Arts and Entertainment

Music Review: “Tell Me I’m Pretty” By Cage the Elephant

Cage the Elephant, a Kentucky alternative rock band, recently came out with their fourth album titled “Tell Me I’m Pretty.” This new album had a different development process than previous ones because it was produced by Dan Auerbach, of The Black Keys. In this new album, we see how the band has grown musically by adding elements of classic blues ... Read More »

‘Zootopia’ Speaks Volumes about Our Nature

“Zootopia” may end up meaning more to you than it will to most children. The kids are going to have a great time. They will have plenty of laughs and excitement. They will cheer with delight and quote all of their favorite lines until their parents go insane. But you might just find yourself doing something far different. You might ... Read More »

Stories of an American Scouser

Over the past month, I have been blessed in achieving two, significant bucket list goals of mine: travel and visit the historic and stunning cities of Paris and London. With accordion players along the river and street painters and patisseries around every corner, Paris was more romantic than I had imagined. We even saw a proposal on the Pont des ... Read More »

Humans of Point: Max Keagle and Katie Bowler

Max Keagle is a junior acting major. Spotted at: Basement Brewhaus What movie do you think deserves another? “The interview.” If you could have lunch with one person, living or dead, who would it be? “Tennessee Williams.” If you could bring one restaurant to Stevens Point/ Plover, what would it be? “Maize Mexican Grill, from Illinois. It’s super authentic and ... Read More »

Anja Pustaver: Musical Force to Be Reckoned With

Winner of the 2016 Alice Faust Concerto Competition, Anja Pustaver, performed at this years symphony orchestra concert. The competition is held every year and the students are nominated by faculty members. Pustaver, a sophomore soprano voice major from Waunakee, sang “Quando men vo” from Puccini’s “La Bohéme.” Students from all majors can audition to become members of the orchestra. Professor Patrick Miles, director of orchestral activities, leads the ... Read More »

Hmong Health Conference Educates Students

The Hmong and Southeast Asian American Club held their 22nd annual spring conference, focusing on Hmong health and bringing significance to nurturing the mind and body. “It was nice to be able to hear first-hand experiences from professionals. I learned that the medical field is always evolving,” said Cheefeng Lee, senior biochemistry major and president of the Hmong and Southeast ... Read More »

Celebrated Blues Host Comes to UWSP

The Black Student Union welcomed Mary Shepard, “Queen of Jook,” as the guest speaker for their annual Soul Food Dinner on Feb. 28. Crystal John, a UW-Whitewater senior public policy and administration major, drove two hours for this event. She said, “There should have been more people here to listen to her speak, but I’m glad I had the opportunity.” ... Read More »

‘Gods of Egypt’ Is an Unholy Disaster

“Gods of Egypt” got me thinking about hieroglyphics. Much of what we know about Egyptian society is based on stone drawings of important historical and cultural events. What most people don’t think about is that for every person who was scrawling on a wall about politics and economics at that time, there was also someone sniffing glue and scribbling pictures ... Read More »

Quit-N-Time Series Brings Great Deals and Live Music

The Basement Brewhaus on campus hosts the Quit-N-Time Music Series during the first half of the second semester on Fridays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.​ The Quit-N-Time series offers great deals, free snacks and live music every Friday. It features local and regional artists of all different genres. “I decided to come to the Quit-N-Time event this Friday because ... Read More »