Tag Archives: Dreyfus University Center

Basement Brewhaus Gives Composting a Shot

The Basement Brewhaus in the Dreyfus University Center will now host a compost bin to keep the food waste out of landfills. The baristas noticed waste from coffee grinds and bagels was getting thrown out daily. The staff wanted to prevent the waste from entering a landfill and so they settled on composting as an option. Courtney Cordova, senior wildlife ... Read More »

Students Abroaden-ing Their Horizons

Every semester the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point study abroad staff works hard to promote the academically and culturally enriching programs that the university offers. Katya Leek, study abroad adviser, said one way that the program is promoted is through the international education resource center in the Dreyfus University Center. The center, opened this academic year, is a space where international ... Read More »

Rumpke Mountain Boys: Jam, Trash and Bluegrass

The Rumpke Mountain Boys took the stage of the Encore in the Drefus University Center at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point on Friday, Nov. 18. According to the Rumpke Mountain Boys’ website, they are a “foot stomping, old timey, whiskey spilling, psychedelic Jamgrass” band from Cincinnati, Ohio. The four-man bluegrass band was founded 11 years ago and consists of Jason ... Read More »

Snow Anticipation Afoot with Handcrafted Snowshoes

As mid-November approaches, the leaves have fallen and the frost has set in, leaving the Univeristy of Wisconsin-Stevens Point waiting for the first snow of the season. In anticipation, Centertainment Productions hosted a Build Your Own Snowshoe event for students on Friday, Nov. 11. Attendees were provided with all the materials they would need to create their own set of ... Read More »

Green Fund Efforts Pay Off with Building of Bicycle Shelter

The Green Fund has succeeded in erecting a bike shelter outside the Dreyfus University Center after years of planning. The Green Fund itself is a campus organization that aims to improve sustainability and lessen the environmental impact of the university, which was approved through a student referendum in the spring of 2013 with 70 percent approval. The Fund’s mission is ... Read More »

Variety Found at Open Mic Night

While campus is accustomed to Centertainment Productions bringing entertainment to students, Friday night had students bringing entertainment to Centertainment during Open Mic Night. Seven acts performed on stage in the Encore of the Dreyfus University Center, some performers reading poetry, some giving comedy acts and others performing live music. While the poetry readings and comedy acts featured one performer each, ... Read More »

DUC Introduces The Red Vest to Campus Dining Options

The Red Vest, located in the Dreyfus University Center’s food court, offers students an opportunity to have the first sit-down restaurant experience on campus. In fall 2014, what is now known as The Red Vest debuted at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and is open to students on weekday evenings. Creating a sit-down restaurant at the university was a student idea. Becky ... Read More »

Commencement Ceremony Moved Indoors

The University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point has recently decided to move its Spring Commencement ceremony from the Sundial to the Multi-Activities Center, in the Health Enhancement Center.   Commencement will take place on Saturday, May 19, at 10 a.m. for College of Letters and Science and College of Natural Resources students, and at 2 p.m. for College of Professional ... Read More »

Creating Awareness to Break Prejudices

In modern-day America, the fight for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning equal rights and bully-provoked suicides are constant breaking news. People’s fear, prejudice and discrimination of the LGBTQ community create the need for allies and awareness to these issues.   This is the mission of the Faculty and Staff Gay-Straight Alliance. Bringing together individuals and creating visible awareness of ... Read More »