Author Archives: Corey Collins

Stevens Point’s PRSSA Shines Like a Star

The Public Relations Student Society of America recently brought home the Star Chapter award for the fifth year in a row. PRSSA is a student organization at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. It is all about public relations. “PRSSA is dedicated to enriching our peers career development. We offer an array of opportunities for members that are all geared towards ... Read More »

The Few Pitfalls of Stranger Things 2

The first season of “Stranger Things” is the timeless, classic tale of a young boy taken into an alternate dimension by a creepy, flower-headed monster and the friends and family members who try to figure out what happened to him. There are also evil scientists, an adorable bald girl with telekinetic powers, alcoholic sheriffs and a glorious dose of ’80s ... Read More »

The Transcontinental Piano Duo Comes to UWSP

An interesting musical event was held at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point this past Friday, Oct. 27. The Music Department held a recital of The Transcontinental Piano Duo. This Duo is made up of two acclaimed pianists, Elaine Greenfield and Janice Meyer Thompson. Greenfield is a recognizable face in the piano world, known as both a performer and a teacher. ... Read More »

Pointer Profile: Spamalot Scenic Designer Alesha Hollatz

There are many talented students at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point who are doing incredible work. One of these students is Alesha Hollatz, who is the scenic designer for the Department of Theatre and Dance’s production of Spamalot. Hollatz is a fifth-year student at UWSP. She is double majoring in theatre design and technology and arts management. Hollatz has worked ... Read More »

Battle of the Comedians Comes to Campus

The first comedy open mic night at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was held on Saturday, Oct. 21. UWSP holds open mic nights every other Monday at the Basement Brewhaus, but this event was special as it was only for stand-up comedy. “The comedy Open Mic Night came about because, previously, Centertainment Productions has held battle of the bands, where ... Read More »

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 ... 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 »