Tag Archives: UWSP

The Gray Area of Intramurals

On March 5, two soccer intramural teams, The Exotics and Bye Week, were scheduled to compete against one another in the block 3 championships. Kelsey Schneider, junior and a member of Bye Week, had work obligations and was forced to show up late to the game. According to Kenny Cyracus, junior and Intramurals and Outdoor Rentals Head Official, each intramural ... Read More »

Take Back the Night Unites with Denim Day

On April 26, two events aimed at ending interpersonal violence and rape culture will coincide: Take Back the Night and Denim Day. The event is being coordinated by the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Women’s Resources Center in conjunction with the Student Government Association and Promoting Awareness–Victim Empowerment. The event will start outside of Old Main at 5 p.m. Participants will ... Read More »

Discussing 13th: Popcorn, Panels and Perspective

The Black Student Union hosted a showing of the documentary, 13th, on Tuesday night in collaboration with Sigma Delta Rho and Sigma Tau Delta. The film investigated the social and political repercussions on the African American community in the wake of the abolishment of slavery by the 13th Amendment to the Constitution. After the showing, there was a panel of ... Read More »

Album Review: Corinne Bailey Rae – The Heart Speaks In Whispers

Corinne Bailey Rae recently released her third studio album, “The Heart Speaks in Whispers,” in 2016. Bailey Rae is a British R&B artist originally from Leeds, England. Her debut into the music world was over a decade ago with her self-titled album in 2006, which earned her a Grammy nomination at the beginning of her career. Between each of her ... Read More »

Students in SGA Gather Support for Carbon Fee and Dividend Policy

A Student Government Association resolution has been proposed in support of a national carbon fee and dividend policy. This policy, proposed by Citizens’ Climate Lobby, aims to put a price on greenhouse gas emissions by imposing an initial $15 fee per ton on carbon dioxide emissions or equivalent pollution which would increase by $10 each year. The policy differs from ... Read More »

Have Sex on the Mind?

On Thursday night Heather Molenda-Figueria, assistant professor at the department of psychology, hosted a lecture that every student on campus has questions about: “The Psychology of Sex.” All 14 rows within the Dreyfus University Center’s theater were full to understand the psychology of sex, attraction and arousal. “Sexual orientation is the direction of a person’s sexual feelings,” stated Molenda-Figueria at the ... Read More »

Dive into the Cinematic Experience

Attending the movies is an exciting experience that transports viewers into new worlds. That experience was heightened Friday night by putting viewers neck-deep into a movie. Centertainment Productions hosted a dive-in movie on April 14 with a pool showing of Disney’s The Little Mermaid at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s Aquatic Center. Charity Hentges, late night program coordinator for Centertainment, ... Read More »

Schmeekle Presents: The Healing Power of Forests

On Saturday, April 15, Schmeekle Reserve’s Visitor Center was host to a program entitled The Healing Power of Forests. Micah Hoger, a practicum student in the Environmental Education program at Schmeekle Reserve, presented to a full room about how nature can be used alongside traditional medical practices. “Our forests and natural areas are not just habitat for animals and recreational ... Read More »

Students Advocate to End Human Trafficking and Slavery

Here on campus, the International Justice Mission group meets on a weekly basis to plan events and discuss topics related to human trafficking and slavery. One of the big events that the organization plans is Justice Week, which occurred in the first week of April. Maggie Burie, sophomore communication science and disorders major, is a member of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens ... Read More »

Student Artists Gain Insights Through Scholarships

As the academic year comes to a close, departments throughout the university are acknowledging excellence of the students within their programs in annual scholarship awards. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s Department of Art and Design is no exception. The 2017 scholarship competition included 23 awards for students in every major. The winners were announced on April 2 at the Annual ... Read More »