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Ordinance in Central Wisconsin Makes Hosts Lose Most

Parties with underage students may put attendees and hosts at risk of punishment at the expense of the those throwing the party. Stevens Point and Plover have already put a social hosting ordinance in place which would hold the host of a gathering responsible if any underage person is caught drinking alcohol, regardless of if the host knows it or not. ... Read More »

Don’t Tread on Young Americans for Liberty

Steven Macherey is not a Libertarian, but he is the head of a small libertarian group called Young Americans for Liberty on campus. Macherey, senior communication major, became involved with the group to expand his network and meet people who are not satisfied with the status quo. Through the group, he attended a rally in Chicago, and was surprised to ... Read More »

Former UWSP Student Shot and Killed in Stevens Point

At approximately 7:48pm on March 17, The Stevens Point Police Department responded to a call of possible gunshots fired. A former University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point student was shot within blocks of campus in what police are calling a suspected drug deal. The victim, Deonta M. Lezine, died on March 25. The shooting occurred in the 2700 block of Fifth Avenue, ... Read More »

UWSP Student Eric Duffey Passes Away

Natural Resources Wildlife Ecology Major Eric Duffey went missing late on Friday night; a Fire Department diving team found him in the Plover River on Sunday. Stevens Point Sgt. Dan Wheeler said they pulled a body from the river near Clark Street Bridge around 1:10 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, not far from where Duffey was last seen. His body was ... Read More »