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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 »

Back 40 Mine Could Bring Economic Stimulus and Environmental Sacrifice

The Back 40 Mine is a potential metallic sulfide mining site proposed by the private Canadian company, Aquila Resources. Located on the border of Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, it must be approved by both states regulations to start operations. Currently, it has attained three out of the four permits necessary. While claiming to stimulate the economy, sulfide mining has ... Read More »

New Marijuana Ordinance to be Proposed in Stevens Point

An ordinance that would take big steps towards decriminalizing marijuana in Stevens Point will be proposed on Monday, Nov. 13. The ordinance would lower the penalty for first time possession of less than five grams of marijuana or marijuana paraphernalia from $100 to $5. This change comes after the first offense penalty was already lowered from $300 to $100. Neither ... Read More »

All Tiny Creatures Bring an Evening of Sound and Motion

On Friday evening, Centertainment Productions invited Madison musicians of All Tiny Creatures to come to The Encore of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point as part of their current performance tour. All Tiny Creatures is an experimental rock band that uses a mix of synthesizer, guitar, bass and vocals, as well as having psychedelic visuals projected behind the band to put ... Read More »

AIRO Busts Myths Surrounding Indigenous Peoples at Coffee and Culture

On Nov. 1st, a panel of speakers from American Indians Reaching for Opportunity took to the stage of the Laird Room in the Dreyfus University Center to share stories of their culture and experiences, as well as to answer the student body’s questions about cultural issues surrounding Native peoples. The event was an installment of Coffee and Culture, a diversity-driven ... Read More »

Sustainable Living in Stevens Point: Vote With Your Dollar

A crucial component of living sustainably is reducing the amount of waste produced. In 2013, the EPA estimated that the average person produces 4.4 pounds of waste per day. There has been a great deal of emphasis put on recycling and composting, and while these are helpful strategies, it is equally important to consider consuming less. This could be through ... Read More »

Spiked Drinks and Off-Campus Assault: Update

Reports of spiked drinks at off campus parties continue to shake the community of Stevens Point. On the weekend of Sept. 23, two separate groups of students who attended off-campus parties reported that they believed their drinks were drugged. One student reported they were assaulted after consuming this drink. The students reported feelings of extreme intoxication, dizziness, dream-like and sedated ... Read More »

Graduating Students Can Add One More Thing to Their To-Do List

Students will now have to apply to graduate on AccesSPoint. If seniors received an email telling them about the new “Apply to Graduate” tile in AccesSPoint, they may begin the application process there. Ed Lee, campus registrar, said, “It appears to students who have earned 90 credits.” Lee also said that this process is common and there aren’t many universities ... Read More »

Galezio Plays Heart Out at Senior Recital

On Saturday, Oct. 21, Keaton Galezio, 23, preformed his senior recital featuring his talents on the trombone. Galezio’s life with music started when he was in kindergarten taking lessons on piano. When he got to middle school, he started band, where he made the switch from the ivory keys to a brass slide. “My older brother played the trombone so ... Read More »