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Naomi Vogel

May 7, 2009

UWRF performs Shakespeare play for first time in four years

The UW-River Falls theatre department performed William Shakespeare’s “As You Like it” on April 30, May 1, May 2, May 7, May 8 in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building. The show cost $8 for adults, and $5 for students.  Theatre professor and director of “As You Like It” Margaret Swanson said she chose to direct […]

April 30, 2009

‘Break Out’ features talent, battle between break dance teams

The University Center’s Falcon’s Nest was filled with neon shaped lights swirling on the walls as a rectangular spot light indicated a stage on the floor for three break dance crews competing in an annual event called Break Out, April 23. Co-president of the UW-River Falls Break Dance Club Hannah Wortz explained the rules of […]

April 23, 2009

Counseling appointments skyrocket after spring break due to stress

UW-River Falls counselors agree that counseling appointments usually skyrocket after spring break due to escalated stress. Even though there is no data showing the amount of counseling appointments in the fall compared to spring, all three of the counselors agree that it gets busier after spring break. “Historically it has been a busy time,” UWRF […]

April 16, 2009

Ethical Citizens for Action hosts hunger banquet at UW-River Falls

Ethical Citizens for Action, a new organization at UW-River Falls, will be hosting a hunger banquet 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. April 22, in the St. Croix room of the University Center. Hunger banquets are formed to create awareness of hunger and poverty. Ethical Citizens for Action is an organization of students bringing awareness to […]

March 12, 2009

Free event challenges students to healthier life

Every year, UW-River Falls Student Health Services holds the Wellness Challenge, an online program designed to help students on campus make healthy choices and receive prizes and points for their successes. The Wellness Challenge is a free opportunity to gain a healthy lifestyle through activity, healthy hygiene and medical habits and nutrition. Students, faculty and […]

February 19, 2009

Academic success center helps prepare students

College can be challenging, but for UW-River Falls students the Academic Success Center holds the possibility of making college life a bit easier. The Academic Success Center is located in the basement of the Chalmer Davee Library in room 105. It offers a variety of services from tutoring, pre-major advising, disability services, multicultural services and […]

December 4, 2008

Snow brings myriad maintenance concerns

Snow arrives annually in Wisconsin and brings with it a technical problem: how best to remove it, and what areas to clear first. UW-River Falls has its own Grounds Maintenance crew that has five full-time employees in snow and ice control. If an inch or more of snow is on the ground, or whenever it […]

November 6, 2008

APO to perform ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’

During the 2005 fall semester, the UW-River Falls theatre department performed the musical Rocky Horror picture show and, since then, Alpha Psi Omega, a theatre honor society, has been carrying on the tradition each year. “It started out as a full musical, but it has kind of lived on ever since,” Al Broeffle, president of […]

October 23, 2008

University evaluating smoke-free campus

As more states and businesses are becoming smoke-free, UW-River Falls Student Health Services is looking into whether or not the campus should also go smoke-free for health reasons. Currently, UWRF holds a 25-foot policy. There are posters in buildings on campus displaying the phrase, “Be sweet, stand 25 feet.” According to a spring 2008 survey […]

October 3, 2008

A greener glass furnace installed at UW-River Falls

The UW-River Falls art department has recently done their part in making the UWRF campus greener by getting an electric glass furnace for their glass blowing classes that replaced their old gas model. The new furnace came in this summer at a cost of $40,000.