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Monday, September 22, 2014


Losing weight proves to be taxing, ultimately worthwhile struggle

September 18th, 2014

As a young boy I faced the common issue in our society: obesity. I remember nervously standing on the weight scale at each doctor’s visit. At the age of nine I already weighed 100 pounds; in junior high school I reached 150 pounds; and at the age of 16 I hit the big 200.

Another semester, another chance to broaden horizons

September 18th, 2014

September is already 19 days old and the fall 2014 semester is well underway, and we feel the need to remind students of their responsibilities as UWRF family members, as well as urge students to become involved in some form on campus.

Writing columns provides creative experience

September 18th, 2014

I had always taken the months of June, July and August in my home place of Ravenwood — a neighborhood south of Hastings — before this past summer. This year was a change: I continued staying in River Falls. Both of my roommates moved out, so I continued on by myself and observed the changes of this small college town.

Finals week, graduation lead to reflection of past year

May 8th, 2014

The last issue of the Student Voice is out and finals week has arrived. The thoughts of summer have migrated from being dreams to being a reality.

Liberal Arts education, college campus better prepares us for life

May 8th, 2014

I am sure people have heard other people comment on the usefulness of a college education. It costs a lot of money, a lot of classes do not have to do with your job and some classes do not teach you much.

School choice directs studentsʼ life path

May 8th, 2014

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls has been the fourth stop in my collegiate journey.

Student Senate Cinema motion creates concern

May 2nd, 2014

During the Tuesday, April 29, Student Senate meeting, Senate passed a motion that would allocate $8,000 for Student Senate Cinema that would begin in the fall.

Suspension of swim, dive team evokes emotion, advice for students

May 2nd, 2014

My lack of enthusiasm at the time for swimming and diving is something I now regret. After meeting members of the team this year and seeing how they have faced adversity in the most professional way anybody could imagine I have turned into a UWRF swimming and diving super fan.

Budget debates risk sustainability

May 1st, 2014

The UW-River Falls budget talk has been hot as of late. Although UW-River Falls is in a surplus, a $1.7 million cut had to be endured due to the state mandated budget cuts.

Lack of food safety precautions creates concern

April 24th, 2014

The UW-River Falls community often relies on Sodexo Campus Services for meals throughout the week. Whether you live on campus and have a meal plan, a facility or staff member who occasionally stops in for lunch or you are visiting campus and need a bite to eat, Sodexo is your only option on campus.