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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 »

Three Words Worth Understanding

The meaning of words like sustainability and diversity are limited when their definitions are different between two people. How can we be sustainable if we do not understand and agree upon what sustainability really is? Sustainability Sustainability in its simplest form is the preparedness to endure. Sustain means to preserve, remain, stand fast, hold position, or maintain current conditions. So ... Read More »

UWSP Working On New IDs

Officials at the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point say they are going to make sure there are as few obstacles as possible for students in complying with the new voter identification requirements that are set to take place at the start of next year. The university says there will be a re-designed student ID that meets the requirements of ... Read More »

“Obamacare” an Aid to Student Health

Obamacare. Americans have heard it talked about on the news by savvy politicians or healthcare industry lobbyists, but some are unaware of the true contents of the act and what it has changed since it passed. Known officially as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), “Obamacare” was signed into law in March of 2010. It has made certain ... Read More »

Blue Devils Burn Pointers at Homecoming

The University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point football team lost to the University of Wisconsin-Stout 22-19 on Saturday, squandering the lead after three quarters.  The Blue Devils received the opening kickoff but they would not have the ball for long before senior linebacker Curtis Krump intercepted Stout senior quarterback Ross Carey. The Pointer offense spared no time, taking only two plays ... Read More »