Tag Archives: University of Wisconsin Stevens Point

So Much to See, So Little Time

While some students slept in late, worked, spent time with loved ones, or watched TV over break, others were camping in the mountains and watching the New Years Eve fireworks in Sydney, Australia. These adventures overseas were a part of the winterim program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. These three week experiences are a unique and convenient way to ... Read More »

Showcasing and Supporting Student Art

The Noel Fine Arts Center filled with glitz, glamour, fashion, food, and art can only mean one thing: it’s Arts Bash. The NFAC has been hosting Arts Bash as a fundraiser event for nine years in order to raise money for the Arts Bash Scholarship Endowment Fund. The event on Feb. 4 will feature student dance and theatre performances, a ... Read More »

Women’s Hockey Splits Weekend Series with St. Scholastica

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s hockey team shut out St. Scholastica Friday, but fell to them the following night. Junior forward Brooke Hanson led the way for the host Pointers contributing to both scores in the 2-0 win on Friday as well as the first score of Saturday’s 3-2 loss. “On Saturday we got a two goal lead and ... Read More »

Time to Shine for Weeks

Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks may find himself in an interesting situation when the 2012 season opens on April 6. With the departure of first baseman Prince Fielder and the possible 50-game suspension of left fielder Ryan Braun, an offensive drop-off is inevitable. Braun and Fielder accounted for 28 percent of Milwaukee’s runs last season and hit 71 of their ... Read More »

New Aquaponics Course offered at UWSP

Chris hartleb, Professor of Fisheries Biology at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and Nelson and Pade, Inc. have joined forces to create a new course offered through UWSP’s continuing education curriculum. The course, “Introduction to Aquaponics,” is a three credit online course with a laboratory portion to take place in late May at Nelson and Pade, Inc.’s demonstration greenhouse. The ... Read More »

UWSP Photographer Wins Nikon Award

A photomicrograph of agatized dinosaur bone cells, by University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point photographer Doug Moore was a winning entry in the 2011 Nikon Small World International Photography Competition. The competition began in 1974 to, according to Nikon, “Recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the microscope.” The competition has become the top forum for showing the beauty and complexity of life captured under the microscope. It showcases photomicrographers ... Read More »

Occupy Food – OPINION

What would happen if the Occupy Wall Street movement, the local food movement and the environmental movement merged? Imagine producing sustenance for yourself, living happily and healthily. The concept is a simple one, one that reaches back to our ancestors of yesteryear. The answer is simple: to work together with your friends, family and neighbors to collectively thrive by producing ... Read More »

90FM Album Review – The Beets – Let the Poison Out

Right out the gate with this album you get a wave of rock and roll, folkish indie straight to the dome. This new album has very uplifting, groovy, rhythmic sections that have you rocking back and fourth like a metronome. The style is very much it’s own. I, personally have a difficult time even likening it to other bands.  However, ... Read More »

Winter Commencement Preview

As words of farewell ring amongst the graduating winter class of 2011, we can’t help but think of how fast time has gone. Remembering back to middle and high school graduation, our lives at 25, 30 or even 58 seemed almost unrealistic. Time, which seemed so slow, passed us by. After all those nights spent studying information we thought we ... Read More »

Everyday Activity Tips for Maximizing Brain Performance

Finals. This is the time of the year to eat well, rest and know the simple every day activities that enhance our brain’s performance. 1. When you first wake up, wiggle your toes. Start by wiggling all of them, back and fourth, and then just the fat toes. Almost a quarter of the bones in your body are in your ... Read More »