Student Voice


September 25, 2022


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Nicole Hovatter

05 Feb 2015

Journalism alumna puzzled over recent Student Media Committee budget cuts

As a journalist and recent UW-River Falls graduate, it disappoints me that AFAB and Student Senate were contemplating cutting the Student Media Committee’s budget by more than 60 percent.

08 May 2014

Professor analyzes recent minimum wage legislation

While legislation was passed in Minnesota in support of a higher minimum wage in April, Wisconsin workers are not likely to see an increase in minimum wage any time soon, said Davida Alperin, professor of political science at UW-River Falls.

08 May 2014

Newly colonized fraternity joins UWRF

The UW-River Falls community became more accepting of diversity this past March when Delta Lambda Phi, a fraternity that emphasizes equality among sexual orientations, was colonized.

08 May 2014

UWRF Career Services aids new alumni

New UW-River Falls alumni will be faced with exciting possibilities upon graduation this May, but a number of upcoming graduates will also cope with the challenges of a competitive job market.

25 Apr 2014

Non-traditional students play major role on campus

Older students are attending college in record numbers. Students age 25 and older make up a large part of the nation’s undergraduate students at 38 percent, according to data from the National Center for Education Statistics.

17 Apr 2014

Student Senate decides to fund accumulated debt

Student Senate has resolved to use Senate funds to pay off nearly $7,000 of debt accumulated from disbanded student organizations in a motion that was passed last Tuesday.

11 Apr 2014

Planned renovations increase campus efficiency

Students and faculty will be able to enjoy a more efficient campus as plans continue to be made for the renovation of Rodli Hall and the Campus Mall, according to Dale Braun, campus planner of Facilities Planning and Management.

11 Apr 2014

Erasing social stigma against mental health differences

Mental health stigma is a national phenomenon that is also an issue at UW-River Falls: almost 50 percent of UWRF students believe others think less of someone who has received mental health treatment, according to a survey published by Counseling Services.

04 Apr 2014

UWRF student receives nomination for national film festival award

A UW-River Falls student was nominated for an award from a national film organization for a music video he produced.

04 Apr 2014

UWRF chief of police retires

Chief of University Police Dick Trende, who has worked in law enforcement for 42 years, retired from his position Friday, March 28.

Nicole Hovatter

Nicole Hovatter is a student at UW-River Falls.