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UWRF Faculty Senate voted Wednesday, May 4, to pass a resolution of no confidence in UW System President Ray Cross and the Board of Regents. (Tori Schneider/Student Voice)

UWRF Faculty Senate passes resolution of no confidence in UW System president, Board of Regents

May 5, 2016

The UW-River Falls Faculty Senate passed a resolution of no confidence in UW System President Ray Cross and the Board of Regents at its meeting on Wednesday, May 4.

Provost Fernando Delgado to ‘move on’ from UW-River Falls after seven years

May 22, 2016

UW-River Falls Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Fernando Delgado was named Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Minnesota Duluth, according to an email sent by Chancellor Dean Van Galen.

UW-River Falls director of athletics resigns

May 18, 2016

Director of Athletics Roger Ternes has resigned after six years at UW-River Falls.

UW-River Falls begins to address issue of gender neutral bathrooms

May 5, 2016

While the debate continues around the country over what bathrooms transgender people should be allowed to use, UW-River Falls officials are hoping to renovate bathrooms in two residence halls to make them gender neutral.

A cap and gown doesn’t necessarily mean graduation for some at UWRF

Student Reps takes on greater role as United Council’s power decreases

From metal to bluegrass, festivals bring music to Wisconsin’s north

UWRF student earns second victory with powerful speech in Japanese

Sustainability official suggests UWRF could do better with trash, recycling

Sports

Falcons softball ends season of rebuilding with doubleheader win

May 5, 2016

Falcons Softball ended their WIAC season on a high note, dropping the Pioneers from UW-Platteville 11-0 and 10-5 in a doubleheader Saturday, April 30.

Falcon Center construction, Hunt update continue ahead of schedule

May 4, 2016

The UW-River Falls campus has been aching for a new athletics facility, and the new Falcon Center is now ahead of schedule.

One thing’s for sure: Both male and female athletes get hurt

May 4, 2016

An athlete’s worst fear is hearing they have to sit out their sport due to an injury. Whether it be a minor contusion, or a severely torn ACL, both men and women athletes are not immune to getting hurt.

UW-River Falls mascot, once deemed scary, brings fun to campus events

UWRF athletics hosts Don Page Memorial Tournament

Dual-sport athletes at UW-River Falls never out of season

Etcetera

Lauren in Ireland

April 29, 2016

Since the time I last wrote about my experiences in Berlin, I have traveled to four more cities in Germany, all over Northern Ireland, Dublin, and Nice, France. And now,with four days left in Europe, I plan to see as much of Amsterdam as I am able before I board a plane for a final flight back the to United States.

‘The Machete Season’ book review

April 28, 2016

The book “The Machete Season” by Jean Hatzfeld is an account of not the victims of this genocide, but the perpetrators. The author interviewed a group of men who were convicted of murdering countless Tutsi people. The novel is a chilling account of how one day a group of average people can turn into mass murderers.

Viewpoints

Editorial:
‘No confidence’ vote from faculty senate highlights unease at UWRF

May 5, 2016

On Wednesday, May 4, the UW-River Falls Faculty Senate passed a resolution of no confidence in UW System President Ray Cross and the Board of Regents. Through this action, the Faculty Senate condemned the weakening the tenure and shared governance in the UW System and called for them to recommit themselves to the Wisconsin Idea.

Lauren Abroad: he end of the journey

May 4, 2016

A cue that my semester abroad had come to an end was the sizable amount of legroom that I enjoyed on my flight home. After many cheap flights on tiny European flights, I was very excited to fly home with Delta. How could I ever have thought that Delta flights were cramped?

Students should maintain respect, decency in online interactions

April 29, 2016

Writing things specifically with the purpose of embarrassing, hurting or ruining the image of other people behind the mask of online anonymity is a terrible thing to do; it says a lot about a person who does this for no other reason

Students should make voices heard voting in Student Senate elections

Budget cuts threaten the effectiveness of great UWRF professors

Letters to the editor

STEM job prospects not as plentiful as the public assumes

April 7, 2016

One of the most important yet complex questions we face as educators is: How do we best prepare our students for life after the university? As part of a national trend, our campus is moving toward STEM-related fields and majors (Science, Technology, and Engineering, and Math).

River Falls Pregnancy Helpline offers care for unplanned pregnancies

April 29, 2015

The River Falls Pregnancy Helpline is conveniently located right across from Family Fresh market. The center offers counseling and emotional support for women, men and families who are dealing with an unplanned pregnancy.

Multimedia

River Falls Update

May 6, 2016

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.

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