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Friday, February 27, 2015

UWRF student and veteran Mike Vance stands in front of his photographs.

Gallery 101 presents expressive veterans art exhibition

February 25th, 2015

Through March 4, in Gallery 101 in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building, the UW-River Falls art department and UWRF Veteran Services office is presenting the “Veterans, Active Duty and Reserves Art Exhibition.”

UW-River Falls student dies in snowmobile accident

February 27th, 2015

UW-River Falls crop and soil science student Dylan Denk of Greenwood, Wisconsin, died in a snowmobile accident in the early morning of Sunday, Feb. 22. The accident occurred just outside the township of Warner, Wisconsin, approximately five miles north of Greenwood, at 6:30 a.m., according to the Clark Country Sheriff’s Department.

Campus rally expected in protest of UW System budget cuts

February 25th, 2015

Gov. Scott Walker has proposed a $300 million budget cut to the UW System, and that has a number of UW System campuses hosting rallies in protest, and UW-River Falls may be next.

Local organizations provide UWRF students a chance to give back

February 25th, 2015

It’s no secret that volunteer work looks good on a resume. It could even be the one thing that sets someone apart from another candidate in a job hiring process one day. In addition to volunteer work looking good on paper, it’s even good for one’s mental and physical health.

Inaugural visiting professorship series begins with Kansas professor

February 25th, 2015

University of Kansas Professor Donald Worster will lecturing at UW-River Falls in early March as a part of the inaugural Walker D. and Helen Bryant Wyman Endowed Visiting Professorship series.

Chinese New Year Gala hits UW-River Falls

UW-River Falls students give thanks to donors

Wisconsin assisted living group honored by Harvard University

New Venture Competition set for March 4

UW System focused on supporting student transfers

Memorial Blood Centers need life-saving blood

Random UW-River Falls students selected to take health survey

Working Journalists Lecture Series to feature UW-Madison professor

UW-River Falls professor debuts award-winning rose

Spring observatory viewing sessions set at UW-River Falls

Sports

Record crowd attends women’s basketball ‘Leo Night’

February 25th, 2015

Over 700 people showed up to support Leo Babler and the UWRF women’s basketball team during “Leo Night” on Feb. 14 at the Karges Center.

UWRF celebrates National Recreation and Fitness Day

February 25th, 2015

NIRSA is an organization that helps to regulate various sports through the collegiate systems across the U.S. NIRSA helps students at both the varsity and club level, but does not participate in any NCAA or NAIA activities.

Men’s hockey earns third seed for WIAC tournament

February 25th, 2015

It was a tough weekend for the UW-River Falls men’s hockey team, as the Falcons lost its final two WIAC games of regular season against UW-Stevens Point 5-3 and UW-Eau Claire 3-2.

Men’s basketball loses in WIAC first round after impressive season

Men’s hockey needs two wins to capture back-to-back WIAC titles

Two Falcons set school records at home track and field meet

Etcetera

"Citizenfour," a documentary about whistleblower Edward Snowden, won an Academy Award.

‘Citizenfour’ visually reveals monumental Snowden events

February 26th, 2015

“Citizenfour,” the 2015 Oscar-winning documentary, provides invaluable visual historical detail of key moments between whistleblower Edward Snowden and journalist Glenn Greenwald that became publicly announced government secrets in 2013.

Viewpoints

Editorial:
‘Leo Night’ is great example of student involvement

February 26th, 2015

The Student Voice would like to take this opportunity to commend the 702 UW-River Falls community members who attended the Feb. 14 women’s basketball game against UW-Whitewater on “Leo Night.”

‘Day on the Hill’ garners political perspective

February 25th, 2015

On Feb. 2, UW-River Falls student and fellow Environmental Corps of Sustainability member Greg Brown and I made a trip to the Minnesota State Capitol for the Clean Energy & Jobs “Day on the Hill” lobby event.

Gov. Walker’s budget proposal sucking blood from student body

February 25th, 2015

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and his $300 million UW System cut, which would take away $4.2 million from the UW-River Falls campus, is part of an overall state budget proposal, which is a balance attempt to solve the entire state’s deficit.

People’s Climate March still affects UWRF student

UW System budget cuts could deflate UWRF art department

Letters to the editor

Letter to the editor: proposed UW System budget cuts cause worry

February 18th, 2015

I am not a big political player. I pay attention, I have opinions and I vote. Occasionally, I write to my local representative to try to make my voice heard on specific issues. And then there are times when that simply doesn’t feel like enough.

Letter to the editor: UW System in trouble after proposed budget cuts

February 18th, 2015

Anyone who has attended a UW System school knows the lifelong value of the education they received.

Multimedia

River Falls Update

Dec. 12, 2014

Watch the Dec. 12, 2014, edition of “River Falls Update,” a Web-based news show created by UW-River Falls journalism students. Featured are stories on the men's hockey team, the University's efforts at retention of students, and the work of Career Services.

Poll

Are you in favor of a $175 yearly per student fee to fund Falcon Center maintenance?

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