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Beau Leads Pointers to Second Straight Victory

In his second career start, sophomore quarterback Mitch Beau brought the Pointers back from a first half deficit to give the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point a 28-24 victory over conference rival UW-Eau Claire. The win places Point fifth in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference standings behind UW-Platteville. The Pointers went into Saturday’s contest surrendering over 150 rushing yards per game, ... Read More »

Magic in the Encore

Friday, Centertainment Productions hosted Magic: The Gathering tournament in the Encore where students threw down their gauntlets and battled each other with their cards instead of fists. Magic: The Gathering is the biggest trading card game in the world, where collectable cards meet strategy and a bit of luck. There is even a professional level for Magic, which boasts hundreds ... Read More »

Reading through the bull.

How do you know when someone is telling the truth? Can you tell when facts have been skewed? Fact: the average American is exposed to 3,000 or more advertisements per day. Fact: your brain registers these advertisements whether you consciously notice them or not. Fact: when the U.S. Army was undergoing intensive research into brainwashing and mind control (you know, ... Read More »

State Issues Citations Against UW-Stevens Point, Unviersity Fights Charges

The State of Wisconsin has issued six citations against the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point for the improper removal of asbestos that was found in the Communications Arts Center during renovations. As most communication students may well remember, the Communication Arts Center building underwent many renovations starting in 2009 and up through the summer of 2011. During the renovations, ... Read More »

Women’s Soccer Surrenders First Ever Loss to Warhawks

A late goal by the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater on Saturday gave the Warhawks a 3-2 advantage over the University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point, which proved to be the deciding play. The loss is the first ever to Whitewater in nearly 20 years of Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play. Point fell behind in the first half when Warhawks freshman midfielder Madeline Lardner put ... Read More »

Pointers Get First Conference Win

Sophomore quarterback Mitch Beau led the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point football team to a 31-10 victory over the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, the Pointers’ first win in conference. Beau got the start in place of fellow sophomore Casey Barnes, who suffered an injury in Point’s homecoming game. “I was a little weary,” said Beau of his first start for the ... Read More »

The Ides of March: Review

There is no subtlety in the title of George Clooney’s terrific new directing effort, The Ides of March, a direct allusion to the day Caesar was betrayed by senators, including his close friend Brutus. Yes, Ides is a story of betrayal, hypocrisy and of the politicians who have run this country (and every other province, empire, etc.) from the beginning ... Read More »

How to Eat Healthy with a Meal Plan

To college students, maintaining a balanced diet is important in providing the energy and nutrients to do physical activity, handling loads of homework and maintaining a healthy body weight. To balance a busy schedule and to avoid gaining the infamous “freshman 15,” try following these tips to eat healthy with a meal plan. •Don’t drink your calories It can be ... Read More »

A Field Trip Into the Future

6:30 a.m. Friday Oct. 14, 2011. A group of 16 college students began their voyage to Milwaukee, WI, for an overnight field trip. The field trip was for the Natural Resource class Professional Development in Environmental Education and Interpretation. The students were set to tour several facilities throughout the area. This was the first time that the class has taken ... Read More »

Competitors and Followers Mourn Death of Steve Jobs

When Apple Inc. announced the death of company co-founder and long time CEO Steve Jobs last week, the news spread quickly on social media and cable news networks, with many concerned it was yet another hoax or false report. But with the news coming directly from the company, we found out that Jobs had indeed passed due to the pancreatic ... Read More »