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Student Senate vice president resigns

December 29, 2016

Student Senate Vice President Halan Tran has recently resigned, leaving a vacant position to be filled on the Senate executive branch.

Professors accused of discrimination featured on conservative watchlist

December 14, 2016

A report published recently by Inside Higher Ed discussed a new website that’s come into the spotlight. The website is called “Professor Watchlist,” on which two UW System employees have been featured.

Student Senate Update: 12/13/16

December 14, 2016

Two motions were passed at the Dec. 13 Student Senate meeting.

After three decades of serving River Falls, city clerk set to retire

December 14, 2016

As a young girl growing up in the small town of Windom, Minnesota, Lu Ann Hecht participated in “Office Day” in high school, spending time in the city clerk’s office.

UWRF’s largest college looks to the future with recovery from budget cut

December 14, 2016

After being forced to cut $1.5 million from the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) budget, officials with the UW-River Falls say they are prepared for the future.

Competition, judging gives UWRF agriculture students hands-on experience

December 14, 2016

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.

UWRF Dance Theatre works to rise above funding troubles

December 14, 2016

The UW-River Falls Dance Theatre has started a GoFundMe page to raise money for its spring semester performance. Budgeting and funding for the arts on campus have dwindled in the past year, which has led to the fundraising efforts.

Alumni Spotlight: Cara Rubis

December 14, 2016

From its inception to its current state, the University Center (UC) has been a centerpiece of the campus at UW-River Falls, and one alumna has helped shape the building since day one.

UWRF professor receives national attention for unique mapmaking technique

December 14, 2016

A UW-River Falls professor received national attention last month when his work creating and teaching others how to create gunpowder maps was featured in National Geographic.

Crime evidence has a special place in River Falls Police Department

December 14, 2016

The River Falls Police Department (RFPD), like many police departments throughout the country, has an evidence lockup where crime evidence is preserved and maintained for the complete duration of a criminal’s sentence.

Student Senate Update: 12/06/2016

December 7, 2016

One motion was passed at the Dec. 6 Student Senate meeting:

River Falls police to add dashboard cameras to patrol cars next year

December 7, 2016

For the first time, the River Falls Police Department (RFPD) will be incorporating dashboard cameras into its patrol cars during the first quarter of 2017, according to the chief of police.

UW-River Falls art students raise funds with annual scholarship sale

December 7, 2016

For over 20 years, the Annual Art Scholarship Sale has provided UW-River Falls art students a chance to show off their work while raising money to benefit themselves and others.

Fantasy football takes some blame for lower NFL television viewership

December 7, 2016

A recent decline in NFL television viewership has been blamed on a number of factors — including fantasy football and its fixation on the final result, rather than the nuances of the game.

Wildlife officials urge caution during deer hunt because of wasting disease

December 7, 2016

The recent discovery of two deer with Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in southeastern Minnesota has raised concerns for wildlife officials in western Wisconsin.