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UWRF community mourns death of philosophy professor 

December 15, 2020

Professor of Philosophy Imtiaz Moosa died on Saturday, Dec. 12. Moosa was hospitalized at Abbott Northwestern Medical Center in Minneapolis for a stroke on Monday, Dec. 7.

UWRF students plan Holiday Donation Event despite COVID-19 restrictions

December 9, 2020

Despite the untraditional year preceding it, seven UW-River Falls students are still harnessing 2020’s season of giving. This Saturday, Dec. 12, from 12-3 p.m., Emma Clements and six of her classmates from Marketing 335 will be partnering with Our Neighbors’ Place, Inc. to collect donations, offer a socially-distanced photo with Santa, and spread cheer all from the North Hall Parking Lot.

New chancellor at UWRF could be hired by summer

December 3, 2020

The search for the next chancellor at UW-River Falls is expected to begin late this year, says a university spokesperson, and the position could be filled by next summer.

UWRF wants Dairy Innovation Hub to foster research

December 3, 2020

UW-River Falls is working to improve agriculture and dairy research through participation in the Dairy Innovation Hub program.

In case of emergency, UWRF has a team ready to go

December 3, 2020

Amid a global pandemic, UW-River Falls has found a way to remain operational thanks to its Emergency Management Team (EMT).

UW-River Falls Stage and Screen Arts produces film instead of live show this semester

December 3, 2020

The Stage and Screen Arts department at UW-River Falls is putting together a film that is a feminist take on the story Frankenstein. The piece is titled “Mary Frankenstein,” and is an adaptation of the original novel by Mary Shelley.

The spread and stipulations

November 16, 2020

How are colleges around the Midwest handling COVID-19? In an audio story, reporter Ryan Huling talks with students and staff at several colleges and universities about living and studying during a pandemic.

UW-River Falls announces that all classes move online after Thanksgiving break

November 13, 2020

UW-River Falls chancellor Constance Foster announced that all classes will move to remote instruction following Thanksgiving break. This decision was made due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in both Pierce and St.Croix counties. 

UW-River Falls cancels spring break due to COVID-19

November 2, 2020

UW-River Falls announces that spring break in 2021 will be cancelled. Faculty senate vote in favor of the cancellation and follows actions of other UW-System campuses. The cancelation is in effort to limit travel home during the semester to slow the spread of COVID-19. The last day of classes for the 2021 spring semester will be April 30. 

UW-River Falls organization creates campaign to encourage students to vote

November 1, 2020

Election day is occurring in less than one week on Nov. 3. Eligible voters are gathering information on how they can cast their vote safely and securely this upcoming election. The UW-River Falls Office of Student Involvement developed a platform to easily layout information they believe is valuable for students during this election season. 

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

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Taylor Kiel

Assistant Editor

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Isabella Forliti

General Manager

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Brennen Hautzinger

Reporter

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Ryan Huling

Reporter

Brooke Shepherd

Brooke Shepherd

Reporter