Student Voice


June 25, 2022


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Latest census shows western Wisconsin still growing

June 14, 2022

Population growth is up in many cities across western Wisconsin, with River Falls, Hudson and New Richmond being just a few examples.

UWRF sees more students with mental health concerns

May 15, 2022

UW-River Falls Counseling Services has seen an increase this past academic year in student visits for mental health concerns.

For veterans, American Legion more than just bingo

April 21, 2022

Situated on North Main Street in River Falls, a sign advertising bingo on Friday nights stands out in fluorescent red. Behind it is a building that has stood since the 1950s. It is American Legion Post 121.

Goats may someday reduce riverside brush at UWRF

March 22, 2022

UW-River Falls is considering using goats to help clear up areas along the Kinnickinnic River, the south fork of which flows through campus.

UWRF website update focuses on recruiting students

September 16, 2021

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls website,, is in the midst of a makeover to improve recruitment of students and upgrade the content management system (CMS) operating the site.

Police department’s new space has room for growth

September 14, 2021

The relocation of the River Falls Police Department (RFPD) from its former downtown location to 2815 Prairie Drive within the Whitetail Ridge Corporate Park has been “very smooth,” said Police Chief Gordon Young.

Decline in on-campus residents challenges UWRF

March 31, 2021

In an average year, about 2,400-2,500 students live on the UW-River Falls campus. Last fall semester, that number declined steadily from September to December.

UWRF officials hope sci-tech center to get funding

March 31, 2021

Construction of highly anticipated $117 million Science and Technology Innovation Center for UW-River Falls, part of the state’s capital budget proposed by Gov. Tony Evers, may have to wait just a bit longer.

Remote learning hasn’t dented off-campus housing

March 31, 2021

Landlords in River Falls say that their properties remain full, despite an increase in remote learning at UW-River Falls amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Although on-campus housing has had a decrease in residents, off-campus housing remains full.

Keeping eye on UWRF’s finances just part of her job

March 31, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has led to challenges for UW-River Falls, including financial consequences that are the concern of the assistant vice chancellor for business and finance.

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

Isabella Forliti


Charlie Swanson

Assistant Editor

Anna Gunderson

General Manager

Taylor Kiel

Copy Editor

Polly Covert


Lexi Janzer


Rachel Karweick


Natalie Riddle


Michelle Stangler


Emma Statz


Jack Van Hoof