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Nicole Aune

Nicole Aune is a student at UW-River Falls.

April 17, 2008

Students want more, different cable shows

Over 500 UW-River Falls residence hall students completed a survey that will affect which cable stations will be broadcast on campus televisions next year.   Of the students that responded to the survey, 213 want to get rid of mtvU, 184 want to get rid of the ESPN package and 92 want to get rid […]

April 10, 2008

Campus summer job hiring process undergoes changes

In the past, all of the summer staff positions on campus were handled by Conference Services, but now each department is hiring and training its own staff.   “This is a summer of transition,” Residence Life Director, Sandi Scott-Duex, said.   Residence Life began accepting applications for summer staff positions March 24, started interviewing this […]

March 27, 2008

Inspired by alumnus, Alvarez reaches out to Kiambiu

Linda Alvarez, multicultural services advisor at UW-River Falls, brought hope to a Kiambiu slum outside of Nairobi in Kenya, Africa last summer after being inspired by the words of UWRF alumni Sigurd Hansen “Sigurd Hansen encouraged this question in me ‘what can I do that would be unique?’ I thought about my connection with orphans […]

March 13, 2008

CAFES adds sustainable agriculture courses

The College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Studies (CAFES) is adding four new courses next year which will focus on sustainable agriculture.   The new courses are part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) challenge grant called Sustainable Agriculture in Western Wisconsin. The $460,000 grant was awarded last year to UW-River Falls, the Chippewa […]

March 6, 2008

New campus organization spreads diversity

Desi Student Organization (DSO) represents everyone who practices the culture within the Indian subcontinent and the Middle East. The organization is open to all students, regardless of ethnic background. “[The goal of this group] is to spread awareness of diversity,” Alifa Momin, DSO secretary, said. DSO’s advisor, Linda Alvarez, is looking forward to what DSO […]

February 28, 2008

Director shares fresh outlook on residence life

Sandi Scott-Duex, the new director of residence life at UW-River Falls, is well known throughout the UW-System as a go getter and a fun person to be around. “People have been coming up to me saying ‘I’m so jealous you have her working for the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, I wish we had her,’” Jason […]

February 21, 2008

‘Coffee with the Times’ to spotlight weekly discussions

The New York Times “Coffee with the Times” discussion takes place in the UW-River Falls Davee Library breezeway weekly throughout the fall and spring semesters.   “‘Coffee with the Times’ was developed by the New York Times which is a partner of the American Democracy Project (ADP),” series coordinator and journalism department chair Colleen Callahan […]

February 14, 2008

Deliberative Polling Project seeks input

UW-River Falls will be taking part in the Deliberative Polling Project Feb. 23 to discuss the best strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions on campus. UWRF is one of 15 campuses in the nation selected by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities to participate in the project, which is run by the American […]

February 7, 2008

UWRF senior given opportunity to assist, attend ‘08 Super Bowl

On Super Bowl Sunday, UW-River Falls senior Ryan Stridde had a prime seat at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz., where the Super Bowl was played. Stridde arrived in Arizona Jan. 27 and worked with NFL Films the week leading up to the Super Bowl getting audio equipment set up.  All audio transmission […]

October 20, 2006

Schools need security force

Do you trust school principals, teachers and custodians with concealed weapons on school grounds? Wisconsin Rep. Frank Lasee does, and he thinks the rest of us should too.

September 22, 2006

Plan B pill provides back-up plan for safe sex

Imagine my astonishment when the condom was nowhere to be found. We were sure we had used one, but it
had disappeared. Something needed to be done, and quick.