Student Voice


April 25, 2024




ROTC students take on second Bataan March

April 22, 2024

  For 13 students and two instructors in UW-River Falls’ Reserve Officer Training Corps, or ROTC, program, Spring Break was a much different experience than for most others at the university. The team spent the beginning of their break traversing […]

UWRF women’s hockey succeeds in national championship

April 22, 2024

The UW-River Falls women’s hockey team won its first national championship on March 17, 2024. After completing a perfect 31-0 season, the Falcons achieved the highest honor in NCAA Division III women’s hockey in a 4-1 victory over Elmira College.  […]

UW President speaks at civil discourse event

April 22, 2024

  Universities of Wisconsin President Jay Rothman spoke at a civil discourse event hosted by the Student Government Association, or SGA, on Mar. 12 at UW-River Falls’ University Center. Rothman discussed the necessity of First Amendment freedoms and civil discussion […]

Tony Bollig: Seven years of service and smiles

April 22, 2024

  Thousands of UW-River Falls students pass through the Riverside Commons each day for meals and socialization. They take plastic cups and utensils from racks, select from a variety of food options, and sit down to eat before leaving for […]

Poverty Simulation prepares community for financial difficulty

April 22, 2024

“The Poverty Simulation is not a game,” the University of Wisconsin-River Falls’ website states. “It's based on real people and their lives.” UWRF staff and students, and members of the River Falls community, assembled in the University Center on March […]

Brian McInnes speaks on Objibwe teachings and climate change

April 22, 2024

Brian McInnes, an Assistant Professor of American Indian Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, and a member of the Wasauksing First Nation, presented on indigenous cultures on Feb. 5 at the UW-River Falls campus. In his presentation, titled “Talk […]

Holly Eckers: Four years as a dual-sport athlete

April 22, 2024

Most student-athletes at UW-River Falls are members of one varsity program, but senior student Holly Eckers is an exception. She has been a member of both the women’s hockey and the women’s lacrosse teams since her freshman year.  While Eckers […]

August Baumann awarded at Innovation Challenge

April 22, 2024

UW-River Falls student August Baumann was awarded second place in the university’s ninth annual Innovation Challenge for his used auto parts business, A.F. Baumann Auto Parts. Baumann is a sophomore majoring in Finance and Economics, and his business model is […]

Local business combines passions: The Garage

April 22, 2024

The Garage Bikes and Brews on 109 W. Cedar St. in River Falls, Wisconsin is a family business that combines a bicycle shop and a brewery. The company sells, fixes, and rents bikes, and brews their own beer. The Garage […]

Dan's Bandana Project supported at UWRF

April 22, 2024

Dan’s Bandana Project was created by a recently retired UWRF staff member, Betsy Gerbec, and commemorates Gerbec’s son Daniel, who loved wearing bandanas. UW-River Falls continues to support the project with a new mental health organization. Dan’s Bandana Project provides […]

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