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The Golden Dragon Acrobats perform the finale for the Year of China event on September 11. This is the first event for the Year of China. (Maggie Sanders/Student Voice)

UW-River Falls Year of China program begins with Golden Dragon Acrobats

September 19th, 2014

The Golden Dragon Acrobats was the Year of China program’s first event of the 2014-2015 school year. The Acrobats performed on Sept. 11, in the Knowles Center at UW-River Falls.

Van Galen marks sixth year as chancellor

September 19th, 2014

Chancellor Dean Van Galen is going into his sixth year as the 18th chancellor of UW-River Falls, and is the longest serving chancellor since 2001. Van Galen’s numerous accomplishments as chancellor all amount to his student-first focus.

New CBE dean builds plans for improvement

September 19th, 2014

On July 1, 2014, a new dean in the College of Business and Economics (CBE) took over at UW-River Falls with plans to build on success the college has already seen. Michael Fronmueller was chosen to replace former Dean Glenn Potts. Potts retired at the end of June after 38 years of employment at UWRF, and after holding the position of dean for five years.

Enrollment decrease spurs future changes, goals

September 19th, 2014

Over the past five years UW-River Falls has seen a decrease in enrollment, but several recent changes have been implemented in an attempt to turn things around.

Senate anticipates programs to increase recognition

September 19th, 2014

Classes are now a few weeks in and for most people a routine is being set. With elections taking place on Sept. 15 and 16, the same can be said for Student Senate. With the open seats being filled, the Senate will yet again be complete which means they can start working on some projects that were started last year.

UWRF on “Best in the Midwest” review list

Gallery 101 opens with alumni exhibition

Professor named Fulbright ambassador

Generation study abroad initiative

Oscar Mayer focuses on animal welfare


UWRF to host tribute to coaching legend Mike Farley

September 18th, 2014

In 1970, the UW-River Falls football team finished its season 1-8 under new head coach Mike Farley. In the following 18 seasons, Farley would accumulate over 100 wins with eight WIAC championships, making him the most accomplished coach in UWRF history.

Falcon Frontier Days Rodeo celebrates 50 years

September 18th, 2014

It has been 50 years since the first rodeo was held at UW-River Falls. The UWRF Rodeo Club first began in 1964 with support from David Stafford, a member of the first UWRF intercolliegate rodeo team. After the Rodeo Club was established, it quickly gained momentum, and within one year it had 50 members.

UW-River Falls hosts Falcon Invitational cross country meet

September 18th, 2014

It was a beautiful morning for a round of golf at Kilkarney Hills Golf Club on the outskirts of River Falls on Saturday, Sept. 13. It was the first event of the year for the UW-River Falls Falcons men’s and women’s cross country teams. The men finished in third place out of four teams, while the women placed fifth out of six.

Track, field team competes at WIAC outdoor championships

UWRF student athletes attend annual Falcon Awards Ceremony

Chancellor suspends swim, dive team effective June 30


"Guardians of the Galaxy" is directed by Peter Gunn.

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ effectively mixes together humor, action, drama

September 18th, 2014

With a new start to the school year, so started a new superhero group for Marvel Studios to introduce to theater goers everywhere, as “Guardians of the Galaxy” wins out as one of the most entertaining Marvel films yet.


Another semester, another chance to broaden horizons

September 18th, 2014

September is already 19 days old and the fall 2014 semester is well underway, and we feel the need to remind students of their responsibilities as UWRF family members, as well as urge students to become involved in some form on campus.

Losing weight proves to be taxing, ultimately worthwhile struggle

September 18th, 2014

As a young boy I faced the common issue in our society: obesity. I remember nervously standing on the weight scale at each doctor’s visit. At the age of nine I already weighed 100 pounds; in junior high school I reached 150 pounds; and at the age of 16 I hit the big 200.

Writing columns provides creative experience

Liberal Arts education, college campus better prepares us for life

Editorial cartoon

Amanda White/Student Voice


River Falls Update

May 2, 2014

Watch the May 2, 2014, edition of “River Falls Update,” a Web-based news show created by UW-River Falls journalism students. Featured are stories about the Finals Fest concert, UWRF being placed on a one-year probation after an NCAA investigation, and the Take Back the Night observance in River Falls.


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