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Sports Analytics Conference Set at UW-Stevens Point

Watching film is key in the sports world. Photo courtesy of Scott Tappa.

Sports Analytics Conference set at UW-Stevens Point The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will be hosting the Great Lakes Analytics in Sports Conference, set for Thursday, July 13. Over 35 speakers are already committed to a growing list of presenters who will be discussing the latest concepts, research and innovations in the fast-growing field of sports analytics. The event will feature ... Read More »

A Look into Sports: May 8, 2017

Reliever Ben Miller warms up before entering the game. Photo courtesy of Dalen Dahl.

Softball Splits Final Series of Season The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point softball team traveled to Milwaukee on Thursday to take on Wisconsin Lutheran College in a two-game series. Stevens Point split the series with a record of 1-1. Ashley Cohen pitched a scoreless game as the Pointers won game one in extra innings with a score of 3-0. The game ... Read More »

College and High School Students Learn Through Connections Project

Students engaged in discussion during the Connections Project. Photo by Shelby Steinke

High school students from across the state traveled to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point on Friday, May 5, to talk about literature, get a taste of the college experience and make connections with each other. Throughout the spring semester, students from Menasha, Adams-Friendship and Madison La Follette high schools collaborated with UWSP English 381 students on the Connections Project. Initiated ... Read More »

Comedy Brings The Stevens Point Community Together

Talented Comedian, Matt Donoher. Photo provided by mattdonoher.com

Laughter boomed in the nearly-full room of the Encore as students came to Centertainment Production’s event, Comedy Kickback, featuring Matt Donaher as seen on Conan O’Brien, Joe Riley from Milwaukee and Jerron Baldwin also known as Bubba. Bubba, senior drama major, stepped on stage to perform stand up for the first time ever and opened the show telling jokes and ... Read More »

Stevens Point, my Second Home

Graduating Senior, Caroline Chalk. Photo provided by Caroline Chalk

Growing up in the suburbs of Chicago, I was a stranger to big lots of land and unaware that people ate fried fish on Fridays. Living close to a metropolitan area, I was familiar with utilizing public transportation and enjoyed the seven-minute drive to the mall. Therefore, when I began my freshman year at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, I ... Read More »

I Solemnly Swear That I Am Up To No Good

Graduating senior, Lhea Owens. Photo provided by Lhea Owens

Jokes have been floating around campus about getting ready to dive head-first into the adult world, but it wasn’t until I was sitting alone at my usual table in the Brewhaus that this idea really hit home. Coming to college is scary, but leaving it is scarier. I remember sitting in the gazebo next to the HEC at midnight in ... Read More »

Centertainment Helps Students Belly Dance the Night Away

One of the many belly dancers on Friday night having fun performing in the Encore. Photo by Ross Vetterkind

Jangling bangles, colorful scarves and ornate skirts brought to life the traditional Middle Eastern music performed in the Encore. On Friday night, Centertainment Productions hosted An Evening of Belly Dancing accompanied by the musical ensemble, Salaam, in the Dreyfus University Center at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The ensemble played music from countries throughout the Middle East, such as Morocco, ... Read More »

Phobias, Love and Tattoos, Oh My!

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I have only been at The Pointer for one year. Through it, I found a thing I love, got to work with some of the best and some of the worst people and got over a phobia. When I came to Point, I had transferred from a small private school in Massachusetts that was no larger than my high school, ... Read More »

Here’s To You, Little Beer City: My Home

Graduating senior, Anna Schuttenhelm. Photo provided by Anna Schuttenhelm

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was not my first choice when it came to deciding on colleges and universities my senior year of high school. At my high school, college decisions were heavily influenced by the students who graduated before you. I knew of less than five people who chose UWSP in the years before me. When my mom mentioned ... Read More »

Post-Grad Pointers

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It feels nice to be writing for The Pointer one last time! After graduating in December, I have been working as the events coordinator at a nature reserve in the Driftless area of Wisconsin. In my spare time, now that I have spare time post-graduation, I also am a content writer for a web design company. Writing about college is ... Read More »