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Cristy Brusoe

Cristy Brusoe is a student at UW-River Falls.

May 7, 2010

Falcons softball to begin WIAC tournament

The UW-River Falls’ softball team begins WIAC Tournament play against UW-La Crosse on Friday, May 7. The tournament runs through May 9 and is being hosted at UWOshkosh. The Falcons are ranked as the number six seed in the tournament after losing a coin toss for the number five seed with UW-Oshkosh. The UWRF Falcons, […]

April 23, 2010

Women’s softball hosts Hit for Lupus games

Hit for Lupus was the theme for the UW-River Falls women’s softball game on Saturday April 17 against UW-Platteville. Junior Falcon shortstop Dana Book led the way in putting the event together. Book’s mom, Lorri, was diagnosed with lupus when Lorri was 13 years old. “Were selling t-shirts and accepting donations for the Lupus Foundation […]

April 15, 2010

Falcon softball team splits first conference series with UWEC

The UW-River Falls softball team opened its WIAC season April 8 against UW-Eau Claire. After being shut out the first game against UWEC, the Falcon softball team dominated the second game, 10-6. The UWEC Blugolds started quickly, scoring a run in the first inning. A strong push was made by the Blugolds in the fourth […]

April 9, 2010

Falcon baseball alumni reminisce about seasons past

Eight years have passed since UW-River Falls last had a competitive varsity baseball team. A sense of bitterness still remains in players of the past and in current students fighting a nearly impossible battle for its reinstatement. According to the UWRF Area Research Center & University Archives, “The very first baseball game played at River […]

March 11, 2010

UWRF celebrates 50th annual Agricultural Technology Contest

The 50th annual Agricultural Technology Contest is being held at UW-River Falls on Saturday, March 27. “This year we are very excited to be celebrating the 50th Agricultural Technology Contest, and in addition to our contests, we will also be hosting a program for past student coordinators and individuals that have been involved in the […]

March 4, 2010

Students can earn summer credits in unique environment

UW-River Falls undergraduate students will be given a unique opportunity to earn college credits at the Discovery Center at Pigeon Lake Field Station during the first week of the 2010 summer session. Students from UWRF, UW-Stevens Point and UW-Superior will be able to take courses offered by any of the campuses at Northwoods U, which […]

February 25, 2010

Greek life to stress academic success

The UW-River Falls Greek community is making a push to place academics first in its organization. Student Organizations and Greek Life Coordinator Matt Levine says he feels that it is important that the Greeks show increased dedication to grades in the upcoming semesters. Each organization is now required to fill out an academic plan with […]

February 18, 2010

Partnership brings new tech to CAFES

Students at UW-River Falls have new farm equipment and expertise to work with after the University and Case IH Agriculture, Value Implement agreed on a long-term partnership on Dec. 2. The ten-year lease partnership connects UWRF to the Racine-based Case IH and the Value Implement of Osseo, Wis., and Menomonie, Wis., and provides the College […]

February 11, 2010

Track team looks ahead to upcoming season

The UW-River Falls’ men and women’s track and field teams opened the 2010 season on Jan. 23 at the UW-Stout Open. After being crowned NCAA National Champions in 2008, the women’s team was looking for a strong start. Leading the women’s team in the first meet with a first place finish in the 400 meters, […]

December 10, 2009

Org sponsors drive to collect school supplies for orphans

Kenyan and Peruvian orphans will be receiving school supplies for Christmas this year from River Falls residents and students who wish to donate. Tomorrow’s Educators, a student group in the College of Education and Professional Studies at UWRF, and Pambazuko Partners are sponsoring the drive to collect school supplies from Dec. 1-15. Advisor for Tomorrow’s […]

November 19, 2009

Swim team’s fate left up to Chancellor

The debate over whether or not to discontinue the swim and dive program at UW-River Falls is in its final stages after the Athletic Committee voted 6-1 to keep the swim team on Nov. 9. In an e-mail sent to the supporters and members of the swim team, Head Coach Bill Henderson said, “this is […]

November 12, 2009

UWRF plans to offer new LGBTQ course

A course addressing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) issues is currently being developed by the Coordinator of women’s studies, Michelle Parkinson, and UW-River Falls psychology professor Todd Savage. A listening session was held Oct. 28 and Nov. 4, in which students, faculty and other interested parties were invited to come and […]