December 13, 2017
Anyone who has been paying attention knows that the GOP tax “reform” bill in its House and Senate versions is basically a massive give-away to the richest Americans at the expense of everyone else.
November 29, 2017
As if the Trump administration’s attacks on public health and the environment weren’t enough, Wisconsin Public Radio reported on November 21 that the Wisconsin State Assembly is considering a bill to eliminate all of our state’s air quality regulations by the end of next year.
October 18, 2017
On October 11, the PBS program Frontline aired “War on the EPA,” an
alarming documentary focusing on Trump appointee Scott Pruitt’s ties to the
big oil and coal industries and how he has acted to further their interests
as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.
September 27, 2017
With deadly hurricanes slamming Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico, tragic
earthquakes in Mexico and hundreds of western wildfires now lowering air
quality in our own region, it’s hard to know what more can be said to
convince skeptics that the earth really is in violent revolt against human
abuse of the environment.
May 2, 2017
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
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 18, 2017
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.
February 28, 2017
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.
February 8, 2017
In response to the previous article concerning the Professor Watchlist, let us dig deeper into the information present.
January 31, 2017
PBS recently aired a moving documentary on Rachel Carson, who almost single-handedly launched the modern environmental movement with the publication of her book “Silent Spring” in 1962.
November 16, 2016
One story, and in extreme cases, even one word, can change someone’s life, which will in turn affect change in the world around them. If you have ever heard of the Active Minds club, we try to get rid of the negative stigma surrounding mental disorders and other struggles that people have in life.
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).
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.
April 22, 2015
I have been attempting to follow the actions of the UW-River Falls Student Senate through their records. Senate’s records as posted online aren’t complete and show alteration. For example, all of the agendas posted by Senate in 2014-2015 show as being posted at 9:02 a.m. on April 21. This makes it impossible for a citizen to ascertain if the agendas were posted late, changed after the fact or altered in some way. What should be an official government document now has no validity and is impossible to verify.
April 15, 2015
We–students, faculty, staff and alumni of UWRF–are writing you to express concerns about the pending budget cuts and its impact on sustainability efforts on this campus.