Tag Archives: University of Wisconsin Stevens Point

All Tiny Creatures Bring an Evening of Sound and Motion

On Friday evening, Centertainment Productions invited Madison musicians of All Tiny Creatures to come to The Encore of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point as part of their current performance tour. All Tiny Creatures is an experimental rock band that uses a mix of synthesizer, guitar, bass and vocals, as well as having psychedelic visuals projected behind the band to put ... Read More »

A Look Into Sports

Pointers Comeback Runs Out of Time on Senior Day The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point football team ended its regular season home slate with a 21-14 loss to UW-River Falls on Senior Day, Saturday, Nov. 4, to drop its record to 4-5 overall and 1-5 in conference play. The Pointer’s sophomore quarterback, Mitchel Neubauer, passed for 157 yards on 20 attempts ... Read More »

AIRO Busts Myths Surrounding Indigenous Peoples at Coffee and Culture

On Nov. 1st, a panel of speakers from American Indians Reaching for Opportunity took to the stage of the Laird Room in the Dreyfus University Center to share stories of their culture and experiences, as well as to answer the student body’s questions about cultural issues surrounding Native peoples. The event was an installment of Coffee and Culture, a diversity-driven ... Read More »

Sports Brief

  Pointer Football Falters at Home Against Warhawks The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point football team fell to UW-Whitewater 35-7 at Goerke Park on Saturday, Oct. 29, as it failed to record any touchdowns on offense. The team’s overall record is 4-4 and 1-4 in conference. Midway through the second quarter, Stevens Point trailed the Warhawks 21-0 after Whitewater’s Drew Patterson ... Read More »

Katie Youngberg Joins CNR Advising Program

This semester, the College of Natural Resources at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point welcomed a new face to their advising team. Katie Youngberg, a UWSP alumna, recently became an advisor for the CNR, where she has begun to help students on the path to achieving their academic and career goals. Youngberg is a recent graduate of the wildlife ecology program ... Read More »

The Transcontinental Piano Duo Comes to UWSP

An interesting musical event was held at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point this past Friday, Oct. 27. The Music Department held a recital of The Transcontinental Piano Duo. This Duo is made up of two acclaimed pianists, Elaine Greenfield and Janice Meyer Thompson. Greenfield is a recognizable face in the piano world, known as both a performer and a teacher. ... Read More »

Pointer Profile: Spamalot Scenic Designer Alesha Hollatz

There are many talented students at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point who are doing incredible work. One of these students is Alesha Hollatz, who is the scenic designer for the Department of Theatre and Dance’s production of Spamalot. Hollatz is a fifth-year student at UWSP. She is double majoring in theatre design and technology and arts management. Hollatz has worked ... Read More »

Sustainable Living in Stevens Point: Vote With Your Dollar

A crucial component of living sustainably is reducing the amount of waste produced. In 2013, the EPA estimated that the average person produces 4.4 pounds of waste per day. There has been a great deal of emphasis put on recycling and composting, and while these are helpful strategies, it is equally important to consider consuming less. This could be through ... Read More »

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 »