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Author archive: Chris Gregg

March 21, 2018

Influx in freshmen leads to crowded dining services

The 2017-18 academic year saw an 8 1/2 percent increase in meal plans. However, 2010 brought the largest number of meal plans in university history with 3,047 active meal plans.

February 28, 2018

Stage and Screen Arts sees growth, gains valuable experience

Senior Kyia Britts has almost always felt at home either on stage or behind the curtains. She has been involved in theater since the age of 8 and chose to attend UW-River Falls to major in Theater Arts to continue her passion. Britts, like the other 55 current Stage and Screen Arts majors, chose the UWRF Arts department for their post-secondary education for a number of reasons – namely the size of the university.

February 21, 2018

UWRF has mixed reactions to the UW System policy on free speech

“It’s complicated, man.” That is exactly how sophomore Mamu Hashim described the climate of freedom of speech at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. The UW System Board of Regents recently approved a new policy on freedom of expression. The policy suspends or expel students that disrupt “the free speech of others/functioning of the institution” two or more times. This policy has garnered mixed reactions from students and organizations at UWRF.

February 14, 2018

Advice from program alumni on studying abroad is simple: just do it

As the sun rises through the tall panes of glass in the castle walls, students begin to stir. As students rise, they peer into the Scottish mountainside. They observe the lush greenery as they prepare to undertake another day of field trips across Europe.

January 31, 2018

School Counseling Student Association practices the inclusivity it preaches

It’s spring semester Involvement Day, and the upper level of the University Center is filled with student organizations hoping to gain members, but one unique organization is missing.

December 6, 2017

Falcon Center jobs provide opportunities for UWRF students

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls opened its $63.5 million Falcon Center for Health and Wellness complete with sports facilities, workout equipment, classrooms and meeting spaces in September. The facility provides a variety of activities, but it also provides something else that is less well-known – on campus jobs. These jobs are managed under the Operations for Falcon Center, a division of Sports Facilities.

September 27, 2017

Behind the Mic – a Letter from the News and Public Affairs Director

It has been a busy start to the academic year which means that WRFW is back on air with student programming! Among the usual lineup is the News and Public Affairs Hour (NPAH) that airs Monday through Friday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.