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Joseph Engelhardt

Joseph Engelhardt is a student at UW-River Falls.

December 11, 2008

College football system ‘BCS’ lacks tact, accuracy

Ah, December, the month where snow begins to fall, students start thinking about winter break and the time of year when college football wraps up its regular season. It is also the time sportswriters around the country start talking about the need for a college football playoff. Why? Because the Bowl Championship Series sucks! Plain […]

October 2, 2008

Falcon volleyball hosts ‘Think Pink’ event

With October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, the UW-River Falls women’s volleyball team will host its inaugural “Think Pink” event. The WIAC has partnered with the Susan B. Komen Foundation in an effort to raise money for breast cancer. All nine teams in the WIAC will be involved in at least one “Dig for the […]

April 24, 2008

LDPB defends decision to deny funding orgs.

The proposed annual budget from the Leadership Development and Programming Board (LDPB) was rejected for the first time ever at the Senate meeting April 8.   The budget had denied funding for three organizations, including the Greek organizations.   According to LDPB, the board distributes allocatable funds to organizations for events and follows UW-System policy. […]

April 17, 2008

Weather conditions place track and field practices indoors

The UW-River Falls track and field team is ready to move all meets and practices outdoors. According to the track and field Web site, practices and meets outside were supposed to start at the beginning of April. The unpredictable weather left the team at a disadvantage at the start, head coach Martha Brennan said. “There […]

April 17, 2008

UWRF women’s lacrosse hosts tournament

The UW-River Falls women’s lacrosse team is trying to get as many games in as possible, so they chose to participate in a tournament last weekend. The tournament consisted of 15 teams getting as much game time in as they could before the playoffs begin. “The tournament was really more of play day,” team President […]

April 3, 2008

Club baseball team waits for warmer weather

The club baseball team is ready to get started, as soon as the weather permits. This team started just over a year ago when several students who were interested in baseball wanted to get a club started. “Several students came to me about creating a sports club that would be more than what intramurals had […]

March 27, 2008

Intramurals spring into action

Now that students are back on campus after spring break it’s time for intramurals to make a play. For this spring there are only two sports available for students to participate in. There are men’s, women’s and co-ed softball leagues as well as men’s and co-ed dodgeball leagues. According to Kurran Sagan, the recreational leadership […]

March 13, 2008

Food science instructor, students create new cheese

After two years of planning, UW-River Falls professor Ranee May and her students have created a new cheese: Cobblestone Red. This is a wine-infused cheese that has gotten attention in several publications in the Twin Cities area including the St. Paul Pioneer Press. May has been at UWRF since 1982 working as a food science […]

March 6, 2008

Women’s hockey looks back, forward

When the UW-River Falls women’s hockey team began their season four months ago, it was hard to imagine that this team would be where they are now. A team that had nine freshman joining a group of mostly seniors had to eliminate their underdog status to become one of the top teams in the Northern […]

February 21, 2008

Seniors step up in final season

As the buzzer sounds and players from both sides hit the showers, Falcons seniors Jana Benitz and Caitlin Hunstock know that their basketball careers are coming to an end. This will be the final season for these two as both look to move on. Although Benitz isn’t graduating this year, she will not be back […]