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Renee Thony

Renee Thony is a student at UW-River Falls.

November 12, 2009

Women’s basketball team begins season hopeful

After finishing sixth in the WIAC last season, the Falcon women are looking forward to the 2009-10 season to make an impression in a competitive conference. “We need to be the best team we can become throughout the season,” tenth-year head coach Cindy Holbrook said about the team’s goals for the upcoming season. “We have […]

October 23, 2009

Despite setbacks, swim team stays afloat

Bill Henderson is beginning his eighth season as the UWRF swimming and diving team head coach, and he says he is looking forward to a strong 2009 season. “I’m looking forward to seeing the strongest men’s team we’ve had in quite a while compete,” he said. “We have a lot of new faces, men and […]

September 17, 2009

Falcons gear up for promising fall season

Fall sports are underway at UW-River Falls with many teams looking ahead to the season, hoping to improve upon last season’s results. Men’s Cross Country Keven Syverson is the men and women’s cross country coach, and he said both teams are looking forward to a good season. “Both teams have set some high goals for […]

May 7, 2009

Students train horses for colt sale

The annual UW-River Falls colt sale, held on May 2, turned out to be another successful one for the students involved in the Colts in Training program. The auction was preceded by a preview session. Potential buyers watched as the students rode their young horses around the arena. The buyers examined how the colts moved. […]

April 30, 2009

LDPB divides funding, programming groups

The Leadership and Development Programming Board (LDPB) is responsible for things at UW-River Falls such as programs, events and money given to student organizations. LDPB is split in to seven subcommittees, and these subcommittees take charge of programming on campus. The Board has recently split into two specific departments: programming and funding. According to Student […]

April 16, 2009

Health Fair hosts vendors to raise awareness, provide tips

UW-River Falls hosted its annual Health Fair Wednesday, April 15. This year’s Fair was sponsored by Greg Peters—State Farm Insurance and River Falls First National Bank. The Health Fair is a time to promote overall health and wellness on campus, and it gives students, faculty and staff the opportunity to learn about the different aspects […]

April 9, 2009

Rain garden to be installed in May Hall courtyard this spring

Prior to graduation in May, a rain garden will be installed on the UW-River Falls campus. The garden will be erected on the northeast side courtyard of May Hall. The desired date for the garden to be installed is sometime prior to graduation. However, with the frost still needing to be thawed, it is more […]

April 2, 2009

One-time fund provides budgets otherwise unattainable by clubs, student organizations

At UW-River Falls, campus organizations and clubs are given the opportunity every so often to request funds that the Leadership Development and Programming Board budget does not cover. On March 24, the fund was approved for organizations to use this year. “The one-time fund is an opportunity for organizations and clubs to obtain things that […]

March 5, 2009

Carnival canceled due to lack of student interest

The Winter Carnival happens every spring semester at UW-River Falls, but this year, the Carnival was cancelled due to the low number of teams signed up to participate.  Sara Gliniany is the special events coordinator on campus, and she had a lot of involvement in the planning of the Winter Carnival, which was scheduled for […]

February 19, 2009

Student Savings Card to be offered by Student Senate this semester

UW-River Falls students will soon be offered discounts at local businesses through a Student Savings Card from the UWRF Student Senate, and this can make a difference in where they decide to shop. For groceries, for example, they can go to Dick’s on the south end of town or EconoFoods on Main Street. “I live […]

February 12, 2009

Sodexo introduces more changes this semester

Sodexo has been the food service provider at UW-River Falls for one semester, and for this semester, some changes are being made in multiple aspects of the program. Dining Services Director Jerry Waller said the University was fine-tuning all the way through first semester. “Students, staff and Sodexo were all making adjustments during the fall. […]

February 5, 2009

UWRF geology professors involved in rare fossil find

A rare fossil was discovered near River Falls in December, and since the find, the fossils have been promoted by the UW-River Falls geology department in multiple ways. As a result, more interesting things have been uncovered in the area. Steve Thompson, a geologist from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, called the UWRF geology department […]