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Tyler Smith

Tyler Smith is a student at UW-River Falls.

October 10, 2013

Tutor’s credibility ruined by embarrasing occurence

For some time, the urge to write an article about being a Writing Center tutor has haunted me. There are loads of stories that I could use to further embarrass myself, but at what cost?

September 19, 2013

Mailman’s loud brakes countered by prank

Bulldogs and myself have a number of characteristics in common: we are lazy and avoid the sun at all costs, enjoy dirtying ourselves after a bath, and have both been accused of humping a leg or two.

April 25, 2013

Tamagotchi pet brings back joys, frustrations of 90s

The 1990s were, as a whole, not bad. Except for that O.J. Simpson business, the Sarin gas attack in Tokyo, Mad Cow spreading around the world or hundreds of men going blind from a little blue pill.

February 21, 2013

Handicapped defined by more than physical abilities

I am the white elephant so to speak.

February 14, 2013

Embarrassing moments at Wal-Mart, restaurant

Technically, I am classified as a junior at UW-River Falls and, being such, a certain level of maturity and competence is expected going into your third year of college.

February 7, 2013

Trip to Ireland results in stolen wallet, kiss

I made it my resolution to eat healthier foods, drink less of the drink and spend more time out of trouble.

December 13, 2012

Student thankful at semester’s end for angel, professors, vegetables

Looking out the window of my still unfurnished apartment complex this past Sunday, I saw snow – and lots of it.

November 29, 2012

Weird dreams, creepy late-night texters lead to less sleep

Typically, my dreams are filled with action, suspense, drama and all sorts of sexiness. But on occasion, a clown comes running at me, wielding a giant butcher knife.

November 15, 2012

Hunting not for everyone, still creates good memories of family, wildlife

Thanksgiving is only a few days away, and that means hunting season has arrived. Hunting, I’ll admit, is not, I repeat, not, for me.

November 8, 2012

Part-time jobs, classes difficult for some students to balance

There’s a majority of students that I take classes with that have multiple part-time or full-time jobs, along with a full 12 credits of coursework.