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Donation Enrichs Wildlife Ecology Program

Gerald and Helen Stephens graciously donated $1 million to create an endowed professorship at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Christine Thomas, dean of the College of Natural Resources, suggested that the endowed professorship be given to wildlife ecology assistant professor, Jason Riddle. The Stephens’ son was a former wildlife ecology student at the university and had unexpectedly passed away less ... Read More »

Rusty Patched Bumble Bee Added to Endangered Species List

Wisconsin is now one of the few places in the world in which the rusty patched bumble bee can be found. Previously the bee’s population spread over 28 states. In the last 10 years the bees’ range has declined over 87 percent and now rusty patched bumble bees can only be found in 12 states. The Xerces Society and other ... Read More »

Sepsenwol to Retire After Teaching 39 Years

At the end of this semester, Dr. Sol Sepsenwol will retire from the biology department. Sepsenwol began teaching in 1970, and has spent the last 39 years working at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. In addition to teaching he has spent much of his career doing biological research. Sepsenwol began his career when he received both his bachelor’s degree and ... Read More »

Sports Briefs: Lady Pointers Post a Pair of Double-Digit Wins

Men’s Basketball Falls to Whitewater and River Falls The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s basketball team concluded a stretch of three consecutive games against ranked teams this past week. After defeating then-12th ranked UW-Eau Claire at Bennett Court on Jan. 21, the Pointers were edged against UW-Whitewater, 80-74, before losing at home to 5th ranked UW-River Falls, 67-51, on Saturday. ... Read More »

UWSP Alumni Return For Premier Performance

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Alumni, Holly Janz and Michael Keller, performed a unique opera style act with dramatic staging on Sunday, Jan. 29. Previous performances of the show include Concordia College in September and  two days before appearing at UWSP they performed in Madison. A native of Marshfield, Janz received her Bachelor of Music from UWSP, Master of Music from ... Read More »

Proposal to Split Up the DNR Sparks Controversy

Once again, Wisconsin republicans are moving to disband the state Department of Natural Resources. The proposal aims to break the DNR into sections and file them into three existing departments and two new ones. Those in favor of the bill hope that splitting up the DNR will protect departments from further budget cuts, while also claiming that the department is ... Read More »

Humans Of Point

Mackenzie Neuner is a sophomore fine arts major. How are you feeling about second semester starting up? Oh wow! Pretty optimistic. I have a pretty heavy course load and a lot of credits this semester, so it’s going to be a lot of work. But, I really like my classes so far. I think it’s going to be kind of ... Read More »

Kent Dernbach: Pointer Basketball’s Next Man Up

As many begin the process of getting acclimated with their classes, six-year University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point men’s assistant basketball coach Kent Dernbach has gotten a jump on getting comfortable in his own new role as interim head coach of the men’s basketball team. “My experience here as being the assistant coach with coach Semling for six years gave me the best preparation ... Read More »

Jesse McCartney’s Beautiful Soul Reaches UWSP Fans

On Friday, Jan. 27, a sea of raging hormones could physically be seen excitedly waiting outside of the Dreyfus University Center’s Laird Room. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point welcomed well-known singer, songwriter, voice actor, and actor, Jesse McCartney to the stage to perform not only his most current music, but his early 2000’s greatest hits. When news dropped that the ... Read More »

Album Review: Hey Violet Releases Brand New Moves EP

An emerging band Hey Violet will have audiences singing their tunes before they know it. The energetic LA band has gone through a few name changes before the name Hey Violet stuck in 2015. Ever since, they have been producing new music that will get you dancing along with them, including their new hit single “Guys My Age.” The five ... Read More »