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Author archive: Jack Tuthill

April 22, 2015

‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’ spreads sexual assault awareness despite frigid temperature

The mild weather this spring has been a pleasant surprise for most in Western Wisconsin, but 34 degrees and 20 mph winds on Monday, April 20, wasn’t the what the brave male students had in mind when they signed up for the third annual UW-River Falls “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event.

April 15, 2015

Health Fair to offer visual mental, physical health learning experience

The UW-River Falls Health Fair will yet again take over the Riverview Ballroom in the University Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22, where students can learn about a variety of health-related topics, witness yoga and fitness demonstrations or take advantage of a complimentary back massage.

April 8, 2015

Lord Huron’s ‘Strange Trails’ is an unforgettable indie folk album

It has been five short years since Michigan native Ben Schneider, the lead singer of the rising indie folk band Lord Huron, started a solo musical project in Los Angeles, California.

April 1, 2015

Death Cab for Cutie returns with ‘Kintsugi’

Death Cab for Cutie has been a mainstay in alternative music since taking the Seattle scene by storm in the late nineties, but it’s not 1998 anymore, and the loss of longtime guitarist, backup vocalist and producer Chris Walla seems to have taken a toll on the once cannot miss band from Bellingham, Washington.

April 1, 2015

UWRF professor turns hobby into music career

Faculty members at UW-River Falls have very little free time outside the university because the strenuous workload that comes with a full-time teaching occupation, but animal and food science Professor Dennis Cooper found a gratifying hobby that has slowly evolved since high school: music.

March 25, 2015

Modest Mouse returns with fresh, sundry sound

Modest Mouse, the six-piece alternative rock band from Issaquah, Washington, best known for the 2004 smash hit “Float On,” released its sixth studio album called “Strangers to Ourselves” on March 17 after an excessive eight-year hiatus.

March 11, 2015

Year of 2017-2018 to be announced in April

The 2014-2015 academic year is two months away from concluding, meaning the Year of China is also winding down, but that doesn’t mean students, faculty and staff cannot play an important role in the Year Of program’s longevity.

March 4, 2015

Community remembers UWRF student Dylan Denk

UW-River Falls lost a member of its student body in the early morning of Sunday, Feb. 22, as junior crop and soil science student Dylan Denk of Greenwood, Wisconsin, died in a snowmobile accident.

February 27, 2015

UW-River Falls student dies in snowmobile accident

UW-River Falls crop and soil science student Dylan Denk of Greenwood, Wisconsin, died in a snowmobile accident in the early morning of Sunday, Feb. 22. The accident occurred just outside the township of Warner, Wisconsin, approximately five miles north of Greenwood, at 6:30 a.m., according to the Clark Country Sheriff’s Department.

February 18, 2015

Education Abroad Fair reminds students of alternative learning experiences

The 2015 spring semester Education Abroad Fair was held on Wednesday, Feb. 11, in the Falcon’s Nest, and over 260 UW-River Falls students curiously moved around the room in hopes of learning more about the 24 unique Education Abroad programs and opportunities.