Student Voice


September 27, 2023


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Conservative student orgs spark controversy

April 21, 2023

The student organizations Turning Point USA (TPUSA) and Students for Life have become controversial topics of conversation among students and faculty of the UW-River Falls campus. The arrival of these organizations on campus has sparked a range of reactions, from enthusiasm and support to skepticism and concern.

UWRF staffing issues: A campus or national issue?

April 21, 2023

UWRF is currently hiring for many positions after a wave of faculty and staff have either quit or retired. Why is UWRF experiencing a mass exodus of employees? 

UNIV 101: Will it boost retention?

March 18, 2023

Retention, retention, retention! Many of the newest developments and big projects at UWRF have been focused on retention.

Winter safety concerns continue at UWRF

February 10, 2023

Over the last few months, winter safety, and particularly sidewalk conditions, have been the subject of mounting concern, and complaint, among both students and faculty at UW-River Falls.

Addressing UWRF's mandatory graduation fee

December 15, 2022

The graduation fee seems predatory, a means to extract a little more money from students. After all, they can hardly refuse.

UWRF new animal policy 'lets the dogs out'

December 14, 2022

UWRF’s new animal policy does not protect those with service animals and service animals in training. Campus can already be difficult to navigate for people with disabilities, and adding restrictions to which places people with service animals and service animals in training are allowed to traverse creates unnecessary struggle for everyone.

UWRF needs more administrative effort to support students with disabilities

November 11, 2022

Recently, concern around students with physical disabilities and service dogs has led to more discussion of accessibility issues on campus. With winter right around the corner, these issues are more relevant than ever as the weather makes campus more difficult to navigate.

Student involvement suffers at UW-River Falls

October 14, 2022

As UW-River Falls gets back into the swing of things, student involvement is still low. UWRF has struggled for the last few years with student involvement, especially with the COVID-19 pandemic. The need for students to actively participate in clubs, however, feels the same this year as the last. 

The end of COVID-19 at UWRF?

September 23, 2022

With the start of the 2022-2023 school year at UW-River Falls, students are experiencing, for the first time since 2020, a semester free of COVID-19 restrictions. The university was almost completely silent on the issue of the pandemic, save for a few emails and a brief article.

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.

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