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Humans of Point

Elizabeth Olson is a junior English major and professional writing minor. What are you looking forward to over Thanksgiving weekend? The food, of course. After a few months of eating like a Survivor contestant, I’m very excited for my grandma’s homemade stuffing and pecan pie. Do you have any traditions? Every year, my grandpa insists that we all gather around the ... Read More »

Black Friday Shoppers Trample the Planet and Thanksgiving

The holiday season is here. For many students that means spending time with family, relaxing and shopping on Black Friday. But has this dedication to spending time with family been lost to an opportunity to spend money instead? Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday all mix together to form a mass weekend for Christmas shopping which seems to ... Read More »

UWSP Students Share Thanksgiving Traditions

With the holiday season fast approaching, many students have excitement for what lies ahead. Thanksgiving is this Thursday and will be the first time many students have seen family and friends all semester. Besides reuniting with loved ones, students also have traditions that they look forward to every year. Alyssa Giaimo, junior communications major, is from Delafield, WI. Giaimo says ... Read More »

Trot To a Healthier Thanksgiving This Year

Avoid the Thanksgiving bloat this year by participating in the annual Turkey Trot. This non-competitive and family-focused race will take place on Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, Nov. 24 at Pfiffner Park in Stevens Point. The Turkey Trot is organized by Portage County Can, or PC Can, which encourages the Stevens Point Community to balance nutrition and activity. The vision of PC ... 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 »

Students Hope to Bring Thanksgiving Early This Year

Each year, the Black Student Union (BSU) throws a semi-formal dance during the fall semester and accepts non-perishable food items as admission to the dance. This year, they will be collaborating with the Latino Student Alliance (LSA). “We decided to collaborate because we’re trying to get student organizations to work together, starting with our own,” said Maira Avila, president of ... Read More »

Black Friday: The New Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving: The holiday where you gather around with your family, watch some football, eat more food in one hour than you have all week, and give a lot of thanks about everything. That’s what Thanksgiving is. Or at least that is what Thanksgiving used to be. But this year and in years past, this Thanksgiving has changed. Thanksgiving now looks ... Read More »