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USA Today pitches mobile app for media organization

March 25th, 2015

A new digital app for smart phones and tablets may be coming to campus that will change the way students read the news. On March 3, Mary Ellen Couture, a regional sales manager for USA Today, came to a UW-River Falls Student Senate meeting and pitched the USA Today app called “The Buzz.”

College Republicans, Democrats differ on effects of Walker’s cuts

March 25th, 2015

Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed $300 million cuts to the UW System have naturally prompted very different responses from the UW-River Falls College Democrats and Republicans, two of the four political party student organizations on campus.

Honors Program readies latest course offerings

March 25th, 2015

The UW-River Falls Honors Program will have a new set of topics for the Fall 2015 Freshman Honors Seminar, according to a post in the “Falcon Daily” electronic newsletter.

Women’s hockey places third nationally yet again

March 25th, 2015

It seems like deja vu for the UW-River Falls women’s hockey team, as the Falcons have yet again taken third place in the NCAA Frozen Four this past weekend for the second straight year.

‘Equal Pay Day’ to inform UWRF students about pay equality

March 25th, 2015

“Equal Pay Day” is the day when the amount of money a woman makes this year will have caught up to the amount of money a man made last year, and this year “Equal Pay Day” lands on April 14, and the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will have a table in the University Center to provide information about pay equality.

Commuting costs pile up over time

March 25th, 2015

Citizens in and around the River Falls community commute to their jobs on a daily basis, and while the task seems easy there are underlying costs that commuters budget into their daily lives.

River Falls businesses offer student discounts

March 25th, 2015

Being a college student isn’t easy, and dealing with money is always a struggle for college students. However, there are many places around the UW-River Falls campus that has discounts for students with valid IDs.

Student Life attempts to address commuter concerns

March 25th, 2015

Student Life at UW-River Falls has been trying to appeal to commuter students to stay on campus for events with some success. Approximately 40 percent of all students attending UWRF live in a residence hall. This means the other 60 percent of the student body lives off campus.

Student represents UWRF on ‘National Ag Day’

March 25th, 2015

UW-River Falls sophomore Bryce Krull participated in “National Ag Day” at Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. over spring break, where he joined 99 other student representatives in the activities.

New salary negotiation workshop offered on campus

March 25th, 2015

The first ever “Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop” will be held from 2-5 p.m. on April 8 in the St. Croix River Room in the University Center. The event is open to all students and is free to register, but the three hour hands-on interactive workshop will be capped at 30 participants.