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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The Falcons pile on each other after a big win against Lake Forest College in the NCAA Tournament quarterfinal.

Women’s hockey places third nationally yet again

March 25th, 2015

It seems like deja vu for the UW-River Falls women’s hockey team, as the Falcons have yet again taken third place in the NCAA Frozen Four this past weekend for the second straight year.

USA Today pitches mobile app for media organization

March 25th, 2015

A new digital app for smart phones and tablets may be coming to campus that will change the way students read the news. On March 3, Mary Ellen Couture, a regional sales manager for USA Today, came to a UW-River Falls Student Senate meeting and pitched the USA Today app called “The Buzz.”

College Republicans, Democrats differ on effects of Walker’s cuts

March 25th, 2015

Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed $300 million cuts to the UW System have naturally prompted very different responses from the UW-River Falls College Democrats and Republicans, two of the four political party student organizations on campus.

Honors Program readies latest course offerings

March 25th, 2015

The UW-River Falls Honors Program will have a new set of topics for the Fall 2015 Freshman Honors Seminar, according to a post in the “Falcon Daily” electronic newsletter.

Commuting costs pile up over time

River Falls businesses offer student discounts

Student Life attempts to address commuter concerns

Student represents UWRF on ‘National Ag Day’

New salary negotiation workshop offered on campus

Sports

UWRF softball team plays 10 games in the Florida sun

March 25th, 2015

The UW-River Falls softball team was able to catch some sun as well as softballs over spring break as the team traveled to Orlando, Florida, to play 10 games.

Spring Intramurals set to begin

March 25th, 2015

Spring intramurals are just around the corner at UW-River Falls, including ultimate frisbee, soccer and softball.

Women’s hockey places third nationally yet again

March 25th, 2015

It seems like deja vu for the UW-River Falls women’s hockey team, as the Falcons have yet again taken third place in the NCAA Frozen Four this past weekend for the second straight year.

Men’s hockey wins WIAC playoff title, gets snubbed by NCAA

Women’s hockey wins another WIAC playoff title

Softball team looking for a 2015 turnaround

Etcetera

The sixth studio album by Modest Mouse is titled "Strangers to Ourselves."

Modest Mouse returns with fresh, sundry sound

March 25th, 2015

Modest Mouse, the six-piece alternative rock band from Issaquah, Washington, best known for the 2004 smash hit “Float On,” released its sixth studio album called “Strangers to Ourselves” on March 17 after an excessive eight-year hiatus.

Viewpoints

Editorial:
Running for Student Senate is important

March 26th, 2015

Every UW-River Falls student should have received an email March 25 in regards to running for 2015-2016 Student Senate, and the Student Voice is calling for students to step up to the plate and submit applications.

General education changes could have positive impact on students

March 12th, 2015

The general education requirements at UW-River Falls will be drastically different starting in the fall, because of motions passed by the General Education and University Requirements Committee on Feb. 23.

Renowned journalist, writer speaks on race and media

March 11th, 2015

UW-River Falls students were treated to a renowned special guest who came to South Hall on March 5 to discuss the role of Native Americans in news media.

UWRF athletic department has impressive winter season

‘Leo Night’ is great example of student involvement

Letters to the editor

Professors can eliminate classroom rudeness

March 11th, 2015

Christine Marriott’s letter last week delineating the rudeness she witnesses and discomfort she feels each day in class is disturbing; such problems could readily be eliminated by professors.

Classroom rudeness becomes overwhelming

March 4th, 2015

How do you show disrespect for a professor and classmates in a class? Let me count the ways. Rudeness runs rampant in many classes every day. This issue matters because if we don’t learn manners now, our job prospects and personal outcomes could be dismal. I cannot remain silent any longer.

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.

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