Student Voice


September 28, 2022


Freezing Fog

Owen Elle

19 Sep 2019

Lab at UWRF approaches 20 years of studying cancer

Nestled away in the corner of the fourth floor of the Agricultural Science Building at UW-River Falls is the office of Professor Timothy Lyden. Lyden, who teaches anatomy in the Biology Department, first started teaching at UWRF in 2001 after spending time at Ohio State University and Wright University.

19 Sep 2019

Experts say distrust of federal government tied to abuses, long terms

Americans’ trust in the federal government has generally been decreasing since 2001, according to recent reports from the Pew Research Center, and the United States trails most developed nations in voter turnout, too.

08 May 2019

Workshop examines issues faced by transgender community

“Growing Up Transgender,” a workshop to help participants understand the intricacies of the transgender community, will take place June 12 in River Falls.

17 Apr 2019

Historian: Boxer’s story from century ago still speaks to how black athletes treated

The story of Jack Johnson, who more than a century ago became the first African-American world heavyweight boxing champion and whose race was an issue in news coverage of the day, still resonates today, according to a UW-River Falls history instructor.

13 Mar 2019

Former Falcon Eddie Matsushima adjusting to professional hockey

Sunny skies, white sandy beaches, and light blue water. That’s the view from Eddie Matsushima’s beachfront condo in Pensacola, Fla.

13 Mar 2019

Bowls for Hope marks 10th year of raising funds for local charities

The 10th annual Bowls for Hope once again brought together the UW-River Falls campus and the River Falls community to raise money for a local charity.

13 Mar 2019

UWRF student body president pushes for increased compensation

Being student body president at a university is a busy job. Just ask current UW-River Falls Student Body President Rosie Pechous.

11 Mar 2019

Falcons lacrosse looks to grow in inaugural season

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Women’s lacrosse team started its inaugural season on Feb. 24 with a 3-15 loss to Sewanee: The University of the South in Minneapolis, Minn. Since then, the team is riding a two-game winning streak with victories over Concordia University and Elmhurst College.

13 Feb 2019

Western Wisconsin sees growth in organic farming

When shopping for groceries it’s easy to fall into a zombie-like state and grab your weekly supply of meals and snacks, but if you look closely you might notice a rising movement that’s taking root across Wisconsin. It’s an increase in the amount of organic produce hitting the shelves.

11 Feb 2019

Women’s hockey starting goaltender no longer on team

Per University of Wisconsin-River Fall’s Director of Athletics Crystal Lanning, the UWRF women’s hockey team goaltender Tatyana Delaittre is no longer on the team. Delaittre was no longer on the team according the official UWRF sports website prior to the Falcons 5-1 loss to No. 9 UW-Eau Claire last Saturday at Hunt Arena.

Owen Elle

Owen Elle is a student at UW-River Falls.