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Curling Team Brings Home Medal from National Championship

In early March, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s curling team took home the bronze medal at the College Curling National Championships held in Utica, New York. UWSP’s team practices once a week on Sunday nights. The team also participates in about 10 tournaments per season. Jillian Behling, vice-president of the curling club, has been on the team since her freshman ... Read More »

Schmeekle Presents: The Healing Power of Forests

On Saturday, April 15, Schmeekle Reserve’s Visitor Center was host to a program entitled The Healing Power of Forests. Micah Hoger, a practicum student in the Environmental Education program at Schmeekle Reserve, presented to a full room about how nature can be used alongside traditional medical practices. “Our forests and natural areas are not just habitat for animals and recreational ... Read More »

A Look into Sports: 4/16/2017

Baseball Has Strong Finish to Series The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point baseball team went on the road to take on the UW-Platteville in a four-game series Thursday and Friday, April 13-14, finishing with a record of 3-1. The Pointers found themselves down 3-0 in the first inning of game one. Stevens Point answered with their own three-run inning as Tyler Thomka ... Read More »

Omnos: A Peak At A Jazz Quintet

Omnos, a unique, jazzy and timeless musical group, can be found in the heart of our very own Stevens Point. Four University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point students and one alumnus created the jazz quintet: Zachary Finnegan, Jacob Opperman, Austin Bolden, Malakai Flynn and Adam Hatton. Zachary Finnegan, senior jazz studies performance and music education major and trumpet player for Omnos, said ... Read More »

Wisconsin’s Standing Rock: The Back Forty Mine Project

Aqulia Resources is in the process of creating an open-pit sulfide mine along the banks of the Menominee River near Marinette. The mining company has spent the last 10 years exploring the site for a mine referred to as the Back Forty Project. According to their website, Aquila Resources has spent over $70 million thus far in the exploration process. ... Read More »

Students Advocate to End Human Trafficking and Slavery

Here on campus, the International Justice Mission group meets on a weekly basis to plan events and discuss topics related to human trafficking and slavery. One of the big events that the organization plans is Justice Week, which occurred in the first week of April. Maggie Burie, sophomore communication science and disorders major, is a member of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens ... Read More »

Don’t Tread on Young Americans for Liberty

Steven Macherey is not a Libertarian, but he is the head of a small libertarian group called Young Americans for Liberty on campus. Macherey, senior communication major, became involved with the group to expand his network and meet people who are not satisfied with the status quo. Through the group, he attended a rally in Chicago, and was surprised to ... Read More »

Student Artists Gain Insights Through Scholarships

As the academic year comes to a close, departments throughout the university are acknowledging excellence of the students within their programs in annual scholarship awards. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s Department of Art and Design is no exception. The 2017 scholarship competition included 23 awards for students in every major. The winners were announced on April 2 at the Annual ... Read More »

Students Reflect on Danstage Experience with Eddy Ocampo

Danstage, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s spring dance production, opened this past weekend after many hours and weeks of rehearsal and preparation. This year the faculty brought in special guest Eddy Ocampo, an internationally renowned contemporary choreographer and dance teacher who has created ballets in Europe, Mexico, Canada, Russia and throughout the U.S. Ocampo was a week-long guest, helping prepare ... Read More »

High-Capacity Wells, Low-Regulation Legislation

On Wednesday, April 5 the Wisconsin state senate handed a bill to the state assembly which, if passed, will allow repair, replacement, or change in ownership of high-capacity wells without state approval. According to the Wisconsin DNR website, “Wisconsin Administrative Code defines a high capacity well system as one or more wells, drillholes or mine shafts on a property that ... Read More »