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Samantha Harkness

Samantha Harkness is a journalism major at UW-River Falls. She loves reading, writing and watching movies.

May 2, 2013

New organization bridges cultures between UWRF, community

The Spanish Professions Association (SPA) is a new organization that has just completed its first year of existence at UW-River Falls.

April 25, 2013

Delta Theta Sigma reinstated on campus after two-year ban

The Delta Theta Sigma fraternity (DTS) was reinstated by UW-River Falls Director of Student Life Paul Shepherd on April 12. DTS lost recognition with the University two years ago.

April 11, 2013

Event prepares seniors for graduation in May

Countdown to Commencement, an event held for graduating seniors, provided students the opportunity to prepare for graduation day and beyond.

April 4, 2013

Bluegrass festival brings local, national talent to River Falls

The Third Annual Roots and Bluegrass Music Festival will be held in various venues around the community and will take place April 5-7. Some of the venues include Bo’s N Mine, Coach’s Bar & Grill, Mainstreeter Bar & Grill and Johnnie’s Bar.

March 21, 2013

Sequester affects UWRF ROTC program

Due to the sequester, the Army has recently cut funds in terms of tuition assistance for students.

March 7, 2013

Career Services offers events to help prepare graduating seniors

Career Services is planning events to better prepare seniors for graduation this upcoming spring.

February 28, 2013

Student Life offers variety of programs for UWRF students, hoping to keep them on campus

UW-River Falls is known as a “suitcase campus,” although Student Life is planning events throughout the year to encourage students to stay here over the weekends.

February 21, 2013

Students to lend helping hand over spring break

The Destination program at UW-River Falls is planning its annual spring break service trips for the year.

February 14, 2013

Faculty Senate chair has long-time relationship with UWRF

Not only is Wes Chapin the department chair for the international studies and political science programs, he is the chair of the Faculty Senate. Chapin also graduated from the University in the 1980s.

February 7, 2013

Education reform part of new budget

Governor Scott Walker proposed a new performance-based funding system for public schools. This proposal was highlighted at an education convention that Walker attended.

December 13, 2012

Value of college degree being challenged

There has been some debate on whether or not higher education is worth the time and money anymore.

December 6, 2012

Fire takes home of staff member

On Nov. 13, UW-River Falls Greenhouse and Field Plot Manager Dan Waletzko and his family experienced a great tragedy. They lost their home to a devastating fire in River Falls near the Knowles Center.