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Viewpoints

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.

Greek Week celebrates spirit of competition with ‘Scare Games’

April 24th, 2014

It has happened again! That weeklong event where Greeks celebrate the spirit of competition that is known by the descriptive title of Greek Week.

NCAA probation disappoints students

April 24th, 2014

How often do we see the headline of a news story regarding NCAA violations by a given school? It seems like one university after another gets caught for some sort of rules violation nearly every month.

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.