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CBD interest grows among the U.S population

February 12, 2020

Cannabidiol (CBD) has been growing rapidly nationwide, especially in recent months. The product is legal in a majority of states and is picking up interest rapidly. In River Falls, a new CBD store has opened called American Shaman CBD. Puff Puff Glass, a local tobacco shop has started carrying the product as well.

UWRF student accounts compromised during J-term phishing attack

February 12, 2020

A phishing email was sent to UW-River Falls students during the month of January that closely resembled a UWRF login page. The email was sent to about 2,000 student accounts and 468 student accounts were compromised.

David Rodli Hall open house invites public

February 12, 2020

On Feb. 3, UW-River Falls celebrated the opening of David Rodli Hall. The university recently finished its $15.9 million renovations, turning the former campus dining hall into the campus’ Student Success Center. Since 2007 the building had been used for both storage and classes, but is now home to 14 departments.

Health Department recommends radon testing 

January 21, 2020

January is radon awareness month. The Wisconsin department of health services said people should test their homes for the gas. 

Campus officials offer steps to avoid theft

December 10, 2019

Since students are obligated to live on campus for their first two years, it may be important to know how to reduce the risk of being a victim of theft.

Physics department continues research in Antarctica

December 10, 2019

UW-River Falls is involved in two experiments in Antarctica. Surujhdeo Seunarine is a physics professor who specializes in neutrino astrophysics and theoretical particle physics. Seunarine has taken students with him to the South Pole to work on neutron monitors, where the IceCube project resides as well.

Spanish, Japanese roundtables aid UWRF students to learn languages

December 10, 2019

Weekly language roundtables at UW-River Falls allow students to practice Spanish and Japanese skills in an informal setting, typically led by a native-speaking student.

Holidays may impact student stress levels

December 10, 2019

For some students, the holiday season means going home and spending time with family, while for others it means a stressful time that only begins with finals.

Freshman class sizes in decline in recent years

December 10, 2019

The freshman class of UW-River Falls has decreased two years in a row. Some theories in the media include declining populations and more students choosing vocational skills training. However, not everybody agrees on this. Perhaps most are missing the real issue schools face: how do students know their education will transfer to a job?

Parking office enforces winter rules

December 10, 2019

The winter season is here and the Parking Offices winter rules come into effect.

Alumna becomes assistant director of business operations for Residence Life

December 10, 2019

Michelle Sponholz is new Assistant Director of Business Operations and Facilities at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

UWRF introduces a new Assistant Director of Residence Life for Leadership Development and Outreach

December 10, 2019

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls introduced a new Assistant Director of Residence Life for Leadership Development and Outreach, Liz Brunner. Brunner recently started in this position on Oct. 28.

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

Melissa Thorud

Editor

Brooke Shepherd

Assistant Editor

Isabella Forliti

Reporter

Anna Gunderson

Reporter

Reagan Hoverman

Reporter

Taylor Kiel

Reporter