Tag Archives: UWSP

Graduating Students Can Add One More Thing to Their To-Do List

Students will now have to apply to graduate on AccesSPoint. If seniors received an email telling them about the new “Apply to Graduate” tile in AccesSPoint, they may begin the application process there. Ed Lee, campus registrar, said, “It appears to students who have earned 90 credits.” Lee also said that this process is common and there aren’t many universities ... Read More »

Pointers Ready to Dive In to New Season

The Pointer’s swim and dive team dove into its long season on Saturday, Oct. 21, when it traveled to take on UW-Eau Claire. “Going into our first meet, it’s been a wonderful fall thus far,” head coach Al Boelk said. “We have a wonderful freshmen class.” This year’s team is dominated by freshmen, with 18 on the men’s side and ... Read More »

Battle of the Comedians Comes to Campus

The first comedy open mic night at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was held on Saturday, Oct. 21. UWSP holds open mic nights every other Monday at the Basement Brewhaus, but this event was special as it was only for stand-up comedy. “The comedy Open Mic Night came about because, previously, Centertainment Productions has held battle of the bands, where ... Read More »

Galezio Plays Heart Out at Senior Recital

On Saturday, Oct. 21, Keaton Galezio, 23, preformed his senior recital featuring his talents on the trombone. Galezio’s life with music started when he was in kindergarten taking lessons on piano. When he got to middle school, he started band, where he made the switch from the ivory keys to a brass slide. “My older brother played the trombone so ... Read More »

A Cappella Is Coming Back with a New Group

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point A Cappella Club is gearing up for a great 2017-2018 season with a brand new group. UWSP A Cappella has not been around for long. It got its start in the spring of 2015, but in its short time, it has grown exponentially and become an important part of UWSP. This year, a fourth a-cappella ... Read More »

SCULPT Continues Building the Art Community with Glass Pumpkins

On Saturday, Oct. 14, beautiful glass pumpkins were put on display by the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point student organization SCULPT and were available for purchase in front of the Noel Fine Arts Center. This fundraiser is held annually and, despite the windy conditions which made artists nervous for their pumpkins, the students were enthusiastic to talk about their lovely fall ... Read More »

Fire Works Lights Up Portage County Art

Any person in the central Wisconsin area that is looking for a unique and fun night of art need look no further than the events CREATE Portage County offers. CREATE Portage County is a nonprofit that aims to bring art to the culture of Portage County. CREATE helped in the creation of the Stevens Point murals and the Sculpture Park. ... Read More »

In Other News, New York Times Partnership Dropped

The New York Times subscription was dropped from the College Readership Program this academic year. Last year, the Student Government Association decided to cut the New York Times subscription from the college readership program to save money after a price increase. Jordan Farrell, SGA Budget Director, said, “the price of the New York Times subscription went up by about 43 ... Read More »

The Changing Waters of Wisconsin

In rural Wisconsin, climate change can seem like nothing more than a policy battle waged between political adversaries in Washington D.C., but scientists expect to see significant changes in our own state in the near future. A 2011 report by the Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts predicted that the average state temperature will increase six to seven degrees Fahrenheit ... Read More »

UWSP Celebrates Campus Sustainability Month

October is Campus Sustainability Month and the Office of Sustainability has put together a calendar of local events to help the community celebrate. Claire Gorman, junior health promotions and wellness major at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, is the student special events coordinators for the Office of Sustainability. She has been helping to compile the events listed in the calendar ... Read More »