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Puppy petting zoo aims to relieve finals week stress at UWRF

May 2, 2018

The event ran from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, the first of day of three. For the entire three hours, students were steadily filtering in and out of the petting zoo or gathering around the sides to find the best angle for their pictures. The fraternity even created a Snapchat filter to plan for the occasion.

Marketing Communications Professor Reigstad conducts workplace gender study

May 2, 2018

Marketing Communications Professor Amelia Reigstad recently conducted a study to examine the communication differences of men and women in the workplace, specifically in the field of public relations.

UWRF faces challenges of compression, inversion in professors’ salaries

May 2, 2018

However, professors at UWRF, and in the entire UW System, are struggling to keep up with salaries of new professors being hired. Most professors at UWRF haven’t received a raise in close to eight years.

Student orgs face disparity in funding requests

May 2, 2018

The five most recent budget periods have seen considerable decreases in amounts allocated to student organizations. The 2018-19 academic year budgets approved in March were just $120,600. This is down from $204,633 during the 2014-15 academic year. There was a 52.6 percent decrease in allotted amounts since 2012.

Relationship between U.S. and Canada set to be explored next year

University partnership gives students from China experience in American culture – the good and bad

UWRF Student Voice wins 7 writing awards, including best sports story

Dutch dairy students milking authentic relationships at UWRF

Six students vying to represent their college in SGA elections this week

Sports

Falcons softball splits weekend series against Whitewater and Platteville

April 25, 2018

The UW-River Falls softball team was finally able to get back on the field this past weekend, splitting two series against UW-Whitewater and UW-Platteville to open up WIAC play.

Texas fistfight brings Canadian athlete to UWRF in time for Year of Canada

April 25, 2018

Sometime after the fight, Savidant’s new friend Singerhouse chose to attend UWRF to play on the hockey team, and he convinced Savidant to join him in doing so. With Savidant being the only Canadian player on the UWRF men’s team, he hopes next year’s Year of Canada theme will bring more excitement to the game of hockey for both fans and players.

Diversity efforts in Athletics Department go beyond ethnicity

April 18, 2018

When senior basketball player Devin Buckley began school at UW-River Falls as a freshman, he said everybody mainly just went with the flow and there weren’t many conversations about diversity in the predominately Caucasian Athletics Department.

Now, the Athletics Department is driven to increase diversity efforts on campus and aren’t afraid to talk about those challenging topics that are tough to have, Buckley said.

Joe Mauer: How to feel about the Minnesota native

Minnesota Timberwolves fandom finally paying off

The worst five-year run in sports

Etcetera

‘In-Lawfully Yours’: Don’t sleep in a dead wife’s bed

May 2, 2018

This movie was suggested to me by my grandma and I hope that my grandmother thinks about what she has done, because this is not the best movie in the world. This is painful and awkward and horrible, and why do these people have such weird relationships?

‘Tragedy girls?’ More like strategy girls

April 25, 2018

It gets 4/5 stars. It didn’t have the make outs my heart desired, but it had the murders I needed to make it through the week.

Viewpoints

Editorial:
Student Voice seeks involvement, support in transition to online format

April 26, 2018

The majority of our staff will be leaving next year, including the editor and assistant editor. This has led us to the decision to move to an online format in the hopes that going digital-only will encourage better reporting and increased readership. Most audiences have transitioned to reading their news online, and the Student Voice already has an established webpage at uwrfvoice.com that can be updated to meet the needs of readers.

Horoscopes by Beth: Finally over

May 2, 2018

Aries

You’re going to pass your finals by the seat of your pants and quite frankly I am amazed. I always knew you were smart, Aries, but when you spent all last week watching the movie “Labyrinth,” I admit some doubt was sowed.

DECA trip gives valuable experience for future career

May 2, 2018

Standing for Distributive Educational Clubs of America, DECA is a competitive business conference with a wide variety of events to compete in. They range from marketing based challenges such as fashion merchandising to left-brained, number crunching events like accounting. Andrew and I, both Marketing Communications majors, became a team of two in the event of the same name.

Journalism degree can be useful in many areas of life

Danger and harassment can be around any corner for women

Letters to the editor

The future is uncertain, but there are ways to take control

May 3, 2018

Graduation, for many people, is right around the corner. This moment is the one you have been waiting for these 4 + years of college, but now that it is here, you might not know exactly what to do. There probably isn’t anyone who is fully qualified to give advice on what to do next, but we at the Student Voice have decided to take a shot at it.

Referendum on office of State Treasurer is approaching

March 21, 2018

I’m writing to alert readers to a state-wide referendum item on the ballot when we go to the polls on April 3. This referendum has gotten too little coverage in state media. It’s urgent that voters understand what’s at stake.