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Nick Sortedahl

Nick Sortedahl is a student at UW-River Falls.

October 19, 2006

School spirit goes on strike

In an odd scene the week before Homecoming, UW-River Falls’ cheer and stunt squad left Saturday’s football game with five minutes on the clock without having done anything to support the Falcons. Instead of pumping up the crowd during Saturday’s 20-17 victory against UW-Stevens Point, Cheer and Stunt President Amber Frome held a sign that […]

October 19, 2006

Seven memorandums initiate exchange with India

UW-River Falls Chancellor Don Betz traveled to India this September, signing seven memorandums of understanding with universities and colleges to further globalize the curriculum and establish future opportunities for students and staff. A memorandum of understanding is an agreement between institutions to exchange students and faculty, and to take up joint faculty research programs for […]

October 12, 2006

Public Safety informs RF about crime

The annual Campus Crime Report is e-mailed to UW-River Falls staff and students from Public Safety to raise awareness of criminal issues on campus from the past three years. The report is required because of the Clery Act, which was enacted in 1990 in response to the 1986 rape and murder of 19-year-old Lehigh University […]

October 6, 2006

A vision of wisdom

Philosophy professor Imtiaz Moosa has been teaching at UW-River Falls since 1989, but this fall has been different. Moosa has evolved to deal with a harsh reality — that he is handicapped.

September 28, 2006

Amendment controversy splits state

In the weeks before Nov. 7, Wisconsin voters will hear left- and right-wing groups pleading for support on many issues.  One of those issues has been a focal point of nationwide controversy — the marriage amendment. There are currently 40 states that have Defense of Marriage Acts (DOMA), according to DOMA Watch, a legal source […]

September 28, 2006

Female domination concerns academics

There is growing concern in the academic world that men are being left behind.  This issue has raised concerns among the administration and faculty here at UW-River Falls. Geoffrey Scheurman, professor of teacher education, led a faculty discussion Aug. 29 regarding the low number of male students on university campuses. “I have been observing, anecdotally, […]