Author Archives: Kaitlyn Wanta

Put Your Middle School Recorder To Use

Oscar C. Noetzel jamming out with some friends. Photo provided by Oscar C Noetzel

Centertainment’s first ever jam session invites musicians of all instruments to collaborate with others for a casual night of musical improvisation. Bringing any instrument such as a ukulele, harmonica, guitar, piano, accordion, cajon, recorder or didgeridoo is encouraged. Bridget Pintz, senior arts management major and alternative sounds coordinator for Centertainment, created the event to provide a space where musicians with ... Read More »

Joshua Hanyard: A Student Profile

Joshua Hanyard on stage. Photo by Munim Shah

Joshua Hanyard, junior communications major, debuted his comedy act in the Basement Brewhaus of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point campus, which led to his opening for professional comedian, Chinedu Unaka. Hanyard was always interested in public speaking. He remembers attending church and being drawn to the format and structure of the sermons he heard. Hanyard was attracted to the way the ... Read More »

Look Both Ways For New Album By Olivia Millerschin

Olivia Millerschin performs an emotional "I Can Say" during her intimate show Saturday night. Photo by Ross Vetterkind

Invited back to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point after two years, Olivia Millerschin brought her meaningful lyrics, colorful melodies and positive personality, showcasing her newest album, Look Both Ways. Millerschin writes songs about personal experience and the experiences of those she is close to. In Look Both Ways, the song Ellie was inspired from an article her mom read in ... Read More »

Wisconsin Loses Dairy Credibility

Wisconsin cows expressing their opinions. Photo by KULCOWS

Wisconsin residents will no longer wear cheeseheads, tour cheese factories, visit dairy farms or drink milk again. Holding the title of “America’s Dairy State” since the 1700’s, Wisconsin finally lost its dairy credibility to California. The news came as shock to the entire country. America’s new dairy state will now be California because all cows have migrated to California to ... Read More »

It’s About Who You Know: PRSSA Hosts Networking Social

PRSS of America networking social in the DUC Legacy room. Photo by Nomin Erdenebileg

Most jobs are a secret, meaning 80 percent of jobs never get posted and are found through Networking. Some students at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point understood landing a job can truly be about who you know. Approximately 60 professionals and students met on March 15 for the first Networking Social, hosted by Public Relations Student Society of America. PRSSA ... Read More »

Raw Talent Introduced To Campus

TIFU Dance Fall16', Photo provided by SPIN

Hip-hop dance, African dance, group dance, poetry, spoken word, rap and pieces from prompts received on spoken word nights were showcased at the TIFU Cultural Ensemble on March 11th at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The goal for the event was to provide a place for self expression and cultural richness. When asked what TIFU means, Kaija Miller-Kyles, junior psychology ... Read More »

Internship Increasingly Becomes Requirement for College Graduates

Photo courtesy of www.uwsp.edu.

Internships are increasingly becoming a requirement for college graduates looking to start their career. They help students develop the skills learned in class, understand a particular field, expand networks and gain a critical advantage to land that first professional job. In the National Association of Colleges and Employers Job Outlook 2015 survey, almost all employers mentioned they prefer to hire ... Read More »

Centertainment Introduces Punch Card System This Semester

Centertainment Punch Cards. Photo by Nomin Erdenebileg

Centertainment gives students the opportunity to earn prizes for attending events. Students collect punches on a punch card for each Centertainment event attended. Each punch card with a total of ten punches is entered into a drawing at the end of the semester which allows the students who submitted them a chance to win. The new punch card system was ... Read More »

Sign Language Club Comes In Handy

UWSP sign language club. Photo courtesy of facebook.com

Primarily used by people who are deaf or hard of hearing, American Sign Language is a complex language that includes signs made by moving hands, facial expressions and body language. The purpose of Sign Language Club at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is to help create an interest in Sign Language while building awareness of Deaf culture and individuals who ... Read More »