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Wisconsin DNR Website Omits Humans as Cause of Climate Change

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has removed any mention of human-caused climate change from their website. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel believes these changes were made around Dec. 21 of 2016. One of the most prevalent changes in language on the DNR website takes place on a page which was previously titled, “Climate Change and Wisconsin’s Great Lakes.” Now the ... Read More »

Students Focus on Writing the Troubles Away

After being on a hiatus, the Lincoln Hills Poetry Project, a student organization at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, has resumed working with troubled youth at the Lincoln Hills Juvenile Detention Center in Wisconsin. Leah Trempe, junior English education major, is the vice-president of the organization. According to Trempe, the organization was forced to go on a hiatus because of ... Read More »

City Council Passes Resolution to Oppose Dakota Access Pipeline

On Dec. 19, the Stevens Point City Council passed a resolution to actively oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline, also known as the DAPL. This resolution was written and proposed to the city by Brewster Johnson,  senior natural resources planning major. The DAPL is a 1,172-mile long crude oil pipeline. It was supposed to go either near or through Standing Rocks ... Read More »

Tuition Cuts for UW System Not as Great as They Sound

Governor Scott Walker has proposed a tuition cut for the UW System in the next budget, but it comes with strings attached. Walker has appeared to switch from the trend of continuously cutting state funds to adding support to the System. A tuition cut sounds great to students, but for the sake of the functionality of the System as a whole, ... Read More »

UWSP to Page to Screen: Patrick Rothfuss’ Novel Advancements

“It was night again.”– So begins the prologue of Patrick Rothfuss’ first installment of The Kingkiller Chronicle, The Name of the Wind. Although the first novel has been in print since 2007, it is only recently that the University of Stevens Point alumnus’ fantasy trilogy has been set on its way to becoming a television show. Rothfuss announced his partnership ... Read More »

Male Birth Control Study: What You Need to Know

Birth Control for men has been a sensitive topic over the last few months. As prospective hormonal methods have been making their way through human experimental trials, women have become excited at the idea of being able to share the responsibility of long-term birth control with their male partners. The study was focused on a combination-hormonal-injection for men that would ... Read More »

Merry Tuba Christmas and a Euphonic New Year

For many people, the day after Thanksgiving marks the seasonally acceptable date to start listening to holiday music. As the days of December fly by amid a flurry of the final weeks of the semester and snow, the holiday spirit grows and music from holiday radio stations to caroling to rumbles of tubas fills the air. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens ... Read More »

Trimming Back on Holiday Waste

It is that time of year for outdoor light displays, shopping for presents and decorating trees. Between Thanksgiving and New Years, Americans’ waste production increases by 25 percent. For those that celebrate the holidays, how can we keep holiday cheer while still keeping the planet clean? Wrapping paper stays on presents for an average of five days. The presents are ... Read More »

UWSP Cheer and Stunt Team Gives Helping Hand

Many times, student-athletes are given an opportunity to go above and beyond the call of duty and make an impact on something greater than their respective team. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point cheer and stunt team has been doing just that by helping a group called the Dream team accomplish their goal of auditioning for America’s Got Talent. With assistance ... Read More »

Look Into Sports: Men’s Basketball Picks Up Win In Final Seconds

Buzzer Beater Propels Men’s Basketball to Victory On Saturday, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s basketball team pulled out a 74-72 victory over No. 12 Hope College after sophomore Mark Nelson hit a game-winning shot with seconds remaining on the clock. With just under four seconds remaining in regulation and the score tied at 72, the Pointers drove down the ... Read More »