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Shalena Janis

Shalena Janis is a student at UW-River Falls.

February 5, 2007

Class times will shorten by five minutes next semester

For the 2007-08 academic school year, Monday, Wednesday and Friday class times will be reduced by five minutes, making each class period 50-minutes long. Tuesday and Thursday sessions will be only 75 minutes, instead of the current 85-minute length. Faculty Senate approved a motion, which was investigated and written by the Calendar Committee by a […]

October 19, 2006

Play brings dating problems to the stage

Love, humor and ultimate humiliation are a great mix for a play, but the classical comedy “She Stoops to Conquer” has a different style. “It’s a laughing comedy with a complex plot that ties everything together,” said Gorden Hedahl, director and theater professor. “It has stood the test of time and still has that neat […]

October 19, 2006

Congressman poses energy challenge

With the push for energy conservation on overdrive, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind,  D-La Crosse, extended a challenge, dubbed “The Greenest Generation Challenge,” to UW-River Falls during his visit to campus Oct. 17. “Conservation of energy is already on the forefront,” he said. “This is a challenge to the students to declare energy independence.” He said […]

October 19, 2006

Senate drops coverage of event fee

A group of about 60 students were planning to attend United Council’s Women’s Leadership Conference, but now the numbers may drastically drop. Student Senate agreed to pay for only transportation and lodging, totally $3,440, rather than the original $5,534 that was requested Oct. 10. Sixty individuals planned to attend the conference at $35 each just […]

October 12, 2006

Mentor program connects RF to inner-city students

Through the Upward Bound program, UW-River Falls faculty and students mentor, tutor and prepare inner-city students at Arlington High School in St. Paul for continuing their education at a college or university. “Upward Bound is a trio program helping young people who live in the inner city succeed in college,” said Karwee Marshall, a junior […]

October 12, 2006

Chartwells announces new dining services

Through the Student Senate, Chartwells wants the campus to know about the new dining services, but senators raised concerns over the costs of meal plans and hours of availability for students with the increase of specialty foods and stores. “This is all public information, and we want the students to know what is coming,” said […]

September 28, 2006

Doyle proposes energy conservation plan

During his campus visit Wednesday, Gov. Jim Doyle announced UW-River Falls would be one of the four UW-System campuses in a pilot program, dubbed UW Off the Grid Initiative, to make the state more energy efficient.  “The real heart of this program that depends on the state moving forward has the university at the center […]

September 28, 2006

Senate voices concerns, student issues

The UW-River Falls Student Senate plays a major role on campus – one that is often overlooked by students who aren’t clear of its weight in University decisions. “Very basically, Student Senate is the voice of the students on campus,” Senate President Joe Eggers said. “Unlike student councils in high school, Senate has an active […]

September 21, 2006

UC director offers services to Senate

For the second meeting of the semester, Anthony David Adams, executive director of United Council, talked to the Senate about extending UC resources to non-member campuses like UW-River Falls.

April 6, 2006

University cuts its wires

By the end of spring, the Davee Library will be equipped with wireless access for laptop and desktop computers.