Tag Archives: UWSP

Pointers’ Quick Start Not Enough To Stop the Titans

Saturday marked the last day the seniors of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point football team would step on Goerke Field as football players. The Pointers lost 38-24 on Senior and Parent’s Day to the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s second best team, UW-Oshkosh. The loss comes a week after falling to the top ranked UW-Whitewater. The Titans were coming off a ... Read More »

Race-based grant qualifications to change

In the Wisconsin State Assembly last week, an amendment was put forth that would remove race as a requirement for Talent Incentive Program grants. The proposed amendment immediately drew support for Republicans and fire from Democrats. The Talent Incentive Program is a $4.4 million program that offers grants between $600 and $1800 to underprivileged students who are attending college in ... Read More »

Wisconsin Energy Outlook

How and from where do Wisconsinites get their electricity? Or as electricity junkies of the future will say, “Where’d you get those electrons, Rufus?” Wisconsin currently gets 60 percent of its electricity from coal. The majority (80 percent) of that coal is shipped in by railcar from Wyoming. Wisconsin’s coal consumption is just above the national average.  The second largest ... Read More »

Israel prepares a military strike on Iran, warning international community

Israel’s minister of defense, Ehud Barak, who is reportedly seeking cabinet support for a military strike against Iran, announced on Tuesday during an Israel Radio broadcast that if attacked, Israel’s home casualties would amount to no more than 500. The escalating rhetoric of war from Israeli officials is taken as a warning that the international community must prevent Iran’s access ... Read More »

Students and Swing States to Decide Next Election

If there was ever a year for Wisconsin college students to step up and be sure to vote for who they want to be president, next year is it. With predictions of a close presidential race already being made by Gallup, Wisconsin will be one of the major battlegrounds. Wisconsin is one of 12 “swing” states whose ultimate leaning towards ... Read More »

You never know who you might see in London!

London is in the top 20 largest cities in the world. This city is so diverse there is always someone new that you can meet. You never know in London, you might just pass shoulder to shoulder with someone famous. You can always hang out with Will and Kate like you see me doing. Just kidding, they are look-a-likes. There ... Read More »

Scarbocchio featuring work of UWSP student

The Scarabocchio Art Museum in downtown Stevens Point will be featuring art from one of UWSP’s own starting this month. Alexander Landerman, a senior at UWSP, will be holding his exhibit from Nov. 1 to Dec. 19. Landerman’s exhibit is entitled “FAUNA: New Work by Alexander Landerman.”  His artist statement explains that his current work uses contrast, gestural line work ... Read More »

Pointer Hockey Splits with St. Norbert

The University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point men’s hockey team won game one against St. Norbert 5-1 at home on Friday thanks to a hat trick from sophomore forward Kyle Heck. The following night, the Green Knights got redemption as they handed the Pointers a 4-1 loss. St. Norbert, the number one seed in Division III hockey, fell behind early in ... Read More »

Pointer Football Falls to Number One Whitewater

The University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point football team fell short of a victory on Saturday when they traveled to UW-Whitewater to battle the Warhawks, going down 31-16. It didn’t take long for Whitewater to get on the board, scoring in under 2 minutes on a 47-yard touchdown run by senior running back Levell Coppage. Coppage broke the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic ... Read More »

Men’s Basketball Opens Season Against Badgers

A trip to the Kohl Center for a Badger Basketball game usually marks an evening getaway for most college students. Not the case for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s basketball team. Their trip Saturday to Madison will be all business. The Pointers begin their 2011-12 campaign with an exhibition game against the Badgers. It may seem odd that a ... Read More »