Tag Archives: University of Wisconsin Stevens Point

Students Work Miracles on UWSP Stage

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

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?

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

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

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 »

Fruition and Gin Mill Hollow Rock at the Encore

Mandolin, guitar and a little bit of electricity created folkie tunes brought to campus Thursday night by Gin Mill Hollow and Fruition. The opening band, Gin Mill Hollow is an acoustic folk rock trio out of Madison. Marc Norman, songwriter, guitarist, double bassist and vocalist for Gin Mill Hollow, is quite familiar with the university, having graduated from the University ... Read More »

Youth Oppressed and United puts YOU at the Center of Activism

A girl sits in her dorm room tuning her trumpet when a note is passed underneath her door which reads, “stop your stupid noise, if you want to be noisy like all them other Mexicans go somewhere else.” This true story and many others like it compelled Vanesa Hernandez-Cevallos, sophomore psychology major, and her friend Eimie Vazquez, sophomore sociology major, ... Read More »

Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris

Modern theatre-goers have fallen into a rut. They sit down in their red velvet seats and expect a two-act performance that tells them a story. The University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point Department of Theatre and Dance intends to break those expectations through its performance of Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, a 49-year-old musical revue. ... Read More »

BINGO Reaches New Audience On UWSP Campus

Over 30 students gathered on Feb. 10 to test their luck at the classic game of bingo. Tess Tranel, junior music education major and travel leisure coordinator at Centertainment, developed the idea of grocery bingo for college students on a budget. She first came across the idea of “glorified bingo” after looking at previous events put on by the travel ... Read More »

Moo-ve Over for Local Dairy

The Dairy State Cheese Company is located in Rudolph, Wisconsin 15 miles away from campus. This local business offers a wide variety of dairy products made on-site from its own cows. The average American eats over 30 pounds of cheese a year. Not only is cheese often cited as a source of calcium and protein, it is also made in ... Read More »