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Light the Fuse: NowHere Design Conference

Keynote speaker Alex Center, a Brooklyn-based designer working for The Coca-Cola Company. Photo provided by Alex Center

NowHere is an annual graphic design conference held at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The conference will take place on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1. with a variety of events. Presentations will be given by alumni and professional designers. The conference also organizes workshops. All presentations are free to the public. Weekend pass tickets to the workshops are ... Read More »

Campus Could Have a P.L.A.N to Reduce Waste

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Student Government Association is considering having University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point join the Post Landfill Action Network, also known as PLAN. The Post Landfill Action Network was founded in 2013 by Alex Fried. Fried created the network to provide colleges and universities with educational resources aimed at lowering landfill waste on their campuses. The goal on their website sates that, “Through ... Read More »

It’s About Who You Know: PRSSA Hosts Networking Social

PRSS of America networking social in the DUC Legacy room. Photo by Nomin Erdenebileg

Most jobs are a secret, meaning 80 percent of jobs never get posted and are found through Networking. Some students at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point understood landing a job can truly be about who you know. Approximately 60 professionals and students met on March 15 for the first Networking Social, hosted by Public Relations Student Society of America. PRSSA ... Read More »

Portage County Citizens Address Nitrate-Groundwater Concerns

Corn under blue skies. "Corn Field" by Theophilos Papadopoulos is licensed under CC BY 2.0.

Portage county citizens are coming together to pass an ordinance that addresses health concerns resulting from high levels of nitrates in ground water. It began in the township of New Hope when a group of citizens became concerned about their groundwater quality. “Nitrates move very quickly through the soil, especially on big crops like corn which is very inefficient in ... Read More »

Preparing for the Dawn of Drones

Interesting lecture about the Future of Drones. Photo by Nomin Erdenebileg

On Tuesday, March 14, the public library hosted the most recent presentation for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s College of Letters and Sciences’ Community Lecture Series. The lecture was titled “Preparing for the Drone Invasion” and the presenter was Tim Kennedy, professor of geography and geographic information systems. Kennedy explained that a drone by any other name is an Unmanned ... Read More »

Doubles Partners Work to Step up their Game

The tennis team gathers on the court. Photo courtesy of Erin Lemmer.

Doubles partners, Erin Lemmer and Elizabeth Wilichowski bring passion and skill to the tennis court. Lemmer and Wilichowski have been working hard at practice throughout spring season to work on improving their skills for fall’s competitive season. Lemmer has been playing for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point tennis team since her freshman year. She plays both single and doubles matches, ... Read More »

Local Bands Gain Experience in the Basement

Dre Bates performing in a basement party. Photo provided by Dre Bates

Artists David Lawrence and Jacob Ramsey, longtime best friends, are part of the hard rock band known as Jaded Living. Lawrence, a former University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point student, moved from Illinois to Stevens Point to pursue music and attend college. Lawrence plays the drums and is a member of two bands. Lawrence describes the other band he plays for, Soul ... Read More »

Student Sculptures Displayed at Central Wisconsin Environmental Station Connect Art with Nature

An installation at the sculpture park. Photo courtesy of Tom Quinn.

Last semester the natural landscape of the Central Wisconsin Environmental Station provided inspiration for a half a dozen student sculptures which are now displayed around the station’s grounds. The project was born when Tom Quinn, Central Wisconsin Environmental Station director, contacted Kristin Thielking, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point sculpture professor. Upon Quinn’s request, students from Thielking’s sculpture class were tasked with ... Read More »

Senator Testin the Waters With On-Campus Listening Session

Senator Patrick Testin on campus answering questions from students and faculty. Photo courtesy of Robby Abrahamian

Over the past few weeks, the new Wisconsin state senate has been back in their home districts for the first congressional recess. Normally, these off months for politicians have been a time for them to meet with their constituents and learn about what issues to bring back to the capital. With healthcare and immigration on the line, people have stepped up ... Read More »

Campus Green Party Seeks New People and Fresh Ideas

A Green party sign. "Absolutely a Green Party" by Marcus Metropolis is licensed under CC BY 2.0.

In the spring of last year, Justin Seis, senior sociology and philosophy major, was inspired to start the College Green Party. Seis is now th president of  the College Green Party. As a group, the College Green Party hopes to be a space for discussion while also working with the community Green Party to support candidates running for office and working ... Read More »