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Ben Brewster

08 May 2009

State deficit higher than expected, UW System cuts proposed

Gov. Jim Doyle has announced proposed cuts that will be made in response to the state deficit, including some which will affect the UW System, according to the May 7, press release on the Office of the Governor’s Web site. […]

07 May 2009

UWRF baseball cut due to weather, academics

Here we are again, at the height of baseball season, and for the seventh year UW-River Falls students have no varsity team to root for.  A common misconception among students is that the team, which was cut after the 2001-02 […]

27 Apr 2009

UWRF Student Senate election results announced

The UWRF Student Senate election results for the 2009-10 school year were announced Friday. The number of students who voted was 401, up from 345 in 2008. The results are as follows: Position: Name (number of votes) President: Josh Brock […]

23 Apr 2009

Twins manager benefits from team’s past success

Ron Gardenhire is the most overrated manager in Major League Baseball. His track record is strong; his lifetime managerial record through 2008, all with the Minnesota Twins, is 622-512 with four division titles. However, he has been more a benefactor […]

16 Apr 2009

Chancellor-elect Dean Van Galen speaks about upcoming position at UW-River Falls

Explain to the average student what a chancellor does. The chancellor is the leader of the university and is responsible for the longer term success of the university and in particular represents, in this case, UW-River Falls, externally, to the […]

26 Mar 2009

University unveils new Web site design

A new look for the UW-River Falls Web site was unveiled Monday, March 23, to fit in with the University’s marketing plan and to get the look more consistent throughout the entire site. “What is happening is more of a […]

06 Feb 2009

UWRF professor Gladstone-Sovell dies

UW-River Falls political science professor Tracey Gladstone-Sovell died Wednesday night. She had taught at UWRF since 1985. Funeral services are scheduled at 1 p.m. Monday at Hodroff-Epstein Memorial Chapel, 126 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis. Memorials are preferred to the Leukemia […]

05 Feb 2009

Van Galen officially named UWRF chancellor

A new UW-River Falls chancellor was officially named at the Jan. 16 UW System Board of Regents meeting, after being recommended on Dec. 19 by a Regents special committee. Dean Van Galen, vice president for university advancement at the University […]

19 Dec 2008

Van Galen recommended for chancellor by Board of Regents

A recommendation for the new UW-River Falls chancellor was announced Friday, Dec. 19, by a UW System Board of Regents special committee. Dean Van Galen, vice president for university advancement at the University of West Florida (Pensacola, Fla.), was named […]

02 Oct 2008

ESPN shows bias, wastes time

  ESPN sucks.   There, I said it. I know this will anger many of you who religiously tune in to SportsCenter, First Take, Around the Horn, Pardon the Interruption and all the rest of ESPN’s programming.   Everything that […]

Ben Brewster

Ben Brewster is an alumnus of UW-River Falls. He was editor of the Student Voice during spring semester 2009.