Rebecca De Neui
03 May 2007
National statistics regarding student debt have sparked an interest for UW-River Falls to find ways to educate students about credit cards and managing finances. A study done in 2006 by Experian, a credit-reporting agency, revealed college students have an average […]
08 Dec 2006
I am going to put this very bluntly. As a student who has spent four and a half years on this campus, I proclaim it is not necessary for professors to have attendance policies.
07 Dec 2006
Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is the most common STD in the United States. It is estimated that 50 percent of all sexually active men and women acquire some type of HPV in their lifetime. Statistics also show the majority of people infected with an STD are between the ages of 15 and 29, putting college students at the heart of the problem.
30 Nov 2006
It is a known fact that the majority of students on the UW-River Falls campus are females. Many of these women plan to graduate, begin their careers and eventually get married and have families. Yet many don’t realize a number of frustrating obstacles that exist when it comes to juggling a successful career and maintaining a happy home.
17 Nov 2006
In the past couple of years, one of the most arguably important holidays in our nation’s history has been skipped over.
16 Nov 2006
E-mail is one of the most vital communication tools in today’s world. College students use it as a way to conveniently get in touch with their professors, peers and employers. Unfortunately, this year e-mail has been a little more of a hindrance than help on the UW-River Falls campus.
09 Nov 2006
Since 2001, local sexual assault victims have been served by the St. Croix Valley Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) at nearby hospitals and emergency rooms. Yet with the victims’ fear of public embarrassment on her mind, Executive Director Kristi Pavek made the decision to transition to a one-stop shop for dealing with assault situations.
03 Nov 2006
On Nov. 7, people across the nation will go to their local churches, community centers and elementary schools to voice their opinions on who they believe will best lead their towns, cities and states. They will exercise their right as American citizens to choose who governs them. They realize that so many of the decisions they make today will directly influence tomorrow and where this nation will be 20 years from now, 30 years from now and maybe even 100 years from now.
26 Oct 2006
River Falls has a variety of health care options for its residents, including the River Falls Area Hospital, River Falls Medical Clinic and Pierce Country Reproductive Health Services. Unfortunately, a void still exists in options that are available, and not everyone in River Falls and the surrounding area can afford the health care they need to live an optimum lifestyle.
26 Oct 2006
It’s the middle of the semester and classes are really starting to take a toll on the mental and physical wellbeing of the UW-River Falls student body.