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Renae Bergh

Renae Bergh is a student at UW-River Falls.

May 7, 2009

UWRF graduating seniors reflect on college experience

May 16 marks the day 640 UWRF graduating seniors will walk across that stage dressed in their cap and gowns and receive the fruit of their hard earned labours; a diploma.  There will be two commencement ceremonies to accommodate the large number of graduates this year. They will be held in at 9:30 a.m. and […]

April 30, 2009

Student Senate Finance Committee approves new equipment funding

The Student Senate Finance Committee (SSFC) has made the decision to use $12,959 of surplus student fee money to fund the purchase of equipment for student organizations. The Student Senate approved the allocation of up to $30,000 for the committee to spend several months ago.  The SSFC decided that it only needed $12,959, which the […]

April 16, 2009

Mandatory health insurance could be implemented into UW System by next year

UW-River Falls Student Health Services is discussing the possibility of implementing a mandatory health insurance plan into the UW System as early as next year and adding the cost to student’s tuition, Director of Health Services Alice Reilly-Myklebust said. A survey conducted by Health Services in 2007-08 revealed that 87 percent of students had health […]

April 9, 2009

Students voice objections to Chapters 17, 18

UW-River Falls students and members of Student Senate traveled to Milwaukee on March 5 to voice objections to a listening committee established by the UW System Board of Regents about the proposed revisions of Chapters 17 and 18 of the UW System Administrative Code. As the proposed revisions stand, students may be punished by the […]

April 2, 2009

Rockin’ for Robbie benefits play therapy

The Gamma Phi chapter of the Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority held their third annual Rockin’ for Robbie benefit concert on March 26 to raise funds for the development and support of play therapy. The proceeds from the concert are sent to the Robbie Page Memorial Foundation, which aims to develop and support the use of […]

March 26, 2009

New online parking services help students

The UW-River Falls Parking Department has recently upgraded to a new software system that allows students, faculty and staff to conveniently handle all their parking related needs online. Prior to the new software, there were no online parking services. Students had to physically go into the Parking Office located in the basement of South Hall […]

March 5, 2009

Softball team has high expectations

The UW-River Falls women’s softball season is up and running with its first games March 3 against Augsburg College and March 5 against St. Thomas University. The Falcons had an exceptional season last year coming within one game of taking the conference title and becoming the first team in WIAC playoff history to beat the […]

February 26, 2009

Falcon women host O’Brien Cup

For the first time since 2003, the UW-River Falls women’s hockey team won the NCHA regular season title and secured the opportunity to host the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association O’Brien Cup tournament Feb. 27 through March 1. Even though the Falcons still had two road games against UW-Eau Claire in their regular season schedule, they […]

February 19, 2009

Fantastic Sams sponsors hair donation event at University

Being different from other people because of physical appearance can be hard on anyone, but it can be especially hard for a child who has lost his or her hair due to medical illness. To help these children find a sense of normalcy, the River Falls Fantastic Sams sponsored a Locks of Love hair donation […]

February 12, 2009

Men’s basketball loses two at home

The Falcons lost important home-court advantage games against UW-Superior and UW-Eau Claire Feb. 4 and 7 forcing them to face the challenges of fighting for their spot in the conference playoffs on foreign turf. The Falcons’ first loss came from the Superior Yellowjackets with a final score of 69-56. The Yellowjackets dominated the first half […]

February 5, 2009

UWRF swimming and dive team returns in tip top shape

Long breaks from practice and competition can mean disaster for any athlete’s physical fitness. For the UW-River Falls swimming and diving team, the task of staying in shape over the long winter break was made easier by mixing a little business with pleasure. Every year the team goes on a winter training trip to stay […]

December 11, 2008

Operation Christmas Child falls short of expectations

As Christmas soon approaches, many children can barely contain their excitement as thoughts of shiny new presents flood their minds. Unfortunately, many children living in poverty-stricken areas all around the world never get to feel the joy a gift can bring.   The Journey House hosted the sixth annual Operation Christmas Child shoebox wrapping party […]