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Jude Harder

Jude Harder

Jude Harder is a student at UW-River Falls.

03 May 2007

UWRF makes personal finance course mandatory for students

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 of $5,781 in revolving debt, including credit cards, and an average of $14,379 in student […]

03 May 2007

Organic beer now locally available

Whole Earth Grocery, 126 S. Main St., in downtown River Falls now offers a unique selection of organic and hand-crafted beer after it was approved for a liquor license by the River Falls City Council last month. The move allows the store to complement its organic wine selection with gluten- and wheat-free organic beers along […]

26 Apr 2007

Rugby team looks to end season on a high note

Last fall the UW-River Falls Men’s Rugby Club came up one win short of taking its division’s crown with a 12-10 loss to Bemidji State University in the championship game. This spring season, the team is trying to regain that momentum with a different crop of players. With a very talented and experienced team last […]

19 Apr 2007

Two-sport athletes strive for balance

The majority of athletes who dual-compete couple track with another sport; often, the second sport is football. It takes a very dedicated and disciplined individual to compete in two sports and maintain their grades in the classroom, said Head Football Coach John O’ Grady, who currently has more than a handful of players competing in […]

05 Apr 2007

Athletic department finds temporary home

In early March, a move was approved that will place the UW-River Falls Athletic Department under one roof at the former site of the leadership center in Hagestad Hall. No specific date has been set for the move to take place, but the goal is sometime in May. While the proposed new health and human […]

29 Mar 2007

Badgers bust brackets and expectations

A 74-68 loss to University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament made the Wisconsin Badgers the highest-seeded team to exit before the Elite Eight. It was also a major blow to the brackets of many Facebook users who had chosen them to make a good run in the tournament. […]

08 Mar 2007

Women’s hockey team looks forward to next season

They fell just one point short of taking the NCHA regular season championship. UW-Superior finished with 21 points, but the Falcons had the tie-breaker so the team would have won it had it earned gotten just one more point. “You can’t get any closer than that,” Head Coach Joe Cranston said. The Falcons finished the […]

01 Mar 2007

Syverson takes the reigns for UWRF cross country team

Keven Syverson has been named the head men’s and women’s cross country coach at UW-River Falls. He also coaches the men’s and women’s middle and long distance runners on the UWRF track and field team. Syverson takes over for Don Glover, who resigned this off-season after six seasons coaching the cross country team. Many of […]

22 Feb 2007

Melgaard hasn’t missed a beat

Chantele Melgaard surprised many when she stepped back onto the hardwood this season to finish her career as a Falcon. After sitting out last season to give birth to and care for her daughter, Jordan Marie Melgaard-Torrez, she could just as easily have called it a career, but she was determined to play her senior […]

16 Feb 2007

CAFES studies get innovative

After over two years of planning, the option was made official after a Faculty Senate vote in November. “It’s been in the works for a while,” CAFES Dean Dale Gallenberg said. “We are better defining something we have already been about.” Led by the new environmentally and economically friendly University Center, UW-River Falls has placed […]