Tag Archives: UW-Stevens point

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 »

Alcohol-Wise: Teaching Students Responsible Drinking

As of this year, freshmen are required to take an online course about alcohol: Alcohol-Wise. The free class takes 60 minutes to complete and being that the course is self-guided, students are able to take it on their own time. According to Anne Hoffmann, the Assistant Director of the Health and Wellness Programs at the Allen Center, the goals of ... Read More »

Belts’ Soft Serve Closed For Winter

After another summer cooled down by Belts’ Soft Serve, the “Home of the Large Cone” sends a farewell to summer and Stevens Point until next spring. The sign read “LAST DAY OF THE SEASON” followed by the last “flavor of the day” of the year: strawberry. Synchronized lines formed as they did for the past six months, and the seasonal ... Read More »