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Keighla Schmidt

Keighla Schmidt is a student at UW-River Falls.

May 4, 2007

Skydiving teaches important lesson

“Wear comfortable clothes,” were the only instructions I was given as a clue to my secret adventure planned for this past Sunday. All week I was purposely given an array of clues that led to nothing but confusion.

February 2, 2007

Selfish political hopes explained with poker

Despite the next presidential election being nearly 21 months away, it’s weighing on my mind. Through talking to some of my friends and family, I know I’m not the only “average Jane” with it on her mind. While I’ve usually been pretty exclusive with whom I choose to talk politics with, this seems like an appropriate venue to open up.

October 19, 2006

Diversity groups coordinate costume party

Ghosts, witches, superheroes and otherwise are all invited to celebrate diversity at the Diversity Awareness Committee (DAC) Haunted Halloweekend dance party and costume contest on Friday, Oct. 27. The party is held in the South Fork Suites conference room from 9 p.m. until midnight. Admission is $1 or one non-perishable food item to be donated […]

October 12, 2006

Johnny Holm Band comes back

Homecoming is an event schools set up to welcome alumni back to their alma mater.  This year UW-River Falls welcomes back The Johnny Holm Band. The band has been absent from UW-RF for a few years, and this year the Homecoming Committee is bringing the group to perform at Homecoming. The Johnny Holm Band is […]

September 28, 2006

Local accidents shake up students, kill RF woman

Two UW-River Falls students were transported by ambulance following a two-vehicle accident shortly before 2 p.m. Wednesday. Traffic on Cascade Avenue was stalled after a Pontiac Bonneville rear-ended a Ford Contour between the intersections of Third and Fourth Streets. According to student Greg Lund, a witness to the accident, the driver of the Contour, 20-year-old […]

September 28, 2006

The Big Event

Fighting AIDS is not a task someone can do alone. Recognizing this, the Student Global AIDS Campaign (SGAC) at UW-River Falls has joined up with an awareness organization and local bands to raise money for AIDS-orphaned children through a benefit concert. The concert, called The Big Event, will be held Oct. 7 at the Amphitheatre. […]

September 21, 2006

New-club movin’ on up

“I remember the day I fell in love with hip-hop,” the opening line in the movie “Brown Sugar” says. It’s a line two UW-River Falls students want to help their peers answer by starting a breakdancing club.