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UWRF takes stock of Falcon Center

October 18, 2019

The Falcon Center, the $65 million recreational and athletic facility that opened in September 2017, has been “transformational,” says UW-River Falls Chancellor Dean Van Galen.

New women’s basketball coach aims to fill seats of Don Page Arena

October 17, 2019

The women’s basketball team at UW-River Falls starts its regular season on Nov. 8 against Marian University of Milwaukee. The Falcons’ first game of the year will be at home in the Don Page Arena and that is how the brand new coach wants it.

Spikeball bounces onto UW-River Falls campus

October 17, 2019

Two years ago, the game of spikeball didn’t have an official presence on the UW-River Falls campus, but now it’s a recognized student organization and has doubled in size.

Falcons to face UW-La Crosse in homecoming game

October 16, 2019

The UW-River Falls men’s football team has its homecoming game scheduled for Oct. 19 at David Smith Stadium against UW-La Crosse.

Former Falcons track star returns to coach team

September 18, 2019

When Colleen Sowa was a student at UW-River Falls, she participated in track and field and competed not only on a conference level, but also on a national level. Now, she is returning to UWRF as the new head coach of the track and field team for the 2019-2020 season.

River Falls alumnus hired as cross-country head coach

September 18, 2019

As the new head coach of the men’s and women’s cross-country team, and assistant coach for track and field, Jason Phillippi is trying to rebuild the program that brought him happiness during his time as an undergraduate at UW-River Falls.

Historian: Boxer’s story from century ago still speaks to how black athletes treated

April 17, 2019

The story of Jack Johnson, who more than a century ago became the first African-American world heavyweight boxing champion and whose race was an issue in news coverage of the day, still resonates today, according to a UW-River Falls history instructor.

Football coach accepts new position

April 17, 2019

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls football team will be missing a key component of their coaching staff moving forward, former Director of Football Operations Noah Wing accepted a job offer at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton, Texas.

Former Falcon Eddie Matsushima adjusting to professional hockey

March 13, 2019

Sunny skies, white sandy beaches, and light blue water. That’s the view from Eddie Matsushima’s beachfront condo in Pensacola, Fla.

Women’s basketball season ends with three consecutive victories

March 12, 2019

UW-River Falls Women’s basketball season came to an end after a three-game win streak propelled the team to a 10-15 record on the year.

Falcons lacrosse looks to grow in inaugural season

March 11, 2019

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Women’s lacrosse team started its inaugural season on Feb. 24 with a 3-15 loss to Sewanee: The University of the South in Minneapolis, Minn. Since then, the team is riding a two-game winning streak with victories over Concordia University and Elmhurst College.

Men’s basketball season ends without a playoff berth

March 11, 2019

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Men’s basketball team had their season come to a conclusion against UW-Whitewater on Feb. 16, 2019, after a 77-74 loss in the closing seconds of regulation.

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

Reagan Hoverman

Reporter