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May 19, 2022

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UWRF sees more students with mental health concerns

May 15, 2022

UW-River Falls Counseling Services has seen an increase this past academic year in student visits for mental health concerns.

UWRF commencement set for May 7

April 22, 2022

A total of 850 UW-River Falls students are expected to graduate this spring and summer, according to the registrar's office. The 2022 commencement is scheduled Saturday, May 7, in the Knowles Field House at Falcon Center.

2022 Chancellor's Award for Students winners announced

April 22, 2022

Eight students from a variety of colleges across the University of Wisconsin-River Falls campus have been awarded the Chancellor's Award for Students.

Ag Day

10th annual Ag Day on campus brings alpacas, agricultural leaders

April 22, 2022

Ag Day took place here on campus on April 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the University Center Mall which is the green space right in front of the University Center. The event is open to all students, all community members, and all staff. At 5:30 p.m. there was a free dinner and keynote speaker Kim Bremmer.

Sports

Junior breaks longstanding 1977 track and field record

April 22, 2022

Junior Lexi LeFever notched yet another school record on her belt for the UW-River Falls Women’s Track and Field team, running a blistering 12.02 in the outdoor 100-meter dash at the Hamline University Invitational on April 2.  

UWRF women's basketball beats UW-Stevens Point 71-58 on senior night

February 17, 2022

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Women’s Basketball Team finished their regular season on a strong note, defeating the UW-Stevens Point Pointers 71-58 on senior night Feb. 16.

Athletes, coaches ready for spring season, tournaments

February 11, 2022

The regular seasons for a handful of Falcon teams are drawing to a close. With the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) tournaments fast approaching, here is where some of those teams stand going into the home stretch of their seasons.

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Spring has sprung: Lemon turmeric tea cake

April 22, 2022

This lemon tea cake’s vibrant yellow color is sure to put you in a happier mood. Shh, turmeric is the secret to its bright orange color. 

Natalie Torbert makes reuben sandwiches

Edible inspirations: Reuben sandwiches

March 27, 2022

My family celebrates St. Patrick’s Day every year, not always on the day, but we make it a point to get together. The main attraction: Reuben sandwiches.

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Growing with the UWRF Green Team

March 23, 2022

The UWRF Green Team, a student organization at UW-River Falls, is organizing several events over the next few months to promote sustainability on and off campus. These include campus cleanups, crafting events and sustainability film screenings. 

Viewpoints

Editorial

Considering COVID, university prepares students for the workforce

April 22, 2022

Considering the COVID-19 pandemic and how the world is still adapting to life in and through a pandemic, UW-River Falls has prepared students for the workforce. 

COVID cases stay low as temperatures begin to rise

April 23, 2022

As the temperature outside rises here on campus, the number of positive COVID tests are going down. With masks optional on campus, taking small steps forward and out of the pandemic has been a success so far.

More time needed for masks

March 25, 2022

As of March 11, masks are no longer required on campus. We feel that this decision is simply poor timing and does not feel fully thought through. Waiting two weeks after spring break was over would have been a safer path to take.