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David Travis

New provost shares ideas on UW-River Falls’ future potential

November 14, 2018

The 2018-2019 academic year has welcomed many new faces to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls campus. One of these new faces is the Provost, David Travis. Travis previously worked at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater for 24 years before deciding to move north to River Falls.

Gender and Sexuality Alliance helps students feel welcomed on campus

December 9, 2018

The Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) is a student organization with a focus on the LGBTQ+ community and allies of the community. This organization meets every Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. They are located in the St. Croix room on the third floor of the University Center.

May Hall remodeling will accommodate for student living

December 7, 2018

This summer the university will begin preparing for the reconstruction of May Hall; come spring of 2020 construction will officially launch. Major modifications will be made to the building including updated heating systems, remodeling the basement, and remodeling the lobby.

Faculty discuss their free time

December 6, 2018

This month’s noteworthy staff members include Robin Murray and Desireé Wiesen-Martin.

Dairy industry hits an utter surplus

Higher Learning Commission assesses UW-River Falls

Local bakery and creamery gives back to the River Falls community

Sports

Falcons men’s basketball makes history at U.S. Bank Stadium

December 2, 2018

The UW-River Falls men’s basketball moved to 4-2 on the season after an 85-70 loss to the University of St. Thomas on Friday, Nov. 30. The Falcons played a neutral site game for the first time this season at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Falcons hockey believes it has national championship caliber team

November 14, 2018

The UW-River Falls men’s hockey team has started the 2018-2019 season with a record of 3-1-2, a much-improved start compared to the 8-17-4 overall record the team had last season. Last weekend, the Falcons completed their season series with Concordia College at Hunt Arena, defeated the Cobbers on Friday 5-4 before tying them 1-1 on Saturday.

Falcons Football prepare for final game of the regular season

The Chicago Bears visit UWRF football team, scout Alex Herink

Falcons women’s hockey splits opening weekend games versus Adrian College

Falcons triumph over Blue Devils in homecoming thriller

Falcons football loses to UW-Platteville


Viewpoints

Editorial:
UW-System tuition freeze limits opportunities for UW schools

November 19, 2018

This fall began the sixth year with no change in the tuition costs of schools in the University of Wisconsin System. Gov. Scott Walker was the one to implement the tuition freeze back in 2013.

Editor’s note on state of Student Voice

October 10, 2018

Towards the end of last semester, the Student Voice published an editorial on the future of what the Student Voice would look like moving forward into this current fall semester. I’d like to personally address the changes that have occurred and what the Voice will be looking like for the 2018-2019 Academic Year.

DECA trip gives valuable experience for future career

May 2, 2018

Standing for Distributive Educational Clubs of America, DECA is a competitive business conference with a wide variety of events to compete in. They range from marketing based challenges such as fashion merchandising to left-brained, number crunching events like accounting. Andrew and I, both Marketing Communications majors, became a team of two in the event of the same name.

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Amelia Skye

Fitness influencer Amelia Skye tells her story

December 4, 2018

A day at the office for Amelia Skye consists of taking and posting pictures for her 348,000 Instagram followers. After recently moving to Los Angeles, Skye was able to support herself off her large Instagram following. Skye’s passion for fitness, combined with skills learned at UW-River Falls have allowed her to build a career.

Twilight: Is it really as bad as we remember?

November 20, 2018

I am reluctant to admit that in the years 2008-2011, following the release of the first Twilight movie, I was a die-hard Twilight fan. (Twilighter? Fanpire? Twi-hard?)