Benjamin Lamers is an alumnus of UW-River Falls. He was editor of the Student Voice during fall semester 2013.
May 8, 2014
Next fall semester, UW-River Falls students will have another option for a weekend activity. On April 29, Student Senate unanimously passed a motion which allocated $8,000 to fund a “Student Senate Cinema.”
May 2, 2014
The University Police (UP) Department swore in its new police chief, Karl Fleury, on April 21. Fleury will be making the move to River Falls from Green Bay, Wis., where he was an officer in the UW-Green Bay police department.
April 24, 2014
How often do we see the headline of a news story regarding NCAA violations by a given school? It seems like one university after another gets caught for some sort of rules violation nearly every month.
April 18, 2014
Both women’s tennis and women’s golf play a spring season in addition to their fall seasons.
April 11, 2014
Next year, TED Talks will be closer than ever for the UW-River Falls community. TED Talks will be on campus, in the form of a TEDx conference.
April 4, 2014
The 2012 national tournament is the last time that the UW-River Falls men’s basketball has been on the national scene. This summer, some members of that year’s team will be reuniting to again try to make some noise on the national level.
March 28, 2014
Unlike the weather outside, both the men’s and women’s track and field team has made the transition from its winter season to the spring season. The teams have begun training for the outdoor track season, as they leave a successful indoor season behind them.
March 14, 2014
As the winter sports season is wrapping up, all varsity sports teams on campus continue to compete to take home the Falcon Cup at the end of the year. The competition pits all 15 varsity sports against one another in a year-long battle to take home the Falcon Cup.
March 7, 2014
For the sixth year in a row, the UW-River Falls women’s hockey team finds itself in the O’Brien Cup finals. The Falcons are currently ranked No. 1 in the Western Region, according to the NCAA, which would likely be their seed in the national tournament if the team wins Saturday.
February 28, 2014
The UW-River Falls softball team will be fielding a squad with a much different look than it had last year. The team returns a handful of core players, though, including third baseman Sarah Bohlen, the only senior on the squad. Three of the team’s pitchers, plus its catcher Amber O’Connell, will also be returning this season.
February 21, 2014
Every department on campus has been affected by the $1.7 million budget cut, and the University Police (UP) is no exception. Because of these cuts, UP has been forced to remove some of the cameras around the campus parking lots, but all cameras in the University Center, residence halls and other buildings will remain.
February 14, 2014
Change is the word to describe the beginning of the indoor season for both the men’s and women’s track and field teams.