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Harvard Resistance School to Combat Trump’s Administration

The Harvard University Library. Photo by Joseph Williams

Harvard University’s Kennedy School graduate students have founded the Resistance School in an effort to help America push back against the Trump Administration in skill-based way. “Practical Skills for Taking Back America” is the school’s slogan and the first lesson given on April 5 drew hundreds of people in person and upwards of 15,000 online from all 50 states and 20 ... Read More »

Humans of Point

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Chelsea Connor is a senior dance major. Are you a fan of musicals? If so, why or why not? I am a huge fan of musicals! I actually wasn’t very aware of them before coming to UWSP, but because I am part of the Department of Theatre and Dance I have had so many opportunities to see the musicals here ... Read More »

Yogis Find their Center for Beer

Beer and Yoga event at O'so Brewery. Photo by Anne Morgan

On Saturday, April 29, students and community members gathered at O’so Brewing Company to practice yoga and enjoy a refreshing beer. The beer and yoga event was organized by yoga instructor, Renee Cathryn. Cathryn owns her own yoga studio in Stevens Point called Yoga with Renee Cathryn. Cathryn earned her instructor certification this summer in Appleton, which is where she ... Read More »

Fall Football Preview: New Schedule, Same Expectations

The Pointer football team preparing to play. Photo by Kylie Bridenhagen.

Early last month, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point football schedule was announced. The announcement gave players, coaches and fans their first view of where they will be spending their Saturday afternoons this fall. The Pointers open their season on Sept. 2, at home versus St. Norbert College. Point will then take a trip to Albion, Michigan to take on Albion ... Read More »

Appleton Residents Join National March for Science

A March for Science sign. "March for Science Not Opinion" by Mobilus In Mobili is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

On April 22, Earth Day, residents of Appleton and the surrounding area participated in the national March for Science. Over 400 people met at Lawrence Chapel at Lawrence University to listen to organizers of the event, local science teachers and people who work in science-related industries, discuss the importance of promoting science. Speeches were given about the history of Earth ... Read More »

Sports Briefs: April 30, 2017

A Pointer player takes a swing. Photo courtesy of UWSP Athletics.

Baseball Team Experiences Road Woes The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point baseball team traveled to UW-La Crosse on Friday for a four-game series. The Pointers would finish with a 1-3 record. In game one, the Eagles scored in each of the first four innings, jumping out to a 4-0 lead over Point. Tommy Duddleston hit an RBI fly out to right ... Read More »

The Middle Ground Pumps Up The Kicks

Lead guitarist Zach Grusznski plays during a song. Photo courtesy of Dalen Dahl.

On Friday April 28, The Middle Ground graced the Dreyfus University Center’s Encore stage to perform up-beat music surrounded by the enthusiastic cheers and dancing from the audience. The Middle Ground is an alternative-rock group consisting of four band mates: Joe Neary, guitar and vocals, Chris Halbauer, drums, Jordan Burmeister, bass and vocals and Zach Grusznski, lead guitar. While the ... Read More »

Dropping Beats with DAWG

Weapons of Mass Percussion performing at the DUC Encore. Photo by Kathryn Wisniewski

No microphones were needed for this weekend’s performance in the Encore, though they did help throw about drum puns. On Saturday night, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s student organization, Drum and Wind Group, presented Weapons of Mass Percussion in the Dreyfus University Center. Weapons of Mass Percussion was an exhibition of DAWG’s drumline. Cody Gehrke, sophomore math major, is vice ... Read More »

BFA Exhibitions Held at Carlsten Art Gallery

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Graduating art majors present examples of their work in a variety of media at the Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition to fulfill their graduation requirement. The BFA Exhibitions were held in the Carlsten Art Gallery, located on the second floor of the Noel Fine Arts Center April 24 through May 3 with a closing reception April 30. Art 491 students ... Read More »

Another Successful Year of Trivia

The Trivia parade in Lot Q. Photo by Ashley Panka

On April 21, 22 and 23 the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s college radio station, 90FM,  hosted another successful year of the world’s largest trivia contest, Trivia 48: The Royalty of Contests. The team named Festivus for the Rest of Us took first place for the second year in a row with 19,360 points. Dad’s Computers: PC control and Trivial Fursuit: Furple ... Read More »