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Nicole Hovatter

Nicole Hovatter is a student at UW-River Falls.

February 5, 2015

Journalism alumna puzzled over recent Student Media Committee budget cuts

As a journalist and recent UW-River Falls graduate, it disappoints me that AFAB and Student Senate were contemplating cutting the Student Media Committee’s budget by more than 60 percent.

May 8, 2014

Professor analyzes recent minimum wage legislation

While legislation was passed in Minnesota in support of a higher minimum wage in April, Wisconsin workers are not likely to see an increase in minimum wage any time soon, said Davida Alperin, professor of political science at UW-River Falls.

May 8, 2014

Newly colonized fraternity joins UWRF

The UW-River Falls community became more accepting of diversity this past March when Delta Lambda Phi, a fraternity that emphasizes equality among sexual orientations, was colonized.

May 8, 2014

UWRF Career Services aids new alumni

New UW-River Falls alumni will be faced with exciting possibilities upon graduation this May, but a number of upcoming graduates will also cope with the challenges of a competitive job market.

April 25, 2014

Non-traditional students play major role on campus

Older students are attending college in record numbers. Students age 25 and older make up a large part of the nation’s undergraduate students at 38 percent, according to data from the National Center for Education Statistics.

April 17, 2014

Student Senate decides to fund accumulated debt

Student Senate has resolved to use Senate funds to pay off nearly $7,000 of debt accumulated from disbanded student organizations in a motion that was passed last Tuesday.

April 11, 2014

Planned renovations increase campus efficiency

Students and faculty will be able to enjoy a more efficient campus as plans continue to be made for the renovation of Rodli Hall and the Campus Mall, according to Dale Braun, campus planner of Facilities Planning and Management.

April 11, 2014

Erasing social stigma against mental health differences

Mental health stigma is a national phenomenon that is also an issue at UW-River Falls: almost 50 percent of UWRF students believe others think less of someone who has received mental health treatment, according to a survey published by Counseling Services.

April 4, 2014

UWRF student receives nomination for national film festival award

A UW-River Falls student was nominated for an award from a national film organization for a music video he produced.

April 4, 2014

UWRF chief of police retires

Chief of University Police Dick Trende, who has worked in law enforcement for 42 years, retired from his position Friday, March 28.

March 15, 2014

Fatal virus threatens livestock across US

A fatal virus spreading across the United States poses a threat to pigs and livestock events at Mann Valley Farm, including the Annual Show Pig Sale on April 5.

March 7, 2014

Electronic carding access will allow students access to academic building

Electronic carding access will be installed this semester to entrances of Centennial Science Hall and will make after-hours studying easier for students, according to a Facilities Management official.