Tag Archives: holiday

Humans of Point

Elizabeth Olson is a junior English major and professional writing minor. What are you looking forward to over Thanksgiving weekend? The food, of course. After a few months of eating like a Survivor contestant, I’m very excited for my grandma’s homemade stuffing and pecan pie. Do you have any traditions? Every year, my grandpa insists that we all gather around the ... Read More »

A Schmeeckle Mystery: The Case of the Missing Animals

The Schmeeckle Candlelight Hike Festival took place on Oct. 27. This year’s theme was “A Schmeeckle Mystery: The Case of the Missing Animals.” The festival, which started back in 2005, has taken on many different themes including prehistoric Schmeeckle and underwater Schmeeckle. Emma Phifer, graduate assistant for Schmeeckle Reserve, said, “It is always a challenge to choose a theme. It ... Read More »

I’ll Be Home for Cookies

Snow blankets the ground, holiday lights trim rooftops and winter coats make their seasonal appearance. It’s that time of year again. As the cold sets in, warm up next to the oven with these tasty cookie recipes to spice up the holidays. Sugar Cookies Prep time: 30 minutes Baking time: 25 minutes Ingredients: ¾ cup butter, softened 1 cup vegetable ... Read More »

Of Life, Death and Calaveras: The Carlsten’s Día de los Muertos Celebration

Marigolds, skeletons, pan de muertos and altars: The Carlsten Art Gallery captured Día de los Muertos’ distinctive flavor and brought it to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point community. The gallery celebrated the culmination of the three-week Día de los Muertos exhibit just in time for the holiday. What is Día de los Muertos? Día de los Muertos, or Day of ... Read More »