Student Voice


September 26, 2022



Shalena Janis

05 Feb 2007

Class times will shorten by five minutes next semester

For the 2007-08 academic school year, Monday, Wednesday and Friday class times will be reduced by five minutes, making each class period 50-minutes long. Tuesday and Thursday sessions will be only 75 minutes, instead of the current 85-minute length. Faculty […]

07 Dec 2006

Senate raises stipends for members

For the 2007-08 academic year, Student Senate president, vice president and chair positions will receive a $50 stipend increase, which hasn’t occurred for six years.

30 Nov 2006

Former Hudson police chief takes the lead at Public Safety

As Interim Public Safety Director Mark Kimball’s retirement looms near, UW-River Falls administration filled the position with former Hudson Police Chief Dick Trende.

30 Nov 2006

Students will work for education

With tuition rising annually, students have few options for paying the semester bills that don’t involve a loan with a hefty interest rate. The price of an education is paid by some while attending school, and UWRF has various job opportunities available for those looking to beef up their pocketbooks.

09 Nov 2006

Drafty doors chill South Hall occupants

South Hall was colder than usual last week when garbage bags were visibly placed around the building’s new exterior doors to block airflow through gaps surrounding the doorway.

09 Nov 2006

Student paints mural to honor professor

In remembrance of history professor Ed Peterson, who died of heart failure March 25, 2005, student Garrett Bergemann painted a mural depicting six different postures of his teaching style.

02 Nov 2006

Students voice concerns to a sluggish Senate

With every position filled on Student Senate, the ball should begin to start rolling for major motions to be passed. Yet the majority young and new senators have had a significant effect on business, resulting in consistently weak meetings.

26 Oct 2006

Homecoming shows campus spirit, old traditions

Homecoming week has come and gone with immense participation from student organizations, alumni and administration, making the week-long celebration a success.

26 Oct 2006

Senator brings diversity to the forefront

Student Senate is the voice of the students at UW-River Falls, and senators have the opportunity to address issues, including diversity. As diversity issues director, Senator Ashley Olson said she wants senators to be available to bring up issues that are important. Olson is also a member of the Diversity Issues Committee (DIC), which allows her to bring reports from DIC meetings to Senate.

19 Oct 2006

Play brings dating problems to the stage

Love, humor and ultimate humiliation are a great mix for a play, but the classical comedy “She Stoops to Conquer” has a different style. “It’s a laughing comedy with a complex plot that ties everything together,” said Gorden Hedahl, director […]

Shalena Janis

Shalena Janis is a student at UW-River Falls.