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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.

UWRF to offer doctorate in Montessori Studies

March 31, 2021

UW-River Falls has received approval from the UW System Board of Regents to institute a doctor of education (Ed.D.) degree in its Montessori Studies program.

UW-River Falls course studies communication and anti-racism 

March 9, 2021

UW-River Falls offered a new course this spring on communication and anti-racism. The instructor who developed the course is Jennifer Willis-Rivera, a professor of communication and media studies at UWRF for over 15 years.

UWRF increases testing and resources for COVID-19

February 23, 2021

UW-River Falls has increased the campus COVID-19 testing capacity. UW-System policy has introduced mandatory testing for students and employees. 

House explosion in River Falls blocks from Falcon Center

February 2, 2021

On the evening of Feb. 1 there was a house explosion in the 400 block of River Hills Road. The cause of the explosion is still being investigated, but the city of River Falls stated that it does “not appear to be criminal.” 

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.

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

Melissa Thorud

Melissa Thorud



Isabella Forliti

Assistant Editor

Brooke Shepherd

Brooke Shepherd

General manager


Taylor Kiel

Copy editor


Brennen Hautzinger



Ryan Huling