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Rachel Molitor

Rachel Molitor is a student at UW-River Falls.

December 12, 2014

Recap of recent events closes semester

Before I begin, a quick shout-out to my fellow graduating seniors and super seniors — we did it!

December 5, 2014

College breaks provide difficulties upon return

Welcome back Falcons! I hope you ate well and, if you spent time with family, didn’t suffer too much. But now you are back in school and can no longer ignore the fact that finals are nearby. Breaks are kind of scary that way. “I have plenty of time,” you tell yourself. “I can worry about this homework later or on Monday.”

November 21, 2014

Winter brings seasonal affective disorder, a preventable problem

As you all are aware, there is snow on the ground; we can no longer ignore the fact that the summer months have passed us by.

November 14, 2014

Early snowfall prepares students for long winter

I don’t know if you noticed, but there is now snow on the ground. But hey, it is November; this could have come a whole lot sooner. Think about that as your feet and hands slowly become numb due to the icy chill.

November 7, 2014

Student examines pros and cons of online classes

Class sign up is just around the corner and you will have a choice to make: online classes or regular, in-person classes.

October 24, 2014

Shakespeare quote inspires new thoughts on social media

An extremely famous playwright once said, “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts.”

October 17, 2014

Popular ‘based on a true story’ films provide more fiction than fact, but are worthwhile

If you are a movie lover, you will know that there are a number of movies out there that are “based on a true story,” but what does this really mean?

October 2, 2014

Student urges others to visit on-campus Writing Center

The problem with school is the homework. We attend classes, learn new concepts, and then we are expected to display this knowledge in the form of assignments, which isn’t necessarily bad, but the tasks are time-consuming and occasionally difficult.

September 26, 2014

Thinking positively may lead to better and longer life

Metaphors are wonderful. They explain the world in a way that is different than it is, yet, somehow, they make this complex life more comprehensible.

September 18, 2014

Fall season brings excitement, fresh new activities

Summer has come and gone, and now we get to look ahead towards fall and winter. Optimistically, this article is here to help. We are going to go over some things to look forward to in autumn!

May 8, 2014

Liberal Arts education, college campus better prepares us for life

I am sure people have heard other people comment on the usefulness of a college education. It costs a lot of money, a lot of classes do not have to do with your job and some classes do not teach you much.

May 1, 2014

Labeling proves to be easy, harmful mindset

Labels are all around us. They, by definition, define us. Years of filling out forms has made us particularly susceptible to labels.