Student Voice


June 28, 2022


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COVID cases stay low as temperatures begin to rise

April 23, 2022

As the temperature outside rises here on campus, the number of positive COVID tests are going down. With masks optional on campus, taking small steps forward and out of the pandemic has been a success so far.

Considering COVID, university prepares students for the workforce

April 22, 2022

Considering the COVID-19 pandemic and how the world is still adapting to life in and through a pandemic, UW-River Falls has prepared students for the workforce. 

More time needed for masks

March 25, 2022

As of March 11, masks are no longer required on campus. We feel that this decision is simply poor timing and does not feel fully thought through. Waiting two weeks after spring break was over would have been a safer path to take.

Hidden fees upset students

March 7, 2022

Colleges are often associated with debt and high prices. There are usually fees to apply, whether accepted or not, and unexpected fees that come up along the way. 

Refocus on incoming students needed to increase retention rates

February 14, 2022

What is our university doing to retain its students? Frankly, this complex question is not unique to UW-River Falls, universities everywhere grapple with how to improve their retention rates.

Question for the culture: Valentine's Day edition

February 8, 2022

Every year on Feb. 14, Americans celebrate by sending cards or love letters, writing poems, giving gifts such as chocolate or flowers, and sitting down for a meal at a nice restaurant. Many people see Valentine’s Day as an occasion to spend money and offer expensive gifts to their significant other. Have we lost the true meaning of Valentine’s Day?

Editorial: Additional support needed from UWRF for inclusivity

November 13, 2021

November is a month packed with opportunities for recognition of marginalized groups. It is Native American Heritage Month, and also has Transgender awareness week and Trans day of remembrance. 

Further recognition needed from university for Indigenous communities

October 18, 2021

President Joe Biden proclaimed Oct. 11 to be nationally recognized as Indigenous Peoples Day. UW-River Falls celebrated this day, though may not be doing enough to honor it. 

Five films made in Wisconsin

October 14, 2021

Wisconsin is not Hollywood, but lots of films have been shot in the state, ranging from action to comedy. 

Global film festival hosted in Hudson

October 14, 2021

The Manhattan Short Film Festival is a festival that takes place yearly all around the world. There are over 400 venues on six continents, including a venue in Hudson, Wisconsin.

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

Jack Van Hoof


Lexi Janzer

Assistant Editor

Anna Gunderson

General Manager

Polly Covert


Rachel Karweick


Natalie Riddle


Michelle Stangler


Emma Statz