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Destinie Vhaa

Destinie Vhaa is a student at UW-River Falls.

May 8, 2019

Colt Sale caps season of learning, training for UWRF students

More than four dozen horses trained by UW-River Falls students were sold at auction during the 43rd annual Colt Sale held Saturday, May 4, at the UWRF Campus Farm 1.

April 17, 2019

YouTube, survey finds, is for fun, news and learning how to do stuff

YouTube has been a social and entertainment phenomenon since it began 2005. But according to a recent Pew Research Center survey, just over half of adults use it to learn how to do stuff.

March 13, 2019

Dad sneakers, scrunchies among styles being recycled for today’s fashion

Windbreakers, hair scrunchies and dad sneakers are just some of the fashions from the late 1990s and early 2000s coming back into popularity, if magazines, social media, clothing stores and even street style are any guide.

February 13, 2019

Sabbaticals give UWRF faculty opportunity for research, recharging

Every year about five faculty members on average are granted a sabbatical leave at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. A sabbatical is paid time away from campus for research or study and may last a semester or a full academic year.

December 12, 2018

Printmaking, a lesser known art form, resonates with UWRF students

Printmaking is one of the art forms practiced by legends such as Pablo Picasso, Vincent van Gogh and Andy Warhol. Although printmaking is not all that well known at UW-River Falls, the bachelor of fine arts emphasis has been around since the art program started at the university.

December 12, 2018

Plastic straws, bags seeing less use on UWRF campus

The banning of plastic straws at many coffee shops and bars has become increasingly popular due to awareness of limiting waste. Starbucks, as one example, has cut out serving cold drinks with straws at many of its location around the world, and will be completely straw free by 2020, according to a company press release.

December 12, 2018

Increase in diversity at UWRF leads to growth in Asian organizations

UW-River Falls has seen a slight increase in diversity in recent years, and along with the growth have come changes in identity-based organizations on campus, especially for Asian and Asian American students.

October 11, 2018

Green space, street extension, science building among changes coming to UWRF

The completion of the Falcon Center last year has set the stage for a number of other projects on the UW-River Falls campus. Among them is a new green space on the west side of campus where the Karges Center once stood. Karges, which for decades was the recreation building for students before completion of the Falcon Center, was torn down over the summer.