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Lack of campus smoking policy enforcement sparks concern

April 18th, 2014

In the November 9, 2012, editorial in the Student Voice it explains that the editorial board supports the UW-River Falls Campus Tobacco Policy. While we still support the policy, we realize that it is not being properly executed now that it is in place.

Easter eggs represent Christian metaphor

April 18th, 2014

Spring is finally here (maybe), and Easter is already this weekend. As college students eat their weight in chocolate eggs and bunnies, hide baskets and eggs and catch up with family over a big dinner, where all these Easter symbols come from is surely the least of their worries.

Political science department, club thank University Center, Sodexo

April 18th, 2014

The Political Science and International Studies Department and the Global Politics Club would like to thank the University Center staff and Sodexo Catering for the wonderful job in support of the annual Arrowhead Model UN Conference hosted by UW-River Falls held on April 3 through April 6.

Journalism major weighs college studentsʼ academic choices, desired future professions

April 18th, 2014

We’re almost done with another year already, and in these past few weeks we as students had the tedious job of scheduling meetings with our advisors and registering for classes.

Senate reflects on positive year

April 11th, 2014

Well fellow students, our year is almost up; the elections have come and gone and finals are only weeks away.

Multiple physical education courses spark concern for student course registration plans

April 11th, 2014

Eliminating courses that are, in our opinion, unnecessary, may alleviate some of the stress of getting your class schedule to work. This particularly pertains to the physical education requirements all students have to take while at UW-River Falls.

Kinnickinnic dam licensing application sparks public discussion, possibilities for research

April 11th, 2014

On the evening of Monday, March 24, a federal relicensing hearing for the dams on the Kinnickinnic River below Lake George and Lake Louise was held at River Falls’ City Hall.

Recent Residence Life changes lead to lack of respect among residents

April 4th, 2014

The Department of Residence Life has made big changes this year including new staff and a new director of Res Life. While the majority of these changes are positive, we feel that these changes also have created challenges for residents living on campus such as respect in the residence halls and having policies enforced more.

‘Divergent’ inspires self reflection

April 4th, 2014

Over this past weekend a few of my buddies and I went to see the new movie “Divergent” in theatres. For those of you who have not heard the buzz about “Divergent” yet, it is a story that takes place in a post-American society.

Wistful traveler contemplates values of train use

April 4th, 2014

I recently took a trip to Japan and discovered how convenient trains are. One thing I appreciated about the trains in Japan, which I heard is not true in other places such as Europe, is that the trains are almost always on time.