Tag Archives: University of Wisconsin Stevens Point

A Schmeeckle Mystery: The Case of the Missing Animals

The Schmeeckle Candlelight Hike Festival took place on Oct. 27. This year’s theme was “A Schmeeckle Mystery: The Case of the Missing Animals.” The festival, which started back in 2005, has taken on many different themes including prehistoric Schmeeckle and underwater Schmeeckle. Emma Phifer, graduate assistant for Schmeeckle Reserve, said, “It is always a challenge to choose a theme. It ... Read More »

Humans of Point

Merita Mehmedi is a junior English major. What’s the best part of winter in Wisconsin? The worst?  I am originally from Florida, so I never really saw snow growing up, so I would say the best part of winter in Wisconsin is the snow because everything looks so beautiful covered in it and I always get excited for the first ... Read More »

International Club Shows Students Kazakhstan and Then Some

International Club hosted event to educate students about Kazakhstan, featuring a speaker and traditional cuisine. On Thursday, Oct. 19, students flocked into the Helen Parkhurst lecture hall to learn about the heart of Eurasia. The event was hosted by the International Club, featuring a speaker from Kazakhstan. Katya Martynova, Interpersonal Organization major and the evening’s speaker said, “It’s shocking that ... Read More »

Sustainable Humans of Point: Jazmine Bevers

Jazmine Bevers is a senior communications and forestry management major. What does sustainability mean to you? It means creating a world that can sustain not only humans but every other living thing on it as well as its resources through technology, inclusivity and diversity. Why do you think sustainability is important? I think it’s important because we are living on ... Read More »

Sports Brief

Stevens Point Stymied in Road Loss The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point football team lost a close road game to UW-Stout 23-17 on Saturday, Oct. 21, to drop its conference record to 1-3 while its overall record stands at 4-3. Starting quarterback Matt Urmanski continued to struggle as he completed only 52 percent of his passes for 163 yards and two ... Read More »

Graduating Students Can Add One More Thing to Their To-Do List

Students will now have to apply to graduate on AccesSPoint. If seniors received an email telling them about the new “Apply to Graduate” tile in AccesSPoint, they may begin the application process there. Ed Lee, campus registrar, said, “It appears to students who have earned 90 credits.” Lee also said that this process is common and there aren’t many universities ... Read More »

Pointers Ready to Dive In to New Season

The Pointer’s swim and dive team dove into its long season on Saturday, Oct. 21, when it traveled to take on UW-Eau Claire. “Going into our first meet, it’s been a wonderful fall thus far,” head coach Al Boelk said. “We have a wonderful freshmen class.” This year’s team is dominated by freshmen, with 18 on the men’s side and ... Read More »

Battle of the Comedians Comes to Campus

The first comedy open mic night at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was held on Saturday, Oct. 21. UWSP holds open mic nights every other Monday at the Basement Brewhaus, but this event was special as it was only for stand-up comedy. “The comedy Open Mic Night came about because, previously, Centertainment Productions has held battle of the bands, where ... Read More »

Galezio Plays Heart Out at Senior Recital

On Saturday, Oct. 21, Keaton Galezio, 23, preformed his senior recital featuring his talents on the trombone. Galezio’s life with music started when he was in kindergarten taking lessons on piano. When he got to middle school, he started band, where he made the switch from the ivory keys to a brass slide. “My older brother played the trombone so ... Read More »

Sports Brief

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 »