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Jenna Nelson

Jenna Nelson is a student at UW-River Falls.

December 10, 2009

Faith can take unexpected journey

Nothing had ever felt so close to paralysis like this moment before me. I didn’t cry. I couldn’t breathe. It was as though I had stepped outside my own life and could only play the part of a silent onlooker. As I watched the ambulance crew lift my dad onto a stretcher, I barely noticed […]

February 14, 2008

Winter carnival offers students entertainment, competitions

Cold temperatures greeted the beginning of this year’s Winter Carnival and made this year’s theme, “Freeze Factor” appropriate. Feb. 11 served as the introduction to the week’s events, which began with the traditional food drive. The 2008 theme, “Freeze Factor,” is based upon the NBC reality show, “Fear Factor.” The theme was chosen by a […]

December 13, 2007

Health bill provides additional protection for students

A recent health bill signed by Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle will prevent students from having to make a choice between their health and their education. Prior to the legislation, college students were unable to take a leave of absence from their studies due to an illness, or they could possibly lose their insurance coverage. With […]

November 15, 2007

Concept for Cascade becomes more refined

The technical committee for the Cascade Avenue reconstruction will hold its third meeting at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 26, with hopes for high attendance from UW-River Falls students. The meeting will take place in the St. Croix room of the University Center. Throughout the years, the condition of Cascade Avenue has deteriorated. Additional problems on the […]

November 8, 2007

UWRF hosts blood drive

Beginning Nov. 14, UW-River Falls will unite with the Red Cross to do its part in helping those in need. The tri-annual blood drive will be held in the UWRF University Center on Nov. 14-15. The station will open at noon until 6 p.m. for both days. This is 28th blood drive held at UWRF, […]

November 1, 2007

May Hall evacuated due to bomb scare

On Oct. 27, 2007, Brittany Kerschner, a student employee of May Hall was organizing mail at the front desk when she noticed an unusual “ticking” noise coming from one of the packages. Upon first investigation of the package, she noted that it was excessively taped, and could not find the resident’s name or address that […]

October 18, 2007

Homecoming activites are one-week wonder

UW-River Falls’ Homecoming kicked off on Oct. 8 with its 2007 theme, “Wonders of the World.” The Homecoming Committee, led by Abby Maliszewski, had a variety of events and competitions planned for the week, beginning with the “Homecoming Kickoff.” The “Homecoming Kickoff” was originally intended to take place on the University Center’s lawn but was […]

October 4, 2007

Homecoming week provides students with numerous events

Homecoming 2007 begins Oct. 8, and this year students will be able to experience various events on campus with this year’s homecoming theme: Wonders of the World.   The overall theme for homecoming 2007 was decided upon after last year’s Homecoming, by the Homecoming Committee. The committee considered themes based upon different things such as […]

September 27, 2007

Cascade reconstruction takes next step

A public meeting to discuss a project that will have a major impact on UW-River Falls was sparsely attended by students. The meeting was held Sept. 24 to discuss the future of Cascade Avenue. Cascade Avenue is among the most crucial streets for UW-River Falls. The avenue requires maintenance work due to its poor condition. […]

September 20, 2007

RFPD to be more assertive in downtown area

The River Falls Police Department (RFPD) is pursuing an aggressive plan of action this semester. The goal in mind is to allow River Falls residents and UW-River Falls students to coincide peacefully. The force has decided to increase the number of officers on duty on certain nights of the week, River Falls Chief of Police […]