May 1, 2019
Claire McCarty has been employed at UW-River Falls for nearly 20 years, teaching management to students in the College of Business and Economics. She was an integral part of CBE launching, which began 19 years ago. Although she feels that she spends a great deal of her free time working, McCarty has a wide variety of hobbies.
April 14, 2019
This month’s note-worthy staff members are Amber Pineda and Melissa Schnettler. Amber Pineda is a recent addition to the UW-River Falls staff. She joined in August of 2018 as an associate lecturer for the Marketing Communications department. Pineda teaches writing for mass media, advertising and a digital press release class, as well as a class on persuasion.
April 13, 2019
“Legally Blonde” was a blockbuster hit from the early 2000s, starring a number of c-list actors outshined by Witherspoon’s bubbly personality and bright pink wardrobe. It’s a go-to for cheap laughs, with a good message about self-respect, making it difficult to dislike.
March 13, 2019
It’s easy for me to recall the days in grade school when sticking out your tongue at someone was essentially the equivalent to flipping the bird. This being said, one could conclude that the use of curse words was an absolute abomination in the eyes of a child.
March 11, 2019
This month’s note-worthy staff members are Veronica Justen and Yoana Newman.
March 11, 2019
“Game of Thrones” is a good example of a phenomena that can sometimes take place in the modern entertainment industry: a good product. Since its premiere back in April of 2011, “Game of Thrones” has continued to grow in popularity and is expected to grow even more popular due to the upcoming season eight premiere. So what do we know about “Game of Thrones” season eight so far, and what can we predict?
February 16, 2019
Last spring semester, I began to recognize that the best way I could fulfill my academic desires of a strengthened education was by reading. Reading frequently, reading often, and reading on a variety of subjects. There are many reasons to pick up the habit of reading and I believe reading offers a lot to the human experience.
February 13, 2019
The Academy Awards, also known to many as the Oscars, is the oldest worldwide entertainment award ceremony, going on its 91st iteration. The first award was presented back in 1929, and has been a staple of film achievement ever since.
February 11, 2019
As UW-River Falls students enter the 2019 spring semester with far below zero temperatures, they also enter another season: the Oscars. The Oscar is a tiny golden statue that is given out as an Academy Award. This year will mark the 91st year of presenting these statues to various celebrities. Whether it is for being the best actress/actor or having the best picture, there is a statue for the most notable individuals in the industry annually.
February 9, 2019
This month’s note-worthy staff member is Erik Johnson.
Erik Johnson has taught stage and screen arts at UW-River Falls for ten years, all while maintaining an intense passion for art, music, skateboarding and all things “punk.”
February 4, 2019
Nominees for Best Animated Feature include “Incredibles 2,” “Isle of Dogs”, “Mirai,” “Ralph Breaks the Internet,” and “Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse.”
January 14, 2019
Based six years after the first movie, Ralph Breaks the Internet is the sequel to Disney’s 2012 Wreck It Ralph. The same beloved characters are made to explore the internet as a literal, physical location, bustling with mindless avatars and skyscrapers plastered with brand names.