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Wednesday, April 23, 2014


New ‘Captain America’ film packs patriotic punch

April 17th, 2014

Marvel Studios has managed to outdo themselves again with the all-American Captain wonderfully handled in “Captain America: The Winter Soldier.”

Columnist shares cultural experiences from visiting Japan

April 17th, 2014

Entering a foreign country is a bit like entering a new world. Many things struck me about Japan but the one interesting thing is the contrasting sights of the country. All countries have contrasting views. Ocean and desert, city and countryside, modern and ancient. But Japan has one that is unique.

Keeping up to date, informed with news

April 11th, 2014

Ever since I chose to become a journalism major, I decided that I should start caring about what is going on in the world and start reading the news.

Surviving challenge of college-level coursework

April 11th, 2014

I am so busy these days! I have at least a couple papers a week and large tests popping up like crazy. Every class seems to have an assignment due at once, my clubs have several important events and work has me scheduled a lot. I’m so stressed.

Exalted accordionist teaches students about life, music

April 11th, 2014

Last Thursday marked the 48th annual Commissioned Composer Project here at UW-River Falls. The Commissioned Composer Project is an event that takes place every March or April.

‘Divergent’ brings action story to life

April 3rd, 2014

March 21, 2014, was a date I eagerly awaited. That was the day the movie adaption of “Divergent” was finally released. “Divergent” is the first book in a trilogy written by Veronica Roth and the series is often hailed as the next “Hunger Games.”

ʻFocus on Uʼ hosts fi lmmakers, musician

April 3rd, 2014

The third episode of “Focus on U” came out over Spring Break so you might have already seen it. If you have not, let me give you the low down.

Students expand cultural diversity with International Bazaar

April 3rd, 2014

It is that time of year again where students come together to celebrate the food, music and dancing of different cultures around the world. This past Tuesday marked the annual International Bazaar that takes place in early April.

Laughing, singing with ‘Muppets Most Wanted’

March 28th, 2014

It is time to play the music; it is time to light the lights. It is time for “Muppets Most Wanted,” bringing good humor and gags back to the theaters they belong in.

Learning from Spanish master music conductor

March 28th, 2014

The week before spring break was busy but exciting for the UW-River Falls music department. For the entire week, the symphony band and university band were honored to work with Toni Blasco Lambies, a guest conductor from Valencia, Spain.