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It’s On Us Week of Action shows that sexual assault is everyone’s issue

April 20, 2017

The It’s On Us Week of Action is coming up, and it marks an effort by UW-River Falls to bring attention to an important issue: sexual assault on college campuses.

Characterization in fantasy is important to get lost in the story

April 19, 2017

As a creative writing major, I have spent the past few semesters learning about how to properly craft a fictional story to gather readership.

Ask Colleen: Dealing with the senior slide

April 19, 2017

Dear Colleen,

I am a senior graduating in May, and I have lost all of my motivation. There are 17 days of school left, and the motivation is gone. I feel like I have hit a wall.

‘Girls’ showed awkward reality of being a 20-something

April 18, 2017

I was a latecomer to the “Girls” bandwagon. And by “Girls,” I do not mean the name for young women, or the word used often to inappropriately refer to grown women. Instead, I am talking about the HBO show “Girls” created by Lena Dunham.

Earth Day a chance to show representatives we still care about the planet

April 18, 2017

Dear Editor,

As Wisconsinites, we can count the founding of Earth Day in 1970 by Sen. Gaylord Nelson as one of the finest gifts our state has given to the nation.

Voting for future of UWRF important in upcoming campus election

April 13, 2017

The Student Government Association will be holding its annual elections from Monday, April 17 through Friday, April 21. Not only are we as a campus choosing who will represent us in student government next year, but we’re also voting on the future of sustainability on this campus.

Living with a nut allergy on campus can make you nuts

April 12, 2017

My father owns a restaurant in small town Minnesota, where you rarely hear anyone mention an allergy of any kind.

Ask Colleen: Living with friends

April 12, 2017

I’m moving into an apartment with one of my friends. I’m really nervous because I’ve heard people say that living with your friend isn’t a good idea. I don’t want to ruin this friendship.

Ice cream better left as indulgent treat, not trendy diet staple

April 11, 2017

Halo Top Ice Cream first caught my eye when it appeared all over Instagram. The packaging is beautifully retro with accents of gold. Its signature metallic accent and the logo of a melting scoop of ice cream makes for the perfect Instagram aesthetic.

Long distance relationships make us consider the definition of true love

April 11, 2017

I don’t believe in long distance relationships, and neither does my ex-boyfriend. So it’s not surprising that we broke up peacefully before I came here. We didn’t want to be bound by each other.

This year’s Finals Fest looks to top past years

April 6, 2017

On Wednesday, UW-River Falls Student Involvement announced the performers for this year’s Finals Fest: Lizzo and Jesse McCartney. Collectively, it’s safe to say that the campus lost it.

Pence’s dining rule is problematic, not noble

April 5, 2017

Last week, the world was reminded that Vice President Mike Pence once said he wouldn’t eat alone with a woman who wasn’t his wife, and I laughed so hard I nearly ended up on the floor.

Ask Colleen: The flirty male friend

April 5, 2017

Dear Colleen,

I met this guy while I was out, and right away I asked him what his intentions were. He said just friends, so I gave him my information.

Culture shock gives people chance to step out of comfort zone

April 4, 2017

Before coming to the United States to study, I received a warning from my Taiwanese professor. She told me that there would be some challenges waiting for me that would not easy to overcome, especially since this is my first time living abroad.

March Madness baffles some as it takes over television

April 4, 2017

As per usual, I seem to be the only person I know who has elected to spend not a single minute of my time on the phenomenon that is the basketball tournament March Madness.