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Emily Van Ort

Emily Van Ort is a student at UW-River Falls majoring in journalism.

November 21, 2013

UWRF ranks near bottom of best for vets

UW-River Falls ranked 82 out of 86 in the “Best for Vets” four-year schools by Military Times.

November 14, 2013

Winter creates roadblocks for commuters

A UW-River Falls’ commuter student driving through snow and ice to make it to school is not a rare occurrence.

November 7, 2013

Res Life to hire soon

Residence Life is finally looking to fill the Director of Residence Life position, which has been vacant since Oct. 1, when Sandi Scott-Duex left for UW-Stout.

October 31, 2013

New GeoDome brings space to earth

The UW-River Falls Planetarium’s dome was remodeled, and is now referred to as the GeoDome Evolver, including 30270 Projection system and Uniview.

October 24, 2013

Campus Farm could become table farm

In 20 years, the Campus Farm has the potential to be a table farm, otherwise known as a farm that supplies food for the University and surrounding areas.

October 24, 2013

UWRF professor explains familial ties to Captain Richard Phillips

In 2009, Somali pirates hijacked the U.S. container ship Maersk Alabama. On board the ship was Captain Richard Phillips and 18 other men in his crew.

October 24, 2013

‘The Conjuring’ based on real-life events

The thrill of a good horror film is based on knowing the gory, creepy events depicted on screen could never happen in real life, but what happens when the events were taken from a true story?

October 17, 2013

Faculty, Student Senate lack cooperation

The Faculty Senate and Student Senate’s successful working relationship rests within student involvement.

October 10, 2013

New solar panels aid sustainability effort

Construction of the photovoltaic system at the Regional Development Institute (RDI) building on campus continues as part of a campus-wide attempt at sustainability.

October 3, 2013

Differential tuition refreshes campus

Every student attending UW-River Falls has to pay differential tuition. Differential tuition is a student investment to help create a successful college experience.

September 26, 2013

Students lack Faculty Senate knowledge, interest

Faculty Senate is the legislative arm of faculty action. It most frequently listens to recommendations for policy changes involving student or faculty affairs, but most students have not known about their distinct presence on campus.

September 19, 2013

Freddy 2Go implemented as carryout option

Riverside Commons, the primary dining facility for meal plan participants, recently implemented a new carryout program for the 2013-2014 school year called Freddy 2Go.