Tag Archives: student

Student-Athlete Profile: Sarah Peplinski

Sarah Peplinski, a Stevens Point Area Senior High School alumna, is the current goal keeper for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s soccer team. Peplinski is enrolled as a senior at UWSP and is majoring in Philosophy with a concentration on religious studies. The 22-year-old played Women’s Soccer for San Jose State Spartans her freshmen year of college before transferring ... Read More »

Just inCASE You Didn’t Know about the New SIEO

Two of the universities largest programming units, Campus Activities, and the Student Involvement and Employment Office have merged to create Campus Activities and Student Engagement, CASE. The merge took place when Susan Lebow, the previous Assistant Director of SIEO, took a new position. Due to budget cuts associated with declining enrollment, the decision was made to merge SIEO with Campus ... Read More »

Sustainable Humans of Point: Zach Jones

Zach Jones is a senior natural resources planning major. What does sustainability mean to you? Too me, sustainability means that a system can continue to function indefinitely without impairing the ability of future generations – of all life, not just humans – to have the same quality of life that we have been able to enjoy.  In order to be sustainable, society will ... 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 »

Humans of Point

Taylor Petrie is a junior health care administration major. What is your favorite food? Tater tot casserole. My mom makes it homemade with onions, a few peas, tater tots, cream of mushroom soup and then she just kind of layers it together and puts the tater tots on top with some shredded cheese and bakes it for an hour. It’s ... Read More »

Humans of Point

Bridget Donahue is a junior elementary education major. What, in your opinion, is the best mode of travel? Is it walking, biking, car, plane, train or something else? Biking. I just got a bike, and I’ve just started traveling by bike. It’s been very exciting, well, maybe not exciting, but new. What is your favorite place you’ve ever visited? What ... Read More »

Future Budget Cuts Possible for Wisconsin Students

The UW Board of Regents recently cancelled scheduled presentations that were going to be given by UW System Chancellors regarding how individual campuses are being affected by the 2015-17 budget cuts. Soon after the cancelled meeting, Assistant Democratic Leader Katrina Shankland released a statement in which she asked Chancellor Bernie Patterson to hold an informational hearing for the Stevens Point ... Read More »

UWSP Expands Anti-Sexual Harassment Training for Employees

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is requiring all of its employees to complete a revised unlawful harassment and discrimination prevention training by Dec. 31. The new online training expands upon the university’s previous standards. Mai You Lee, an equal opportunity specialist at the office of human resources and affirmative action, said the revised training now covers topics such as unlawful ... Read More »

From Tourist, To Traveler

When I was a junior in high school, an adorable, absolutely hilarious Belgium girl named Graci came to study at my school. During her year in America we became good friends, so when it came time for her to go back to Belgium we promised to keep in touch. We made a point of reaching out to one another periodically ... Read More »

Student Voice Needed in the Vote for Differential Tuition

For 48 hours on Nov. 11 and 12, students at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will vote whether to instate differential tuition, extra money paid by students. Unlike base tuition,  the money does not go to the UW System to be redistributed but instead goes straight to the university that collects it. John Ivansek, legislative affairs director for the Student Government Association, ... Read More »