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Aaron Billingsley

Aaron Billingsley is a student at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

March 4, 2010

Students to fund United Council

The United Council has recently made it mandatory for all University of Wisconsin (UW) schools to become members with a mandatory but refundable “buy-in” of $3 from all students. The “buy-in,” if every UW school is a member of the United Council, will give it a $1.2 million budget. Students are able to ask for […]

February 12, 2010

UWRF students implement breathalyzer at local bar

The restaurant and bar in River Falls known as Bo’s N Mine is set to introduce a new student- run business by placing a breathalyzer in its building. SampairPetersen LLC was recently started by Rory Sampair and Alex Petersen, two business management students at the UW – River Falls. Its first, and only, order of […]

November 5, 2009

UWRF to purchase organization program

On Oct. 20, the Student Senate at UW-River Falls introduced and voted to purchase a new program to be used by students for a one-time fee of $25,000 that will cover the span of three years. The new program is an organization management program called Orgsync, and will allow organizations and committees on campus to […]

October 29, 2009

SAAS gives students an incentive to speak up

On Nov. 10, the Student Affairs and Academic Services (SAAS) committee of the Student Senate will be hosting an event for all UW-River Falls students to attend. The event will be held in the Falcons Nest of the University Center at 6:30 p.m. The event will provide free entertainment, food and drinks, and raffle prizes […]

September 24, 2009

Senate elections set for Sept. 28, 29

The Student Association Student Senate of UW-River Falls will be holding new elections on Sept. 28 and 29 for their remaining seats this fall semester. With such a low turnout though, there is not even a need for the elections. Applications and petitions to be part of the Student Senate were due Friday, September 18. […]

September 17, 2009

Active shooter scenario to take place on campus

An active shooter scenario will be held at UW-River Falls on Sept. 21. The scenario will take place in and around the surrounding area of Rodli Commons, and is sponsored by regional first responders and emergency management agencies. The shooter scenario comes in response to multiple school shootings in recent years and will help the […]

March 5, 2009

Student Senate lacks reliability, students’ voices still unheard

The UW-River Falls Student Senate does not seem to care where student money goes. From their own budget, of which they have a $30,000 surplus that they;re trying to get rid of, the Senate paid $200 for a stack of business cards for every senator. I understand that you want to look professional and it’s […]

September 18, 2008

ITC’s appeal resides in multicultural opportunity

The world around you is strained and tired. The whole world seems to be spinning even though you’re not the least bit dizzy. You lay your head on the window next to you to sleep, but another lurch of wheels or a sharp curve causes your head to hit the window, sending more unwelcome sensations […]