Tag Archives: UWSP

WWSP 90FM Top 10 Albums 2/22/16

1. Porches “Pool” 2. Emily Wells “Promise” 3. Florist “The Birds Outside Sang” 4 . James Supercave “Better Strange” 5. Talkie “Hablas” 6. Basement “Promise Everything” 7. Sunflower Bean “Human Ceremony” 8. Ratboys “AOID” 9. Cloud Cult “The Seeker” 10. Pinegrove “Cardinal” Read More »

Climbing Competition Congregating on Campus

While most people are up a wall about the end of winter, the climbers of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point are prepping to climb a wall. On Feb. 27, the Wisconsin Indoor Climbing Series, a state-wide climbing competition, is being hosted at UWSP. For the fifth year, around 30 UWSP students and almost 100 outside students from other Wisconsin schools ... Read More »

Wisconsin Institute for Sustainable Technology Receives Research Grant

The Wisconsin Institute for Sustainable Technology was recently awarded a federal grant of $499,965 from the U.S. Economic Development Administration for the purpose of conducting studies on the residual pieces from crops, and turning the waste into useable household chemicals. Out of 170 grant applications; the institute was selected along with approximately 20 other organizations. The grant will span over ... Read More »

Men’s Swimming and Diving Team Collects 17th Consecutive Conference Title

McGann Earns Career-High 35 Points in Win Over UW-Platteville Senior Sean McGann scored a career-high 35 points, helping the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s basketball team win their final game of the season, 72-64, over UW-Platteville. This win cemented the Pointers’ spot in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship. After a layup by McGann at the 8:41 mark in the ... Read More »

Point Pitches Join A Capella Ranks

A new organization has been established called A Capella UWSP. They are an umbrella club for a capella ensembles. ”Exactly a year ago, we decided that in spring semester 2015, we would start an a capella club. However, due to specific UWSP club regulations, this idea of a small, exclusive, all-male club was denied,” said founder Robert Goszkowicz, senior math ... Read More »

108 Sun Salutations

On a day devoted to love, Valentine’s Day, The Yoga and Meditation Club invited Danita Walsh, certified yoga instructor, to lead students and members of the community in 108 Sun Salutations with an emphasis on loving oneself and others. The number 108 holds historical and cultural significance in Eastern societies, but, as Walsh explained, “The beauty of 108 is it ... Read More »

Clipper Is the New Keystone XL

Students of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point braved the cold weather in Milwaukee last Thursday, Feb. 11, to raise awareness about a proposed oil pipeline expansion in the state. “We were able to connect with hundreds of people gathered outside of the debate venue,” said Cassie Steiner, Sierra Club- John Muir Chapter staff. The Alberta Clipper pipeline, also known as ... Read More »

University Aims to Expand Gender Neutral Bathrooms

On campus there are currently three residence halls providing students with access to gender neutral bathrooms: Smith, Steiner and Watson. Having gender neutral bathrooms on campus helps transgender or genderqueer students feel comfortable in the residence halls. Tiffany Koeshall, Knutzen Hall director, said that all of the residence halls on campus will eventually have gender neutral bathrooms if it is what ... Read More »

UWSP Supports New Sexual Assault Bill

A new bill was passed unanimously by the State Assembly on Feb. 9 stating that if sexual assault survivors participated in underage drinking during the incident, they cannot be cited. The university has shown support and is backing the bill that will next go to the state Senate. State Rep. Joan Ballweg, R-Markesan, and Sen. Jerry Petrowski, R-Marathon, introduced the bill in an effort to increase reporting of ... Read More »

Arts Bash 2016

Arts Bash 2016 brought together students, staff, and community members for a night of celebration of the arts. In its 13th year, Arts Bash continues to help raise funds for student scholarships for the departments of theatre & dance and art & design.   Read More »