Student Voice


May 27, 2022



Cristy Brusoe

19 Nov 2009

Swim team’s fate left up to Chancellor

The debate over whether or not to discontinue the swim and dive program at UW-River Falls is in its final stages after the Athletic Committee voted 6-1 to keep the swim team on Nov. 9. In an e-mail sent to […]

12 Nov 2009

UWRF plans to offer new LGBTQ course

A course addressing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) issues is currently being developed by the Coordinator of women’s studies, Michelle Parkinson, and UW-River Falls psychology professor Todd Savage. A listening session was held Oct. 28 and […]

05 Nov 2009

Job hunting assistance available to students despite poor economy

According to the National Association of College and Employers, the overall hiring for the class of 2010 graduates is expected to decrease by approximately 7 percent and the 2010 projected college hires specifically in the Midwest are expected to decrease […]

29 Oct 2009

College readiness ranks high for Wis.

A new report published by ACT (American College Testing) profiling each state’s future workforce and readiness for college shows that UW-River Falls’ had 39 percent of ACT scores in the 20-23 range, 25 percent in the 16-19 range and 24 […]

08 Oct 2009

Fate of swim, dive team yet to be determined

UW-River Falls Chancellor Dean Van Galen and Athletic Director Rick Bowen are in the process of deciding whether the swim and dive program will continue after this year. On Sept. 22, there was a meeting between Van Galen, Bowen and […]

01 Oct 2009

Students’ work showcased at conference

The third annual Undergraduate Academic Conference at UW-River Falls is scheduled for Oct. 2 and will host Scott Russell Sanders as keynote speaker for the event. The conference is being held in the UC Ballroom and is sponsored by the […]

25 Sep 2009

ITS, FredNet merge, consolidate into DoTS

Over the summer, FredNet merged with IT Services to form what is now known as the Division of Technology Services (DoTS). Chief Information Officer Steve Reed described the merger as more efficient, cohesive and a better utilization of employee skillsets.

24 Sep 2009

City strives toward Cascade renovation

The City of River Falls continued work on the Cascade Avenue renovation over the summer by completing preliminary design studies and patching parts of the road until the actual construction begins. “The physical work that was done over the summer […]

16 Apr 2009

Stupid people decide with stupid reasoning

You know what I’m tired of? Stupid people.  I’m driving home from work the other night. I pull over into the next lane, to pass the car in front of me. I look forward and see a car’s headlights coming […]

09 Apr 2009

Online course offerings lacking at University

Your favorite season is here! It’s once again time for hectic chaos and fighting for your seat in a process known as, registration. My schedule looks to have worked out well, even though a few of the classes I wanted […]

Cristy Brusoe

Cristy Brusoe is a student at UW-River Falls.