Tag Archives: The Pointer

The Pointer Names New Editor-in-Chief

The Pointer has chosen Managing Editor Samantha Bradley as editor-in-chief for the spring 2016 semester. Bradley is currently a junior English major and Spanish and professional writing minor at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. She began working for the publication as copy editor in January and became managing editor in September. As vice president of Barney Street, Bradley comes to The Pointer with experience ... Read More »

Media Students Share Victory

The 2015 Wisconsin Broadcasters Association awards presented a unique opportunity for students from SPTV and 90Fm to solidify a supportive relationship between their organizations. The awards were held Saturday, March 6, in Madison to recognize students who submitted entries to the competition. Students from organizations didn’t just walk away with awards, but a stronger sense of collaboration. As Promotions Director ... Read More »

Dear Pointer Business Manager,

“My relationship is getting stale. What should I do?” It seems that you are currently suffering a shift in your product demand curve. But, do not worry! It is most likely that your aggregate demand, and demand for substitute goods, has stayed constant, or even increased! What I recommend is a paradigm shift to retailor your supply to penetrate other ... Read More »

New Website on the Way

​We are currently working on moving our online content to a new website. By next semester we hope to be publishing all of our content to the new site. Here is a link to the multimedia content we will be publishing up until that point. Thank you for supporting us. Click here to visit our new multimedia website.​ ​ The ... Read More »

90FM Album Review: Emmitt James- Until I’m A Dead Poet

Growing up in central Wisconsin, I have seen and heard my fair share of local attempts at hip-hop. For the most part the attempts at the genre of hip-hop fall short. If I can be brutally honest, most local attempts at hip-hop in central Wisconsin are down right embarrassing and I liter­ally cringe with how uncomfortable I get with the ... Read More »

Irony in Germany

Greetings once again from Poland! Today’s small life lesson actually comes from Berlin. For those that don’t know, during the Poland trip, we get a week off to travel anywhere we choose. My friend Nate and I chose to visit Berlin during that time. It was an amazing trip, with not enough days and hours to do everything you would ... Read More »

No More Losing Sleep Over Exams

Final exams are just around the corner, and cramming is the most common response among most college students. We tend to choose ten extra minutes of studying and put off the much-needed sleep our bodies ache for. However, getting enough sleep is just as important as studying. Jason Siewert, a licensed clinical psychologist at the counseling center on campus, remembers ... Read More »

Winter Wardrobe Essentials

Along with frigid temperatures and the excitement of the holiday season comes winter fashion. Therese Tabbert, a senior major­ing in communication, says that her favorite article of clothing to wear in the winter is her denim button-up long-sleeve shirt. “It looks great when you layer it with other clothing items, especially sweaters,” Tabbert said. The layered look is quite popu­lar ... Read More »

I’ll Be Home After Finals: The Changing Holiday Tradition

It’s almost finals: a week surrounded in stress, studying, anxiety and lack of sleep. It ends as fast as it begins. The second it does, we’re back at home in front of the Christmas tree. After the chaos of finals, we go straight into Christmas morning with almost no time to stop and actually enjoy or take in the holiday ... Read More »