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Author archive: Tori Schneider

November 15, 2017

Steps toward an inclusive campus include managing political bias

Last week, the UWRF administration released the results of the 2017 Campus Climate Survey Summary.

Three hundred seventy-eight students responded to the survey and of those, 125 said they experienced bias at UWRF.

November 1, 2017

UW System’s freedom of expression policy, new campus organization’s activity spark controversy on campus

“I felt really nauseous.”

That’s how Ardin Fischer described their feelings when reading comments written on a large piece of paper that students had written on, an activity facilitated by the Young Americans for Liberty in the University Center.

October 18, 2017

Chancellor goes to the head of the class — to teach, not just oversee

If you have two identical steel buckets that you cannot open but you know one is full of pure water and one is full of pure neutrons, how do you know which bucket has which inside?

October 11, 2017

Full-time hall directors hope to make residence life easier for students

Freshmen aren’t the only new residents in Crabtree Hall this fall. Liz Brunner, who is in her first year as one of the new full-time hall directors at UWRF, welcomed students to their new living quarters in September.

October 4, 2017

Advisers from Chancellor’s Cabinet hope to help students

Compared to other leadership bodies on campus, the chancellor’s Cabinet might be less known to students. After being cut in more than half by Chancellor Dean Van Galen, the cabinet again has grown in an effort to increase communication.

September 27, 2017

Falcon Center offers fitness and rec opportunities for all, not just athletes

Nearly 2,600 graduate and undergraduate students have used the Falcon Center at least one time since Sept. 1.

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.