Tag Archives: Culture

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 »

PABS: Bikes, Beer and Everything in Between

Point Area Bicycle Shop is shifting gears this season, providing unique entertainment and fun-filled events to participate in. Their inviting and trendy atmosphere, complete with a beer bar for those 21 or older, proves this no ordinary bike shop. “It’s something different,” said John Pawlak, owner of PABS. “I like bringing new stuff to the table for people to try out.” ... Read More »

Celebración Hispana Fosters Cultural Awareness

The Latino Student Alliance will be hosting Celebración Hispana, a large Latinx celebration on Saturday, Oct. 7, starting at 5 p.m. in the DUC Laird room.  The celebration will include food, drinks, a live DJ and a traditional Latin dance performed by­­­­ Ballet Folklorico Mexico Azteca. This dress code for the event is semi-business or formal attire. Tickets can be ... Read More »

Espresso Yourself at Coffee and Culture

Since 2013, Coffee and Culture has allowed students to speak about topics they are passionate about which can often be underrepresented ideas and groups. Still relatively new to campus, Coffee and Culture is trying to find its niche. Samantha Barnum, junior communications major, is the second coordinator who is now on her third semester in charge. “My goal for the program is ... Read More »

Raw Talent Introduced To Campus

Hip-hop dance, African dance, group dance, poetry, spoken word, rap and pieces from prompts received on spoken word nights were showcased at the TIFU Cultural Ensemble on March 11th at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The goal for the event was to provide a place for self expression and cultural richness. When asked what TIFU means, Kaija Miller-Kyles, junior psychology ... Read More »

Chinese Lantern Festival

The Chinese Culture Club, along with over 200 participants, gathered to celebrate the 14th annual Chinese Lantern Festival at UWSP. The Lantern Festival is called “Yuan Xiao” in China because the first month of the lunisolar calendar is called “Yuan” and “Xiao” means night. The Yuan Xiao Festival was the day that ancient Chinese people showed respect to an ancient ... Read More »

Chinese Lantern Festival Soars with Talent

Tradition and live entertainment were highlights of the Chinese Culture Club’s annual Chinese Lantern Festival on Saturday, March 28. The evening started with the Chinese Club Adviser, Chunyu Miao, who gave a brief introduction about what the club stands for and how attendants could contribute to the community. Yuchen Zhu, club president, served the audience with some immigration puns to ... Read More »

Festival of India Brings Authentic Indian Culture to Stevens Point

The 25th Annual Festival of India celebrated Indian culture in central Wisconsin this past weekend at the Stevens Point Area High School. Anshu Varma, one of the Indian dancers and volunteers, mentioned the festival was to showcase the Indian culture for those who are not aware. Varma has volunteered for the last 13 years and was glad to bring India ... Read More »