Tag Archives: Sarah McQueen

Get Acquainted with Local Politicians

As we draw closer to the election, it is becoming clearer what issues will be the deciding factors in which candidates voters will cast their ballot for. Considering the scope of national issues, it is easy to forget about the local politics and concerns. However, dealing with the issues closer to home is still important. Students are more involved than ... Read More »

Changes for Stevens Point

A series of alterations taking place in downtown Stevens Point has created a domino effect of changes in other areas of town. Part of the city’s goal, as stated on its downtown development webpage, is to “encourage efforts to retain, reinforce and attract a diverse mix of businesses to Main Street. Encourage residential development to provide for a ‘24/7’ activity ... Read More »

SPTV Overcomes Technical Difficulties

SPTV, the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point’s student-run television station, has been unable to run their full program schedule this semester due to a malfunctioning Tricaster, but they have ordered a new piece of equipment and plan to be up and running within another week. A Tricaster is a multifunctional piece of equipment that is used for recording, editing ... Read More »

A Day at Fort McCoy – Commentary

Saturday Morning I found myself wondering what I had volunteered for as I sat on a bus that was bouncing its way to Fort McCoy. Myself and about 50 other students had signed up for a one credit course, sponsored by ROTC, called Joint Field Training Exercise. Upon arrival we stood in line in squads we had been divided into, ... Read More »

A Closer Look at International Programs

International Programs offers the students of the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point the chance to take their education outside of Wisconsin, and gain global experience in the classroom and workplace. “I think it would be good for every American to get out of America. On a broad ranging scope as to what is good I think if every American ... Read More »

Master Plan Unfolds

The University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point has plans for a new academic building, specifically for biology and chemistry, to be erected sometime around the spring of 2015. The Master Plan Report, which can be viewed on the UWSP website, states that a new academic building is needed to satisfy space deficiencies on campus. Also, because teaching and learning has ... Read More »

True Confessions of a Campus Cab Driver

“I stole the big picture of Robert Baldwin from the Baldwin Hall lobby.” What would prompt a person to risk getting in trouble by announcing a secret like this for everyone to see? Students are digging out their deepest secrets, hidden feelings and craziest college stories to post on the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Confessions Facebook wall. Anyone can post ... Read More »

Alex Kuo Comes to Campus

Author and creative writing teacher Alex Kuo visited the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point on Tuesday to talk about creative writing and to do a reading of his own work. The event was sponsored by the History, Political Science and English departments. Kuo gave two presentations. The first was a discussion on creative writing, during which Kuo gave the audience a ... Read More »

Bookstore Discusses Outsourcing

The University Bookstore is undergoing some changes after the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point hired the Huron Consulting Group to conduct efficiency studies on campus.The Huron Studies outlined and proposed efficiency plans in various areas throughout the university. The University Bookstore was one of the things that underwent scrutiny by the Huron Consulting Group and they made the suggestion that the ... Read More »