Tag Archives: University of Wisconsin Stevens Point

Kind of Wavy: Thomas Wincek and Lün Perform Alternative Music

Eerie echoes, looping tracks, and a strong beat defined the feel of the alternative music in the Encore on Thursday night. It was music that sounded like the reverberations of life. Thomas Wincek, member of the bands Volcano Choir, Field Report and All Tiny Creatures, performed solo in the first Centertainment Productions show of the spring semester. The concert opened ... Read More »

Duck Stamp Art Competition Brings Attention to UWSP While Supporting Conservation

The Federal Duck Stamp art competition will be held in Wisconsin for the first time at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The event will occur on Sept.  15 and 16 of 2017. The purpose of the competition is to select the artwork which will appear on the 2018-2019 Duck Stamp. During the selection process, submissions will be available for free public viewing. ... Read More »

Tuition Cuts for UW System Not as Great as They Sound

Governor Scott Walker has proposed a tuition cut for the UW System in the next budget, but it comes with strings attached. Walker has appeared to switch from the trend of continuously cutting state funds to adding support to the System. A tuition cut sounds great to students, but for the sake of the functionality of the System as a whole, ... Read More »

UWSP to Page to Screen: Patrick Rothfuss’ Novel Advancements

“It was night again.”– So begins the prologue of Patrick Rothfuss’ first installment of The Kingkiller Chronicle, The Name of the Wind. Although the first novel has been in print since 2007, it is only recently that the University of Stevens Point alumnus’ fantasy trilogy has been set on its way to becoming a television show. Rothfuss announced his partnership ... Read More »

Merry Tuba Christmas and a Euphonic New Year

For many people, the day after Thanksgiving marks the seasonally acceptable date to start listening to holiday music. As the days of December fly by amid a flurry of the final weeks of the semester and snow, the holiday spirit grows and music from holiday radio stations to caroling to rumbles of tubas fills the air. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens ... Read More »

It’s an Armchair Boogie Kind of Day

Armchair Boogie is taking Wisconsin by storm. Over the past year, they have played 13 different events all over the state, from Appleton to Madison to La Crosse to here in their hometown of Stevens Point. The band was established in the winter of 2014 and has grown from a duo to a four-man-team, consisting of Augie Dougherty, Ben Majeska, ... Read More »

I’ll Be Home for Cookies

Snow blankets the ground, holiday lights trim rooftops and winter coats make their seasonal appearance. It’s that time of year again. As the cold sets in, warm up next to the oven with these tasty cookie recipes to spice up the holidays. Sugar Cookies Prep time: 30 minutes Baking time: 25 minutes Ingredients: ¾ cup butter, softened 1 cup vegetable ... Read More »

School’s Out for Winter

Come Dec. 22, students will be closing their books, turning in their final papers and hightailing it away from campus to enjoy a well-deserved winter break. For four glorious weeks, students will be itching to get outside and enjoy what winter in Wisconsin has to offer. If you’re still unsure of how to make the best out of the break, ... Read More »

Limited Number of Graduation Tickets Explained

  Graduation tickets are a hot commodity. When considering parents, grandparents, siblings, significant others and close friends, six tickets are not enough for most individuals. Students looking for more than six tickets can check with the Information and Ticket Office, ask peers or ask at the front doors on graduation. If no extra tickets are found, overflow seating will be ... Read More »

Afterimages Takes the Stage

Ballet, jazz, contemporary, modern, swing, hip-hop and more. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Department of Theatre and Dance presents the 2016 production of Afterimages. Afterimages is an annual dance showcase that is complexly student-directed, danced, choreographed and designed. Anna Kurzynski is a dance major as well as a student dancer, choreographer and director in Afterimages. “This is one of my ... Read More »