Tag Archives: UWSP

Recall Effort Begins on Campus

  Students kicked off the Recall Walker campaign Tuesday night in the Encore of the Dreyfus University Center to the bluegrass music of the Back Alley Blossoms. November 15 was the opening day for signing petitions calling for Governor Scott Walker’s recall and, if the movement collects enough signatures (roughly 540,000 statewide) Walker will have to go through another election ... Read More »

OccuPOINT demonstrators urge others to “move their money.”

“Move your money” was the catch phrase Saturday as OccuPOINT protestors rallied on the sidewalk in front of Chase Bank. Those at the rally hoped to inspire others to move their money from big banks into smaller credit unions. “These banks are underhandedly deceiving the people who trust them,” said Randy Brown, a mathematics student at UWSP. “[They are responsible ... Read More »

Modern Warfare 3: A How-To

Video games are often the best option we have when we want to escape from this dark and depressing world. They allow us to release tension, focus on something less trivial, and hone skills that can serve us for the rest of our lives. However, video games can often become so engrossing the player can become addicted and obsessed. They ... Read More »

Veterans Share Diverse War Experiences in Discussion

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and Mid-State Technical College (MSTC) have put together a series of public events entitled “Visions of War” to share the experiences of United States veterans. The free to the public collaboration opened Monday, Nov. 7, on the MSTC campus with a panel discussion. Four guest speakers who fought in various wars throughout recent history shared ... Read More »

Capturing the Moment

Accomplished film directors do not only appear in Hollywood, as demonstrated this past weekend at the 6th annual Central Wisconsin Film Festival. The festival included award winning independent films from short films, to documentaries and feature films. Each of these productions were picked from submissions based on quality filmmaking craft, uniqueness of concept and vision, original subject matter, entertaining stories ... Read More »

Curry: The Multinational Dish of Awesome

Curry. The mere mention of the name creates tremors in my stomach and a warm feeling spread to my tongue. It is in curry’s name I have suffered through a blindingly spicy, ridiculously delicious Indian curry and summited the flavor peaks of Mount Delectable Thai Green Curry. What I’m trying to say: curry is amazing. If you’re a bit unsure ... Read More »

True Life: I’m Addicted to Coffee

It’s hot, it smells good, it’s good enough to have every day, it makes us nervous, and it keeps us up all night. There are many reasons why we worship coffee, but is it really the coffee that we are all falling madly in love with, or is it the caffeine that is hidden inside?  Beginning the day with a ... Read More »

Solid Finish for the Wrestling Team at the Pointer Open

Several members of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point wrestling team competed in the tournament style wrestling match held at Stevens Point Area Senior High Saturday. The individual based tournament fea­tured several other universities from the Midwest. In the 125-pound weight class, sophomore Lance Fabry finished fourth. UW-Oshkosh’s Zach Mueller finished first. The field also featured Point junior Jordan Poirier and ... Read More »

Pointer Volleyball Earns NCAA Division III Wild Card

After a second place finish in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament, the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point women’s volleyball team earned a wild card spot in the NCAA Division III tournament. The Pointers were the number one seed heading into the WIAC tournament Friday night. Point defeated UW-Platteville 3-1, and two-seeded UW-Whitewater defeated UW-Eau Claire 3-2. Both teams ... Read More »