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Wisconsin Energy Company Plans to Build Solar Farm

Wisconsin is taking a step towards using renewable energy sources as the biggest solar energy center in the state is now in the works to be built. Regional utility provider, Wisconsin Public Power Inc. or WPPI, announced Jan. 30 that it will partner with NextEra Energy Resources to build a solar energy center in Two Rivers. WPPI will buy solar ... Read More »

UWSP Basketball Seniors Leave Lasting Impression

The 2017 senior class of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s basketball have been through quite the journey over their careers. In the 2014-15 season, Brad Freeborn, Caden Untiedt, Jared Gjertson and Aaron Retzlaff inserted themselves into Pointer sports lore as sophomores, winning that year’s NCAA Division III championship. Two years later, they welcomed a 20-point-per-game scoring transfer from Lancaster Bible College, Bryce Williams to ... Read More »

Ingredients for a Diverse America

Though the travel ban and its implied origins met heavy criticism, and protest formed across the United States, the ban is not drastically different from the overall history of the American immigration policy. In K-12 schooling America is often described as the melting pot, the place people of all ethnicities and religions come to live and work together. In contrast ... Read More »

A Look into Sports 2/13 – 2/19

MEN’S SWIMMING WINS 18th STRAIGHT WIAC TITLE The men’s swimming and diving team won its unprecedented 18th straight conference championship Saturday. The team finished with a total of 971.50 points en route to a 251-point margin of victory. Owen Gluck, who was named Diver of the Meet, continued his dominance as he won both the one and three-meter diving events. ... Read More »

Fruition and Gin Mill Hollow Rock at the Encore

Mandolin, guitar and a little bit of electricity created folkie tunes brought to campus Thursday night by Gin Mill Hollow and Fruition. The opening band, Gin Mill Hollow is an acoustic folk rock trio out of Madison. Marc Norman, songwriter, guitarist, double bassist and vocalist for Gin Mill Hollow, is quite familiar with the university, having graduated from the University ... Read More »

Friendly Neighborhood Artist, Tim Zeszutek

If a tall, dark figure is spotted lurking the halls of the Noel Fine Arts Center late at night, fear not. It is likely Tim Zeszutek, fifth-year senior graphic design major and Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in 2D art. Zeszutek’s following of student and faculty supporters has grown substantially throughout his years on campus as he continues ... Read More »

Humans Of Point

Hannah Mauel is a junior family and consumer science major How often do you find yourself attending a UWSP sporting event and which are they? I try to go to the hockey games as much as possible and the track meets because I find them to be the most interesting. Other wise I haven’t been to that many. Is there ... Read More »

Women’s Basketball Players Reflect on their Athletic Careers

Seniors Autumn Hennes, Lauren Anklam, Taylor Douglas and Sarah Gamillo are nearing the end of their college basketball careers at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Hennes said that her four years of playing basketball at the collegiate level have taught her not to take playing the game for granted. Playing basketball has not been without its struggles for Hennes. During her ... Read More »

Pulling Back the Curtain on Campus Coal

Last spring the Office of Sustainability announced that the university obtains 100 percent of its electricity from renewable resources. However, electricity is not the only energy needed on campus. Heating is the other requirement and at the moment the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s heat source is not renewable. Cold Wisconsin winters require a lot of energy to warm buildings. This ... Read More »