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Rachel Ogrodnik

Rachel Ogrodnik is a student at UW-River Falls.

May 3, 2007

UWRF makes personal finance course mandatory for students

National statistics regarding student debt have sparked an interest for UW-River Falls to find ways to educate students about credit cards and managing finances. A study done in 2006 by Experian, a credit-reporting agency, revealed college students have an average of $5,781 in revolving debt, including credit cards, and an average of $14,379 in student […]

February 8, 2007

Army proposes to add military science minor

Any UW-River Falls student hoping to minor in military science has to register through UW-Stout or wait until at least September. Eleven UWRF students participated in the Army Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) last semester along with students from UW-Stevens Point, UW-Stout and UW-Eau Claire. In order for UWRF students to participate in the ROTC, […]

October 12, 2006

Parking issues still abound

Last year, rumors circulated campus about parking meters being installed along Cascade Avenue. Apparently they were more than just rumors.  Campus Planner Dale Braun said meters were proposed by the River Falls City Council, but the UW-River Falls didn’t want them. The proposal has come up twice since the initial proposal, the last time during […]

September 28, 2006

Growth Agenda for Wisconsin approved

The UW System’s Growth Agenda for Wisconsin was approved by the Board of Regents Aug. 17, allowing the UW System to expand in many different areas. Despite the benefits of the plan, students at UW schools may not be impressed with the accompanying raise in college tuition. The Growth Agenda for Wisconsin plans to meet […]