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Author archive: Natalie Howell

May 3, 2017

Abby Wendt elected 2017-2018 UWRF student body president

On Tuesday, May 2, former Allocable Fee Appropriation Board (AFAB) Chair Abby Wendt was sworn in as the new student body president.

May 2, 2017

Letter to the Editor: Student Government Association must resolve internal issues

My name is Patrick Okan. I was on the Student Senate (now called SGA) from 2008-2012. I served in various roles, including as the spring 2011 elections commissioner and on an elections reform committee in 2010.

April 26, 2017

Issues over Student Government Association election lead to disciplinary action

Inaccuracies and the postponement of the Student Government Association (SGA) election have led to disciplinary action toward the person tasked with overseeing the process.

April 26, 2017

Student body president candidate removed from ballot for violation of election rules

As students fill out the revised ballot for the Student Government Association (SGA) election, one name will be left off due to violation of election rules.

April 26, 2017

Demonizing climate change skeptics hinders scientific progress

In the current political climate, a particular set words is thrown around a lot: anti-science and the climate change denier. The two terms are, at the heart of the matter, insults proclaiming a person is irrational. The primary users of the terms are Leftists and those preaching that catastrophic climate change is imminent.

April 26, 2017

Letter to the Editor: Both sides not represented in rugby article

We, the women’s rugby team, are upset with the article published in the Student Voice on April 21 because of the failure to report both sides of the story. We are disappointed that we were not given a voice, as none of the current team members were ever contacted in regards to the piece.

April 19, 2017

Student Government Association election postponed due to ballot inaccuracies

Inaccuracies in the Student Government Association (SGA) election ballot have caused the voting process to start over, with students having to re-submit their ballots.

April 18, 2017

Earth Day a chance to show representatives we still care about the planet

Dear Editor,

As Wisconsinites, we can count the founding of Earth Day in 1970 by Sen. Gaylord Nelson as one of the finest gifts our state has given to the nation.

March 8, 2017

Recognition for one’s work brings about sense of pride

This year at the Wisconsin Newspaper Association annual convention, the Student Voice received four awards in the 2016 Better Newspaper Contest, which honors collegiate and professional newspapers from around Wisconsin.

February 28, 2017

Letter to the Editor: Wisconsin Natural Resources magazine worth saving

For only the second time in its history, the Birkebeiner, our nation’s largest cross-country ski race, was canceled due to lack of snow. Considering the fact that 2016 was the warmest year on record, we shouldn’t be surprised.