Student Voice


September 22, 2023



Isabella Forliti

22 Apr 2022

Students, faculty petition against custodian outsourcing

Students, parents and faculty have shown little support for outsourcing custodial services on the UW-River Falls campus.

27 Mar 2022

Gov. Tommy Thompson visits UWRF on farewell tour

Gov. Tommy Thompson officially ended his position as interim UW System president on March 18. Before this date, Thompson set out on a farewell tour to a majority of the UW campuses, including UW-River Falls on March 11.

23 Mar 2022

Faculty want out with outsourcing

UW-River Falls faculty have expressed concern with the possibility of outsourcing custodial staff on campus. John Heppen, a faculty member on campus, hosted a meeting to discuss these concerns and what faculty members could do about them.

14 Feb 2022

Twist and shout about the UWRF dance team

Claire Kjome and Ari Carrasco, both seniors at UW-River Falls, also play a vital role in the gears that make the Dance Team on campus keep moving.

08 Feb 2022

UWRF professor accepts new position in Korea

Professor of Music Dr. JW Park announced his retirement from UW-River Falls as of Friday, January 28th.

06 Dec 2021

Downtown River Falls lights up for the holiday season

When the air gets a little colder and the holiday season approaches, a variety of groups come together in downtown River Falls to brighten up the town.

18 Oct 2021

Governor visits campus for vaccine discussion

“Among all adults, young adults have the lowest vaccination rate. Every new generation is a lot smarter than the previous. We have to change this for the county and this city,” said Governor Tony Evers to the student body on the University Center lawn on Sept. 27. 

17 Sep 2021

UWRF updates COVID policies

Students have arrived back on campus to start classes for the fall semester. Although UW-River Falls is reaching for a “normal” academic year there are noticeable adjustments to how the campus will be functioning. 

16 Sep 2021

University encourages new tradition with sculpture

A new falcon has come to campus and landed outside of Rodli Hall in the form of a sculpture. A variety of departments on campus gathered together to collaborate on this project to bring a new tradition to the River Falls space. Director of Career Services, Melissa Wilson, Executive Director of Admissions, Sarah Nelson, and Professor of Art, Dan Paulus were key partners on this project. 

25 Jun 2021

Sound of the Voice: Choosing a chancellor

UW-River Falls has a new chancellor, Maria Gallo, who begins her duties on July 15. In their debut podcast, "Sound of the Voice," the editors of the Student Voice take a look at the process that selected the new chancellor and ask whether it could be improved.

Isabella Forliti

Isabella Forliti is a communication studies student at UW-River Falls and editor of the Student Voice during spring semester 2022.