Author Archives: Corey Collins

A-Cappella Is Coming Back with a New Group

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point a-cappella club is gearing up for a great 2017-2018 season with a brand new group. UWSP A-Cappella has not been around for long. It got its start in the spring of 2015, but in its short time, it has grown exponentially and become an important part of UWSP. This year, a fourth a-cappella group was ... Read More »

Fire Works Lights Up Portage County Art

Any person in the central Wisconsin area that is looking for a unique and fun night of art need look no further than the events CREATE Portage County offers. CREATE Portage County is a nonprofit that aims to bring art to the culture of Portage County. CREATE helped in the creation of the Stevens Point murals and the Sculpture Park. ... Read More »

What Goes Into Field Guide Illustrations

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point College of Letters and Sciences is hosting a monthly lecture series in the Pinery Room of the Portage County Public Library. The purpose of the lecture series is to give every person that comes some knowledge on a subject they may not know much about, regardless of education or background. October’s lecture was held on ... Read More »

Laye Murashi is the Local Rapper UWSP Needs

Passion is one of the most important parts of making music. It gives music more meaning and power. Any person truly passionate about making music is worth paying attention to. Phil Scott-Dotson is truly passionate about making music. On Thursday Oct. 19 at 8 p.m. Scott-Dotson will be performing at the Encore Room of the Dreyfus University Center. Scott-Dotson, known ... Read More »

Mungion and Butter’s Thursday Night Jam Session

Centertainment Productions hosted another great concert on Thursday, Sept. 28, in the Encore Room of the Dreyfus University Center. The music played was a jam concert by the bands Butter and Mungion. Both bands hail from Chicago and are heavily-instrumental but do not conform to a specific genre. Butter, who opened the show, define themselves as “a lot like jam ... Read More »

Film Review: It – You’ll Laugh, You’ll Cry, You’ll Scream, You’ll Die

Last year around this time, America had some strange run-ins with clowns. They started popping up all over the country last October to terrify American citizens. There was even one in Thompson Hall of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. After the clown-pocalypse of 2016 ended, we could breathe easy since the clowns finally receded back into whatever creepy sewer system ... Read More »

PHO, Fay Ray and Why More People Should See Centertainment Concerts

Centertainment Productions regularly hosts concerts at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. These concerts usually have moderate attendance, but the talent of the artists that are hand-picked to play at UWSP is worthy of massive crowds filling up the Dreyfus University Center. On Friday, Sept. 22 Centertainment hosted the two bands PHO and Fay Ray. PHO, a 7-piece instrumental funk group, ... Read More »

Anja Pustaver’s Recital of Love

On Sunday, Sept. 17, a voice recital for senior music performance major Anja Pustaver was held in Michelson Hall at 2 p.m. Pustaver is returning with her award-winning voice to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point after winning first place and both the state and national competitions for the National Association of Teachers of Singing. “My junior recital is what is ... Read More »

Beautiful Birds Are on Display in The Eligible Five

A reception for the current exhibition in the Carlsten Art Gallery was held on Thursday, Sept. 7. The exhibition is called “The Eligible Five” and will be on display in the Noel Fine Arts Center until Sept. 24. “The Eligible Five” exhibition brings together the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point College of Fine Arts and Communications and the College of Natural ... Read More »