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Future Looks Bright for Local Artist, Yuliya Bay

Anyone who has stopped by Zest Bakery and Coffeehouse recently has probably noticed the fanciful artwork of Yuliya Bay for sale near the pick-up counter. The 22-year-old local artist started selling posters and stickers last year to help get her name out in the community. Bay had seen art there before and decided it was a good place for hers ... Read More »

Humans of Point

Jessica Hammer is a senior communication major with an emphasis in public relations and a business administration minor. What is your favorite part of winter? My favorite part of winter is the fact that it’s the season of giving. I think the holidays give people an opportunity to come together and spread joy to others. Whether you’re spending time with ... Read More »

Humans of Point

Jess Wenzel is a junior communication major with an emphasis in public relations and a business administration minor. What is your favorite part of winter? My favorite part of winter is seeing all the houses decorated in lights and just the holidays in general. Everything seems more magical when communities are sparkling and full life in contrast to the dark ... Read More »

Students Learn About Community and Sustainability in Kenya Summer Course

Students can earn a Permaculture Design Certificate through a three-week study abroad trip to Kenya next summer. Holly Petrillo, course leader and associate professor of forestry, describes permaculture as a set of ethics and principles for designing sustainable living systems. “We really like the permaculture curriculum because it integrates the natural resources and the sustainability aspect but also the community ... Read More »

Humans of Point

Elizabeth Olson is a junior English major and professional writing minor. What are you looking forward to over Thanksgiving weekend? The food, of course. After a few months of eating like a Survivor contestant, I’m very excited for my grandma’s homemade stuffing and pecan pie. Do you have any traditions? Every year, my grandpa insists that we all gather around the ... Read More »

Stevens Point’s PRSSA Shines Like a Star

The Public Relations Student Society of America recently brought home the Star Chapter award for the fifth year in a row. PRSSA is a student organization at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. It is all about public relations. “PRSSA is dedicated to enriching our peers career development. We offer an array of opportunities for members that are all geared towards ... Read More »

Liberation Farm Brings Meat, Eggs and Coffee to Stevens Point

Liberation Farm in Almond, offers diverse food options. Holly Petrillo, assistant professor of forestry, began the farm with her husband John Sheffy in 2011. Petrillo said that they first got into farming because they wanted to be able to grow their own food and provide their young daughter the opportunity to grow up on a farm. One of Petrillo and ... Read More »

Student-Athlete Profile: April Gehl

As a sophomore student-athlete at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, April Gehl is involved in the classroom as well as on the court. Gehl is an outside hitter for the UWSP women’s volleyball team and is also pursuing her degree as an interpersonal and organizational communication major with a minor in business administration. The 19-year-old led the 2017 volleyball team ... Read More »

CREATE Portage County Competes to Bring Free Concerts to Stevens Point This Summer

Voting has begun for the Levitt Foundation’s $25,000 “Levitt AMP Grant,” which helps nonprofit organizations bring free concerts to small-to-midsize towns and cities. CREATE Portage County, a local arts and entertainment nonprofit, has led the charge for Stevens Point to win this grant. 15 entrants will win and Stevens Point currently holds fifth place. Stevens Point was one of the ... Read More »

Humans of Point

Bella Pietsch, is a senior communication major with an emphasis in public relations and a professional writing minor, graduating in December.   What is your ideal morning in Stevens Point? My perfect day in Point would start with breakfast at the Wooden Chair and a walk through the Sculpture Park. What is your favorite outdoor space or nature area? I️ ... Read More »