Student Voice


September 26, 2022



Blair Bengs

09 Feb 2007

Class should be cancelled due to dangerous temps

As I ran to class Monday morning to escape the unbearably frigid temperatures of 15 below zero and a windchill of minus 25, I could only think of one thing -- why was class not cancelled?

02 Feb 2007

Betrothed shares marriage readiness signs

While the thought of the m-word can stir up a whole registry of emotions, there are certain checkpoints any couple should go through before they head down a road filled with decisions over flower girls, groomsmen and in-laws.

07 Dec 2006

Professor evaluation to undergo changes

As the end of the semester draws near, UW-River Falls students can be assured of one thing — upcoming professor evaluations will give them the opportunity to either reward teachers they enjoyed or slam the ones they didn’t.

30 Nov 2006

Low student-retention rates cause concern for administration

In his first semester at UW-River Falls, Provost Charlie Hurt said one of his main concerns for the campus is the current retention rates of first- and second-year students.

16 Nov 2006

Student groups bring diversity to UWRF

"Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common. Celebrate it every day.” Though the author of this saying is unknown, Multicultural Advisor Linda Alvarez said she does know what is behind the efforts of the multicultural student organizations to bring diversity to UW-River Falls.

16 Nov 2006

Football great reflects on his time as a Falcon

For most people, football and pharmacy do not go hand in hand. Mark Cota is an exception.

09 Nov 2006

Students tipping the scales

The 2006 results of the American College Health Association National College Health Assessment show UWRF students have reached the overweight category as their body mass indexes (BMI) are higher than the 2005 national average of 23.31 for females and 24.57 for males.

02 Nov 2006

Voters face several decisions at polls

On Election Day, Americans across the country will exercise their right to vote. UW-River Falls is no exception.

02 Nov 2006

Sheriff candidates highlight goals for Pierce County

Pierce County Sheriff Everett Muhlhausen and Pierce County D.A.R.E. Officer Nancy Ortwerth have one thing in common -- both want to be sheriff.

26 Oct 2006

Turkey Trot raises money for Special Olympics

Benjamin Franklin would be proud of the UW-River Falls health and human performance department.v Even though Franklin’s idea for a turkey as the national bird did not take off, UWRF has embraced the bird commonly known as Thanksgiving dinner with the eighth annual Turkey Trot.

Blair Bengs