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No Need to Fear, the University is Here

As of June 30, 2018, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will no longer be carrying the Geography and Geology Department. UWSP has embarked on a new journey regarding losing and gaining majors for the ever growing needs of students here on campus. Enrollment in the last four years has decreased 15 percent. In the 10 county high school regions surrounding ... Read More »

What You Need to Know about DACA

Starting in early September, President Trump ordered an end to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, a program established by the Obama Administration. DACA, is a policy that protects undocumented immigrants under the age of 16. The children are eligible to receive a renewable two-year period of deferred action from deportation and could also be eligible for a work permit. Those ... Read More »

Door County May Soon Host a National Park

Door County could see a national park in their neighborhood if the Friends of the Grand Traverse Islands have their way. The Grand Traverse Islands are a series of islands which make up the “thumb” of Wisconsin, starting at Washington Island and going north towards Michigan. The proposal calls for 7,047 acres of the islands, and some parts of the ... Read More »

Football Team Looking to Build on Momentum Heading into Conference Play

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point holds an undefeated record, 3-0, this season and is led by the dynamic duo of seniors Jerry Williams and Ryan Swigart as the team looks to steamroll the competition with conference play ahead. As of Sept. 25, the Pointers have scored 108 points, while holding opponents to 80. Swigart, UWSP’s starting quarterback, has tossed nine ... Read More »

Go Headless Over Sleepy Hollow – Review: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

You can thank Washington Irving for the most iconic of all the characters you’ll see traipsing through the woods on All Hollow’s Eve. While “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” does not take place on Halloween, The Headless Horseman has become a hallmark of the holiday, all thanks to the American author, Washington Irving. Though the 12,000-word short story was originally ... Read More »

Is Yoga Appropriation? It’s an Ongoing Conversation

Yoga studios with names like, “Holy Cow Yoga Center,” located in Charleston, South Carolina, make light of Hinduism’s religious beliefs and traditions, while advertising as, “a unique studio dedicated to recovering what we believe to be the essence of yoga.” Those from Western cultures who practice yoga may be looking for a strict definition of appropriation, but a non-subjective definition ... Read More »

Debot Renovation Plans Revealed

Debot is set to be shut down for a year and renovated and revamped starting at the end of the 2017-18 school year. Students should mark their calendars for Friday, May 18, 2018, which is the day Debot will serve its last meal, according to Suzette Conley, the Director of Dining and Summer Conferences. After the last meal, all of ... Read More »

Sports Analytics Conference Set at UW-Stevens Point

Sports Analytics Conference set at UW-Stevens Point The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will be hosting the Great Lakes Analytics in Sports Conference, set for Thursday, July 13. Over 35 speakers are already committed to a growing list of presenters who will be discussing the latest concepts, research and innovations in the fast-growing field of sports analytics. The event will feature ... Read More »

A Look into Sports: May 8, 2017

Softball Splits Final Series of Season The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point softball team traveled to Milwaukee on Thursday to take on Wisconsin Lutheran College in a two-game series. Stevens Point split the series with a record of 1-1. Ashley Cohen pitched a scoreless game as the Pointers won game one in extra innings with a score of 3-0. The game ... Read More »

College and High School Students Learn Through Connections Project

High school students from across the state traveled to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point on Friday, May 5, to talk about literature, get a taste of the college experience and make connections with each other. Throughout the spring semester, students from Menasha, Adams-Friendship and Madison La Follette high schools collaborated with UWSP English 381 students on the Connections Project. Initiated ... Read More »