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Author archive: Tori Schneider

September 20, 2017

Big freshman class overflowing UWRF dorms, classrooms and cafeterias

The UWRF class of 2020 is the largest in eight years, with a preliminary count of 1,325 students, but about 100 of them are living in study lounges – and not by choice.

December 14, 2016

Competition, judging gives UWRF agriculture students hands-on experience

Hands-on experience is important for any student’s college experience. One way for UW-River Falls students in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences (CAFES) to get experience is through competition and judging teams.

December 7, 2016

Numbers at River Falls food pantry tell only part of hunger’s story

The River Falls Community Food Pantry serves 1,000 people per year in the River Falls School District. About 20 new households use the pantry each month.

November 30, 2016

Health and Counseling Services offers opportunities for students to relax

With finals quickly approaching, students are feeling the stress. UWRF’s Student Health and Counseling office has a few options to help students who are anxious or need a moment to decompress.

November 16, 2016

Annual bull test draws farmer interest from around Midwest

Seventy bulls participating in the annual St. Croix Valley Bull Test are spending the next four months at the Mann Valley Farm near River Falls.

November 9, 2016

UWRF students have several options for reporting sexual assault

When a student is sexually assaulted on or near a college campus, he or she may feel overwhelmed and may not know where to turn. At UW-River Falls, students have a number of options.

November 2, 2016

Gender Sexuality Alliance hosts drag show during It’s On Us week of action

UWRF Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) hosted a drag show in the University Center Falcons Nest, Friday, Oct. 28. Tips were encouraged and all proceeds were donated to St. Croix Valley Sexual Assault Response Team (SART). Performers were volunteer drag queens and students, including the UWRF Dance Theatre. The show was part of the It’s On Us campaign put on by Student Senate for sexual assault. It’s On Us is a national campaign geared towards ending sexual assault. The week included free Buffalo Wild Wings and a viewing of the movie “The Hunting Ground,” speakers, the drag show, and other events. Photos by Tori Schneider/Student Voice.

November 2, 2016

Romania figures in work, lives of three UW-River Falls professors

Romania might not be the first place people think of when considering countries with links to UW-River Falls, but there are several connections.

October 19, 2016

New addition to Falcon football team brings inspiration to players

Visitors to a Falcons home football game at UW-River Falls this year may notice a new face on the sidelines or running up and down the bleachers trying to get the fans excited. He won’t be suited up in uniform, but that doesn’t tame his passion for the game.

October 12, 2016

UWRF student’s innovation helps paraplegic horseback riders

When UW-River Falls senior Shanna Burris, an equine management major, got accepted into the McNair Scholars Program, she knew she wanted to help paraplegic horseback riders.