Student Voice


April 23, 2024



Falcon News Service

‘The College Tour’ episode about UWRF now on Amazon Prime

April 17, 2023

The episode of the television show “The College Tour” featuring UW-River Falls has now been released on the Amazon Prime streaming service.

Geology prof’s time at UWRF has been ‘quite a ride’

April 17, 2023

Professor Kerry Keen, who has taught environmental science and geology classes for more than 20 years, will end his time at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls at the completion of the spring semester.

Local editors deny newspaper war in River Falls

April 17, 2023

While hundreds of small-town newspapers around the country have closed in recent years, the River Falls area now has two weekly papers in apparent competition for readers: the Pierce County Journal and the Star-Observer.

Local business making a splash in mocktail market

April 17, 2023

In the summer of 2019, a River Falls couple began experimenting with crafting alcohol-free cocktails, also called mocktails, while expecting their first child.

Wisconsin considers how to increase online learning

April 17, 2023

The University of Wisconsin System has begun a process of increasing online education for the future. This includes a possibility for students to attend online courses offered at different campuses.

UW System bans TikTok from campus-owned devices

April 11, 2023

Reacting to concerns of lawmakers, the University of Wisconsin is restricting the social media application TikTok on system-owned devices at its campuses, including UW-River Falls.

River Falls bluegrass festival set for April 21-23

March 20, 2023

This year’s Bluegrass, Bourbon & Brews Festival in River Falls will include performances by the bands High & Rising, The Last Revel, Armchair Boogie and many more.

Earth Fest highlights wellness and sustainability

March 18, 2023

The second annual Earth Fest is going to be held Saturday, April 22, at Glen Park in River Falls.

Officials up flood threat for western Wisconsin

March 18, 2023

With recent snowfalls, western Wisconsin is above a normal flood threat for the Upper Mississippi, Minnesota and Chippewa river basins, according to the National Weather Service.

Former Burger King site to become Dunkin’ franchise

March 18, 2023

The former Burger King location on Main Street and West Quarry Road in River Falls will become a Dunkin’ franchise and is projected to be open for business in May.

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

Jack Schindler Van Hoof


Lexi Janzer

Assistant Editor

Anna Gunderson

General Manager

Joshua Brauer


Rachel Karweick


Ethan Lay


Ashley Patrin


Madelyn Retzlaff


Ella Tretsven