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Sarah Hellier

Sarah Hellier is a student at UW-River Falls.

December 16, 2011

Campus marketing research program targets Twin Cities population

The UW-River Falls marketing program is trying to make the best of the little budget they receive each year. Between billboard advertisements and newspaper ads, the program is finding the most financially efficient ways to attract students. The first year the marketing program actually received a budget was last year. Amy Christensen, UWRF marketing specialist, […]

November 4, 2011

Center provides help, prevents abuse

Going on her third year being the executive director at Turning Point, Inc., Kim Wojcik said working to prevent domestic and sexual abuse is a, “no brainer.”

November 4, 2011

After three surgeries, Ryder ready to lead

“If she could stop the puck with her teeth, she probably would,” said captain of the women’s hockey team, Heather Horgen. Horgen is talking about junior defenseman, Amanda Ryder. Ryder hasn’t had the typical four-year college hockey experience like most players. In 2009, the Falcons made it all the way to the National Tournament, however, […]

October 28, 2011

Senate works to finish goals

After the Student Senate elections in early October, seven new members have taken positions in the Senate. Ranging from First Year Representatives to Military Representatives, some of the senators have already put their ideas and plans in to motion while others have yet to set any goals for the year. Ben Blanchard, an eighth-year senior, […]

October 21, 2011

Womenʼs soccer team poised for playoffs

“When grit meets grace, and power embraces passion,” is what senior captain Eryn Lansverk prefers to say to define the success of the Falcon women’s soccer team so far this year.

October 14, 2011

Cross country continues to improve at all levels

Returning to River Falls for his fifth year as the UW-River Falls’ men’s cross country head coach, Keven Syverson, has seen a “big improvement” from last year. “The top four runners are much improved and developed from last year,” said Syverson. Two years ago, Syverson said he has had the best year he’s ever had […]

October 7, 2011

Election results for Student Senate

According to Patrick Okan, Student Senate Elections commissioner, only 10.395 percent of students voted in the fall elections. However, this year’s elections ran a lot “smoother” than past years, said Okan. The Senate election rules were revised about a year ago. Okan said the new rules ensure fairness but are not as strict as the […]

September 29, 2011

Faculty Senate chair returns with vision for UWRF change

Starting his 11th year on Faculty Senate, Professor Wes Chapin has returned to the Senate ready to “help and shape the university.” Faculty Senate is a group of professors that meet every other Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. in the Willow River Room of the University Center, to receive and consider suggestions, proposals, and recommendations brought […]

September 23, 2011

Falcon football looks to move forward under Coach Walker

Starting his first year as the head football coach at UW-River Falls, Matt Walker, has his hands full. Coming all the way from Greencastle, Indiana, Walker has a couple years of diverse coaching under his belt with some specific goals for the team.

April 28, 2011

Students present research at national undergrad conference

UW-River Falls sent 92 students to present research at the National Conference of Undergraduate Research, or NCUR, in Ithaca College, N.Y., from March 31 to April 2. This was the third largest delegation behind Ithaca College and Cornell University. NCUR was established in 1987 and is dedicated to promoting undergraduate research, scholarship and creativity in […]

November 18, 2010

Women’s hockey deserves more credit, more fans

A couple weekends ago I went to the first women’s hockey exhibition game at Hunt Arena. The game was a great: it was intense, enthusiastic and most of all, spectacular hockey. The only thing missing were the fans.

October 28, 2010

College refashions Halloween costumes from spooky to skanky

With Halloween approaching, one of the best ways to embrace your chills is to watch a couple scary movies or hit up a haunted house. However, since I’ve been at college Halloween seems to have become more about the provocative costumes than anything else. When I was a freshman, I had this great plan to […]