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Gender and Sexuality Alliance helps students feel welcomed on campus

December 9, 2018

The Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) is a student organization with a focus on the LGBTQ+ community and allies of the community. This organization meets every Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. They are located in the St. Croix room on the third floor of the University Center.

May Hall remodeling will accommodate for student living

December 7, 2018

This summer the university will begin preparing for the reconstruction of May Hall; come spring of 2020 construction will officially launch. Major modifications will be made to the building including updated heating systems, remodeling the basement, and remodeling the lobby.

Faculty discuss their free time

December 6, 2018

This month’s noteworthy staff members include Robin Murray and Desireé Wiesen-Martin.

UWRF physics professor Korenic talks teaching and hobbies

December 6, 2018

Eileen Korenic has been teaching students at UWRF for many years and hopefully many to come. During her time here, Korenic has helped students by developing courses that aren’t just difficult to be difficult, but instead are described as engaging and entertaining. Many students end up in one or more of her classes while attending UWRF, spending multiple days a week with her. Even though students spend so much time with her in class, they don’t always really get to know the woman behind the lecture.

New provost shares ideas on UW-River Falls’ future potential

November 14, 2018

The 2018-2019 academic year has welcomed many new faces to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls campus. One of these new faces is the Provost, David Travis. Travis previously worked at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater for 24 years before deciding to move north to River Falls.

Dairy industry hits an utter surplus

November 14, 2018

Supply and demand must be in a delicate balance in order for dairy farmers to make a profit, and for consumers to feel they paid an appropriate price. In the dairy industry today, this supply and demand model has been shaken. The industry has produced a surplus, and prices have been low over the past four years, causing issues for farmers.

Higher Learning Commission assesses UW-River Falls

November 14, 2018

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) paid a visit to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls campus on October 15th and 16th. The HLC assessed whether or not the university met it’s criteria, and criteria of the Department of Education in order to be reaccredited.

Local bakery and creamery gives back to the River Falls community

November 13, 2018

Mei Mei’s Cookies and Creamery shop is a local business located in downtown Wisconsin, River Falls. It has dedicated many efforts toward giving back to the community. The small business is relatively new to town after opening just a little over a year ago, on August 15th, 2017.

UW-River Falls raises awareness for mental health

November 13, 2018

The University of Wisconsin- River Falls sees the importance in supporting both alumni and current students through raising awareness and support on mental health. Chelsie Rosa gives an insight on the different ways the university has raised awareness and support on campus.

WRFW celebrates 50 years by going on air for the first time since May 2018

November 9, 2018

WRFW, the University of Wisconsin-River Falls campus radio station, celebrated its 50th anniversary on Saturday, November 3. The day-long celebration consisted of numerous events, reunions between old friends, and a united love and passion for the small time campus radio station.

Faculty free time

November 6, 2018

The Student Voice is excited to revive a ‘Staff Hobby’ column, where we showcase UW-River Falls staff and faculty members with interesting hobbies or interests. It’s an attempt to make staff more approachable to students, as well as a place for staff to show off their accomplishments.

Rodli Hall renovation seeks to unite student services under one roof

November 5, 2018

For over a year, students living on the east side of UW River Falls’ campus have walked to class past a seemingly abandoned academic building, and more recently a construction zone. Since the Fall 2017 semester, Rodli Hall has sat vacant due to an extensive renovation project.

Here is this semester's Student Voice staff. Click on a name to see what the staff member has written.

Theo Tollefson

Editor

Brooke Shepherd

Assistant Editor

Brett Davison

General Manager

Owen Elle

Reporter

Dawson Flaherty

Reporter

Kacey Joslin

Reporter

Madelyn Markulics

Reporter

Dean Oja

Reporter

Chelsie Rosa

Reporter

Bennett Ryynanen

Reporter

Melissa Thorud

Reporter