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Author archive: Zach Dwyer

October 18, 2017

New Title IX guide raises questions over reporting sexual assaults

Safety is an essential aspect of the college experience. Many measures have been put into place in the University of Wisconsin System to ensure that students have a variety of resources at their disposal to deal with situations when they arrive.

October 18, 2017

Faculty Senate aims to keep profs from losing pay on technicalities

Doug Margolis has been a professor in the TESOL (teaching English as a second language) program at UW-River Falls since 2012. In 2014, he took six students to South Korea for a J-term trip to help them teach English to Korean students in high schools.

October 11, 2017

We are family: UWRF Latinos find meaning in Hispanic Heritage Month

Jason Caballero, a senior football player and president of the Latino Student Organization, grew up in urban Houston before arriving for school at UWRF.

October 4, 2017

Division III Falcons football finds a new place to recruit — Division I

Coming home can be a feeling that maximizes a person’s joy and potential. In the case of three football players at UWRF, initial journeys to Division I schools have brought them back close to home.

September 27, 2017

Coach Profile- Sean McKuras

Sean McKuras is his 16th year as coach of the UWRF women’s soccer team, with a career record of 142-131-26. He has helped guide the team to a 3-5 record this season, with a few tough losses at home in the opening weeks. Coming off of a 7-0 over Northland on Sunday, the team heads into WIAC conference play looking to improve on their sixth-place conference finish last season.

September 27, 2017

Falcons volleyball breaks in new arena with a surprise win streak

With a brand-new arena and strong core of young players, the UWRF volleyball team has quickly set themselves as a force to contend with in the WIAC.

September 20, 2017

UWRF football doubling down on recruits from Las Vegas and Arizona

With no winning football seasons in the past 16 years, UW-River Falls coaches decided it was time to take a gamble – and start recruiting in Las Vegas.

September 20, 2017

UWRF Coach Profile: Patti Ford

Falcons’ volleyball has been on a tear this season, starting out 12-1 before dropping two matches at the UWRF Falcon Invite this past weekend at newly-opened Page Arena. Coach Patti Ford has been with the program longer than her current players have been alive and has helped guide her team to their best start in over a decade.

April 26, 2017

Women’s golf team places first at Saturday’s invitational

The Falcon women’s golf team won its first meet of the season, placing first in the Falcon Invitational on Saturday.

April 26, 2017

Athlete of the Week: Taylor Eldred

Taylor Eldred, a junior thrower from River Falls, Wisconsin, threw a lifetime personal record of 55.24m in the hammer throw at the Holst Invite at Div. II Concordia-St. Paul on Saturday.