Student Voice


November 30, 2022



Alayne Hockman

11 Dec 2009

John Mayer remains strong with somber lyrics

John Mayer’s newest album, “Battle Studies,” is chock-full of heartbreak. It’s obvious the artist has been going through relationship issues since “Continuum,” which featured songs mostly about the luster of love. Mayer uses his newest compilation as a canvas for painting a vivid picture of his trivial love life. He has never had much luck in this category, and often romanticized lyrics without the real-life experience.

10 Dec 2009

Local skaters showcase talent

Students and coaches who are part of the Hunt Arena Skating School (HASS) will be performing in the school’s annual ice show Saturday, Dec. 19, at 5 p.m. in Hunt Arena on the UW-River Falls campus. This year’s theme is […]

18 Sep 2009

International programs offer students unmatched opportunity

If you’ve taken a language course at UW-River Falls, you have undoubtedly heard about some of the opportunities students have to study in foreign countries. If you haven’t heard about them, you’ve probably been living under a rock for your […]

04 Dec 2008

Taylor Swift hits charts, numerous demographics

Taylor Swift fans can thank Joe Jonas for being part of the inspiration behind her new album, “Fearless,” released Nov. 11. From your first love to the “one that got away,” Taylor Swift hits home and has the power to […]

08 May 2008

Women’s track, field excels at conference

The UW-River Falls women’s track and field team is doing well in the 2008 outdoor season, with several of the team members already qualifying for the NCAA Div. III Championships. Nationals will take place at UW-Oshkosh May 22-24. The women’s […]

01 May 2008

Men's lacrosse clinches third place title at conference

The UW-River Falls men’s lacrosse team took home a third place trophy from the Great Lakes Lacrosse League (GLLL) conference tournament April 26-27. The team won their match-up against Lake Forest 7-5 to continue into the next round. In the […]

24 Apr 2008

Div. III schools should offer athletic scholarships

It never occurred to me until now that the athletes at this University are being denied one of the most important factors for student athletes—athletic scholarships.  It irks me that Div. III schools do not offer scholarships to athletes. I […]

17 Apr 2008

Men’s lacrosse games could secure championship bracket

The UW-River Falls men’s lacrosse team will play its only home games of the season Saturday. The team has been working toward their goal of making it through the second or third round, if not the championship game, in the […]

10 Apr 2008

Falcon All-American new to track, cross country last year

UW-River Falls health and human performance major Becca Jordahl is in her second year of running cross country and track with the Falcons. She has won a number of competitions and awards in those events, including winning second place in […]

27 Mar 2008

Senior pitcher overcomes injury, returns to mound

Senior softball starting pitcher Ashley Bertrand has earned several honors throughout her college career. She has also made an extraordinary comeback since being hit in the face by a line drive in 2007. Bertrand’s injury caused nine fractures to her […]

Alayne Hockman

Alayne Hockman is a student at UW-River Falls.