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From myPoint to accesSPoint

Owen Moran, a sophomore student showing frustration with access point.

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is in the process of fully implementing Oracle Campus Solutions, otherwise known as accesSpoint. The features that myPoint has and had in the past are gradually becoming accessible on accesSPoint. Eventually myPoint, a system which the current UWSP students are familiar with, will be completely phased out. Jim Barrett, associate vice chancellor for Enrollment Management ... Read More »

Revamped with a Side of Live-Action

Powerpuff Girls evil mirror trouble. Photo provided by flickr

There’s something exciting and nostalgic about turning on the TV and having an old episode of a favorite childhood show come on, but a recent trend in entertainment has been to remake and reboot some of the classic TV shows and movies college students watched in their youth. The past few years have welcomed reboots of cartoons such as The ... Read More »

Oklahoma Pipeline Removal: 17 Years Overdue

A pipeline winding across the land. "Pipeline" by Travis is licensed under CC BY 2.0

A 17-year battle over a pipeline finally came to an end on Mar. 28 when a federal judge ordered Enable Midstream Partners and associates to remove a natural gas pipeline from 38 American Indian land owners’ property near Anadarko, Oklahoma. From 1980 to 2000, Enable operated the pipeline on the Plaintiffs’ land on an easement granted by the Bureau of ... Read More »

Espresso Yourself at Coffee and Culture

The coffee and culture mugs given out during the events. Photo provided by SIEO

Since 2013, the Student Involvement and Employment Office has offered the Coffee and Culture program which allows students to speak about topics they are passionate about which can often be underrepresented ideas and groups. Still relatively new to the campus, Coffee and Culture is still trying to find its fit on campus. Samantha Barnum, junior communications major, is the second coordinator who ... Read More »

Centertainment Hosts a Hawaiian Night Diversion

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On Thursday night in the Dreyfus University Center, calming ukulele tunes mixing with the smell of Hawaiian pizza could be discovered coming out of the Encore. Centertainment Productions hosted a Hawaiian Night for University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point on April 20 for students to enjoy a break from their studies. Tess Tranel, junior music education major and travel and leisure coordinator ... Read More »

Madison Commits to 100 Percent Renewable Energy

A look at the capitol in Madison. "Madison 02" by Paul Frederickson is licensed under CC BY 2.0

This March, Madison, Wisconsin joined 24 other cities nationwide, who have all committed to working towards 100 percent renewable energy use. By making this transition, the city aims to reach net-zero carbon emissions before 2050 and cut total energy use in half by 2030. This is a community-wide goal which encompasses all sectors. To achieve this objective, $250,000 dollars have ... Read More »

Humans Of Point

Hunter Waslicki. Photo courtesy of Lhea Owens.

Hunter Waslicki is a sophomore computer information systems and web and digital media development major. If you could share one piece of advice with your past self, what would it be and why? To apply myself more instead of just coasting through all my work because I have always been told I’m really smart and everything comes pretty easy to me. ... Read More »

An Out of This World Comic Book Experience

Comics on the display racks. Photo courtesy of Dalen Dahl.

Galaxy Comics, Games & More, located on Clark Street in Stevens Point, is a store that welcomes gamers, comic book lovers and new comers. The store has been open for more than 25 years and offers various products such as disc golf supplies, darts, collectible card games, miniature games, board games and comics. Their website also said the store hosts ... Read More »

Sports Brief: April 23, 2017

Tyler Thomka up to bat for the Pointers. Photo courtesy of UWSP Athletics.

Baseball Splits Series with Warhawks The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point baseball team hosted UW-Whitewater on Saturday and Sunday, April 22-23, in a four-game series. The Pointers finished with a 2-2 record. Game one got off to a slow start as the Warhawks scored three unanswered runs in the first five innings. The Pointers picked up momentum in the sixth inning ... Read More »

Neil Gorsuch Approved as Supreme Court Justice

President Donald Trump introducing Gorsuch as his Supreme Court nominee at the White House, January 2017. Photo provided by wikipedia

On April 7, President Trump’s nominee, Neil M. Gorsuch, was confirmed by the senate to become the 113th justice of the United States Supreme Court. This is the second presidential nomination to replace Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in February 2016. The first nominee, Judge Merrick Garland was nominated by former President Obama in March 2016. Senate Republicans did not ... Read More »