Tag Archives: UW-Stevens point

General Degree Progress Reports Appear on AccesSPoint

Students were notified that general education degree progress reports accessible online starting Oct. 31. Specific major degree progress reports are not yet complete. The email sent out to all students stated that requirements for majors and minors will be rolled out as they are completed. According to Ed Lee, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point registrar, 20 years of information and data ... Read More »

Back 40 Mine Could Bring Economic Stimulus and Environmental Sacrifice

The Back 40 Mine is a potential metallic sulfide mining site proposed by the private Canadian company, Aquila Resources. Located on the border of Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, it must be approved by both states regulations to start operations. Currently, it has attained three out of the four permits necessary. While claiming to stimulate the economy, sulfide mining has ... Read More »

In Other News, New York Times Partnership Dropped

The New York Times subscription was dropped from the College Readership Program this academic year. Last year, the Student Government Association decided to cut the New York Times subscription from the college readership program to save money after a price increase. Jordan Farrell, SGA Budget Director, said, “the price of the New York Times subscription went up by about 43 ... Read More »

Organization Hosts Portage County Night Hike in Plover

Active Portage County hosted a night hike for Portage County in Plover. On Saturday, Oct. 7 people could participate in a noncompetitive walk of four, eight or twelve miles on the Tomorrow State River nature trail. Active Portage County’s website said Moonwalk Wisconsin is hosted on the weekend closest to the full moon in the month of October. “Moon Walk ... Read More »

Resturant review of Wicked Willow LLC

To tell you the truth, I was a little nervous when I was asked to try vegan food. I knew a little bit about veganism but not really enough to see what the food was like and I never really thought I’d enjoy the food. The restaurant Wicked Willow LLC is nestled in the downtown area of Stevens Point. Inside, ... Read More »

Campus still in Transition period with AccesSPoint

Degree Progress Reports are the latest obstacle in the transition from myPoint to AccesSPoint. Stevens Point joins the other Universities of Wisconsin in using the program, Campus Solutions. AccesSPoint is a part of a program called Campus Solutions, which is used all over the UW-System. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is the last college to implement Campus Solutions. “The UW ... Read More »

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

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’

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?

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

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 »