Arts and Entertainment

Pointer Profile: Spamalot Scenic Designer Alesha Hollatz

There are many talented students at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point who are doing incredible work. One of these students is Alesha Hollatz, who is the scenic designer for the Department of Theatre and Dance’s production of Spamalot. Hollatz is a fifth-year student at UWSP. She is double majoring in theatre design and technology and arts management. Hollatz has worked ... Read More »

A Schmeeckle Mystery: The Case of the Missing Animals

The Schmeeckle Candlelight Hike Festival took place on Oct. 27. This year’s theme was “A Schmeeckle Mystery: The Case of the Missing Animals.” The festival, which started back in 2005, has taken on many different themes including prehistoric Schmeeckle and underwater Schmeeckle. Emma Phifer, graduate assistant for Schmeeckle Reserve, said, “It is always a challenge to choose a theme. It ... 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 »

International Club Shows Students Kazakhstan and Then Some

International Club hosted event to educate students about Kazakhstan, featuring a speaker and traditional cuisine. On Thursday, Oct. 19, students flocked into the Helen Parkhurst lecture hall to learn about the heart of Eurasia. The event was hosted by the International Club, featuring a speaker from Kazakhstan. Katya Martynova, Interpersonal Organization major and the evening’s speaker said, “It’s shocking that ... Read More »

Battle of the Comedians Comes to Campus

The first comedy open mic night at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was held on Saturday, Oct. 21. UWSP holds open mic nights every other Monday at the Basement Brewhaus, but this event was special as it was only for stand-up comedy. “The comedy Open Mic Night came about because, previously, Centertainment Productions has held battle of the bands, where ... Read More »

Galezio Plays Heart Out at Senior Recital

On Saturday, Oct. 21, Keaton Galezio, 23, preformed his senior recital featuring his talents on the trombone. Galezio’s life with music started when he was in kindergarten taking lessons on piano. When he got to middle school, he started band, where he made the switch from the ivory keys to a brass slide. “My older brother played the trombone so ... Read More »

A Cappella Is Coming Back with a New Group

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point A Cappella Club is gearing up for a great 2017-2018 season with a brand new group. UWSP A Cappella has not been around for long. It got its start in the spring of 2015, but in its short time, it has grown exponentially and become an important part of UWSP. This year, a fourth a-cappella ... Read More »

SCULPT Continues Building the Art Community with Glass Pumpkins

On Saturday, Oct. 14, beautiful glass pumpkins were put on display by the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point student organization SCULPT and were available for purchase in front of the Noel Fine Arts Center. This fundraiser is held annually and, despite the windy conditions which made artists nervous for their pumpkins, the students were enthusiastic to talk about their lovely fall ... Read More »

Fire Works Lights Up Portage County Art

Any person in the central Wisconsin area that is looking for a unique and fun night of art need look no further than the events CREATE Portage County offers. CREATE Portage County is a nonprofit that aims to bring art to the culture of Portage County. CREATE helped in the creation of the Stevens Point murals and the Sculpture Park. ... Read More »

Chef Kenny: Helping Students Reach A Healthy Lifestyle

When starting college there are many adjustments that each student might make. A change in a sleep schedule, the amount of studying, and when to eat. However, many do not focus on what they are going to eat and how it will affect their bodies. For many, this results in the “freshman 15” and an unhealthy lifestyle. However, the College ... Read More »