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What We Cook on Friday Night: Vibrance and Vitality

It all started with a produce score at the winter farmers market. One word: beets. These vitamin rich jewels were to be our next star. Nomin, my cooking companion, has a similar craving for a colorful plate. That desire and our passion to create in the kitchen, usually brings us on flavor journeys that we won’t stop talking about. But ... Read More »

DSC Gives Students Leadership and Career Experience

Since June of 2009, Dining and Summer Conferences has been completely student run. The shift to being a student run location has given students more control over their dining program and allowed students to introduce innovations that promote sustainable, local, farming and food practices. One of these innovations is called Green on the Go, this initiative offers students the opportunity ... Read More »

Pointer Staff Heads to ACP’s Best of the Midwest Conference

In what turned out to be a weekend filled with falafels and journalism, Naomi, Kathryn and I attended the Associate Collegiate Press’s Best of the Midwest Conference in Minneapolis. We had never been to a journalism conference before and nervously drove into busy Minneapolis traffic unsure of what to expect–we weren’t disappointed. From our very first key-note address to the ... Read More »

Local Food Fair to Be Held at SentryWorld

This Saturday, Feb. 17, Farmshed is holding a local food fair at SentryWorld. The event will exhibit over 60 local farms, businesses and educational organizations that will be selling goods and sharing information about their programs. The organization is made up of staff, community members, a board of directors, and farmer advisors who share their concerns about the current food ... Read More »

Students Think About Consumerism this Valentine’s Day

For weeks now, store-fronts have been teeming with cards, candy and teddy bears in all shades of pink and red as a constant reminder that it is time to buy that special gift. It seems that this is exactly what Americans plan to do. The National Retail Federation has reported that collectively Americans are projected to spend $19.6 billion on ... Read More »

D2L to be Phased Out for New Canvas System

By June of 2020, Desire 2 Learn will be completely phased out and replaced by a new digital learning environment system called Canvas. The switch is being made to find a new digital learning environment to better meet student needs because the University of Wisconsin–System’s contract with D2L is expiring. Shifting from a learning management system like D2L to a ... Read More »

“Around the Corner with John McGivern” Puts Stevens Point in the Spotlight

Fans and viewers of Wisconsin PBS stations may already be familiar with “Around the Corner with John McGivern,” hosted by the titular Emmy-winning actor of Disney fame, as he explores and highlights Wisconsin communities and shares their stories. McGivern and his crew have been all over Wisconsin throughout the past six years, from Milwaukee to the nearby town of Wausau ... Read More »

Men’s Hockey Team Gears Up for Conference Tournament

After wrapping up the regular season with an 18-4-3 record, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s hockey team sets its sights on the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament. The team’s strong season was briefly diverted by a mini-slump during the third week of November when it struggled through a three-game stretch with two consecutive losses and a tie, but the ... Read More »