Tag Archives: University of Wisconsin Stevens Point

Light the Fuse: NowHere Design Conference

Keynote speaker Alex Center, a Brooklyn-based designer working for The Coca-Cola Company. Photo provided by Alex Center

NowHere is an annual graphic design conference held at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The conference will take place on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1. with a variety of events. Presentations will be given by alumni and professional designers. The conference also organizes workshops. All presentations are free to the public. Weekend pass tickets to the workshops are ... Read More »

The Trump-Media Discord

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February has been a straining month on the relationship between President Donald Trump and the nation’s news outlets. Several incidents have contributed to apprehension on the president’s stand on the First Amendment right of freedom of the press. These incidents, in addition to creating tension, have brought to light an important need to distinguish between “fake news” and “biased news” ... Read More »

New Budget Proposal Could Mean Big Changes

UWSP Sculpt holding a glass demonstration. Photo courtesy of Victoria Hansen

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker recently released his proposal for the 2017-2019 University of Wisconsin System budget. In this proposal, Walker recommended that students pay less by giving them the option to opt-out of allocable segregated fees and by implementing a decrease in tuition of 5 percent across the board. In order to help compensate for some of the tuition cut, ... Read More »

Better Yeti Is Best Yet

Better Yeti's epic performance at the Encore. Photo by Nomin Erdenebileg

Better Yeti cranked up the volume and blared clamorous music for a Thursday night campus groove fest. “We are going to have a party tonight, so I hope you’re ready,” John Hoel, saxophone player for Better Yeti, said. Unlike the conventional four-piece band, Better Yeti brings a party to the stage within the members themselves. Six musicians performed in the ... Read More »

New Accreditation Excites Students and Professors

AACSB Accreditation Certificate. Photo by Nomin Erdenebileg

On Feb. 15 the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s School of Business and Economics became accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, or AACSB. The School of Business and Economics has spent the past seven years working towards recieving this international accreditation. Gary Mullins, associate dean and head of the School of Business and Economics, refers to the ... Read More »

Students Work Miracles on UWSP Stage

The cast of The Miracle Worker. Photo courtesy of UW-Stevens Point University Relations and Communications.

The time: the 1880s. The place: Tuscumbia, Alabama. Some stories have the miraculous ability to transcend time and space. Helen Keller’s is one of them. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is currently showing their production of The Miracle Worker. The play follows the interaction between Annie Sullivan and the child Helen Keller who would grow up to be the first ... Read More »

Internship Increasingly Becomes Requirement for College Graduates

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Internships are increasingly becoming a requirement for college graduates looking to start their career. They help students develop the skills learned in class, understand a particular field, expand networks and gain a critical advantage to land that first professional job. In the National Association of Colleges and Employers Job Outlook 2015 survey, almost all employers mentioned they prefer to hire ... Read More »

SGA Elections: What Positions are on the Ballot?

SGA office located in the basement of the DUC. Photo by Nomin Erdenebileg

Spring presidential and vice presidential elections for the Student Government Association are upon us. Despite the democratic nature of student government, only three positions are elected by the student body.  The others apply directly to their position and are selected by student government and advisors. The three positions elected by the student body are President along with Vice President and ... Read More »

Students Abroaden-ing Their Horizons

Art and Design study abroad options. Photo by Nomin Erdenebieg

Every semester the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point study abroad staff works hard to promote the academically and culturally enriching programs that the university offers. Katya Leek, study abroad adviser, said one way that the program is promoted is through the international education resource center in the Dreyfus University Center. The center, opened this academic year, is a space where international ... Read More »

Fringe Festival Not a Wrong Choice

Fringe festival rehearsal. Photo by Kathryn E Wisniewski

Over the weekend, the UWSP Student Players Alliance put on their annual Fringe Festival. The show is a collection of eight ten-minute plays and is entirely student-run. Ryan McDowell, senior Bachelor of Fine Arts musical theatre major is the president of UWSP Student Players Alliance, a student organization on the campus. McDowell has been involved with Fringe Festival since his ... Read More »