because I am a straight white male does not mean that I had a free pass.

November 12, 2015

Student Keystone Pipeline protests validated after Obama’s rejection

In March of 2013 I, along with eight other UW-River Falls students, embarked on a trip which had a profound impact on the future of my college career, my beliefs as a citizen of the United States, and as a human being on this planet.

September 24, 2015

River Falls named among top 50 safest college towns

A home security advice website has ranked River Falls as one of the 50 safest college towns in the U.S. The Sept. 8 article published on SafeWise.com lists River Falls as the country’s 48th safest college town. SafeWise researchers used 2013 FBI statistics to discover the amounts of crimes committed in towns containing at least one college. Those numbers were factored in with the town’s population to get a comparable ratio between towns. SafeWise also considered the existence of programs concerned with wellbeing.

May 8, 2015

Collision on Cascade sends two to hospital

Students flocked to the intersection of Cascade Avenue and South 4th Street around 1:20 p.m. on Thursday, May 7, after a driver struck two pedestrians as they tried to cross the street.

May 4, 2015

UW-River Falls student found dead

UW-River Falls junior Robert “Bobby” Sontag went missing at 2 a.m. on Friday, May 1, and in a mass email from Chancellor Dean Van Galen on Monday, May 4, at approximately 5 p.m., it was announced that Sontag was found dead.

April 29, 2015

Costumes, weapons part of role-playing group’s activities

Every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. a group of students gather in front of the University Center, some dressed in medieval garb with fake weapons as though ready for battle.

March 11, 2015

Student organizations face large funding deficit

Student organizations on the UW-River Falls campus will find each other with roughly one-fifth the amount of requested budget funds next year due to a lack of allocated money, according to student budgeting officials.

March 11, 2015

Renowned journalist, writer speaks on race and media

UW-River Falls students were treated to a renowned special guest who came to South Hall on March 5 to discuss the role of Native Americans in news media.

February 11, 2015

Student Senate to vote on proposed segregated fee

All students attending UW-River Falls may find their enrollment costs slightly increasing next year, according to a proposal put forth during Student Senate on Tuesday, Feb. 10.