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Advertising that degrades women no longer works, needs to stop

March 23, 2017

Skol, a Brazilian beer brand, recently acknowledged its past of using advertisements that objectify women. This refreshing take is something that more advertisers should be doing.

Ask Colleen: Choose your own career adventure

March 22, 2017

Dear Colleen,

I’m slightly freaking out because I graduate this May and I have no idea what I want to do. I feel like everyone around me is getting jobs, and I am definitely nowhere near that.

Individuality can be found away from Target’s dependable sameness

March 22, 2017

The Target store became a Minnesotan institution when, in the 1960s, the Dayton family turned its attention from its department stores that bore the family’s name to creating a chain of discount stores located in the suburbs of the same state.

Travel can be a wonderful thing if done for the right reasons

March 8, 2017

With another March comes another spring break, which means that many students will be traveling over the course of the next week. No one is debating that traveling is a wonderful thing, but we must make sure we’re doing it for the right reasons.

Reading for pleasure somewhat old-fashioned these days

March 8, 2017

For students especially, reading is less of a thing to be done for fun and more of a requirement.

Recognition for one’s work brings about sense of pride

March 8, 2017

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.

A Day Without a Woman serves important purpose

March 8, 2017

A Day Without a Woman was billed as a day where “women and our allies will act together for equity, justice and the human rights of women and all gender-oppressed people,” according to womensmarch.com.

Birthdays remind us to appreciate the meaningful moments in life

March 7, 2017

My birthday was this past weekend, and I must admit that I feel a little strange; it seems like I blinked my eyes and suddenly I’m 22 years old. It feels like just yesterday I turned 21, and the week before that I had turned 18.

Selectively denying press access takes toll on accountability

March 2, 2017

On Feb. 24, a number of news organizations were excluded from an off-camera White House press briefing, while others were selectively chosen to attend. This is a gross violation of the rights of the press as government watchdogs.

Ask Colleen: Moving off-campus

March 1, 2017

Hi Colleen,

I’m a sophomore on campus this semester, and I have decided to live off-campus next semester. All of my friends are going to be living in a different place than me

Climbing wall a good way to get in touch with adventurous side

February 28, 2017

By February, most people who have bothered to make resolutions for the new year have left those same declarations by the wayside. I resolved not to make a resolution this year, but that does not mean that I have shut out any notions of self-improvement altogether.

Letter to the Editor: Wisconsin Natural Resources magazine worth saving

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.

Initiative must be taken to obtain internships

February 23, 2017

At this point in the spring semester, it’s safe to say that internship season is officially upon us.

Inclusivity means standing up for what’s right

February 22, 2017

Hello, UW-River Falls. My name is Darren Spence and I am currently the Inclusivity Senator for the 79th Session of the UWRF Student Government Association.

Television gets campy again with musicals

February 22, 2017

Many people cringe when they think of musical theatre, complaining of over-the-top dance numbers and nonsensical singing that detracts rather than adds to the plot.