Tag Archives: holidays

A Gift That Keeps Giving

It is always exciting when we see the town decorated with beautiful lights for the holidays and you smell fresh cookies in the oven. However, what makes this time of year the best is the feeling you get from giving, and Professor Rhonda Sprague is a firm believer in giving back. Sprague believes that if you can’t afford to help ... Read More »

‘Tis the Season for Twinkle Lights and Pluralism

As the holiday season approaches, buildings and dorms across the university are decorated with lights and greenery, and on Nov. 20, Human Resources sent out a reminder through campus announcements reminding people decorating for winter holidays to follow UW-System legal guidelines. These guidelines aim to promote religious pluralism across the university, while still allowing students and employees to decorate their ... Read More »

Humans of Point

Jessica Hammer is a senior communication major with an emphasis in public relations and a business administration minor. What is your favorite part of winter? My favorite part of winter is the fact that it’s the season of giving. I think the holidays give people an opportunity to come together and spread joy to others. Whether you’re spending time with ... Read More »

Trimming Back on Holiday Waste

It is that time of year for outdoor light displays, shopping for presents and decorating trees. Between Thanksgiving and New Years, Americans’ waste production increases by 25 percent. For those that celebrate the holidays, how can we keep holiday cheer while still keeping the planet clean? Wrapping paper stays on presents for an average of five days. The presents are ... Read More »

UWSP Students Share Thanksgiving Traditions

With the holiday season fast approaching, many students have excitement for what lies ahead. Thanksgiving is this Thursday and will be the first time many students have seen family and friends all semester. Besides reuniting with loved ones, students also have traditions that they look forward to every year. Alyssa Giaimo, junior communications major, is from Delafield, WI. Giaimo says ... Read More »