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Maria Gallo

UWRF announces new chancellor

May 12, 2021

The 20th chancellor of UW-River Falls was announced on Tuesday. The Wisconsin System Board of Regents unanimously approved Maria Gallo, who will assume the position on July 15, according to a UW-System press release. 

Team presents research on teaching about race relations

October 15, 2021

A team from UW-River Falls conducted research on the Kerner Commission Report and how to teach about race relations. They will be presenting at the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) annual conference this November.

Career fair returns to in-person setting

October 14, 2021

Career Services hosted their Career Fair in person this year. The Career Fair was a two-day event held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 13, and Thursday, Oct. 14. 

Historical homecoming tradition brings UWRF community together

October 14, 2021

This year’s homecoming week kicked off on Sept. 27 at 5:30 p.m. with Professor Jake’s famous bean soup, which was served in the campus mall to faculty, staff, students, and community members. 

UWRF updates COVID protocols

UWRF celebrates LGBTQ history month

UWRF plans study abroad opportunities


Tailgaters share homecoming game experience

October 14, 2021

On Saturday, Oct. 2, the UW-River Falls Falcons played the Eagles of UW-La Crosse in a classic WIAC football game. While the teams prepared for the contest, some UWRF tailgaters discussed what they enjoy about Falcon football games and what makes River Falls special. 

Falcons loss provides insight on season ahead

October 14, 2021

The UW-La Crosse beat the UW-River Falls on Homecoming Saturday by a score of 45-23. The loss is the first for the Falcons this season after winning their first three games. 

Falcon football opens season with resounding victory

UWRF student wins top recreational sports award

With no competition, new cross country coach still motivates Falcons to run

UWRF men's baseball works to become official team

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


It's safe to return to campus, but students should have options

April 15, 2021

UW-River Falls administration is planning to have an in-person fall semester. With many midwestern states currently experiencing spikes in coronavirus cases, this decision raises questions about the safety of this decision. 

Five films made in Wisconsin

October 14, 2021

Wisconsin is not Hollywood, but lots of films have been shot in the state, ranging from action to comedy. 

Global film festival hosted in Hudson

October 14, 2021

The Manhattan Short Film Festival is a festival that takes place yearly all around the world. There are over 400 venues on six continents, including a venue in Hudson, Wisconsin. Ten short films are picked, and they show over the course of a week in the venues. After all of the films are shown, viewers have a chance to vote for their favorite film and their favorite actor. Manhattan Short compiles the votes and announces the winners after the festival is done airing. All the films that are shown also have the opportunity to qualify for an Oscar, but that does not necessarily mean that they will. 



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.

LGBTQ history month inspires look into movement's roots

October 14, 2021

Many people believe that LGBTQ history began in June of 1969 with the Stonewall riots of New York. However, eight years prior to the Stonewall riots there was an uprising unlike anything seen before.