Tag Archives: Kyle Florence

NEED-TO-KNOW TUNES – The Republic of Wolves

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Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu Too often in our society, beautiful art, which has the potential to change lives, sculpt individuals and alter the ways in which we think, goes unnoticed. This is especially true in regards to music, whose more thoughtful messengers are often overshadowed by a maelstrom of cookie-cutter acts all strumming the same four- chord progression. For this reason, ... Read More »

Residential Rule-Breaking

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Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu Most anyone who attends college can agree that as fun as living on campus can be, adhering to the university’s guidelines can sometimes be difficult. “One of the biggest issues I see is the underage consumption of alcohol, which I think is because it’s ‘the cool thing to do in college’.” Other than that we’ve had some ... Read More »

SGA Judiciary Branch Refurbished To Ensure Due Process

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Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu Recently, the judiciary branch of the Student Government Association underwent multiple structural changes to ensure that proper checks and balances were maintained for semesters to come. “We’ve always had a judicial branch, but we’ve actually never had a judicial branch,” said SGA president Ryan Specht. “Structurally it existed, but it never actually had a jurisdiction or a set ... Read More »

Budget Cuts to Plague Campus

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Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu Due to a lack of federal backing, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point budget will suffer a $2.6 million cut. “The budget cuts that we have this year resulted from action in the legislature and were approved in the budget by the governor,” said Greg Diemer, the vice chancellor of Business Affairs. “The UW-System is taking a $66 ... Read More »

Local Churches Organize Community Thanksgiving Dinner

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Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu To ensure that everyone enjoys good company and a warm meal this Thanksgiving, various Stevens Point churches have joined forces to host the 30th Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner. “It’s neat. It makes you feel really good about the community,” said Al Moen, senior pastor at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church of Plover. The tradition began in 1984 and three ... Read More »

NEED-TO-KNOW TUNES – Death Chorus

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Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu Too often in our society, beautiful art, which has the potential to change lives, sculpt individuals and alter the ways in which we think, goes unnoticed. This is especially true in regard to music, whose more thoughtful messengers are often overshadowed by a maelstrom of cookie-cutter acts all strumming the same four- chord progression. For this reason, ... Read More »

NEED-TO-KNOW TUNES: A Day To Remember

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Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu Too often in our society, beautiful art, which has the potential to change lives, sculpt individuals, and alter the ways in which we think, goes unnoticed. This is especially true regarding music, whose more thoughtful messengers are often overshadowed by a maelstrom of cookie-cutter acts all strumming the same four- chord progression. For this reason, we at ... Read More »

POINTER PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT:Phishing

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Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu This semester, reports of e-mail phishing on the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point campus have risen dramatically. Phishing, as defined by Webopedia, is “the act of sending an e-mail to a user falsely claiming to be an established, legitimate enterprise in an attempt to scam the user into surrendering private information that will be used for identity theft.” ... Read More »

Communication Professor Releases Debut EP

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Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu Recently, Associate Professor of communication Chris Shofner released a four song EP. “The album is all instrumental and it’s primarily a guitar album, though it does have different instruments throughout. I wanted to create an album that used together all the different genres I’d grown up with, so I guess you could call it a fusion album—sort ... Read More »

NEED-TO-KNOW TUNES – The Oh Hello’s

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Kyle Florence kflor654@uwsp.edu Too often in our society, beautiful art, which has the potential to change lives, sculpt individuals, and alter the ways in which we think, goes unnoticed. This is especially true in regards to music, whose more thoughtful messengers are often overshadowed by a maelstrom of cookie-cutter acts all strumming the same four-chord progression. For this reason, we ... Read More »