Tag Archives: University of Wisconsin Stevens Point

“Thoroughly Modern Millie”: Opening Soon

Tap dancing, 1920s glam, musical numbers, and comedy is coming to Jenkins Theatre this month with “Thoroughly Modern Millie”. After seven weeks of rehearsal, the UW-Stevens Point Department of Theatre and Dance will debut their musical performance mid-November. The musical is about a small town girl named Millie Dillmount who moves to New York City with high hopes of marrying ... Read More »

Outdoor EdVentures Opens Back Up for Students

The University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point Outdoor EdVentures shop has re-opened for students to rent outdoor activities equipment in the Allen Center’s basement, room 002. The shop’s manager and Recreational Activities Coordinator Mike Pickenbrock, who was hired on June 20, has spent the past few months getting the rental program back up and running and buying new equipment and gear, ... Read More »

Barn Bash and Volunteer Clean-Up Sucesses for Central Rivers Farmshed

This past weekend was a successful one for the local non-profit Central Rivers Farmshed. On Saturday, the group staged a volunteer cleanup day with the help of almost 60 volunteers at the recently acquired Sorenson Greenhouse. In five hours, two of the five greenhouses were cleaned up as plywood walls, seedling tables and irrigation systems were knocked down. Central Rivers ... Read More »

Students Gather to Learn About Undergraduate Research

The College of Natural Resources (CNR) Undergraduate Research Symposium Committee of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (UWSP) held a meeting on Monday night at 6:00 p.m. to introduce students to the research process and the upcoming symposium. The symposium is an annual event and a venue for undergraduate researchers to showcase their work, particularly through poster and oral presentations, and ... Read More »

Occupy Stevens Point

The Occupy movement can now add Stevens Point, Wisconsin, to its list of participating cities. Last Saturday, a group of about 50 community members and students met at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Sundial. Many arrived with signs and banners stating their reasons for joining the Occupy movement. The messages included: “We are the 99%,” “Student Loan Debt = New ... Read More »

To Stab with Foam

From zero to 60 participants in only a few years, the Belegarth Club has begun to turn some heads. It’s easy to see why fighting each other with foam swords, flails and axes tends to do that. This group hacks, slashes and bashes each other into submission while adhering to safe violence. As one of the more underrated clubs on ... Read More »

For the Love of Writing

​The opportunity to express emotions through writing is something many students value at the Lincoln Hills Juvenile Detention Center. Thanks to the Lincoln Hills Poetry Project, students at the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point provide an outlet for students to express themselves through poetry. The Lincoln Hills Poetry Project allows UWSP students with a major or minor in English ... Read More »

Is the UW segregated fees policy illegal?

The legality of the University of Wisconsin System’s policy on student segregated fee allocations, Financial Policy 50, is being currently contested by the chief financial officer in UW – Madison’s student government and by the United Council of UW Students (UC), the statewide student association. Sarah Neibart, who chairs UW-Madison’s Student Services Finance Committee, said in an interview that the ... Read More »

Lapses: more state budget cuts in UWSP future

According to an email from Chancellor Bernie Patterson to the campus, the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point will lose another $2.7 to $4.7 million from its current funding depending on an upcoming Joint Finance Committee decision, adding to the roughly $8 million budget cut UWSP saw in the state budget that passed this summer. “Our aim is to be ... Read More »

Bouncing Boobies: Fun for All

There are many things that can be associated with dancing: high heels, passionate moves, thumping music, and according to the University of Wisconsin-Steven’s Point Women’s Resource Center, Bouncing Boobies! “This event has tremendous personal meaning for me. Three weeks ago a friend of mine lost a 10+ year battle with breast cancer,” said Jamie Chariton the Volunteer Coordinator and acting ... Read More »