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Shoe Away Hunger collection seeks footwear as drive kicks off April 19

April 17, 2019

The third annual Shoe Away Hunger Collection at UW-River Falls kicks off Friday, April 19, in an effort to gather used footwear to help the needy. Sponsored by the Chancellor’s Student Ambassadors, the annual drive will collect shoes in campus residence halls, the University Center, the Agricultural Science Building, the Kleinpell Fine Arts Building and the Falcon Center.

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

April 17, 2019

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. The survey, results of which were announced in November, showed that 51 percent of American adults use YouTube to watch how to do tasks that they have never done before. They also use the social medium as a learning tool, to follow news, and for children’s content.

River Falls Update, No. 64

Watch the May 6, 2016, edition of “River Falls Update,” a Web-based news show created by UW-River Falls journalism students. Featured are stories about how Student Senate operates and about Dance Theatre’s spring concert.

River Falls Update, No. 63

April 23, 2016

Watch the April 22, 2016, edition of “River Falls Update,” a Web-based news show created by UW-River Falls journalism students. Featured is a story about how two Mexico-born visiting instructors are helping students in the glass studio.