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Communication Capstone gets Zombified

This semester, students enrolled in the communication capstone course created a post apocalyptic zombie film inspired by “1348”, a musical composition by film composer Charles Barnett. The film,”Strand 1348,” incorporates moods from the silent film era and is livened by romance and zombies. Dr. Patrick Miles, a professor of horn and director of orchestral activities at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens ... Read More »

Track and Field Begins Outdoor Season

The men’s and women’s track and field teams began their outdoor seasons, competing in meets at Whitewater and Platteville the past two weeks. At the Rex Foster Invitational in Whitewater on April 6, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s track and field team won the event with 186 points, while the women finished third with 144 points. On April 12, ... Read More »

SGA Seeks Alterations to Course Evaluation Structure

Last week, Student Senate passed a bill to alter the current course evaluation structure in order to elicit more qualitative responses from students and, in turn, aid faculty in utilizing results to improve overall course objectives and methods. Course evaluations are meant to be a means to interpret students’ feedback on their experiences with an instructor.  Students evaluate their professor in the classroom, class ... Read More »

LGBTQ Characters Rise on Television

The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation released their Network Responsibility Index rates for the 2012-2013 television season earlier this year, giving various television networks less than excellent ratings. These scores provide insight, among a pool of information, as to how television networks might improve their lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer character representation to help increase audience understanding of ... Read More »

Museum Collection Crawl Displays Rare Exhibits

The annual Museum of Natural History Collection Crawl occurred this past weekend allowing attendees to go behind the scenes and see collections usually reserved for research and teaching purposes. This year was the fifth Collection Crawl hosted by the museum. The museum can be found inside the Albertson Learning Research Center Once a year, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Museum of Natural ... Read More »

Packers Offseason Update

With the NFL draft less than a month away, it is a good time to take stock of the additions and departures for the Packers and what positions still need some work. Re-Signed Sam Shields, CB: One of the first moves the Packers made this offseason was signing Shields to a four year $39 million contract. The 26-year-old cornerback has ... Read More »

Snorkeling in the Florida Keys

Outdoor Edventures spent spring break snorkeling, swimming and soaking up the sun in the Florida Keys from March 15 to March 23. The group of students set up a base camp in Key Largo and spent the first two days exploring the waters of the upper keys on two rented boats. Before embarking on the trip, Mike Piekenbrock, the recreational ... Read More »

Brewers Bring Bats In Spring Training Outing

One dream as a Milwaukee Brewers fan has always been to make the trek to Arizona for a spring training game. This adventure can now be checked off of my bucket list. It was worth the wait. Making my way from Milwaukee to Denver and Denver to Phoenix was worth the adventure of spring training. Escaping the cold winter weather ... Read More »

New LPFM Station Granted Permit for Construction

A new low-power FM radio station that will broadcast all information currently presented on the Community TV channel in Stevens Point has been approved for construction. The LPFM station will be community-based with a maximum power of 100 watts and a very limited transmission range. The station will simulcast the audio from the TV feed, providing a new way for this ... Read More »