Tag Archives: University of Wisconsin Stevens Point

Sports Briefs

Pointer’s Football Defeats Eau Claire The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point righted the ship with a home victory over UW-Eau Claire, snapping a two-game losing streak and claiming its first conference victory of the season on Saturday, Oct. 14. The Pointer’s rushing attack led the team to the win with 266 yards on offense. Running back Shamaj Williams gained 147 yards ... Read More »

A-Cappella Is Coming Back with a New Group

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point a-cappella club is gearing up for a great 2017-2018 season with a brand new group. UWSP A-Cappella has not been around for long. It got its start in the spring of 2015, but in its short time, it has grown exponentially and become an important part of UWSP. This year, a fourth a-cappella group was ... Read More »

Student-Athlete Profile: Sarah Peplinski

Sarah Peplinski, a Stevens Point Area Senior High School alumna, is the current goal keeper for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s soccer team. Peplinski is enrolled as a senior at UWSP and is majoring in Philosophy with a concentration on religious studies. The 22-year-old played Women’s Soccer for San Jose State Spartans her freshmen year of college before transferring ... Read More »

SCULPT Continues Building the Art Community with Glass Pumpkins

On Saturday, Oct. 14, beautiful glass pumpkins were put on display by the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point student organization SCULPT and were available for purchase in front of the Noel Fine Arts Center. This fundraiser is held annually and, despite the windy conditions which made artists nervous for their pumpkins, the students were enthusiastic to talk about their lovely fall ... Read More »

Fire Works Lights Up Portage County Art

Any person in the central Wisconsin area that is looking for a unique and fun night of art need look no further than the events CREATE Portage County offers. CREATE Portage County is a nonprofit that aims to bring art to the culture of Portage County. CREATE helped in the creation of the Stevens Point murals and the Sculpture Park. ... Read More »

In Other News, New York Times Partnership Dropped

The New York Times subscription was dropped from the College Readership Program this academic year. Last year, the Student Government Association decided to cut the New York Times subscription from the college readership program to save money after a price increase. Jordan Farrell, SGA Budget Director, said, “the price of the New York Times subscription went up by about 43 ... Read More »

The Changing Waters of Wisconsin

In rural Wisconsin, climate change can seem like nothing more than a policy battle waged between political adversaries in Washington D.C., but scientists expect to see significant changes in our own state in the near future. A 2011 report by the Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts predicted that the average state temperature will increase six to seven degrees Fahrenheit ... Read More »

Just inCASE You Didn’t Know about the New SIEO

Two of the universities largest programming units, Campus Activities, and the Student Involvement and Employment Office have merged to create Campus Activities and Student Engagement, CASE. The merge took place when Susan Lebow, the previous Assistant Director of SIEO, took a new position. Due to budget cuts associated with declining enrollment, the decision was made to merge SIEO with Campus ... Read More »

RHA Trivia Night: All About The 90s

On Thursday Oct. 12 in the DUC Laird Room, the Resident Hall Association and Centertainment Productions hosted their first RHA Trivia Night for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s homecoming week. The evening was complete with free popcorn, prizes for trivia winners and a chance to earn valuable homecoming team points. One of the questions the trivia members were prompted to ... Read More »

Waterski and Wakeboard Club Makes Splash

As most students are aware, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point offers an incredibly wide variety of clubs to join, appealing heavily to the immense range of interests across the student body. One club that has achieved the Stevens Point Involvement Network’s main goal of a tight-knit bond and a fun environment over the past several years is the Water ski ... Read More »