Tag Archives: The Pointer

Cross-Country Crowns Hopeful 2016 Team

The UWSP cross country teams are hoping to earn another berth to nationals this season. Photo courtesy of UWSP Athletics.

The men’s cross-country team has started its season with an attempt at making this year better than the last; practices have been demanding with a particularly talented team that is expected to perform royally this season. Runners feel the amount of experience that returning runners possess is the largest strength of the team this season. “This year is very different compared ... Read More »

Review: ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child:’ The Boy-Who-Lived’s Epic Return To The Shelves

Photo by Lhea Owens.

Author J.K. Rowling, of the seven-part book series Harry Potter, has caused a magical stir of emotions within her fan base with her recent release of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.” The original arc of the novels followed the wizarding teenage boy and his best friends through a coming of age story based around themes of defeating dark forces, ... Read More »

‘Semper Fi, Do or Die:’ Students Dig Deep for ‘Dogfight’

Photo by Allison Birr

A 22-minute, boot camp-style workout is not usually how most musical rehearsals start. That is because most musicals are not like “Dogfight.” The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Department of Theatre and Dance opens their spring musical, “Dogfight,” on May 6. Based on the 1991 film by the same name, “Dogfight” tells the story of a few young marines’ last night ... Read More »

Students Collaborate, Offer Perspective with ‘Lost and Found’

Fringe Festival will take place April 22-23 at 7:30pm in the Jenkins Theater.
Photo courtesy of Ryan McDowell

Students are coming together to create a theatrical performance unlike any other on campus with this year’s fringe festival. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Players Artistic Alliance is producing their annual fringe festival: a production consisting completely of original, student work. This year’s title and theme is “Lost and Found.” The production consists of six original plays, a dance piece ... Read More »

Review: The Living, Breathing Folklore of ‘Never Alone’

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Since I was very little, I have been in love with folktales and as I’ve grown older I’ve become increasingly fascinated by them. As opposed to other forms of storytelling, folktales have a kind of life to them. This stems from the fact that many of these stories are rooted in the oral tradition, and as a result are directly ... Read More »

Review: Waking Up in “Coma”

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Despite the fact that video games are an interactive medium, I often find myself put off by games that don’t provide enough structure. It could be that the past few years as a college student have made me less liberal with my free time, and the idea of making a seemingly infinite commitment to a game like “Minecraft” seems horrifying ... Read More »

What can ‘FNaF World’ Teach Us about Video Games?

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Near the end of January, Scott Cawthon released “FNaF World,” the latest installment of his “Five Nights at Freddy’s” series. While I’ve never played any of his games, this franchise has developed a substantial following over the past two years. As a result there was a great deal of excitement surrounding this new title. However, in the wake of some ... Read More »