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Collision on Cascade sends two to hospital

May 8th, 2015

Students flocked to the intersection of Cascade Avenue and South 4th Street around 1:20 p.m. on Thursday, May 7, after a driver struck two pedestrians as they tried to cross the street.

#Falcon5K fundraiser exceeds expectations

May 6th, 2015

An overwhelming number of people donated money to support the #Falcon5K, the first all-day, online fundraiser at UW-River Falls, hosted on May 1 by the UWRF Foundation committee.

Students should seek help for substantial stress levels

May 6th, 2015

A significant number of college students around the country are struggling with mental health issues including depression and anxiety, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

UWRF will see decrease in international students next year

May 6th, 2015

While the number of international students has more than doubled in the past five years, UW-River Falls may soon see a decrease, according to data compiled by the UWRF Office of Institutional Research.

As tuition costs rise, so does student debt

May 6th, 2015

With graduation quickly approaching, many UWRF seniors are beginning to consider how they’re going to start paying off their student loans, a small part of the national student debt crisis.

Soils and crops team wins second straight national championship

May 6th, 2015

This year the UW-River Falls crops and soils team took home, for the second year in a row, first place nationally at the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture judging competition.

URSCA event highlights students’ hard work

May 6th, 2015

The spring Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity (URSCA) Day was held on April 30, and showcased the work of over 230 UW-River Falls undergraduates.

UWRF spring commencement is May 16

May 6th, 2015

An expected 682 bachelor’s and 80 master’s students will participate in commencement ceremonies at UW-River Falls on Saturday, May 16. Total graduation applications total 941, but not all chose to participate in the ceremony.

UW System public authority proposal dies in legislature

May 6th, 2015

The co-chairs of the Wisconsin State Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee have announced that Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to turn the UW System into a public authority will not be passed this year.

Youth e-cigarette use triples from 2013 to 2014

May 6th, 2015

The new 2014 National Youth Tobacco Survey (YTS) from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that more youth in the U.S. are using e-cigarettes than any other tobacco product, including conventional cigarettes.