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Jennie Oemig

Jennie Oemig

Jennie Oemig is a student at UW-River Falls.

03 May 2007

Electronic advancements further impact the future of academia

Looking back on the past five weeks of the Expectations in Education series, I can’t help but wonder and attempt to predict what the future of academia holds at this institution. While racking my brain, my definitive assumption was that technology will play the most prominent role in shaping the future for UW-River Falls students. […]

15 Feb 2007

Reorganization will bring efficiency

A few administrative staff members received title changes and gained more responsibilities this semester as part of the chancellor’s plan to meet the University’s goals and needs. A new position was also created in UW-River Falls’ senior leadership. “The reorganization will help us get more in line with the administration’s workload and will make us […]

08 Feb 2007

A masterpiece 132 years in the making

Setting foot onto the main floor of the new University Center for the first time, students may notice the modern architecture as well as the retro-color schemes, the numerous flags from around the globe and wonder if they’re still on the UW-River Falls campus. Such bewilderment quickly subsides once in view of the mural of […]

08 Feb 2007

Students get ready to party all night long

The second annual All Night Party will be held this Friday in Hunt Arena and Knowles Center beginning at 9:00 p.m., and will continue into the wee hours of Saturday morning. “The All Night Party was originally to try and keep students here on the weekends,” said Kia Amundson, a UW-River Falls senior and chair […]

01 Feb 2007

Building becomes new stomping ground

As students were making the trek back to UW-River Falls on Jan. 21, preparing for the start of a new semester, the doors of the University Center were open for everyone to get their first glimpse of the building. During the open house, students were allowed to venture throughout the building, utilize the two-story game […]

09 Nov 2006

Eatery offers cure for midnight munchies

UW-River Falls students and members of the surrounding community now have a place to go to satisfy those late-night cravings for burgers and fries. South Fork Café, 116 S. Main St., has extended its hours, now serving patrons between the hours of 12 a.m. and 4 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

02 Nov 2006

Getting squirrelly could result in fine

As students, faculty and staff go about their business on the UW-River Falls campus, squirrels are busy scurrying about, burying nuts, digging through trash cans and taunting passersby.

27 Oct 2006

Music channels swap bad videos for worse reality shows

Waking up in the wee hours of Monday morning to prepare for an exam that I was sure would be the demise of me, I found something on TV completely out of the ordinary: music videos…on MTV and VH1.

26 Oct 2006

Texting replaces doodling in class

Although UW-River Falls professors try to thwart the disruption of class by encouraging students to turn their phones off or on silent mode, text messaging is quickly becoming a menace in the classroom. Because text messaging does not require students to verbally communicate with someone, it is possible to silently send and receive messages without drawing attention from professors.

19 Oct 2006

Vandals take aim at vehicles

Article written by: Helen Clarke and Jennie Oemig Vehicle vandalism and small thefts have been on the rise on the UW-River Falls campus, leaving several students who park their vehicles in campus lots with hundreds of dollars in damage repairs. In the past three weeks, there have been 15 separate reports of vandalism and theft […]