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October 2, 2008

River Falls host to homecoming parade

The annual Homecoming Parade will take place Saturday at 10:30 a.m. The parade route begins on the north end of Main Street, go through downtown River Falls and end at the UWRF University Center. The parade will feature the UWRF marching band, student organization made floats and, of course, students.

Homecoming football game between Falcons and Pointers

The annual Homecoming game will take place between the Falcons and the UW-Stevens Point Pointers Saturday at 1 p.m. at Ramer Field. Admission to the game is free for students with ID.

Family Day event returns to campus

Family Day 2008 is coming on Oct. 11. Hosted by First- Year Experience, it is a great way for students, families, faculty and staff to have quality time together while enjoying beautiful UW-River Falls and participating in events all day long. Activities include Falcon athletic events, showings of “Wall-E,” ice skating, a performance by ComedySportz, observatory showing and a scavenger hunt. The cost is $12 per family member. Registered UWRF students and children under five are free.

Coffee with the Times highlights dangers of serfdom

The UW-River Falls Coffee with the Times discussion series features topics from international investments to identity theft. All sessions, which are free and open to the public, will be held in the Chalmer Davee Library breezeway and last approximately 50 minutes. The upcoming Coffee with the Times is “The Individual vs. The Collective: Avoiding the Road of Serfdom,” with speaker Brian Huffman, UWRF professor in management and marketing. It will be held 11 a.m. Oct. 9.