Author Archives: Marty Pikula

A Taste of Hmong Life

The Hmong and Southeast Asian American Club (HaSEAAC) hosted the 17th Annual Dinner Taste of Toj Roob on Saturday, Nov. 11, in the Dreyfus University Center. Though the festivities were many, I decided to focus on my favorite part: the food. As I sat down at one of the many banquet tables, I had the company of both University of ... Read More »

Back 40 Mine Could Bring Economic Stimulus and Environmental Sacrifice

The Back 40 Mine is a potential metallic sulfide mining site proposed by the private Canadian company, Aquila Resources. Located on the border of Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, it must be approved by both states regulations to start operations. Currently, it has attained three out of the four permits necessary. While claiming to stimulate the economy, sulfide mining has ... Read More »

Stevens Point Area Winter Farmers Market Returns

The Stevens Point Winter Farmers Market is about to kick off, taking place at the Redeemer Lutheran Church on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Along with the usual items for sale at the winter market, such as fresh or frozen fruits and vegetables, honey, and select meats, there will be other goodies such as salsas, pestos, and bread ... Read More »

90FM, The Spirit of Radio

The Radiothon, an on-air auction hosted by 90FM, is gearing up this semester with such prizes as a Packers lithograph football and gift certificates to places such as Great Northern Distillery and Rock n’ Roll Cafe. 90FM, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point campus radio station, will be auctioning off prizes every 15 minutes, which will be kept up for auction ... Read More »