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Falcon News Service

Respecting pronouns part of gender awareness

May 25, 2020

For students in college, the first day of class often comes with sharing their names, hometowns and fields of study. In recent years, personal pronouns have been added to those introductions.

Conservative nonprofit threatens to sue UW-River Falls on grounds of campus free speech laws

March 13, 2020

What started out as a simple misunderstanding on campus policy, has become an issue of First Amendment rights that could soon lead into a legal battle between UW-River Falls and a student.

River Falls to remove houses for road, utilities projects

March 11, 2020

The city of River Falls will remove two houses soon to make way for the construction of the new Highway 35 ramp off of Division Street and Hanson Drive. Another house at 716 North Main St. will be removed entirely from the property to improve the location of city utilities.

After accident, busy River Falls taxi service awaits van replacement

March 11, 2020

The city of River Falls leases three taxis it owns to a shared-ride transit service. As a result of an accident earlier this winter, that number is down to two while the totaled vehicle is being replaced. No one was injured in the accident.

UWRF men’s baseball works to become official team

March 11, 2020

The men’s club baseball team at UW-River Falls is working toward regaining its status as an official competitive school sport for the first time since it was suspended nearly two decades ago.

Dairy Pilot Plant renovation nears completion thanks to industry donations

December 12, 2019

Renovation of the 30-year-old Daily Pilot Plant at UW-River Falls is scheduled to be completed in the spring, thanks in part to more than a half million dollars worth of donations from Greenwood, Wisconsin-based Grassland Dairy Products Inc.

Former River Falls Motel site may become multifamily housing project

December 11, 2019

The former site of the old River Falls Motel, 1300 S. Main St., has remained vacant since it was torn down in December 2016. But it may soon become a new apartment project, according to a city official and the developer.

Faith communities in River Falls join sustainability efforts

December 11, 2019

As River Falls moves ahead with a plan to have all city-owned buildings powered by 100% renewable energy beginning in January, the greater community also is seeking more avenues to make it one of the greener towns in America. One effort is being coordinated through local churches.

University Center Committee to offer a way for student feedback

December 11, 2019

The UW-River Falls Student Senate has revived a committee that will allow students a way to give input on operations of the University Center.

Loss of two key seniors will have effect on Falcons football, says coach

December 10, 2019

The UW–River Falls football team will look completely different by the time next season is set to begin. For the Falcons, perhaps the most two most notable losses to graduation in May on the offensive side of the football will be Alex Herink, the team’s No. 1 wide receiver, and Ben Beckman, the starting quarterback who has administered the offense for the last two years.

Donors to R-Club provide financial boost to UWRF athletics

December 10, 2019

The R-Club has served as a “much needed” revenue source for UW-River Falls athletic department and has been transformational in the way Falcons sports are directly involved with booster clubs, says the school’s athletic director.

Despite their role, athletic trainers don’t always get attention

December 10, 2019

In college and professional sports, athletic trainers don’t get as much attention as coaches and players, even though their role for a team can be just as important.

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

Melissa Thorud

Melissa Thorud

Editor

Brooke Shepherd

Brooke Shepherd

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Hallie Diekoff

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Isabella Forliti

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Anna Gunderson

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Reagan Hoverman

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Taylor Kiel

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Ally Langer

Proofreader

Madelyn Markulics

Madelyn Markulics

General Manager

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Sara Ollig

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Angelique Tretsven

Photographer