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UWRF responds to rising positive coronavirus cases

September 18, 2020

As of 7 p.m. on Sept. 18, the UW-River Falls campus will be following shelter-in-place orders through Oct. 3. There will also be a pause on all in-person classes during this time. This information is according to an email sent to all students from Interim Chancellor Connie Foster. 

UWRF officials hope to keep campus open despite COVID-19 spread

September 16, 2020

One of the big questions for colleges and universities across America this semester is “How long will it be before the campus has to shut down again?” University of Wisconsin-River Falls officials have developed a strategy to help prevent further spread of COVID-19 as thousands of students congregate once again in the community.

Number of positive COVID cases increase on UWRF campus

September 15, 2020

As of Sept. 15, there are a total of 26 positive cases for COVID-19 on the UW-River Falls campus, according to data from the university website. In an email from Chancellor Connie Foster, she wrote that this is an increase compared to the nine positive coronavirus cases that had been reported on Sept. 14.

UWRF hosts virtual involvement fair for student organizations

August 30, 2020

The University is adjusting multiple events to be fully online due to the coronavirus pandemic. This year, the Involvement Fair will be held 100% virtual through the Blackboard Collaborative Platform. The event will be held from Sept. 2nd- Sept. 4th running from 8 a.m to 5:30 p.m each day.

UWRF chancellor named next president of Missouri Southern State

Respecting pronouns part of gender awareness

Conservative nonprofit threatens to sue UW-River Falls on grounds of campus free speech laws

Sports

UWRF men’s baseball works to become official team

March 11, 2020

The men’s club baseball team at UW-River Falls is working toward regaining its status as an official competitive school sport for the first time since it was suspended nearly two decades ago.

Loss of two key seniors will have effect on Falcons football, says coach

December 10, 2019

The UW–River Falls football team will look completely different by the time next season is set to begin. For the Falcons, perhaps the most two most notable losses to graduation in May on the offensive side of the football will be Alex Herink, the team’s No. 1 wide receiver, and Ben Beckman, the starting quarterback who has administered the offense for the last two years.

Despite their role, athletic trainers don’t always get attention

Falcons basketball heading to D3 Hoops Classic in Las Vegas

As new season nears, softball field at UWRF faces water problem

UWRF takes stock of Falcon Center

New women’s basketball coach aims to fill seats of Don Page Arena


Viewpoints

Editorial:
UWRF policies may be infringing on free speech of students

March 11, 2020

UW-River Falls has been faced with a lawsuit regarding potential restriction of free speech on campus.  If the university does not comply by changing their policies that allegedly restrict free speech on campus, the lawsuit will follow through, according to a letter from Alliance Defending Freedom law firm sent on Feb. 10.

Flu season brings up concerns for student’s health

February 13, 2020

There has been lots of coverage world-wide about the on the outbreak of coronavirus in Wuhan, China. The coronavirus has been found in Wisconsin, according to health officials. It is important that students take health precautions to stay safe from illness.

Valentine’s Day has become too commercialized

February 12, 2020

February 14, a day of flowers, cards, and chocolates is celebrated by many in the United States, Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom, France, and Australia. But where did this idea of having a “valentine” and sending greeting cards come from?

Etcetera

Cheer

We can, we will, we must: A review of Netflix’s documentary series ‘Cheer’

March 11, 2020

Netflix released a documentary series called “Cheer” on Jan. 8, 2020. The six-episode series is about the Navarro College cheerleading team in Corsicana, Texas. The series follows their journey to the National Cheerleading Championship, which is in Daytona, Florida. Navarro College has won 14 national championships since 2000; it also has won five NCA Grand National Championships since 2012.

On politics and the coronavirus

March 12, 2020

In 2020 it can be very disheartening to discuss anything remotely related to politics. When in a relationship with someone that has significant political differences, I think there are a couple of ways to work around that situation.