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Alumni Spotlight: History of UWRF alumna scholarship

April 15, 2021

“Mothers and daughters are connected. In ways we don’t even know.” Tricia Burger told me this about her mom, Helen Alexander Kuyper Evans. A UW-River Falls Journalism and English alumna from the class of 1969, Evans is remembered by her family and friends as someone who could light up the entire room as soon as she walked in. Evans had a whirlwind of a college experience and left a mark on River Falls that is still remembered today. 

Post-pandemic world raises lifestyle questions

April 15, 2021

After over a year of masks, social distancing, and living in a mainly online world, we are starting to see a light at the end of the tunnel. With vaccines becoming increasingly available to all age groups, some more relaxed guidelines are being put into place. People are anxious to get back to some kind of “normal” without knowing what normal means at this point? After months of not having to get ready to go out, how do we all adjust and “re-enter” the world?

Are online classes providing quality education?

April 15, 2021

Now that we have been taking many courses through distance learning and online methods, it may be time to look at what we have actually learned during the past 10 months. Though there are many challenges that come about with online learning, in a global pandemic it was necessary. 

On politics and the coronavirus

March 12, 2020

In 2020 it can be very disheartening to discuss anything remotely related to politics. When in a relationship with someone that has significant political differences, I think there are a couple of ways to work around that situation.

Maddie's Mad: Staying home for spring break

March 11, 2020

March means one thing to most college students: Spring Break, duh! I know we are all so excited to have some time off of classes in a little over a week.

We can, we will, we must: A review of Netflix’s documentary series 'Cheer'

March 11, 2020

Netflix released a documentary series called “Cheer” on Jan. 8, 2020. The six-episode series is about the Navarro College cheerleading team in Corsicana, Texas. The series follows their journey to the National Cheerleading Championship, which is in Daytona, Florida. Navarro College has won 14 national championships since 2000; it also has won five NCA Grand National Championships since 2012.

Choosing a Valentine's gift and pondering the Twins

February 14, 2020

There are a lot of different routes to take when choosing a gift for a significant other for Valentine’s Day. Some people decide to go get expensive jewelry, some go for cards and flowers, and others opt for dinner at a nice restaurant.

Single on Valentine’s day? No problem!

February 14, 2020

February 14 has fatally approached, and whether you’ll be spending it alone or with your dog in bed eating chips, it’s important to remember your worth and that Valentine's Day doesn’t have to be about romantic love.

Hi, how are ya?: A review of the Shane Dawson series, part 4 

February 12, 2020

Shane Dawson posted a deleted scenes video from the series, on his second channel account “Shane Glossin.” The video is titled “The End of the Beauty World” and is around 35 minutes long. 

Maddie's Mad: Valentine's Day gifts

February 12, 2020

This year for Valentine’s Day, I went out on my own and got my boyfriend a funny and thoughtful gift full of some of his favorite snacks and little gifts that are inside jokes between us. However, when it came time for him to pick something out for me he asked me, “Well, what do you want?”

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

Isabella Forliti

Editor

Brooke Shepherd

Assistant Editor

Taylor Kiel

Business Manager

Brennen Hautzinger

Reporter

Ryan Huling

Reporter

Charlie Swanson

Reporter