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Maria Gallo

UWRF announces new chancellor

May 12, 2021

The 20th chancellor of UW-River Falls was announced on Tuesday. The Wisconsin System Board of Regents unanimously approved Maria Gallo, who will assume the position on July 15, according to a UW-System press release. 

Student reports sexual assault near UWRF campus

April 21, 2021

UW-River Falls Students received an e-mail this evening regarding a sexual assault case that occurred near campus. University Chief of Police, Karl Fleury sent out the email to students about the situation they were notified about yesterday, April 20.

Student Voice wins 8 awards in statewide contest

April 15, 2021

The Student Voice at UW-River Falls has won eight awards for its journalism in the 2020 Collegiate Better Newspaper Contest, the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Foundation announced April 13.

Student Government Association introduces a new segregated fee

April 15, 2021

The Student Government Association (SGA)  at the UW-River Falls is planning to institute a new segregated fee for a Green Fund starting in the fall of 2021. 

Pandemic increases discrimination toward Asian American students

Decline in on-campus residents challenges UWRF

UWRF officials hope sci-tech center to get funding

Sports

UWRF student wins top recreational sports award

December 3, 2020

For the third consecutive year, a student at UW-River Falls has won a top honor from the Wisconsin Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (WIRSA).

With no competition, new cross country coach still motivates Falcons to run

October 6, 2020

Trey Meadows, the new head coach of men’s and women’s cross country at UW-River Falls, is working to keep his runners motivated even though they will not compete. Meadows said that in the wake of the recent COVID-19 restrictions on campus he still wants this to be another great season for the Falcons.

Loss of two key seniors will have effect on Falcons football, says coach

Donors to R-Club provide financial boost to UWRF athletics

Despite their role, athletic trainers don’t always get attention

Falcons basketball heading to D3 Hoops Classic in Las Vegas

As new season nears, softball field at UWRF faces water problem


Viewpoints

Editorial:
It’s safe to return to campus, but students should have options

April 15, 2021

UW-River Falls administration is planning to have an in-person fall semester. With many midwestern states currently experiencing spikes in coronavirus cases, this decision raises questions about the safety of this decision. 

UWRF policies may be infringing on free speech of students

March 11, 2020

UW-River Falls has been faced with a lawsuit regarding potential restriction of free speech on campus.  If the university does not comply by changing their policies that allegedly restrict free speech on campus, the lawsuit will follow through, according to a letter from Alliance Defending Freedom law firm sent on Feb. 10.

Flu season brings up concerns for students’ health

February 13, 2020

There has been lots of coverage world-wide about the on the outbreak of coronavirus in Wuhan, China. The coronavirus has been found in Wisconsin, according to health officials. It is important that students take health precautions to stay safe from illness.

Etcetera

Cheer

We can, we will, we must: A review of Netflix’s documentary series ‘Cheer’

March 11, 2020

Netflix released a documentary series called “Cheer” on Jan. 8, 2020. The six-episode series is about the Navarro College cheerleading team in Corsicana, Texas. The series follows their journey to the National Cheerleading Championship, which is in Daytona, Florida. Navarro College has won 14 national championships since 2000; it also has won five NCA Grand National Championships since 2012.

On politics and the coronavirus

March 12, 2020

In 2020 it can be very disheartening to discuss anything remotely related to politics. When in a relationship with someone that has significant political differences, I think there are a couple of ways to work around that situation.