Tag Archives: The Pointer

Men’s Hockey Heating up the Ice

It may be early in the season, buAfter starting the season with a lackluster 3-4-0 record, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s hockey team has found their groove. The Pointers now hold a record of 7-5-1. UWSP has been a tough team to beat at home as well, posting a respectable 4-1-1 record at K.B. Willett Arena so far this ... Read More »

A Farewell to Sports

The world is scheduled to end in nine days. If that happens, there is a strong chance that the institution of sports will end as well. We have had some good times. A few laughs, a few cries, and a few moments when we just sat in awe. But, like a trip to Chuck E. Cheese or a conjugal visit, ... Read More »

Women’s Basketball Fights Adversity

After losing their previous two games of the season, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s basketball team has rallied, winning two games in a row. The Pointers, now 5-3 and 1-2 in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC), played through some sad news the past week. Shirley Egner, head coach of the Pointers, lost her brother in a battle with ... Read More »

UWSP Conserves Energy During Break

  With winter break right around the corner, UW – Stevens Point is making arrangements to conserve energy during the absence of about 3,500 students. During the holiday season all of the residence halls—except the Suites@201, Pray-Sims and Baldwin Halls—lay empty. Assistant Director for Building Services through Residential Living and member of the Sustainability Task Force Mike Zsido said that ... Read More »

Ugly Sweater Parties Hit 54481

When I was about ten years old, my grandma bought me a holiday sweater. It was a cardigan: turquoise, featuring about ten tiny beaded snowmen surrounded by pink sequined trees. For a young girl who had an irrational fear of both anything sparkly and the color pink, this sweater brought about much anxiety. Today this sweater would have come in ... Read More »

Men’s Season a Slam Dunk So Far

It may be early in the season, but the University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point men’s basketball team has put on a strong showing. The Pointers, ranked 7th in Division III, hold an undefeated 6-0 record and have an average margin of victory of more than 12 points per game. Wednesday, senior guard Tyler Tillema dropped 20 points as the Pointers ... Read More »

Model UN Prepares for NY Conference

Students of the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point’s Model United Nations (UN) organization are preparing to represent Egypt at the National Model UN conference in New York City in March 2013. Model UN is a conference that takes place all over the world. The conference is meant to simulate the happenings of the real United Nations by assigning specified ... Read More »

Alcohol Ban Considered

The Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA) task force was creat­ed last fall to make recommendations on possible preventative measures for alcohol and drug related incidents on the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point campus and the surrounding community. The proposition of banning alco­hol in UWSP dormitory rooms was proposed by the AODA committee according to a November Stevens Point Journal article. ... Read More »

Belegarth Fighters Storm Debot Field

The medieval combat re-enact­ment sport, Belegarth, has been a nationwide phenomenon since the 90s and has had a presence at the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point since 2009. Chris Johnson, a senior wildlife ecology major and the president of the Belegarth Club on campus, men­tions that Belegarth is a sport, not a role-playing game. “The only benefit you gain ... Read More »