Author Archives: Kathryn Wisniewski

CREATE Portage County Competes to Bring Free Concerts to Stevens Point This Summer

Voting has begun for the Levitt Foundation’s $25,000 “Levitt AMP Grant,” which helps nonprofit organizations bring free concerts to small-to-midsize towns and cities. CREATE Portage County, a local arts and entertainment nonprofit, has led the charge for Stevens Point to win this grant. 15 entrants will win and Stevens Point currently holds fifth place. Stevens Point was one of the ... Read More »

All Tiny Creatures Bring an Evening of Sound and Motion

On Friday evening, Centertainment Productions invited Madison musicians of All Tiny Creatures to come to The Encore of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point as part of their current performance tour. All Tiny Creatures is an experimental rock band that uses a mix of synthesizer, guitar, bass and vocals, as well as having psychedelic visuals projected behind the band to put ... Read More »

AIRO Busts Myths Surrounding Indigenous Peoples at Coffee and Culture

On Nov. 1st, a panel of speakers from American Indians Reaching for Opportunity took to the stage of the Laird Room in the Dreyfus University Center to share stories of their culture and experiences, as well as to answer the student body’s questions about cultural issues surrounding Native peoples. The event was an installment of Coffee and Culture, a diversity-driven ... Read More »

Humans of Point

Merita Mehmedi is a junior English major. What’s the best part of winter in Wisconsin? The worst?  I am originally from Florida, so I never really saw snow growing up, so I would say the best part of winter in Wisconsin is the snow because everything looks so beautiful covered in it and I always get excited for the first ... Read More »

Cornerstone Press to Publish “The Appointed Hour” by Susanne Davis

Cornerstone Press of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has contracted Susanne Davis, to publish her debut collection of short stories, “The Appointed Hour”, set to be released on Dec. 7, 2017. Davis is a graduate of the Iowa Writers Workshop, and she teaches creative writing at Trinity College and the University of Connecticut. Her stories have been featured in the ... Read More »

Pointerwear Hits the Runway at Fall Fashion Show

It’s no mystery where to find collegiate apparel on campus, but it’s a whole different experience watching those clothes come to life. The University Store and Text Rental hosted its second annual fall fashion show in the Encore of the Dreyfus University Center on Wednesday, Oct. 4. After the success of the first fall fashion show in 2016, the store ... Read More »

UWSP Adventure Club, Mobilized

Change has gripped the UWSP Adventure Club this semester, with more organization, trips and social media presence. Bailen Stewart is an active member and said the club is “going strong this year. We have already done three trips this year. This is the year to be in adventure club.” The goal of the Adventure Club is to subsidize travel expenses ... Read More »

Celebración Hispana Fosters Cultural Awareness

The Latino Student Alliance will be hosting Celebración Hispana, a large Latinx celebration on Saturday, Oct. 7, starting at 5 p.m. in the DUC Laird room.  The celebration will include food, drinks, a live DJ and a traditional Latin dance performed by­­­­ Ballet Folklorico Mexico Azteca. This dress code for the event is semi-business or formal attire. Tickets can be ... Read More »

Student Body Play Sheds Light on Important Issues

Every semester, the Department of Theatre and Dance brings lively performances to the stages of the Noel Fine Arts Center. These productions strive to entertain and delight audiences. The first play of this semester brings a different goal. “Student Body” was written by Frank Winters and is a new play, published in 2016, that tackles some serious issues students encounter ... Read More »

Go Headless Over Sleepy Hollow – Review: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

You can thank Washington Irving for the most iconic of all the characters you’ll see traipsing through the woods on All Hollow’s Eve. While “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” does not take place on Halloween, The Headless Horseman has become a hallmark of the holiday, all thanks to the American author, Washington Irving. Though the 12,000-word short story was originally ... Read More »