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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Viewpoints

Running for Student Senate is important

March 26th, 2015

Every UW-River Falls student should have received an email March 25 in regards to running for 2015-2016 Student Senate, and the Student Voice is calling for students to step up to the plate and submit applications.

General education changes could have positive impact on students

March 12th, 2015

The general education requirements at UW-River Falls will be drastically different starting in the fall, because of motions passed by the General Education and University Requirements Committee on Feb. 23.

Renowned journalist, writer speaks on race and media

March 11th, 2015

UW-River Falls students were treated to a renowned special guest who came to South Hall on March 5 to discuss the role of Native Americans in news media.

Professors can eliminate classroom rudeness

March 11th, 2015

Christine Marriott’s letter last week delineating the rudeness she witnesses and discomfort she feels each day in class is disturbing; such problems could readily be eliminated by professors.

UWRF athletic department has impressive winter season

March 5th, 2015

As Div. III winter sports are wrapping up over the next couple of weeks, the Student Voice would like to give a shout-out to the UW-River Falls athletics department for one of the most memorable winter sports seasons in recent memory.

Classroom rudeness becomes overwhelming

March 4th, 2015

How do you show disrespect for a professor and classmates in a class? Let me count the ways. Rudeness runs rampant in many classes every day. This issue matters because if we don’t learn manners now, our job prospects and personal outcomes could be dismal. I cannot remain silent any longer.

Better UW Initiative: 26 campuses for one cause

March 4th, 2015

In recent weeks, student representatives have joined together to create an organization called the “Better UW Initiative.” The UW System student representatives consists of 26 students, one from every school in the state.

‘Leo Night’ is great example of student involvement

February 26th, 2015

The Student Voice would like to take this opportunity to commend the 702 UW-River Falls community members who attended the Feb. 14 women’s basketball game against UW-Whitewater on “Leo Night.”

‘Day on the Hill’ garners political perspective

February 25th, 2015

On Feb. 2, UW-River Falls student and fellow Environmental Corps of Sustainability member Greg Brown and I made a trip to the Minnesota State Capitol for the Clean Energy & Jobs “Day on the Hill” lobby event.

Gov. Walker’s budget proposal sucking blood from student body

February 25th, 2015

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and his $300 million UW System cut, which would take away $4.2 million from the UW-River Falls campus, is part of an overall state budget proposal, which is a balance attempt to solve the entire state’s deficit.