16 Dec 2011
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, […]
02 Dec 2011
With reserve funds in danger of being tapped into, the Student Senate must find a will or a way to either save the student-based funds, or spend them.
04 Nov 2011
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.”
04 Nov 2011
“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, […]
28 Oct 2011
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, […]
21 Oct 2011
“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.
14 Oct 2011
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 […]
07 Oct 2011
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 […]
29 Sep 2011
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 […]
23 Sep 2011
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.