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Coming to Point: Moon Cakes, Kung Fu, and Festivities

The Chinese Culture Club plans on taking their annual Moon Festival in an entirely new direction. The festival will replicate an authentic Chinese night market, where shoppers can trade in U.S. dollars for copper coins to be used at vendors’ booths. The Moon Festival is free of charge and will be from 2:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Dreyfus ... Read More »

Scarabocchio Art Museum Displays Brandner’s Artwork

The Scarabocchio Art Museum in downtown Stevens Point is featuring the unique artwork of University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point graduate Nathan Brandner this month. Brandner, an art major, graduated from the UWSP in 2012. Art was something Brandner had been passionate about throughout his young adult life, making the decision to pursue art as a career simple. “I would like to get across a ... Read More »

Pointers Football Ready For 2014

After bouncing back in 2013, the Pointers football team looks poised for a good run in 2014. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point football team finished 5-5 last season after a tough 2-8 season in 2012. This year, UWSP opened the season with a 42-31 comeback win over Albion Sept. 6. Head coach Tom Journell is encouraged by the team’s performance ... Read More »

Theatre Department Kicks the Year off with Orientation and a Picnic

This year, students enrolled in the Theatre and Dance Department at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point prepare for another rigorous course load, but not without kicking off the year with a picnic. Gary Olsen, the department chair of the Theatre and Dance Department, knows just how demanding the program is. The purpose of the orientation, held in the Noel Fine ... Read More »

The Personal Side of a Research Student

Bridging the gap between devoted researcher and college student is a senior fisheries management and biology major Samuel Hempel, who is heavily involved in the activities he cherishes. Many may imagine a research student as a stereotypical “nerd” or the overachieving “teacher’s pet,” but Hempel is far from that notion. When asked how he spends his free time, Hempel said, ... Read More »

Women’s Soccer Prepares for 2014

After a tough season in 2013, the women’s soccer team united and prepared to compete in 2014 for a conference championship. Head coach Megan Schmidt feels great about the potential of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point team this year after a tough season. “Last season I compared it to the Packers with a young team, we had injuries and played ... Read More »

Former Administrator Donates Land to UWSP

A retired administrator and educator for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has recently donated 14 acres of property in northeast Portage County to the UWSP Foundation for education and research. Burdette Eagon donated the land located four miles north of the Central Wisconsin Environmental Station. The station hosts programs that focus on educating adults and youth on the important balance ... Read More »

Pointer Volleyball Seeks Back to Back Successful Seasons

The women’s volleyball team heads back to the court this year, determined to continue their success from last season. “Coming off of the success from last year, it is important that we take things one day at a time, one game at a time, tackling what comes at us,” said head coach Abbey Sutherland. 2013 ended on a high note ... Read More »

Fresh Faces on Campus in Awe of College Life

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point welcomed over 1,600 newcomers last week who waded through busy campus streets and sidewalks to move into their residents halls. Freshmen, families and upperclassmen shared their move-in day experience and how they felt about the new college setting. With the help and organization of the Pointer Pals, people who assisted new students unload their belongings, ... Read More »