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Josh Dahlke

December 13, 2007

Preparation underway for accreditation process

A team of seven people from the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association will visit UW-River Falls this spring to determine if the University is meeting the criteria to be re-accredited.

November 29, 2007

UWRF looks to burn renewable fuel source

Step into the central heating plant at UW-River Falls and you may have to raise your voice. The sound of coal making its way to the boiler is loud, but some other noise is being generated surrounding the operation of the plant. Currently the plant operates by burning coal and natural gas, but the University is looking at an alternative, renewable fuel — wood.

November 15, 2007

Gunelson preserves UW-River Falls history

Nestled into an office filled with computers, photography equipment and an array of photos, you can find a man who has been a part of UW-River Falls for 30 years. But don’t expect to find Jens Gunelson in his office. As the University photographer, Gunelson has spent much of his time on the move, with a camera in hand, shooting almost anything and everything on campus.

November 8, 2007

Deer hunters prep for next weekend’s gun opener

Deer hunting has long been a tradition in Wisconsin, and for some it is almost a religion. This year’s gun deer season opens Nov. 17 and runs through Nov. 25, and the outlook is great according to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Thousands of people will head out to the woods and fields of the state to pursue the whitetail deer, including many from the UW-River Falls community.

November 2, 2007

Crabtree Hall manager brings experience, passion

Crabtree Hall Manager Katie Bollig has a passion for people, and that is the main reason she has been involved in residence life since she was a sophomore.

November 1, 2007

Gun accident inspires caution

This past weekend I was able to get out to the woods for my second hunting trip of the fall. It looked like it was going to be a picture-perfect fall hunt. The target was ruffed grouse, and I have heard nothing but good reports about grouse hunting success this year.

October 25, 2007

Career Fair draws mixed reactions

Students gathered in the University Center Riverview Ballroom Oct. 17, as just short of 100 recruiters from employers and graduate schools visited for the 16th annual UW-River Falls Career Fair. This year’s fair gave students from all grade levels the chance to meet with prospective employers and graduate schools to see what they have to offer.

October 19, 2007

Tattoos: Creative form of student expression

Getting “inked” seems to be more popular today than ever. Just turn on the television and you will see several reality TV programs such as “Miami Ink,” “Inked” and “LA Ink,” all dedicated to the art of tattooing. But you don’t have to watch national television to see that tattoos are commonplace in today’s society; […]

October 18, 2007

River Falls entrepreneurs continue to brew success

The sound of progress has been echoing through Rush River Brewing Co., as freshly brewed beer steadily fills bottles on the brewery’s new bottling line.

October 11, 2007

Reporter goes behind the scenes to see what ROTC offers

Two hours east of River Falls lies a massive tract of government land known as Ft. McCoy. Two weekends per year, a group of students from the UW-River Falls Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) join other universities who participate in the ROTC and visit Ft. McCoy for a taste of what the Army has to offer.

September 20, 2007

Chancellor supports reshuffling

The arrival of the 2007 fall semester at UW-River Falls brings with it not only changes in the trees, but also various changes in senior leadership positions at the University. Numerous faculty members have taken on new roles at UWRF and Chancellor Don Betz said that he believes every change will contribute to the betterment of the institution.

April 26, 2007

Sudanese refugee travels to tell his story

Violence in Sudan is presented in the media on a regular basis, but students at UW-River Falls recently had the opportunity to listen to a first-hand account of the atrocities.