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Fringe Festival Turns Student Theatre Upside Down: Review

Theatre and dance students at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point showcased their talents on Friday, Feb. 16 and Saturday, Feb. 17 at the annual Fringe Festival. The two-hour performance, which included six student written, directed and performed plays and two student choreographed and performed dances was put on by the UWSP Players Student Artistic Alliance. Every year, the festival has a ... Read More »

A Celebration of Humanity: Review “The Greatest Showman”

Chase your dreams and never stop running towards them. “The Greatest Showman” reminds viewers of everything they love about show business and what it means to live and to dream. The film tells the story of Phineas Taylor Barnum as his life culminates to create the greatest show on earth, the Barnum Circus. With stars such as Hugh Jackman and ... Read More »

Environmental Books and Movies to Liven Up February Blues

Although sub-zero wind chills and icy streets may deter students from getting outside to enjoy nature, they provide the perfect opportunity to cozy-up with a book or movie to get inspired and informed. Mark Cook, freshman chemical engineering major, said that he has been enjoying watching “Rotten,” a documentary series which arrived to Netflix this January. “It just inspired me to ... Read More »

Humanity vs. Technology: Review of “Black Mirror”

Albert Einstein is quoted as once saying, “It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.” Nearly 70 years later, these words are taking on new life in the form of the hit Netflix original series, “Black Mirror.” This British science fiction series has grown in popularity since its release of the first season in 2011. The ... Read More »

Mike Paramore Talks Relationships and “Embracing Weirdness”

Comedian Mike Paramore performed for a packed house in the Encore room of the Dreyfus University Center on the night of Dec. 1. He irreverently delivered his take on relationships, the differences between men and women and embracing weirdness. Paramore took to the stage around 8:45 p.m., after a spirited and well-received warm-up from two University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point student ... Read More »

Pointerwear Hits the Runway at Fall Fashion Show

It’s no mystery where to find collegiate apparel on campus, but it’s a whole different experience watching those clothes come to life. The University Store and Text Rental hosted its second annual fall fashion show in the Encore of the Dreyfus University Center on Wednesday, Oct. 4. After the success of the first fall fashion show in 2016, the store ... Read More »

Student Body Play Sheds Light on Important Issues

Every semester, the Department of Theatre and Dance brings lively performances to the stages of the Noel Fine Arts Center. These productions strive to entertain and delight audiences. The first play of this semester brings a different goal. “Student Body” was written by Frank Winters and is a new play, published in 2016, that tackles some serious issues students encounter ... Read More »

Dropping Beats with DAWG

No microphones were needed for this weekend’s performance in the Encore, though they did help throw about drum puns. On Saturday night, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s student organization, Drum and Wind Group, presented Weapons of Mass Percussion in the Dreyfus University Center. Weapons of Mass Percussion was an exhibition of DAWG’s drumline. Cody Gehrke, sophomore math major, is vice ... Read More »

Animation Revamped with a Side of Live-Action

There’s something exciting and nostalgic about turning on the TV and having a favorite childhood show come on. A recent trend in entertainment has been to remake classic TV shows and movies college students watched in their youth. The past few years have welcomed reboots of cartoons such as The Powerpuff Girls and Samurai Jack. Nickelodeon has announced a film ... Read More »

Get Your Country on with Easton Corbin

With popular jams, a guitar and a southern lilt, Easton Corbin is bringing a little bit of country to campus. The country singer from Florida will be performing Thursday, May 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Quandt Fieldhouse at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Corbin released his first single in 2010, “A Little More Country Than That,” and won the ... Read More »