Student Voice


January 30, 2023


Funeral service set Jan. 6 for student George Musser

January 3, 2023

A funeral service is set Friday, Jan. 6, for George Matthew Musser, a UW-River Falls student who died Dec. 24 near Stillwater, Minnesota.

Student spending on course materials declines nationwide

December 15, 2022

At universities across the United States, there has been a 48% decline in student spending on course materials over the last ten years.

UWRF fall commencement set for Dec. 17

December 15, 2022

A total of 385 UW-River Falls students are expected to graduate this fall and winter, according to the registrar’s office.

Michelle Farner poses in the Dairy Pilot Plant.

Dairy Pilot Plant renovation prepares for grand reopening this spring

November 11, 2022

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls will make a return to dairy production on campus with the renovation of its Dairy Plant, which is projected to open in spring of 2023. When operational, the Plant will be able to produce around a thousand pounds of cheese curds and around 600 to 800 gallons of ice cream per day.


Falcons basketball struggles in second half, drops to 3-4

December 12, 2022

The UW-River Falls men’s basketball team hosted UW-Whitewater in their third straight home game on December 3. The Falcons came in at 3-3, eager to get back into the conference race against their visiting rival, the 4-3 Warhawks.

Falcons top Finlandia, cruise to 3-2 record

December 12, 2022

The UW-River Falls men’s basketball team hosted Finlandia University in its Nov. 23 home opener at Don Page Arena. The 2-2 Falcons looked to get above .500 in front of their home crowd.

Women's Hockey opens season with 3-4 loss

November 9, 2022

UW-River Falls’ women's hockey team took to the ice at Hunt Arena on Oct. 29 to open up the 2022-2023 season. The Falcons, ranked fifth in the USCHO DIII Preseason Poll, took on Augsburg for their first game. This season follows a stellar 2021-2022 season for the Falcons, which included a record 27-win season, a WIAC regular season title, and an O-Brien Cup Championship.



Lemon turmeric tea cake

Spring has sprung: Lemon turmeric tea cake

April 22, 2022

This lemon tea cake’s vibrant yellow color is sure to put you in a happier mood. Shh, turmeric is the secret to its bright orange color. 

Natalie Torbert makes reuben sandwiches

Edible inspirations: Reuben sandwiches

March 27, 2022

My family celebrates St. Patrick’s Day every year, not always on the day, but we make it a point to get together. The main attraction: Reuben sandwiches.

Green Team logo

Growing with the UWRF Green Team

March 23, 2022

The UWRF Green Team, a student organization at UW-River Falls, is organizing several events over the next few months to promote sustainability on and off campus. These include campus cleanups, crafting events and sustainability film screenings. 



Addressing UWRF's mandatory graduation fee

December 15, 2022

The graduation fee seems predatory, a means to extract a little more money from students. After all, they can hardly refuse.

UWRF new animal policy 'lets the dogs out'

December 14, 2022

UWRF’s new animal policy does not protect those with service animals and service animals in training. Campus can already be difficult to navigate for people with disabilities, and adding restrictions to which places people with service animals and service animals in training are allowed to traverse creates unnecessary struggle for everyone.

UWRF needs more administrative effort to support students with disabilities

November 11, 2022

Recently, concern around students with physical disabilities and service dogs has led to more discussion of accessibility issues on campus. With winter right around the corner, these issues are more relevant than ever as the weather makes campus more difficult to navigate.