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Theatre Professor finds success in “Freud”

What would happen if Freud and C.S. Lewis were put in one room? That question is answered in “Freud’s Last Session,” a play directed by the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s very own assistant theatre professor Tyler Marchant. “Freud’s Last Session” has recently moved its theatre performance space to the New World Stages in New York City in the heart of ... Read More »

GSA Encourages Coming Out as You Are

Imagine waking up every day hiding a part of who you are; knowing that it’s there but terrified to be honest with yourself and the people around you. This was the reality that Becca Whitehead experienced before coming out to her friends and family. “It was so hard because there is nothing worse than not being comfortable with who you ... Read More »

Greenhouse to be reborn as local food eating hub

Cold, disheveled, and hollow: Sorenson’s Greenhouse sits peace- fully across the street from down- town Stevens Point. After years spent enduring nature’s degrading forces, the building once known as Sorenson’s Greenhouse is about to blossom into the Central Rivers Farmshed’s “The Greenhouse Project.” The Central Rivers Farmshed is a Central Wisconsin organization working to strengthen the connec- tion between local ... Read More »

Davis execution puts justice system on trial

The State of Georgia murdered Troy Davis Wednesday night, a man who was convicted of murdering a police officer in 1989. We use the term murdered instead of executed because that is exactly what the state did to Davis, as there was more than enough doubt of his guilt to not only grant a re-trial but that he was, more ... Read More »

Sundial Redesign in the Works

Students walk on it every day, passing over it while bustling to and from class. Some study on it, some picnic by it, while others nap on its grassy knoll. The Specht, or more affectionately known as The Sundial, is a part of every student’s life. It’s been a meeting place for rallies, a gathering area for group studies – ... Read More »

Intramurals: Professionally Mediocre

There are underlying reasons why we play sports at different stages in life. When we’re young we play sports because we want to hang out with our friends, make new ones and run around. The game itself is inconsequential. You’ll forget the final score ten minutes after you leave the ball park, but you’ll remember how many butterflies you caught ... Read More »

Professors leave due to budget cuts

They stay at work late to grade our papers, they come to work early to open their offices to us, they’ve dedicated their lives to teaching us about the world we live in, and have spent countless hours guiding each and every one of us though our college careers. But as time progresses they are finding it more and more ... Read More »