Author Archives: Elizabeth Olson

Humans of Point

Hayden Pocquette is a freshman forest management major. What’s your favorite meal of the day? My favorite meal of the day is lunch because the opportunities on what you can eat are endless. Which is the best place to eat: Upper, Lower or the DUC Food Court? Lower Debot is the best place to eat on campus because it’s good ... Read More »

“Black Panther” Exceeds Expectations in Opening Weekend

“Black Panther” is the movie Marvel fans have been waiting excitedly for, and it certainly does not disappoint. The movie just hit theaters on Feb. 16 and already brought in an estimated $201.8 million, breaking multiple box office records. The plot fits nicely into the Marvel series, picking up right where viewers last saw the lead character, T’Challa, in “Captain America: ... Read More »

Humans of Point

Amy Wasleske is a senior majoring in English education with a minor in creative writing.   How do you feel about Valentine’s Day? I feel like Valentine’s day is a great time to show someone that you care about them. Some years I am happier about it than others. This year I am excited to have a day with my ... Read More »

Galentine’s Day: No Boys Allowed

When I think back to grade school, Valentine’s Day was one of the best days of the year. I looked forward to it the second the post-Christmas buzz wore off. Now that I’m in college (and single), my feelings have completely changed. For a while, I was confused why my opinion toward this holiday of love had shifted. If the ... Read More »

Humans of Point

Emma Willis is a junior elementary education major with a minor in English. If you could travel anywhere in the world right now, where would it be? If I could go anywhere in the world, I would go to Santorini, Greece. I would love to stay in one of the white houses that overlooks the sea and spend all day ... Read More »

Art for the Community and a Community for Artists

Downtown Stevens Point is home to a unique art gallery called Q Artists Cooperative. Typical art galleries invite artists to display their work there, and the gallery then receives a percentage of any sales the artist makes. In a cooperative, every artist is part owner. This cooperative business style allows Q Gallery to carry out its mission statement: to create ... Read More »

Humanity vs. Technology: Review of “Black Mirror”

Albert Einstein is quoted as once saying, “It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.” Nearly 70 years later, these words are taking on new life in the form of the hit Netflix original series, “Black Mirror.” This British science fiction series has grown in popularity since its release of the first season in 2011. The ... Read More »

TEDx Brings Big Ideas to UWSP

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is set to host a TEDx event for the first time on Saturday, Feb. 17 in the Dreyfus University Center Alumni Room. With over 2,000 TED talks and nearly 100,000 TEDx talks circulating YouTube, TED has become a household name. From light issues like “why we procrastinate” or the “importance of comedy” to powerful topics ... Read More »

Humans of Point

Bethany Hasenberg is a junior majoring in Communication Sciences and Disorders with a minor in Psychology. What class are you most excited about this semester? Honestly, Physics 115: Acoustics. It’s going to suck a lot, but I love math and I’m excited to see how I can challenge myself to do well in the course. Who has been your favorite ... Read More »

One-up Santa with These DIY Gifts

Whether you’re on a budget this holiday season or looking to channel your finals week stress into crafting, these do-it-yourself gifts are sure to be a hit with your friends and family. For That Friend Who’s Always Cold: Hand Warmers Materials: Fabric scraps Needle and thread (or sewing machine) scissors Rice Funnel Directions: Cut two pieces of fabric and place ... Read More »