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‘Semper Fi, Do or Die:’ Students Dig Deep for ‘Dogfight’

Photo by Allison Birr

A 22-minute, boot camp-style workout is not usually how most musical rehearsals start. That is because most musicals are not like “Dogfight.” The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Department of Theatre and Dance opens their spring musical, “Dogfight,” on May 6. Based on the 1991 film by the same name, “Dogfight” tells the story of a few young marines’ last night ... Read More »

Students Collaborate, Offer Perspective with ‘Lost and Found’

Fringe Festival will take place April 22-23 at 7:30pm in the Jenkins Theater.
Photo courtesy of Ryan McDowell

Students are coming together to create a theatrical performance unlike any other on campus with this year’s fringe festival. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Players Artistic Alliance is producing their annual fringe festival: a production consisting completely of original, student work. This year’s title and theme is “Lost and Found.” The production consists of six original plays, a dance piece ... Read More »

Differential Tuition: More Classes, More Advisors, More Money?

Differential tuition could add on top of students' base tuition. Photo by Emily Hoffmann.

Many students either experience, or have a friend who knows first-hand, the reality of super-senior life. For the past six years, the Student Government Association has sought to implement differential tuition, an additional tuition, as a solution to the five or six-year graduation model many students deal with. According to the University of Wisconsin System’s website, “institution-wide differential tuition is defined ... Read More »

UWSP Women’s Hockey Loses Series against Undefeated Falcons

During the game against UW-River Falls, Junior Michelle Lunneborg makes a pass.
Photo by Jack McLaughlin.

The University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point women’s hockey team dropped a weekend double header against UW-River Falls. The Pointers dropped the first game 5-2, then lost again the next night, 7-2. The first score of the game came from Falcons senior forward Katie Flanagan, assisted by junior forward Jami Weiss and freshman defender Kendal Evenson. River Falls scored its second ... Read More »

Greek Life: Working to Their Potential

Fraternity and soroity members participating in Greek life events.
Photo courtesy of Stephane Cortez.

Whether the reason is their lineup of houses, hazing, secretive nature, or the parties people wish they could attend, Greek life is hard to miss on most campuses and hard to take seriously. However, if someone were to ask you what you knew about Greek life at the University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point, how much would you be able to ... Read More »

OccuPOINT demonstrators urge others to “move their money.”

Demonstrators line up outside of Chase Bank in Stevens Point to urge others to find other alternatives.
Photos by Rachel Hanson

“Move your money” was the catch phrase Saturday as OccuPOINT protestors rallied on the sidewalk in front of Chase Bank. Those at the rally hoped to inspire others to move their money from big banks into smaller credit unions. “These banks are underhandedly deceiving the people who trust them,” said Randy Brown, a mathematics student at UWSP. “[They are responsible ... Read More »

Veterans Share Diverse War Experiences in Discussion

​Veterans of foreign wars recount their experiences in service for a 
panel discussion. Photo by Nate Enwald.

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and Mid-State Technical College (MSTC) have put together a series of public events entitled “Visions of War” to share the experiences of United States veterans. The free to the public collaboration opened Monday, Nov. 7, on the MSTC campus with a panel discussion. Four guest speakers who fought in various wars throughout recent history shared ... Read More »

Solid Finish for the Wrestling Team at the Pointer Open

Photo by Eva Donohoo.

Several members of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point wrestling team competed in the tournament style wrestling match held at Stevens Point Area Senior High Saturday. The individual based tournament fea­tured several other universities from the Midwest. In the 125-pound weight class, sophomore Lance Fabry finished fourth. UW-Oshkosh’s Zach Mueller finished first. The field also featured Point junior Jordan Poirier and ... Read More »

Pointer Volleyball Earns NCAA Division III Wild Card


After a second place finish in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament, the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point women’s volleyball team earned a wild card spot in the NCAA Division III tournament. The Pointers were the number one seed heading into the WIAC tournament Friday night. Point defeated UW-Platteville 3-1, and two-seeded UW-Whitewater defeated UW-Eau Claire 3-2. Both teams ... Read More »