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Emerald ash borer confirmed in River Falls

October 16, 2019

The emerald ash borer is a wood-eating green beetle. Considered an invasive species, this beetle has recently been found in ash trees in River Falls. 

Campus officials offer steps to avoid theft

December 10, 2019

Since students are obligated to live on campus for their first two years, it may be important to know how to reduce the risk of being a victim of theft.

Physics department continues research in Antartica

December 10, 2019

UW-River Falls is involved in two experiments in Antarctica.

Spanish, Japanese roundtables aid UWRF students to learn languages

December 10, 2019

Weekly language roundtables at UW-River Falls allow students to practice Spanish and Japanese skills in an informal setting, typically led by a native-speaking student.

Freshman class sizes in decline in recent years

Parking office enforces winter rules

Alumna becomes assistant director of business operations for Residence Life

Sports

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

November 20, 2019

The newly improved UW-River Falls softball field outside of the Falcon Center is experiencing problems with water not draining properly, which may cause delays once the new season starts in spring semester.

UWRF takes stock of Falcon Center

October 18, 2019

The Falcon Center, the $65 million recreational and athletic facility that opened in September 2017, has been “transformational,” says UW-River Falls Chancellor Dean Van Galen.

Spikeball bounces onto UW-River Falls campus

Falcons to face UW-La Crosse in homecoming game

Former Falcons track star returns to coach team

River Falls alumnus hired as cross-country head coach

Historian: Boxer’s story from century ago still speaks to how black athletes treated


Viewpoints

Editorial:
UWRF works to become Tree Campus

October 18, 2019

Tree Campus USA is a program through the Arbor Day Foundation for two and four year universities and colleges. The program aims to help establish community forests. UW- River Falls is currently not a Tree Campus USA.

Hi, how are ya?: A Review of the Shane Dawson series part 3

December 10, 2019

The fifth episode of the series is titled “The Failure of Jeffree Star and Shane Dawson” and is around 50 minutes long. 

Vape companies face challenges with marketing strategies

November 20, 2019

There has been recent controversy over whether or not flavored vape juice should remain available to consumers in the United States. Some vaping companies have made decisions to stop sales and production of various flavored juices. 

Etcetera

The Beautiful World of Jeffree Star

Hi, how are ya?: A review of the Shane Dawson Series featuring Jeffree Star

October 16, 2019

Shane Dawson is 31 years old and has been creating content on the social media platform YouTube for 12 years. Dawson’s channel started with comedic skits and characters. He then began primarily making videos that included testing products or food reviews. As Dawson grew older, he moved on to making videos that were more intriguing to him, such as conspiracy theory videos and docu-series.

Only in the U.S.A: my experience of homecoming in UWRF

December 10, 2019

Homecoming is a vital event for a university in America. During homecoming week, there will be a lot of events on campus for students and even residents living   in the community near the school to join.