November 16, 2020
How are colleges around the Midwest handling COVID-19? In an audio story, reporter Ryan Huling talks with students and staff at several colleges and universities about living and studying during a pandemic.
November 13, 2020
UW-River Falls chancellor Constance Foster announced that all classes will move to remote instruction following Thanksgiving break. This decision was made due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in both Pierce and St.Croix counties.
November 2, 2020
UW-River Falls announces that spring break in 2021 will be cancelled. Faculty senate vote in favor of the cancellation and follows actions of other UW-System campuses. The cancelation is in effort to limit travel home during the semester to slow the spread of COVID-19. The last day of classes for the 2021 spring semester will be April 30.
November 1, 2020
Election day is occurring in less than one week on Nov. 3. Eligible voters are gathering information on how they can cast their vote safely and securely this upcoming election. The UW-River Falls Office of Student Involvement developed a platform to easily layout information they believe is valuable for students during this election season.
October 6, 2020
Trey Meadows, the new head coach of men’s and women’s cross country at UW-River Falls, is working to keep his runners motivated even though they will not compete. Meadows said that in the wake of the recent COVID-19 restrictions on campus he still wants this to be another great season for the Falcons.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.