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Nicole Aune

17 Apr 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, […]

10 Apr 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. […]

27 Mar 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 […]

13 Mar 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 […]

06 Mar 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,” […]

28 Feb 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 […]

21 Feb 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 […]

14 Feb 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 […]

07 Feb 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 […]

17 Nov 2006

Students force-fed greasy meals

The food we are served on campus is as unhealthy as McDonald’s. After comparing the calories of five core items that both Freddy’s and McDonald’s serve, I found that Chartwells-run Freddy’s is just as lethal as the fast food giant.

Nicole Aune

Nicole Aune is a student at UW-River Falls.