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Spikeball tournament
Participants play spikeball during the Sept. 20 tournament on the UW-River Falls campus. (Photo by Caitlin Connor, UWRF Campus Recreation)

Spikeball bounces onto UW-River Falls campus

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Student debt

Total student debt in the United States now tops $1.2 trillion, a financial burden that has wide implications for the economy and society. In a series of stories, student journalists of the Falcon News Service in 2015 examined what student debt means at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

For some students, taking on extra debt for graduate school is worth it

Financial experts urge college students to avoid defaulting on education debt

Facing potential of college debt, some UW-River Falls students opt for ROTC audio

College debt affects more than just students, can push off decisions like marriage

Studying abroad may add to student debt, but it doesn’t have to audio

Falcon News Service stories are reported by students enrolled in journalism courses at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Stories may be used by other media provided credit is given to the author and to Falcon News Service.


Transit and transportation

Our first Reporting guide examines transit and transportation in western Wisconsin. Find information on topics such as the location of airports around the state, crash statistics, traffic counts, and the safety of railroad crossings.

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