Arts and Entertainment

The Legend of Stumpy de la Cruz

Every team has a story of a once in a generation player that by all accounts is a “can’t miss” prospect that tragically does. They’re brought up with all the potential, all the promise in the world. They’re given every opportunity to succeed, but they don’t pan out. They get hurt, they hit an endless slump, they break down. He ... Read More »

UWSP Athletic Department to Offer New Sport

First year Athletic Director Daron Montgomery held a press conference Tuesday morning announcing the addition of a new sport being offered at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. “I am pleased to announce that UWSP will be competing as an inaugural member of the WIAC’s newly formed beer pong league,” said Montgomery. “After days of deliberation, my colleagues and I have ... Read More »

Local Hipster Suffers Brain Injury – “Goes Bro”

Stevens Point, WI – Popular opinion states that Jägermeister tastes pretty damn good on the lips but where does one draw a line in consumption? What are the long-term effects of a simple “jaggy bomb?” According to friends, former hipster Leif Andreas drew the line by ditching his vinyl copy of the new Andrew Bird album and instead spent the ... Read More »

Occupy Spinoff Comes to Miller Park – Brings Apathy, Beer

Exhaust fumes and car radios permeated the air around Miller Park last week as hundreds of people gathered in the parking lot of Miller Park in Milwaukee, WI, for ‘Occupy Miller Park Parking Lot.’ On Sunday, hundreds of cars, trucks and SUVs amassed in Miller Park’s Preferred Parking sections. In solidarity under the slogan of ‘We are the 100% American,’ ... Read More »

Brewers Stunned by Pointers in Exhibition Game

The University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point baseball team shocked the baseball world this week, defeating the Milwaukee Brewers in an exhibition game. The final score was 10-0, with the Pointers collecting 20 hits during the game and the Brewers only accounting for two hits. “This is a great team,” said Brewers Head Coach Ron Roenicke. “I just hope that ... Read More »

Artists Come Together

Contributing artists from all over the Midwest are coming together for a prestigious event that will be celebrating 40 years of quality artwork. The Stevens Point Festival of the Arts will be held in the Noel Fine Arts Festival on Sunday, April 1, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Because this festival is so early in the season, artists are eager to ... Read More »

Film Review – “Rampart”

Building off the success of his debut film, The Messenger, director Oren Moverman plunges into a world of corruption with his newest effort Rampart, which looks at the LAPD in the 1990’s and its long history of excessive violence, seedy corruption and racial discrimination. Woody Harrelson stars as misogynistic, hedonistic, alcoholic, quasi-sociopathic, racist (though he maintains that he hates all ... Read More »

Tuna: The Steak of the Sea

I sometimes get a feeling when I’m grocery shopping that I’m forgetting something. As I check my list and check the cart I realize that I have everything, but my heart feels like there is a hole that a mystery food can fill. So when I finally get the car loaded up with the groceries I’ve purchased, it dawns on ... Read More »