Tag Archives: writing

Finals Frenzy Study Session Hopes to Help Students Succeed

As the stress of finals week approaches, the Tutoring-Learning Center is providing students with an additional study resource known as “Finals Frenzy.” The study session will be taking place on Monday, Dec. 18, from 12 to 8 p.m. The event will take place in Room 018 of Albertson Hall. The pressure of multiple exams, papers and due dates can be ... Read More »

Cornerstone Press Launches The Appointed Hour

Students who took part in Cornerstone Press with the book “The Appointed Hour” celebrated the book’s official launch Thursday, Dec. 7. “We were not expecting what we stepped into,” Travis Leopfe, book designer, said in his speech. Leopfe and the rest of the student’s in the fall 2017 section of English 349: Editing and Publishing worked as a class to ... Read More »

Violent Outbreaks Don’t Scare These Student Poets From Their Mission

Despite recent incidents of violent outbreaks, students working with the Lincoln Hills Poetry Project don’t falter from their mission. Lincoln Hills Poetry Workshop is an organization where club members go to the Lincoln Hills School for Boys and the Copper Lake School for Girls in Irma, Wisconsin, to do poetry workshops with the students there. It serves as a positive ... Read More »

Cornerstone Press to Publish “The Appointed Hour” by Susanne Davis

Cornerstone Press of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has contracted Susanne Davis, to publish her debut collection of short stories, “The Appointed Hour”, set to be released on Dec. 7, 2017. Davis is a graduate of the Iowa Writers Workshop, and she teaches creative writing at Trinity College and the University of Connecticut. Her stories have been featured in the ... Read More »

Adult Literacy Program Proves It Is Never too Late to Learn

A local program here in the Stevens Point community is helping members of the community. Or in this case, helping adults that are looking for help in basic math or English literacy. The Portage County Literacy Council is a nonprofit organization located on the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point campus. The mission of the Portage County Literacy Council is to help ... Read More »

UWSP to Page to Screen: Patrick Rothfuss’ Novel Advancements

“It was night again.”– So begins the prologue of Patrick Rothfuss’ first installment of The Kingkiller Chronicle, The Name of the Wind. Although the first novel has been in print since 2007, it is only recently that the University of Stevens Point alumnus’ fantasy trilogy has been set on its way to becoming a television show. Rothfuss announced his partnership ... Read More »

Creative Point Showcases Student Talent

Creative Point, a new campus organization, aims to provide an outlet for students to express themselves through different forms of art and innovation. Erin Freiderich, senior communication major, is the founder and vice president of the organization. “There are a lot of wonderful student organizations, and I have met a lot of students that have not wanted to go out ... Read More »

Student Employs Creativity in Environmental Education

Janet Moore, a graduate student in environmental education and interpretation, now uses 2D art to enhance her nature writing. Science and art are both visual fields relying on acute observations in order to further understand and portray messages. They share a rich history, from the notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci to modern day botanical illustrations, that display an intense intermingling of science ... Read More »