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Falcons men’s basketball makes history at U.S. Bank Stadium

December 2, 2018

The UW-River Falls men’s basketball moved to 4-2 on the season after an 85-70 loss to the University of St. Thomas on Friday, Nov. 30. The Falcons played a neutral site game for the first time this season at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Falcons hockey believes it has national championship caliber team

November 14, 2018

The UW-River Falls men’s hockey team has started the 2018-2019 season with a record of 3-1-2, a much-improved start compared to the 8-17-4 overall record the team had last season. Last weekend, the Falcons completed their season series with Concordia College at Hunt Arena, defeated the Cobbers on Friday 5-4 before tying them 1-1 on Saturday.

Mauer’s retirement marks the end of an era for Minnesota Twins baseball

November 12, 2018

Editor Theodore Tollefson reminisces on the career of Minnesota Twins legend Joe Mauer and the impact Mauer had on his childhood fandom of Major League Baseball.

Falcons Football prepare for final game of the regular season

November 7, 2018

The UW-River Falls Falcons football team will take on the UW-Stevens Point Pointers on Saturday, November 10th at 2 p.m. at David Smith Stadium at Ramer Field in River Falls, Wisconsin. Both the Falcons and the Pointers enter this season-ending Senior Day matchup with an overall record of 3-6 and WIAC conference record of 2-4.

The Chicago Bears visit UWRF football team, scout Alex Herink

October 31, 2018

The Chicago Bears visited the University of Wisconsin-River Fall’s Football team on Wednesday, October 24, to scout senior wide receiver Alex Herink. One or more Bears area scouts watched Herink, 22, at his afternoon practice on Ramer Field at Smith Stadium.

Falcons women’s hockey splits opening weekend games versus Adrian College

October 29, 2018

The eighth-ranked UW-River Falls women’s hockey team split their first two games this weekend in their season-opening series vs number-six ranked Adrian College. The Falcons lost their first game on Saturday in overtime 3-4 before rebounding and defeating the Bulldogs 4-3 on Sunday at Hunt Arena.

Falcons triumph over Blue Devils in homecoming thriller

October 14, 2018

UW-River Falls football snapped a four-game losing streak on Saturday as they defeated the UW-Stout Blue Devils 21-19 during the school’s homecoming game on Ramer Field at Smith Stadium. After losing 27-52 last week on the road to UW-Platteville, Falcon’s Head Coach Matt Walker spent all week preparing his team for this highly-anticipated homecoming matchup.

Falcons football loses to UW-Platteville

October 7, 2018

UW-River Falls football lost their fourth game in a row this past weekend as they were defeated by UW-Platteville 27-52 during the Pioneer’s homecoming game on Saturday

Now is the best time in history to be a Milwaukee Brewers fan

October 4, 2018

The thrilling shout from Bob Uecker echoed all throughout Chicago, and into the northern parts of Wisconsin. “Everybody on their feet. Hader ready again, here it is! Swinging, fly ball, into right center. Broxton is there! And they’re the champions! They have done it!”

Falcons softball splits weekend series against Whitewater and Platteville

April 25, 2018

The UW-River Falls softball team was finally able to get back on the field this past weekend, splitting two series against UW-Whitewater and UW-Platteville to open up WIAC play.

Texas fistfight brings Canadian athlete to UWRF in time for Year of Canada

April 25, 2018

Sometime after the fight, Savidant’s new friend Singerhouse chose to attend UWRF to play on the hockey team, and he convinced Savidant to join him in doing so. With Savidant being the only Canadian player on the UWRF men’s team, he hopes next year’s Year of Canada theme will bring more excitement to the game of hockey for both fans and players.

Diversity efforts in Athletics Department go beyond ethnicity

April 18, 2018

When senior basketball player Devin Buckley began school at UW-River Falls as a freshman, he said everybody mainly just went with the flow and there weren’t many conversations about diversity in the predominately Caucasian Athletics Department.

Now, the Athletics Department is driven to increase diversity efforts on campus and aren’t afraid to talk about those challenging topics that are tough to have, Buckley said.

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