Tag Archives: Rachel Pukall

A Safe Place for Victims

Rachel Pukall rpuka198@uwsp.edu When dealing with sexual assault, many students are left unsure of what to do and where to go. Safe Point was in response to the identified need for increased awareness of resources for victims of sexual assault on campus. Safe Point currently has 12 committee members who have had non-emergency response training for sexual assault victims. “Our ... Read More »

Coach Erickson Makes Team USA

Rachel Pukall rpuka198@uwsp.edu Assistant women’s hockey coach Sarah Erickson was chosen as one of 23 players to represent the United States at the International Ice Hockey Federation Women’s World Championships, which took place April 2-9 in Ottawa, Ont. “To hear my name called off the roster after a grueling week of pre-tournament camp, which was held in Lake Placid, N.Y., ... Read More »

Downtown Mural Tour Uses Art to Highlight Town’s History

Rachel Pukall rpuka198@uwsp.edu Murals Unmasked, a downtown tour to learn more about iconic hometown citizens and historical events, took place in downtown Stevens Point on Saturday, April 13 from 1 to 2 p.m. Andrea Szcepanski, a student at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and leader of the tour, took a group of about 25 people through the downtown area, explaining ... Read More »

Winter Wardrobe Essentials

Along with frigid temperatures and the excitement of the holiday season comes winter fashion. Therese Tabbert, a senior major­ing in communication, says that her favorite article of clothing to wear in the winter is her denim button-up long-sleeve shirt. “It looks great when you layer it with other clothing items, especially sweaters,” Tabbert said. The layered look is quite popu­lar ... Read More »

Underground Tunnels at UWSP

The University of Wisconsin Stevens Point is said to have had a secret underground tunnel system. Some of the tunnels still remain, and some exist as steam supply and con­densate return systems, which heat the campus buildings. Carl Rasmussen, UWSP Director of Facilities Planning, knows a little bit about this tunnel network. “The system is not a “tunnel” in the ... Read More »

Popularity of Facebook Dwindling

Since Facebook’s skyrocket to success eight years ago the social media juggernaut has been losing its foothold on the popularity it once had among the 18-25 year old demographic. Part of this negative trend in Facebook’s popularity is due to older relatives. Kyle Lenard, a freshman at the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, says that both of his parents ... Read More »

Dine and Dash to Black Friday

With Black Friday fast approaching, many are getting ready to shop, while others are dreading having to go to work. Black Friday, the day following Thanksgiving, is the busiest shopping day of the year and is traditionally the start of Christmas shopping. Retailers open their doors extremely early and draw people in with huge sales. Connor Falk, a sophomore English ... Read More »

Drink of the Month

Every month, the University of Wisconsin—Stevens Point Brewhaus has a drink of the month. This month, the drink is called the Chai’nt Pumpkin. The Chai’nt Pumpkin is a special mixture of chai with steamed milk and espresso with whipped cream and pumpkin spices on top. “I find Chai’nt pumpkin to be a clever and funny name. It’s funny because customers ... Read More »

Candlelight Hike Festival

The community Candlelight Hike Festival took place on Nov. 2 at Schmeeckle Reserve and brought in a record turnout of 900 participants, including students from campus and families from the community. The semiannual festival has been held every fall and spring since the winter of 2005 and is free for the public to attend.   Megan Espe, the graduate assistant ... Read More »

Faculty Discounts

When it comes to campus discounts, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point faculty does not receive the same benefits as students. Sarah Pogell, an associate professor of English, has a seat on Faculty Senate and says that this issue has been raised in various situations before. “I would love to have the fitness center fee waived for faculty and students. ... Read More »